Category: Academics

Watch and learn

I’ve already sung the praises of “learning by doing” at BU Law in previous posts about clinics, competitions, and internships. I’d like to add that “learning by watching” isn’t so bad, either. In the past two weeks, I had two great watching experiences, first as coach and director of the BU Client Counseling team, and […]

Thinking Local

With all of the snow we’ve had in Boston recently, small businesses have had a rough go of it. People haven’t gone out shopping as much lately. They’ve been eating out less. Businesses have had to close for days. Valentine’s Day reservations were cancelled. In fact, this week was declared Valentine’s Week by Massachusetts Governor […]

Final Class Roundup

You wouldn’t have known it to see me sitting in the Associate Director of Student Affairs‘s office the other week, but in undergraduate I was nothing short of a magician at class scheduling. I had Excel spreadsheets for all eight semesters, color coding for general education requirements and each of my four academic tracks (double major […]

It fills with alabaster wool the wrinkles of the road

It’s so much a part of our lives that I’m not sure it’s even “news” anymore: We’re in the middle of WINTER here in Boston.   This season has been a tricky one. We didn’t have any snow in November. My visitors at Christmas didn’t see a snowflake. Then, two weeks ago, BOOM(!!!), here it […]

1L Lawyering Lab

The class of 2017 was the first class to experience the newest part of the first year curriculum—the 1L Lawyering Lab. It was a bittersweet return on January 5th for the inaugural lab. It was great seeing all of my classmates gathered in the Redstone lobby Monday morning and getting to catch up on how […]