Category: Student Life

Graduate Profile: Tara Mollhagen Shepherd, L’20

Tara A. Mollhagen Shepherd, L’20 Exemplary student to pursue career in business and tax law Tara A. Mollhagen Shepherd, L’20, plans to use what she learned in the classroom at the University of Kansas School of Law to …

Graduate Profile: Sasha Raab, L’20

Nontraditional student balances law school, being a mom When Sasha Raab sat for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), her daughter Edith was six weeks old. Now, Raab is wrapping up her law school career in the top …

Graduate Profile: Harrison Rosenthal, L’20

Dual-degree student pursues law, journalism and well-being On the way to earning KU degrees in law and journalism, recent graduate Harrison Rosenthal made well-being a priority. In 2018, he founded the Mindfulness in Law Society of the University …

Former Naval aviator applies lessons learned in flight school to succeed in law school

Naval aviators consider themselves professionals. We did so (and Naval aviators continue to do so) because the profession required us to pass our craft onto future Naval aviators. Passing on our craft included an expectation that future Naval aviators …

Graduate Profile: Terra Brockman, L’20

Outstanding graduate distinguishes herself through leadership, service Terra Brockman has distinguished herself through leadership and service at the University of Kansas School of Law. Brockman, a third-year law student, will graduate this month. She has led the student …

Graduate Profile: Cara Beck, L’20

Dedicated student is headed to federal clerkship after graduation Cara Beck’s favorite memory of her time in Green Hall is a noisy one. Her 1L small section, taught by Professor Ellen Sward, was competing in the 2017 Barber …

Graduate Profile: Denise Dantzler, L’20

Accomplished student to pursue career in patent law Third-year law student Denise Dantzler is a trailblazer. Dantzler was the first woman of color to serve as the editor-in-chief of the Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy, which …

Public service in changing times

I didn’t want to write this blog post about coronavirus. I had a whole spiel prepared about career paths and joy and risk and success. But as my friend Jake Schmidt laid out, everything is uncertain right now. …

Skills taught through online learning will allow law students to excel in new legal landscape

In his Mediations, Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, had the following wisdom to share regarding human beings often fraught relationship with our own future: “Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, …

Exchange student from University of Aberdeen gains international perspective at KU Law while earning LL.B. degree

Ioanna Tsingi is calling Lawrence, Kansas home this semester as she pursues a LL.B. degree. Tsingi is a third-year law student at the University of Aberdeen School of Law in Aberdeen, Scotland, who is participating in an exchange …