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UK Honors 2022 Great Teacher Award Winners

Six University of Kentucky educators have been named 2022 Great Teachers by the UK Alumni Association. Initiated in 1961, UK’s Great Teacher Award is the longest-running UK award recognizing teaching. In order to receive the award, educators must first be nominated by a student. The UK Alumni Association Great Teacher Award Committee, in cooperation with the student organization Omicron Delta Kappa, then makes the final selection. Recipients receive an engraved plaque and stipend. UK’s 2022 Great Teachers are:  

Law Alumna Creates Volunteer Mentorship Program for First-Year Law Students

Retired Kentucky Supreme Court Clerk Susan Stokley Clary, a 1981 graduate of the law school at University of Kentucky, said she could not fathom being a successful law student without social interaction with peers and law professors. “Law school is an arduous task in the best of circumstances,” Clary said. In 2020, Clary wanted to do something to help law students at the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law as they adapted to learning from home because of the pandemic.

Please join us in celebrating the life of Professor Frost

Please join us in celebrating the life of Christopher W. Frost, Robert G. Lawson & William H. Fortune Professor of Law, on Saturday, Feb. 26 on the third floor of the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law. The program begins at 2 p.m. and will be followed by a reception from 3-5 p.m. Masks are required per university guidelines. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Professor Christopher W. Frost Memorial Scholarship Fund are appreciated. Visit to donate.

Limited Quantities of "The Man from Whitman Creek" Available Now

UK Rosenberg Law has limited quantities of "The Man from Whitman Creek: A Biography of Robert G. Lawson" available to purchase. The book about the professor emeritus and former dean was written by William H. “Bill” Fortune, another professor emeritus at UK Rosenberg Law. Fortune is donating full proceeds from the sale of the book to the Paul Van Booven Scholarship Fund that Lawson started.

Law Faculty Remember Professor Chris Frost

Institutions come to be defined by the individuals who represent them at their very best. Our friend and colleague Christopher Wayne Frost was a defining part of the University of Kentucky Rosenberg College of Law.  As a graduate of the school (first in his class) and as a member of the faculty for the past twenty-four years, Professor Frost was one of the legends of the law school--part of the soul of the place.

UK Rosenberg Law Announces Death of Beloved Professor Christopher Frost

It is with great sadness that the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law announces the death of Professor Christopher Frost, beloved educator and colleague, on Thursday, Jan. 13. 2021.

UK Rosenberg Law Hosts Second Breonna Taylor Symposium

The University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law hosted a daylong Breonna Taylor Symposium in October 2021 in the college’s G. Chad Perry III Grand Courtroom. It was the law school’s second daylong symposium related to the case, following the first symposium in October 2020.

Kentucky Law Journal Hosts Symposium Themed “The Racial Wealth Gap”

This year, the Kentucky Law Journal’s annual symposium examined issues surrounding the racial wealth gap in the United States, including the history of the racial wealth gap, legal rules that have contributed to its growth, and the tax laws that have exacerbated existing wealth inequalities. The event was held virtually and in-person in October in the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law’s G. Chad Perry III Grand Courtroom.

Meet Jocelyn Lucero, KJEANRL’s 2021-2022 Editor-In-Chief

Jocelyn Lucero is a third-year law student from Lexington, Kentucky. She is serving as the 2021-2022 editor-in-chief of the UK J. David Rosenberg College of Law’s Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture & Natural Resources Law (KJEARNRL). Lucero has a B.A. in International Relations and Affairs as well as Spanish from Transylvania University. This year, both law journals at the college – including the Kentucky Law Journal – are being led by women of color.

Kentucky Law Journal to Host Symposium on The Racial Wealth Gap

The Kentucky Law Journal will hold its annual symposium from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, in the G. Chad Perry III Grand Courtroom at the UK J. David Rosenberg College of Law. This year’s event is titled, “The Racial Wealth Gap,” and it will explore the legal and historical factors that have contributed to the current state of wealth disparity in the United States that falls largely along racial lines. The symposium will be held in person and online. Register here to attend virtually.

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