The University of Oregon School of Law’s annual Fall Celebration for alumni and friends is back this year after last year’s event was held remotely to help keep our community healthy and safe. This year’s four-day celebration is packed full using a blend of virtual and in-person events.
The Oregon Community Foundation’s (OCF) Barbara Bowerman Fund has awarded Oregon Law’s Nonprofit Clinic an additional $500,000 grant. This award will increase the services that the Clinic will be able to provide the nonprofit community.
The votes are in and have been calculated! The osprey chicks that hatched on top of the Knight Law Center now have names. To honor the native land and peoples, the osprey chicks have been named Tauna, Gemet, and Pshin.
The School of Law added four new members to its Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC) this year. The council helps the school stay relevant and informed. DAC members assist in promoting a commitment to excellence in education, advocating for the law school within the profession and the community, and supporting the law school’s philanthropic efforts.
The Meritorious Service Award at the University of Oregon School of Law is the highest award given by the school. It is given each year to persons who have made extraordinary contributions to legal education or the legal profession.
University of Oregon President Michael Schill recently committed $1.5 million from the Presidential Fund for Excellence to expand and enhance the Business Law Program. These investment funds will support the program’s strategic plan to expand its experiential learning opportunities to prepare law students to become practice ready in the area of business law. The support also will help the law school develop collaborative projects with the University’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative.
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.The bequest established an endowment, which 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.