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August 2010 Archives

August 31, 2010
As the excavation is dug more deeply and more broadly every day, (to allow the wonderful new auditorium for the Law School community) many anticipatory construction details are simultaneously being worked out. Over at the trailer site, (at the East... read more!
August 24, 2010
What do Susan B. Anthony, Mark Twain, Desmond Tutu, Sandra Day O’Connor, Martin Luther King, Barbara Jordan and Ben Franklin have in common? They, and twenty other writers, are the authors of quotations on law, legal education, justice, and the... read more!
August 20, 2010
  Here in the Information Technology Services department we have been putting quite some thought into technology design for Golkin Hall. One project - still in the general design phase - involves a certain installed technology in the hallways and... read more!
August 17, 2010
                                    I am so excited to see the start of the construction of Golkin Hall. I am even more excited to be an active participant in this project.As a graduate law student at Penn in the early 80s, hanging around... read more!
August 13, 2010
 You never know what you will find buried beneath buildings that were constructed 50-75 years ago. One would think that a simple one story building, such as the former Pepper Hall, would have been a concrete slab poured on compacted soil. However,... read more!
August 10, 2010
 I am proud to report that on August 6, Penn Law welcomed some 100 new LLM students from 46 different countries for our annual Summer Program orientation.   While I was hoping the banner above might cover the apocalyptic vision of our... read more!
August 9, 2010
 As I walked on campus several weeks ago to say good-bye to Pepper Hall, I was flooded with two vivid memories.  The first was sitting in room 100 as a terrified first-year law student in the fall of 1970, hoping... read more!
August 3, 2010
Sitting in my summer office at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, watching the webcam of the site preparation for our new Golkin Hall, I marvel at both the high and low tech of this experience. High tech: when I was in... read more!