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Pre-Medical Association General Meeting: Wednesday (10/7) at 6:00 pm in Art Building 132

Crash Course to Law School: Friday (10/9) at 5:30 pm in Webster Hall 103

Cookies with Elisabeth: Q&A with Admissions Director: Wednesday (10/14) at 5:00 pm in Law School Library

Pre-Pharmacy Association General Meeting: Wednesday (10/14) at 5:30 pm in Bilger Hall 150

Imi Ho'ola Post-Baccalaureate Program: Tuesday (10/20) at 5:30 pm in Webster Hall 103

Medicine Panel: Thursday (10/22) at 5:30 pm in Webster Hall 103

MCAT 2015: Tuesday (10/27) at 5:30 pm in Webster Hall 103

Practice for your Interview!: Thursday (10/29) at 5:30 pm in Webster Hall 103

Current News in Health & Law

comfort animals

Campuses Debate Rising Demands for "Comfort Animals"

Mary McCarthy and Carl, her rabbit, with her roommate, Rachel Brill, and her dog Theo, in their campus apartment at St. Mary's College of Maryland. Carl and Theo are emotional support animals, permitted by the college to live on campus.

More on the story, here.

Mom's Facebook warning: Kissing baby led to herpes

"September 28, 2015: U.K. mom Claire Henderson took to Facebook to warn other parents about an unlikely danger facing newborns -- a simple kiss from a well-meaning visitor." - CBS News

Read more here!

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What's in a Name?  Check out this article to learn more!


"Despite claims of saving tens of thousands of people and animals, the Clean Water ActClean Air Act and Endangered Species Act  didn’t come without consequences and costs..." Read more about Earth Day related benefits and costs of our laws.


Controversial Law That May Permit Anti-Gay Discrimination

Read More About Indiana's Religious Freedom Law Here 


Law in the news: The Law School Admissions Council has been in hot water over its LSAT accommodations for students with disabilities.  Learn more here 


Word of the Week


Vitrectomy n. The surgical removal of the vitreous (transparent gel that fills the eye from the iris to the retina). The surgery utilizes an instrument that simultaneously removes the vitreous by suction and cutting and replaces it with saline or some other fluid. 

From the Stedman's Medical Dictionary


Chagoma n. A small granuloma in the skin caused by early multiplication of Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas disease), a disease transmitted by bloodsucking bugs and caused by a parasitic protozoan, which can lead to damage in the heart and central nervous system.

From the Stedman's Medical Dictionary



Fardel n. In medical terminology, it is the total measurable penalty that is incurred as a result of the occurrence of a genetic disease in one individual; one of two major quantitative consideration in the prognostic aspect of genetic counseling , the other being risk of occurrence.

From the Stedman's Medical Dictionary


Power of Attorney

Power of Attorney n. is a document that allows you to appoint a person or organization to handle your affairs while you're unavailable or unable to do so. There person or organization you appoint is referred to as an "Attorney-in-fact" or "Agent"View this like for more info

Attractive Nuisance

Attractive Nuisance n. In the legal area of torts, a hazardous object or condition that is likely to attract children who are unable to appreciate the risk posed by the object or condition, and to whom the landowner can therefore be held liable for injuries.View 10 Common Attractive Nuisances Here



noun | lu·pus | \ˈlü-pəs\

A disease that affects the nervous system, joint, and skin.

From the Merriam-Webster Dictionary