Category: Student Life

Finding balance

Busy law student, former teacher makes time to mentor children While in law school you may have to give up a few things, like sleep. But you don’t have to give up your passion. I have been working… Read More

From newbie to whiz kid

LEAD program lends novelty status to one of KU’s youngest law students “The best three years of your life that you will never want to experience again.” That was how a current lawyer and mentor described law school… Read More

Living for the memories, not the glory

Arizona transplant finds friendship, community at KU Law “How do you like KU Law so far?” is the question people ask me most often as a Student Ambassador. My best response is to describe the way KU Law… Read More

Early black graduates exemplify how diversity makes us better

The University of Kansas School of Law has a proud history of diversity in its faculty and student body. On the heels of Black History Month, I feel it’s appropriate to honor and remember two KU Law graduates:… Read More

Studying Biodiversity Law in the Virgin Islands

Over winter break when many of my peers were braving the cold Kansas winter, I found myself attending law school in the Caribbean. While others sat indoors recovering from their holiday feasts, I was swimming, snorkeling, boating and… Read More

Why choose Trento? The pictures say it all.

3L Miranda Norfleet spent last semester studying with two KU Law classmates in Trento, Italy. Check out a few favorite memories from her stay, and the top four reasons she chose to study abroad. The Views.  Trento is… Read More

Getting by with a little help from friends, and the perfect study spot

If you’re scoping out the perfect law school, you’re probably wondering about where to live, the local establishments where you can successfully avoid undergrads (and professors), the parking availability, the friendliness of faculty, or how transferable your J.D…. Read More

1L thankful for friends, librarians and theater-worthy hypotheticals

My first semester at KU Law is winding down and Thanksgiving break is this week. During my time as an undergraduate, Thanksgiving was a break from school and work. In law school, all my 2Ls and 3L friends… Read More

From weekend competitors to Jayhawk lawyers-in-training

Mock trial prepares undergraduates for law school KU Law provides ample opportunities for students to gain hands-on courtroom experience, but for some future Jayhawk lawyers, the training began long before stepping foot in Green Hall. KU is home… Read More

Early to law school and loving it

First impressions from an accelerated degree student I am about halfway into my first semester of law school and I can say, without hesitation, that I’ve gotten myself into the most fulfilling, outrageous, exhausting, formative, wonderful journey of… Read More