Tag: alumni

Alumni gift establishes new student scholarship

A new scholarship fund at the University of Kansas School of Law will provide support to candidates who contribute to the diversity of the student body. Julia Gille Anderson and Jett Anderson, both L’82, established the Anderson Family …

Alumni gift boosts Student Emergency Fund

Jeff Stowell, L’01, and Carol Stowell have seen first-hand the strain some students have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. As Carol Stowell finished her nursing degree in December, she saw her younger student peers struggle to stay in …

Law scholarship honors memory of Edward W. ‘Ed’ Dosh, L’77

A new scholarship at the University of Kansas School of Law will support future students while honoring the memory of a KU Law alumnus. The Edward W. Dosh Memorial Scholarship is intended to support students from Kansas, particularly …

Jan Sheldon retires after 44 years at KU

Jan Sheldon, L’77, has advocated for people with disabilities and at-risk youth for more than four decades through research, teaching and service. Sheldon retired in December after a 44-year tenure at the University of Kansas. “It’s been a …

Navigating public health policy

Alumni step up to minimize the spread of COVID-19 University of Kansas School of Law alumni are navigating public health policy in their workplaces to help minimize the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and direct their teams toward …

Alumna strives for change

Sarah Deer, L’99, aims to end gender-based violence in Native American communities through legislative change, legal scholarship and advocacy Sarah Deer, L’99, has dedicated her career to ending violence against women in Native American communities. For nearly 30 …

KJLPP Spotlight: Professor Jennifer Schmidt, L’94

Celebrating its 30th Year in Publication, the Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy reflects on the public policy careers of alumni With great pride, the Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy (KJLPP) celebrates our 30th year …

Justice Carol Beier retires from Kansas Supreme Court

After a 20-year judicial career, Kansas Supreme Court Justice Carol A. Beier retired on Sept. 18. Beier, L’85, served on the Kansas Supreme Court for 17 years. Previously, she was a judge on the Kansas Court of Appeals …

Judge retires after 27 years on the bench

Kansas Court of Appeals Judge Steve Leben, L’82, retired his judicial robes and gavel on June 26. Leben’s judicial career spanned 27 years. Most recently, he served as a judge on the Kansas Court of Appeals for the …

KU Law alumna dedicates career to public service, advocacy

Since graduating from KU Law in 2014, Emily Warr has dedicated her legal career to public service and advocacy. Warr has provided legal representation for low-income clients as a public defender, worked as a contract attorney on a …