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VIDEO: NKU pushes back spring commencement

VIDEO: NKU pushes back spring commencement

Andrea Carter, Copy Editor

August 26, 2015


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Sue Ott Rowlands, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, notified graduating students Tuesday that the May 2016 Commencement ceremony date has been pushed back one week. The ceremony will now be held on Friday, May 13 for Chase Law students, while the undergraduate and graduate c...

Chase Law Clinics prepare students for life after college

Chase Law Clinics prepare students for life after college

Justin Wolstenholme, Reporter

January 30, 2015


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Five years ago, Chase implemented its first in-house non-profit clinic to provide live-client learning opportunities for students studying law. Since then Chase has created three more clinics and two additional programs, each under a different area of law, giving students a chance to experience hands-on ...

Lunsford Academy says it will create well-rounded ‘Renaissance Lawyers’

Lunsford Academy says it will create well-rounded ‘Renaissance Lawyers’

Mac Payton, Reporter

September 10, 2014


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A Chase graduate has given back to his alma mater in a big way. To be specific, one million ways. Bruce Lunsford, a 1974 graduate from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law, has donated $1 million to the school in order to establish the W. Bruce Lunsford Academy for Law, Business + Technology. The academy, which h...

Strategic plan numbers paint a bright picture

Strategic plan numbers paint a bright picture

Richard Cracchiolo, News Editor

August 20, 2014


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President Mearns and the other members of NKU’s Fuel the Flame campaign released tangible numbers stating target goals as well as how far the university has come towards reaching those goals and where it stands now. Topics included projected numbers for six-year graduation rates, an anticipated dro...

Convocation speech reminds university why it’s special

Convocation speech reminds university why it’s special

Richard Cracchiolo, News Editor

August 15, 2014


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Northern Kentucky University’s original dedication was held on a cold November morning in 1961, according to President Mearns. He said that many elected officials spoke with optimism that a $1 million dollar investment would pay dividends for the people of Northern Kentucky. One official, Mearns sa...

Professor Brings Together Chinese and Law

Professor Brings Together Chinese and Law

Kerry Skiff, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014


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Chris Gulinello, professor at Chase Law School, loves Chinese. His passion for Chinese has led him to get an undergraduate degree in Chinese, study Chinese for two years in Taiwan, and work as a foreign attorney in Taiwan for three years. Today, his passion for the language prompted Gulinello to form a C...

Professor addresses DOMA ruling

Ricky Cracchiolo, Staff writer

October 3, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life

A NKU Chase Law professor spoke about the Supreme Court’s June ruling of the Defense of Marriage Act at an event sponsored by the American Constitution Society on Sept. 23. The organization brings in speakers to talk about the Constitution, according to its president Belinda Gullette. The speaker,...

Chase College of Law hires new dean

Richard Cracchiolo, Staff writer

August 22, 2013


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Northern Kentucky University’s Chase College of Law named Jeffrey Standen as its new dean on July 1, 2013, replacing former dean Dennis Honabach.   Honabach announced last fall that he would be stepping down to join Chase’s faculty after holding the position as dean for seven years.   “Initially,...

Chase announces new SBA representatives

Richard Cracchiolo, Contributing writer

March 5, 2013


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Chase’s Student Bar Association announced its election results on Mar. 1 during its Monte Carlo night. Fred Rodgers was elected president. According to Joe Cunningham, the current Student Bar Association president, Rodgers will be sworn in around mid-April. “I’m excited to have the opportunity...

Guest speaker honors Chase’s life

Guest speaker honors Chase’s life

Richard Cracchiolo, Contributing writer

February 14, 2013


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To many students at Northern Kentucky University, the name Salmon P. Chase is just that, a name. Students and faculty recognize the name, understanding its association with the college of law on campus, but the man behind the name is usually left in the dark. However, one man is working to shed light...

Law, informatics combine for annual event

Richard Cracchiolo, Staff Writer

February 14, 2013


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This weekend, the annual Northern Kentucky Law Review’s Law and Informatics Symposium on Labor and Employment Issues will focus directly on social media in the employment context. As social media sites attract more and more users, people have started using them as tools. Potential employers, for example,...

Chase lessens the stress about court attire

Chase lessens the stress about court attire

Andrew Zeiser, Staff Writer

November 29, 2012


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“It’s the best thing that has happened to a law school since the constitution,” Logan Forsythe, chair of Chase Closet Committee, said. Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University is preparing to open its Chase Closet; a program that is meant to help struggling students acquire...

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