June 18, 2020 10:57 amRenowned author and interdisciplinary professor Meera E. Deo will lead a virtual workshop with College of Law faculty this month to discuss her book “Unequal Profession.” Deo’s research centers upon trends in legal education, institutional diversity and affirmative action.
May 13, 2020 12:32 pmAllen Heaston has earned the Gene Mitchell Gray Pioneer Award for his efforts to promote cultural diversity on campus.
August 29, 2019 11:16 amSecond-year University of Tennessee College of Law student Kelsey Morgan has been named a 2020 recipient of the Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship. In her position as a summer associate, she will work in the firm’s Nashville office. Two additional scholarship recipients will work in the firm’s Houston and Memphis offices.
August 22, 2019 3:11 pmThe University of Tennessee College of Law’s incoming class of students is both the largest and most accomplished in several years. The class of 2022 boasts a median Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score of 159, the highest of any class since 2012, and the median undergraduate grade point average of 3.
August 31, 2017 10:20 amThe University of Tennessee College of Law this month welcomed its largest class of incoming students in four years. The class of 2020 includes 122 students who are residents of 17 different states: 85 are in-state, while 37 are out-of-state students.
March 21, 2016 1:28 pmUT Law student and photographer Patrick Morrison (’16) discusses his recent work in Peru with CISV International to help children from around the world learn about building a better world— and how the experience is central to his passion for advocacy and volunteerism.
December 17, 2015 10:03 amThe UT Law community will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the legacy of the day’s namesake through a week of events that focus on service, dialogue, and community-building. The college’s Martin Luther King Jr. Week will be January 16–22, 2016.
August 19, 2015 10:30 amThe University of Tennessee College of Law recently named Katrice W. Jones Morgan as its first director of diversity and inclusion. The new position is part of Dean Melanie D. Wilson’s initiative to promote greater diversity at UT Law and further enrich the college’s community.
July 7, 2015 9:23 amThird-year student Casey Duhart received the 2015 Law Student Diversity Scholarship from the Defense Research Institute (DRI), the largest international membership organization of attorneys defending the interests of business and individuals in civil litigation.