Weekly Highlights

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
  Maryland Law Review: Adapting Federal Regulatory Approaches to Advances in Agricultural Biotech

Wednesday, Februry 17, 2021
10:00 am:  Legal Impact First 100 Days
11:00 am:  The President's Panel on Politics and Policy: “How to Be an Anti-Racist" with Ibram X. Kendi, PhD, MA
Noon: ILS Coffee Chat International Health and Human Rights Law
Noon: Black History Month with BLSA and EASL
5:00 pm:  Department of Energy Meet and Greet with Deputy Assistant General Counsel for Environment Steven Miller 

Thursday, February 18, 2021
3:15 pm:  CDO:  Career Launch Professionalism Series #3

Friday, February 19, 2021
9:00 am:  Myerowitz Competition First Round (closed event, competitors only)

Sunday, February 21, 2021
6:00 pm:  SBA Executive Council Meeting


Please do not hesitate to contact Michele Hayes (m.hayes@law.umaryland.edu) and/or Ann Kim (a.kim@law.umaryland.edu) in the Office of Student Affairs if you want to discuss a problem or if you need help connecting with the appropriate services. 

Mental Health and Wellness Resources:

Graduating Students:  May graduates must submit an Application for Diploma form in SURFS by Monday February 15th. Please go to SURFS and choose "Student," then "Student Records," then "Graduation Application" to fill out the form.  Please specify Spring 2021 for expected date of graduation.  Important:  Please enter your name in the application the way that you want it to appear on your diploma.

Financial Literacy Resources:  MAX by AccessLex® is a program offered to you, free of charge, to help you build financial capability and confidence. If you haven’t already, register for MAX and check out this month’s highlights, to access the free webinars, and to be eligible for their scholarship drawings.  Once you register, you will be able to access the links below. 

February is insurance month in MAX by AccessLex®! Each Thursday this month you can join a live webinar to learn more about insurance types and how this important tool applies to you, even during law school. Jump into the next topic this Thursday and sign up for the remaining sessions while you’re at it! Each event provides you with a secret code for the remaining MAX scholarship drawing for two $25,000 and one $40,000 scholarship for each law school class year on April 1!

Be sure to check out the NEW MAX event Five Habits of Financially Successful Lawyers. Find a time that works for you here. And if you want even more live events, visit the full schedule of upcoming webinars in your MAX account.