Press Releases

OU Law Announces New Energy Law Professor

The University of Oklahoma College of Law is pleased to announce the hire of Kristen van de Biezenbos as associate professor of law. She assumes teaching responsibilities in the college’s strategic areas of energy and oil and gas law this fall.

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Three OU Law Graduates Selected as First Gallogly Public Interest Fellows

The University of Oklahoma College of Law is pleased to announce the selection of three of its 2016 graduates to the inaugural class of the Gallogly Family Foundation Public Interest Fellowship Program. Students Ge’Andra Johnson, Corie O’Rourke and Mary Beth Williams are the first to receive the fellowship. The Program supports recent graduates of a select number of leading law schools across the country. In its first year, the Gallogly Family Foundation selected the OU College of Law to serve as the pilot school for the Foundation’s fellowships.

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OU Law Moot Court Program Ranked in Top 15 for Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, the Blakely Advocacy Institute ranked the University of Oklahoma College of Law’s competition program as one of the top 15 in the nation.

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OU Law Announces MLS in Oil, Gas and Energy Law

The University of Oklahoma College of Law is pleased to announce the launch of a Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree in Oil, Gas and Energy Law. The program, which is designed for non-lawyers, will enroll its first students in fall 2016.


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OU Law Professor Evelyn Aswad Receives David L. Boren Award for Outstanding Global Engagement

Professor of Law at the University of Oklahoma, Evelyn Aswad, received OU’s 2016 David L. Boren Award for Oustanding Global Engagement at the university’s annual “A Tribute to the Faculty.” The award was established to recognize faculty who have exhibited outstanding commitment to and support for the university’s international mission.

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