Tonya Brito, Burrus-Bascom Professor of Law, was awarded an Understanding and Reducing Inequalities Initiative Program Research Grant from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
The University of Wisconsin Law School is pleased to announce that Michael States will serve as the inaugural associate dean of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Dear UW Law Graduates, As this issue goes to press, we are nearly two years into the pandemic, and I’m now in the middle of my second year as dean of UW Law. We are very fortunate to have a return to something like normalcy in the fall semester.
Professor Kathryn Hendley’s interest in the Russia and eventual graduate studies coincided with Mikhail Gorbachev’s leadership at the time of the breakup of the Soviet Union, events that opened up the country — and a world of research possibilities.
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We remember and honor UW Law School alumni who are no longer with us.
Jo Deen B. Lowe ’85, JoAnn Jones ’86, Wendi Huling ’01, and Michelle Greendeer-Rave ’98 moderated campus discussion on treaties, as the marquee event of Treaty Day 2021.
“Climate change is one of the biggest challenges we’re facing as humanity, and it’s affecting the entire world,” says Sumudu Atapattu, director of research centers at UW Law School and an expert in international environmental law and human rights.
Tatiana Shiraski ’18 named Young Lawyers Division’s Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year; Thomas Barrett ’80 nominated for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; UW Law Grads Kelliann Blazek ’14 and Jessica Shoemaker ’04 lead on rural issues.
Statistics for the Entering Class of 2021, an excerpt from an op-ed by UW Law Professor Asifa Quraishi-Landes, vaccination rates for the UW Law School, and information about a Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic video series that helps small businesses.