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LSAT prep course to be offered in the summer

LSAT prep course to be offered in the summer

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
April 13, 2017
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Pre-law coordinator Nick LaRowe is offering a Law School Admission Test preparation course from May 8 to June 2. The four week course will include logic games, reading comprehension and practice exams, and the registration fee is $990. The Shield sat down with LaRowe to talk more about the course. T...

Law Day speaker reflects on Scalia’s impact, health

Law Day speaker reflects on Scalia’s impact, health

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 31, 2017
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Since Justice Antonin Scalia’s death in February of last year, the U.S. Supreme Court has been deadlocked 4-4 in several major cases, but that could change soon with the nomination of a new judge. “He is still very much with us today in context,” Professor emeritus at the University of Albany...

Faculty Senate to focus on salary increases

Faculty Senate to focus on salary increases

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 22, 2017
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Nick LaRowe said salary increases are Faculty Senate’s number one goal at this year’s budget hearing. The next round of hearings is scheduled for March 24 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium. LaRowe, the chair of Faculty Senate, will present his budget requests followed by Nita Musich, the ch...

Faculty Senate alters subcommittee-reporting

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 1, 2017
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The Faculty Senate voted  Friday to alter subcommittee-reporting practices along with requiring university officials to justify a non-tenure promotion. The senate voted to move the subcommittee reporting date to the second-to-last senate meeting of the semester instead of the last meeting. Subcommittees...

Faculty Senate looks to revamp course evaluations

Faculty Senate looks to revamp course evaluations

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
February 10, 2017
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Grant Edwards said there isn’t much that would make him want to do the course evaluations that students receive at the end of each semester. “They send you a bunch of emails near the end of the semester and you’re in the middle of studying and working on other things and you just don’t have time ...

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