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Sarah Koloski Regina ’10 Named Director of Academic Support

Will provide counseling and academic assistance and co-teach Legal Analysis with Senior Associate Dean Deutsch. | Read Story

Equity and Opportunity Studies Fellowship Announced

Initiative to promote interdisciplinary research by Law School and Graduate School students on place-based inequality. Application deadline is Sept. 10. | Read Story

Sarah Hunt ’15 and Denise Meyer ’15 Awarded Proskauer Rose Fellowship

Summer internships at Volunteer Lawyers for Justice reflect law firm’s support for and students’ commitment to public service. | Read Story

Joyce Lee ’16 Is 2014 Charles J. Walsh Scholar

Lee, who has a Doctor of Pharmacy, chosen by Sills Cummis & Gross for her determination, scholarship, and leadership qualities. | Read Story

Caroline Young Chairs AALL Computing Services Special Interest Section

Reference Librarian says CS-SIS is best forum for law librarians to exchange ideas and information about technology. | Read Story

Prof. Chrystin Ondersma Named to Coalition for Debtor Education Board

Rising scholar in areas of bankruptcy and personal indebtedness welcomes appointment to non-profit dedicated to financial education. | Read Story

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Former Dancer Erica Nelson ’07 Leads Effort to Reduce Racial Inequity in Dane County, WI

Dance classes since early childhood. Her first decade lived in rural Wisconsin. Parents whose careers centered around efforts to improve the lives of disadvantaged families and children. Much of her youth spent on the East Coast. For Erica Nelson ’07, it was a natural decision to move to New York City after graduating from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in order to pursue her passion for modern dance. But a legal career was always in the back of her mind and, after six years as a professional dancer, Nelson enrolled at Rutgers School of Law–Newark for its clinics, public service opportunities, diversity, and proximity to the life she had created in Brooklyn. An interest in open space preservation and environmental justice issues drew her to environmental law but a summer internship at Lawyers for Children brought a special fulfillment. Three years after receiving her J.D. and working as a public interest lawyer, Nelson and her husband decided to return to Madison where, as project director of Race for Equity, she is helping to lead an important conversation about racial disparities. | Read Story

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