The University of Oregon School of Law released a special publication today. Dean Marcilynn A. Burke reports on the law school’s progress and achievements for the past five years. In the Dean’s Report, she highlights the progress of the law school’s strategic initiatives and showcases the core areas of excellence.
The Lew and Ann Williams estate recently funded the University of Oregon Law School’s business law fellowship program with $500,000.This endowed bequest will enable the UO Business Law program to expand its Business Law Fellows Program to include second- and third-year law students who are interested in pursuing a career in business law.
The School of Law recently announced third-year Anne Marie Burke, and second-year Gabe Naganuma, as the 2020-21 Minoru Yasui Fellows. Both Burke and Naganuma were chosen for their commitment to the values reflected in alumnus Minoru Yasui’s legacy and life.
For many law students, COVID-19 interrupted summer employment plans. However, thanks to major sponsorships through the Nancy and Dave Petrone Business and Law Success Initiative Fund and the AccessLex Institute, 30 Oregon Law students were able to gain valuable hands-on, practice-focused experience during the global pandemic.
Oregon Law alumnus Jeffrey Beaver recently donated a major gift to create and fund the Jeffrey A. Beaver Law Student Scholarship Endowment. The scholarship endowment will help provide financial assistance to students from underrepresented populations and economically disadvantaged backgrounds.