Law faculty to discuss race and gender disparities in academia

June 18, 2020 10:57 am
Renowned 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.

UT Law student awarded Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship

August 29, 2019 11:16 am
Second-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.

Incoming UT Law students have history of high academic achievement

August 22, 2019 3:11 pm
The 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.

UT Law welcomes larger, more diverse class of students

August 31, 2017 10:20 am
The 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.

Volunteer Villager

March 21, 2016 1:28 pm
UT 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.

UT Law to honor Martin Luther King legacy with week of events

December 17, 2015 10:03 am
The 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.

UT Law names Morgan first director of diversity and inclusion

August 19, 2015 10:30 am
The 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.