Student Life

Kensey and Onyedira headshots
Two Texas Law Students Win Susman Godfrey Prize

Texas Law students Diana Kensy (3L) and Jason Onyediri (3L) have been selected as Susman Godfrey Prize winners, which are presented annually to 12 law school students of color from around the country who have demonstrated academic excellence and overall achievement. The award is open to students who are finishing their first or second year […]

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Father's Day 2022 - Four families
Texas Law Honors Dads on Father’s Day

For the majority of our students, their decision to embark on the three-year law school journey has had a personal impact, but for those who are parents, it is a decision that affects the whole family. At this year’s Sunflower Ceremony, some of our graduates displayed that family commitment as they walked the stage with […]

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2022 Justice Center Graduating Student Award Winners
Justice Center Honors Three Students with 2022 Graduating Student Awards

William Wayne Justice Center recognized 3Ls Alyssa Gordon, Jacqueline Morales, and Zoraima Pelaez with Graduating Student Awards for their outstanding leadership and contribution to the community. They were honored at the Justice Center and Mithoff Pro Bono Program’s annual Celebration of Service on April 21— which was held in-person for the first time since the […]

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Advocate awards winners
Board of Advocates Wraps Up Year with Awards

The Texas Law student Board of Advocates celebrated the year’s end with a recent banquet, recognizing officers and law students who excelled in advocacy. The Board of Advocates is a student-run honorary advocacy organization composed of the best student advocates at The University of Texas School of Law. Three major awards were presented to graduating […]

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Happy Mother's Day 2022 from Texas Law
Mother’s Day 2022 Tribute to Texas Law Moms

Law school certainly is a challenge in itself, but couple that with the responsibility of raising children at the same time, and it seems like a role for a superhero! Several law students who are moms first point to the love and support of their families as key factors in managing their years at Texas […]

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UT Law School Beck Awards 2022 with winners
2022 Beck Center Awards Recognize Outstanding Student Writers

The David J. Beck Center for Legal Research, Writing, and Appellate Advocacy recognized outstanding Texas Law students with the 2022 Beck Center Awards in a ceremony on April 28, 2022. First-year students were recognized for demonstrating their commitment to perfecting their communication skills, upper-division students were recognized for their service as Teaching Quizmasters, and the […]

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Nick Lowrey and Gus Talkington at TYLA National Trial Competition
Texas Law Students Compete at TYLA National Trial Competition Following Regional Win

Texas Law students Nick Lowrey (3L) and Gus Talkington (2L) qualified for and competed at the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) National Trial Competition held in Fort Worth March 30-April 3. Lowrey and Talkington qualified for the national event by taking top honors at the Region 10 TYLA competition. Thirty teams representing law schools across […]

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