Press Releases

OU Law Center Offers Paralegal Orientation Aug. 18

NORMAN – Those interested in a paralegal career are invited to a free orientation seminar sponsored by the University of Oklahoma Department of Legal Assistant Education 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the OU Law Center, 300 Timberdell Road in Norman.

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Professors Owen Anderson and Taiawagi Helton Receive OU Faculty Awards

NORMAN – University of Oklahoma College of Law Professors Owen Anderson and Taiawagi Helton were recognized at the Faculty Tribute, a university-wide faculty awards ceremony, on April 5. Anderson was named a George Lynn Cross Research Professor, the highest research honor that a faculty member may receive from OU. Helton received the Regents’ Award for Superior Teaching.

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LyondellBasell CEO James Gallogly to Speak at Convocation May 12

OKLAHOMA CITY –  LyondellBasell Chief Executive Officer and 1977 OU Law Alumnus James “Jim” Gallogly will address graduating law students at the University of Oklahoma College of Law Convocation 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 North Walker Ave. in Oklahoma City.

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Aubrey M. Kerr, Sr. Endowed Scholarship Established with $500,000 Gift

NORMAN – The Aubrey K. McClendon and Aubrey M. Kerr, Jr. families have given a gift of $500,000 to the University of Oklahoma College of Law to honor the late lawyer, businessman and politician Aubrey M. Kerr, Sr.  Beginning with the 2012-13 academic year, the Aubrey M. Kerr, Sr. Endowed Scholarship will award $25,000 annually to students with a demonstrated interest in energy and natural resources law.

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McAfee & Taft Gives $200,000 Gift For Oklahoma Law Review Symposium, New Café

NORMAN – Oklahoma-based McAfee & Taft has donated $200,000 to the University of Oklahoma College of Law to establish an endowment that will provide $10,000 in underwriting funds each year for the Oklahoma Law Review’s annual symposium. The donation also makes possible a new café on the first floor of OU Law.

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