January 2012
In this issue Pepperdine welcomes the new year and a new semester.

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Tacha National Tour

Dean Tacha is halfway through her national tour. In 2012, she will continue to travel the country to meet alumni and to share her vision for the future of Pepperdine Law. More.

Pepperdine University Libraries Hosts Salute to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Historic Speech
Veteran San Francisco author Felix Justice will read Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historic "I Have a Dream" speech, followed by a discussion led by School of Law professor Bernard James on Wednesday, Jan 11. More.

Waves of Appreciation
Waves of Service once again partnered with the San Diego alumni chapter to raise money for, package, and distribute Christmas bags of nutritious snack packs for deployed USO troops. More.

Pepperdine University Plans to Celebrate Pepperdine's 75th Anniversary at the 2012 London Summer Olympics
Celebrate Pepperdine's 75th Anniversary while enjoying the Olympics in London and reside in Prince's Gate, Pepperdine's study abroad residential facility.

The Entrepreneur's Journey and Fast Pitch Competition
January 20, 2012
Pepperdine University Drescher Graduate Campus
- Malibu, CA
The 3rd annual Entrepreneur's Journey is a one-day symposium, co-hosted by the Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law and the Graziadio School of Business and Management, connecting entrepreneurs, small business owners, angel investors, venture capitalists, industry executives and today's brightest thought leaders on entrepreneurship.
Visit the website, or email Vanda Collins for additional details.

39th Annual School of Law Dinner
February 18, 2012
Beverly Wilshire, Four Seasons Hotel - Beverly Hills, CA

Featuring the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Please visit the website, or email Morgan Thrower for additional information.

The Nootbaar Institute Presents: "The Competing Claims of Law and Religion" Annual
February 23-25, 2012
School of Law - Malibu, CA

The Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics' annual conference will address a host of questions all at the forefront of contemporary debates over the respective roles of law and religion. Please visit the website, or contact Lauren Hartley for additional information. This event has been approved for 13.25 MCLE credit hours.

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Tacha National Tour

The next stop is...

New York, NY - January 25, 2012

San Francisco, CA - February 8, 2012

Sacramento, CA - February 9, 2012

Visit the tour blog and listen to what alumni have had to say about Dean Tacha! See pictures from previous receptions and register to attend a reception in your city.

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