Posts by: Dean O'Rourke

Experiencing Change of Different Kinds

Just four short weeks ago, I had the honor of celebrating commencement with hundreds of graduates and their families and friends. It was a day to recognize the effort and achievements of our students. This joyful event represented a time of change, with our graduates preparing to move from the familiar environment of our law […]

Sending off the Class of 2018

As we near BU Law’s 145th Commencement, I wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments of the Class of 2018 and wish them all the best as they embark on what I know will be diverse and successful legal careers. Since joining BU Law, the Class of 2018 has demonstrated an outstanding […]

Support BU Law on Giving Day

On April 22, 2018, alumni from schools across Boston University will join with parents, faculty, staff, and friends of the University to participate in Giving Day. I encourage you to take this opportunity to support BU Law. Last year, the School of Law came in second among schools in dollars raised behind the College of […]

A Community Committed to Public Service

We recently welcomed Bryan Stevenson to BU Law to deliver the annual Max M. Shapiro Lecture. A noted public interest attorney, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, and author of Just Mercy, Stevenson spoke to our community about his efforts to seek justice for inmates on death row. His inspiring work brought to mind the […]

Alumni Share Their Knowledge and Experience with Students at 1L Career Conference

We welcomed a large contingent of alumni back to BU Law last month to share their experiences and career advice with our first-year law students as part of our 1L Career Conference. We are grateful to all of the alumni and other attorneys who joined in the panel discussions and met with students throughout the […]