There’s a reason why the law school encourages its students to write about their summer fellowship experiences: Only in looking back and reflecting on their professional growth through an intense period of learning and practice, does the true value of the experience emerge.
Our two new faculty members bring experience from different corners of our world —one is originally from Africa, the other from Utah. But as colleagues they share a common goal: to bring their hard-won knowledge to the classrooms of O’Brian Hall, and to move their students along the path to becoming practice-ready attorneys.
“New York State’s law school is very proud of Gov. Kathy Hochul, our longtime partner and honorary alum,” says Dean Aviva Abramovsky. “We wish her the very best as she leads the Excelsior state ever upward.”
Teresa A. Miller, a longtime UB faculty member and SUNY’s senior vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and chief diversity officer for the past three years, died Aug. 6 after battling cancer. She was 59.
For those needing concrete evidence that UB’s School of Law goes beyond its good intentions to increase diversity and make a real difference to underrepresented students, meet the Discover Law Undergraduate Scholars Program.
At a time when past pandemic restrictions have sparked an upsurge in intimate partner violence, UB School of Law’s Family Violence and Women’s Rights Clinic has received two grants that will significantly boost its capacity to protect people in peril.
The University at Buffalo’s Giving Day – a 24-hour fundraising event held April 29 and 30 – raised more than $25,000 for the law school thanks to a generous challenge gift made by alumni couple, Frank Ewing ’12 and Leah (Nuchereno) Ewing ’11.