July 18, 2016
The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees recently approved promotions and/or tenure for three UK Law faculty members: Scott R. Bauries, Brian L. Frye, and Beau Steenken.
As UK Law students leave the classroom and enter the workforce for summer employment opportunities, the Law Librarians want to make sure they are well equipped with the knowledge needed to excel in their positions.
This effort gave birth to the Clerk/Associate Research Insights Bootcamp (C.R.I.B). Five instructional sessions focusing on different areas of research were offered to help students sharpen their skills. Takeaways from the program included:
By: Whitney Harder
The University of Kentucky College of Law Library is often a place for study sessions and important discussions, but its true mission is to help produce outstanding lawyers and expert legal scholars.
Professor Jennifer Bird-Pollan was promoted to Associate Professor and granted tenure. She joined the College of Law faculty in 2010, teaching Federal Income Tax, Estate & Gift tax, International Tax, Partnership Tax, Corporate Tax, and a Seminar in Tax Policy. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was the articles editor for the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, and her B.A. in Philosophy and French from Penn State University. Bird-Pollan also earned an M.A. in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University, where she is completing her Ph.D.