The long-awaited hatching of the three osprey chicks has finally happened atop the Knight Law Center at the University of Oregon! Now that they are here, UO Law takes pride in tradition to name each chick. Over the past couple of weeks people have suggested names for the hatchlings through a social media campaign.
Each year, the University of Oregon recognizes a select group of faculty for excellence in teaching through the Distinguished Teacher Award. Michelle McKinley, the School of Law’s Bernard B. Kliks Professor of Law, was named recipient of this year’s prestigious Thomas F.Herman Award for Specialized Pedagogy in Undergraduate Legal Studies.
More than 1,000 guests gathered on Saturday, May 18, at Matthew Knight Arena to celebrate the School of Law’s 133rd graduating class. One hundred doctor of jurisprudence and master of laws degrees were conferred. This graduation kicks off a series of UO ceremonies taking place in May and June.
Two faculty were awarded the Orlando John Hollis Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award and Meritorious Service Award at the 2019 commencement ceremony. These awards were created by Oregon Law faculty to honor the service of those who have enhanced legal education and advanced the role of law in society.
Six students from Oregon Law’s Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) and Conflict and Dispute Resolution Master’s (CRES) programs, were named recipients of the highly competitive University Awards and The Daily Emerald’s 25 Ducks Award.
In preparation for her speech at the 2019 School of Law Commencement, Attorney General Rosenblum took the time to share more about her Oregon Law experience. She speaks about how Oregon Law laid the foundation for her legal career, what it means to give the commencement speech to the 2019 graduating class and how she hopes to inspire the next generation of Oregon Law graduates.