Law schools today give the impression they are thriving. Many have magnificent
facilities with state-of-the-art technology. Their resources are the
envy of every department in the university. Law professors are among the
best paid in the academy, with sparkling credentials, and are sought after
not just as leading academic and legal figures but also as public intellectuals,
as consultants, and for important state and federal government positions.
The first decade of the twenty-first century has been a golden age of
plenty for law schools....
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their
Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from
the consent of the governed.
Of great societal interest, sport has grown to become a major-media mar-
ket draw and economic power but also an academic pursuit with its own spe-
cialized literature. According to Ellis Cashmore, in Sports Culture: An A to Z
Guide, “Sport as an institution is just too big economically, too important po-
litically, too influential in shaping people’s lives not to be taken seriously as a
subject for academic inquiry. People kill in the name of sport; and, corre-
spondingly, others die. Fans spend small fortunes in the pursuit of their sport.
Study Skills cover all those abilities that make it possible to cope with the demands
of academic and professional pursuits. For people just embarking on a course of
study they include being able to deal with all the intellectual, emotional and
social challenges that are part of the day-to-day demands of being a student.
Beyond the skills involved in coping are those that enable students to do well in
their chosen disciplines.
The MHS program in Environmental Health
is designed to address the academic and
practice needs of students in the diverse
environmental health field. For some,
it serves as a foundation and provides
direction for further academic training in
medical school or doctoral programs. For
others, the knowledge base it provides
allows them to successfully pursue positions
that incorporate environmental health
perspectives and practice activities.