Category: Student Life

Blazing trails in Barber County

Service, community draw 3L to rural practice With commencement just around the corner and a promising career on the horizon, 3L Hannah Brass is already living up to the promise of her last name. After graduation, the former… Read More

Building community

Arizona transplant leads through service in adopted home Three years ago, Matt Scarber packed up his life in Arizona into a backpack and two suitcases and headed to Lawrence for the first time. Leaving his friends and family… Read More

3L advocates for change through congressional bid

For the class of 2017, the final year of law school was a time of transition. The Republican party took control of both chambers of Congress and the White House, promising sweeping policy changes and a shift in… Read More

‘An 8-to-5 gig with a whole lot of overtime’

Nontraditional student balances law school, parenthood Kriston Guillot interns at the Douglas County Legal Aid Society and Legal Services for Students, is president of the 3L class, serves as a Traffic Court justice and KU Law Student Ambassador, is… Read More

Rewards of staying busy

Student finds place in legal community during hectic 2L year You may have heard the old adage: the first year of law school they scare you to death, the second year they work you to death, and the… Read More

Brunch, cherry blossoms, and KU basketball: Sixth Semester participants discover D.C.’s friendly side

I can sum up my experience in D.C. by taking you through the events of Saturday, March 25, 2017—the day Frank, Josh and Devontè broke our collective hearts. It started like the best weekend mornings in D.C. —… Read More

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