Centennial Celebration events mark law school’s 100 year anniversary
October 21, 2015
On October 9 & 10, 2015, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends—including Oregon Governor Kate Brown ’85—celebrated the Northwestern School of Law’s 100th year as a private, independent law school.
On Saturday, October 10, nearly 300 guests came to campus to for the Centennial Celebration. Dean Jennifer Johnson and Lewis & Clark President Barry Glassner toasted the school’s rich history and promising future while revelers enjoyed the law library’s transformation into an elegant venue reminiscent of a private club. Guests enjoyed fine food and drink in spaces normally reserved for studying, including a coffee and dessert bar in the Wood Hall study area and a whisky lounge in the Rare Book Room.
Centennial festivities also included events for classes celebrating their 10, 20, 30, 40, and 50 year reunions. All reunion classes gathered on Friday, October 9, at the EcoTrust building in downtown Portland.
We wish to thank the many people who made the Centennial weekend festivities such a success: our wonderful and generous sponsors; event volunteers including students from the Food & Wine Law Society; and everyone who attended.