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Khary Hornsby ('05) New Director of International & Graduate Programs

AUGUST 4, 2009—The University of Minnesota Law School has selected Khary D. Hornsby ('05) as its new Director of International and Graduate Programs. He will assume his duties on August 17.

Hornsby returns to Minnesota from Emory University School of Law, where he was associate director of admission and recruitment. Among his responsibilities were financial aid, scholarships, and coordination of on-campus events, visitation and information sessions, international J.D. candidates and LL.M. students, and waitlist candidates.

At the Law School, Hornsby served as an articles editor of Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, was president of the Black Law Student Association, and was named the 2005 Judge Michael J. Davis Scholar for outstanding academic achievement. He clerked for the Honorable Harry S. Crump of the Fourth Judicial District Court of Minnesota.

Hornsby did his undergraduate work at the University of Michigan—Ann Arbor, where he received grants from the National Science Foundation and the Fogarty Institute to conduct research at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing. After completing his B.S. in cellular and molecular biology at Michigan, he spent a year in Lyon, France, as an English teaching assistant at the Rectorat de Lyon.

Portrait of Khary Hornsby

Khary D. Hornsby ('05), new Director of International & Graduate Programs