Giving News


March 9
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.
Business Law and Students
March 8
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.
Anne Marie Burke and Gabe Naganuma
March 1
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. 
Ashley Hamilton
February 15
Ashley Hamilton, a first-year student at the law school, has always been interested in social justice and equity.  
Roy and Jan Dwyer
January 28
Oregon Law alum Roy Dwyer gives back to the school that inspired him
January 26
Celebrating the legacy of former Oregon Law Dean Rennard Strickland.
Maura, Kerry, and Mike Lewiecki
November 30
Established in 2010, the Kerry Adam Lewiecki Award (KAL) is given annually to a JD or CRES student who embodies the values that JD/CRES student Kerry Adam Lewiecki displayed throughout his life.
Leslie Neu
November 12
Second-year law student, Leslie Neu has been named recipient of the 2020-21 Hans Linde Fellowship at the School of Law.
William Knight Law Center
October 28
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.
Jeffrey Beaver
October 28
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.