Category: Student Life

Tips on winterizing your car to avoid those holiday travel mishaps

Thanksgiving break is coming up and I know that many of you will be driving home to enjoy the festivities. By this time of year, many areas are already covered in snow or will be soon enough. Now …

Thankful for the journey

The beautiful changing leaves around campus are the best reminder to me that much of the fall semester has come and gone. Finals are quickly approaching and it seems that my classmates and I can finally see the …

Second year at Jimmy Green Hall

As I reach the midpoint of the semester, I have found the second year of law school to be busy yet enjoyable. Now that I feel like the pace of the semester is beginning to slow, I have …

An introduction to OUTLaws & Allies

OUTLaws & Allies is the LGBT club here at KU Law. We want to give lesbian, gay, bi, and transgendered law students, as well as our straight allies, a safe place to learn the law, meet others with …

Getting involved at KU Law

KU Law affords students countless opportunities to tailor a legal education to meet your personality. Combined with a smaller to mid-sized student body and comparable to other reputable law schools, students receive the individualized attention foundational to a …

Organization for ‘non-traditionals’ provides support and camaraderie

Today, I was chatting with classmates about media coverage of high-profile cases and how it affects the jury pool. To provide an example, I commented on the intense coverage as the nation watched a white Bronco run the …

The Power of Positive Psychology: Part Three

In the first two postings about Positive Psychology on Sept. 24 and Oct. 8, we introduced its application to lawyers and law students and briefly discussed some relatively simple steps that can lead to more satisfaction and sustainable …

Making law school friends

I remember starting law school last year and wondering if it would be hard to find friends here at Green Hall. It turns out that between small sections and Student Bar Association (SBA) football tailgates it really isn’t …

KU Law: MADD about making a difference!

Waking up at 8am on a Saturday isn’t usually the first thing students want to do. However, on October 2nd, 44 students and 13 alumni woke up bright and early to volunteer for the 3rd Make a Difference …

The power of positive psychology: part two

In our last Career Services blog posting, we introduced the field of positive psychology and its potential impact on law students and lawyers. To review, positive psychology is the science of exceptional human performance. Researchers in the field …