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Jessica Stipek
June 8
Jessica Stipek, a rising second-year Oregon Law student, has been selected for the prestigious 2021 Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellowship. Program participants, called Student Fellows, spend eight to ten weeks during the summer exploring a career in civil legal aid, by providing direct legal services and building capacity at the organizations where they serve.
June 7
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.
Michael Callier, Sarah Crooks, Judge Mustafa Kasubhai, and Ningling Wang
June 7
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.
Professor Elizabeth Frost
May 25
The annual award goes to an outstanding teacher at the law school who displays excellence in classroom instruction.
Gassama and Charles
May 24
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.
MicheleandJen
May 19
Author Michelle Stimpson has become a regular visitor to the University of Oregon School of Law. Stimpson is a national bestselling, award-winning author of more than 50 books and 50 short stories.
Business Law Knight Center
May 18
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.
Mindy Wittkop
May 7
In her role as the Galen Scholar, Wittkop will study and apply techniques for advancing professional writing in a clinic setting. Her work will link legal writing and clinical learning to help students produce professional work product and communications, with a particular emphasis on the transactional Business Law Clinic.
Throwing the O
May 6
The University of Oregon School of Law will launch its virtual Juris Doctorate and Master of Laws Commencement Saturday, May 15. The 135th commencement ceremony will be offered through a live watch party with graduates at 11:00 a.m. PDT and then made available on the school’s commencement page at 12:30 p.m.
April 29
Law Week Colorado: Dean Marcilynn A. Burke is featured as the Ruth Wright Distinguished Lecturer at University of Colorado Law School.

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