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Shirlene Love (JD'07)

September 2011
In this issue Pepperdine introduces Shirlene Love, takes Dean Tacha on tour and welcomes Baylor University President Ken Starr.

featured story
Q&A with Shirlene Love (JD '07) , Director of Alumni Affairs

Meet Pepperdine Law School's new director of alumni affairs, Shirlene Love and learn why Strictly Ballroom should be on everyone's "Must See" list.

New Book Explores the History of Odell McConnell
A new online book, Life and Family of Odell S. McConnell, explores the history of the noted lawyer and friend of Pepperdine for whom the School of Law building is named.

An Empire of Ice
On the eve of its publication, Edward J. Larson, professor of law, shares an excerpt from his most recent book, An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science with the Pepperdine Magazine. More.

School of Law Introduces New Concentration In Faith-Based Diplomacy
Pepperdine's PACIS Project on Faith-Based Diplomacy, housed in the No. 1-ranked Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the School of Law, has announced a new concentration in faith-based diplomacy.

Hearing Her Story: Pepperdine Welcomes Dean Deanell Tacha
September 23, 2011
School of Law
- Malibu, CA
Featuring a panel of distinguished federal judges, Dean Tacha and her colleagues will share their experiences as women in the judiciary. Visit the website for additional information on the panelists and to register.

Innovate to Own, I2O: Entrepreneur's Journey Symposium
September 23, 2011
The Biltmore Hotel
- Los Angeles, CA
Presented by the Geoffrey H. Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law, the Graziadio School of Business and Management, and the National Association of Women Business Owners-Los Angeles, I20 celebrates innovation and creativity as the path to new venture creation. Visit the website for additional information and to register.

Fifth Annual William French Smith Memorial Lecture
October 11, 2011
School of Law - Malibu, CA

Featuring Kenneth W. Starr, President of Baylor University, Douglas W. Kmiec, former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Malta, and other members of the Reagan Justice Department. Visit the website
for additional information and to register.

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Tacha National Tour

Visit the website and register to attend a reception in your city.

And the next stop is...
Beverly Hills, CA - September 14, 2011
Downtown LA, CA - September 20, 2011
Costa Mesa, CA - September 28, 2011
Ventura, CA - October 5, 2011

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