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Professor Cheryl Wattley Honored by The DaVinci Institute

Congrats to Professor and OU Legal Clinic Director Cheryl Wattley, who recently received a creativity award and was named a Fellow of The DaVinci Institute. Wattley and other 2013 DaVinci award winners were honored at a March 29 banquet at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City.

The DaVinci Institute is a unique private partnership of leaders in higher education across the state of Oklahoma. The organization's goal is to nurture the Arts, Sciences, Humanities, and Education in Oklahoma as these fields undergo transformations in the twenty-first century.

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In Recognition of Col. Frank Stone

After reading the current issue of Sooner Lawyer magazine and the feature on military service, I was moved to write the College and share about Col./Dr. Frank Stone -- a significant OU Law alum who served in the JAG, and one who should not be overlooked.

Our class of ’63 is having its 50th year reunion this year.  Without bragging too much, it is an accomplished class claiming a law school dean, Andrew Coats; a library honoree, Don Pray; a US District Court Judge featured in a John Grisham book, the Hon.

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SBA Offers Week of Fun Festivities

The Student Bar Association has planned a week of fun-filled, flashback-themed events for OU Law students. Click here to see what they have planned for today! (Link opens in new window)

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Event Shines Light on Global Female Empowerment and Human Trafficking April 9-12

The University of Oklahoma’s world-renowned publication, World Literature Today, will host the "Puterbaugh Festival of International Literature & Culture" April 9-12, 2013. The Puterbaugh Festival is part of a forty-year tradition through which World Literature Today brings world-class writers (often future Nobel Prize winners) to the OU campus.

This year’s festival will highlight the utility of art in empowering women and promoting social justice.  The event will feature two keynote addresses, a photography exhibition at the Fred Jones Jr.

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OU Legal Clinic Hosts Fashion Show April 5 for S-CAP

“Everyone has a past. We all want a future,” said Maria Harris, a participant in Cleveland County’s Second Chance Access Pilot program (S-CAP). OU Legal Clinic student Katie Wilder interviewed Harris and described her as an “outgoing, positive, cheerful” person who is “serious about helping the world embrace the positive.”

S-CAP was started by the Cleveland County Sherriff’s office to combat the rising number of female incarcerations. It is a navigational service for non-violent women offenders. S-CAP is the only program of its kind in Oklahoma.

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