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Grad works for 'a better tomorrow'

Makayla Gustafson, citizen of Tlingit and Haida Tribal Nation, was inspired to attend law school and seek a career...

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Scholarship recipients find motivation close to home

Ana Hernández-Zamudio and Zulen Pantoja-Ortega were named the 2021 Scholars for Justice, an honor that goes to students committed to working in public interest. Molly Gunther received the 2021 Douglas R. Nash Native American Law Scholarship, given to an enrolled member of an Indian tribe (or lineal descendant of an enrolled member). The awards are three-year, full-tuition scholarships that recognize outstanding law students.

October 1, 2021


Grad works for 'a better tomorrow'

Makayla Gustafson, citizen of Tlingit and Haida Tribal Nation, was inspired to attend law school and seek a career as a lawyer by her great-great-great grandfather.

June 4, 2021


Scholarship recipients driven by passion for social justice

Both scholarships are three-year, full-tuition awards that recognize outstanding law students. The Scholars for Justice award goes to a student committed to working in public interest, and the Nash award goes to an enrolled member of an Indian tribe (or lineal descendant of an enrolled member).

August 28, 2020