We’ll be doing some server maintenance in the near future, and our website may be inaccessible—for part of a day.
Our IT Services Department will be relocating the data center, causing the Mitchell website to go offline on Saturday, Aug. 2.
Please note the planned maintenance schedule:
- Data center relocation will occur during the weekend of Aug. 2–3, 2014.
- Our campus and library will be closed all day Saturday, Aug. 2, while most of the work is being completed.
- The website outage is expected to last from 5 am, Saturday, Aug. 2, into the afternoon.
- The campus and library will reopen at their regular times on Sunday, Aug. 3.
Everything should be back up and running by Sunday, Aug. 3. Thank you in advance for your patience during this time
Light rail is top-of-mind for locals in the Twin Cities metro area, where two lines of metro transit are in operation and the Metropolitan Council is working on plans to extend them. But there’s more to light rail transit projects than just waiting at the station.
As students In William Mitchell’s Community Development Clinic learned first-hand, years of planning and development go into every light rail transit project.
The new textbook “International Law Legal Research” co-authored by Professor Anthony Winer garnered the Global Legal Skills Book Award at the international 2014 Global Legal Skills Conference in May. Continue reading
William Mitchell College of Law will host an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 from 5:30 to 8 pm Wednesday, July 23, in the law school’s Auditorium. Continue reading
Recently retired Hennepin County District Court Judge Mark Wernick and his wife Nancy Entwistle have made leadership gifts to establish the Judge Mark S. Wernick and Nancy Entwistle Public Interest Scholars Assistance programs at the University of Minnesota Law School and William Mitchell College of Law. Continue reading
Four new members were elected to the Alumni Association board of directors at William Mitchell College of Law in June. Continue reading
William Mitchell College of Law’s Board of Trustees elected three new members, bringing the total number of trustees to 30. Continue reading
When students and faculty from 12 law schools traveled to England this summer for Mitchell in London, we asked them to share their experiences on social media. The results are brilliant! Continue reading
William Mitchell Professor Donna Byrne recently went shopping with Star Tribune reporter Kim Ode. They talked about what consumers need to know about food labels. Continue reading
William Mitchell College of Law has been recognized as a “2014 Best Value Private Law School” by The National Jurist. Only 21 private law schools in the country earned the distinction—and William Mitchell is the only one from Minnesota to make the list.
U.S. News & World Report recently posted a feature story about the one-of-a-kind hybrid enrollment option at William Mitchell.
The story includes comments from two students who have been accepted to hybrid program, including Jessica Islas, a 31-year-old mother and full-time commercial escrow officer.
“When the hybrid program came along, it was kind of a no-brainer for me; it’s the one program that fits in my life,” Islas is quoted as saying.
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Star Tribune business reporter David Phelps recently wrote a story about how students in Mitchell’s Business Law Clinic help local businesses with legal issues ranging from writing contracts to securing trademarks.
The clinic provides clients with valuable legal services and students with practical, real-world experience.
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During the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Conference on Thursday, June 12, 2014, William Mitchell College of Law announced the creation of the Minnesota Elder Justice Center, a 501(c) nonprofit that will work to prevent abuse, neglect, and exploitation of elders. Continue reading