Category: Giving

Alumni gift creates new scholarship fund

A new scholarship fund at the KU School of Law will provide support to law students from diverse backgrounds. Nathaniel Davis, L’76, has established the Nathaniel and Floydie Crawford-Davis Memorial Law Scholarship with a $50,000 gift to KU …

Hovey Williams establishes new student IP award

A new award fund at the University of Kansas School of Law aims to encourage first- and second-year students to pursue careers in intellectual property law. The Hovey Williams Award for Inclusion and Diversity in Intellectual Property is …

New fund supports students when they need a hand

An unforeseen financial emergency or catastrophic event can have lasting effects on a student’s education. In an effort to make sure such a situation doesn’t prevent a student from continuing on to graduation, the University of Kansas School …

40 years of Rice Scholars

The first class of Rice Scholars started classes at KU Law in fall 1979. This fall, the school welcomed the 200th Rice Scholar to Green Hall. Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the Rice Scholarship provides full tuition …

Alumnus commits gift to establish public interest law fund

A law school alumnus has pledged to support students pursuing public interest work at the University of Kansas School of Law. The planned estate gift by Donald Giffin, L’53, is a percentage of investments with a maximum value …

Law firm supports students, funds scholarship

Wagstaff & Cartmell LLP in Kansas City, Missouri is committed to giving back to the University of Kansas School of Law. The law firm established the Wagstaff & Cartmell Law Scholarship with a $50,000 gift to KU Law. …

Alumnus joins KU Law development team

Matthew Richards — a KU Law graduate, former transactional attorney and business owner — recently joined KU Endowment as a development professional for the University of Kansas School of Law. Under the direction of Assistant Vice President of …

Alumni law clerk honors memory of former dean, federal judge

Former KU Law Dean James Logan in 1968. Brad Manson reflects on experience in Judge Logan’s chambers Jim Logan was confirmed by the United States Senate in mid-December 1977, and a few days later he interviewed to hire …

Alumnus creates fund to sustain KU Law faculty excellence

Photo courtesy of McDermott Will & Emery law firm James Riedy practices law in Washington, D.C. But as a Kansas native and 1977 graduate of KU Law, he’s committed to ensuring students from his home state have access …

Alumna joins KU Law development team

A 2013 KU Law graduate and former trial attorney has joined the law school’s fundraising team at KU Endowment. Lauren Luhrs started in late May as the school’s new director of development. She works with Malcolm Jackson, associate …