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April 24, 2013

Former UW-Madison Law School Dean George Bunn Dies

From the Wisconsin State Journal:

Former UW Law School Dean George Bunn, a noted nuclear arms expert and negotiator, died of spinal cancer Sunday in Palo Alto, Calif., said his son Matthew Bunn. He was 87.

A more detailed obituary appears at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation site.

George Bunn served at the UW Law School from 1969 to 1986. He was dean of the from 1972-1975.

The Bunn family has a long ties with the UW Law School. Other family members include Judge Romanzo Bunn, who served as a lecturer in the 19th century; Charles Wilson Bunn, who received his bachelors and law degrees from UW; and Charles (Bob) Bunn, a long-time member of the Law School faculty from 1934-1962.

There is an interesting article about the Bunn family in the Autumn 1969 issue of The Gargoyle.

April 16, 2013

Happy National Library Week!

Stop by the Law Library this week and help us celebrate National Library Week!

  • READ Poster
    View this year's poster featuring Steve Barkan, Professor of Law and Director of the Law School Library
    - On display inside the library entrance on the 5th floor
    - View posters from previous years on our Facebook page

  • Trivia Contest
    Law students, faculty and staff - Test your skills in sports, movies, history and more
    - Tues., April 16th at 5:00 pm in the Law School Atrium

  • Make your own READ Poster
    Law students, faculty and staff - Bring your favorite book and be a literary star!
    - Wed., April 17th from 11:00-2:00
    - Thurs., April 18th from 1:00-4:00
    To reserve a time for a photo, email circ@law.wisc.edu or ask at the circulation desk. Walk ups also welcome.