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Bequest from alumnus provides $7.8 million for genetics research at the UI

portrait of Franklin Trueblood and Elsie Foerstner

University of Iowa alumnus Franklin D. Trueblood’s lifelong interest in medical innovation inspired an estate gift that will dramatically enhance cutting-edge genetics research in the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. Story

Law school strategies help enrollment rebound

UI College of Law class

First year student enrollment at the UI College of Law has rebounded nicely this year after the law school cut its tuition and took other steps to attract students. Story from: Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Iowa Supreme Court to hear cases at College of Law Sept. 12

The Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at the University of Iowa College of Law at 1 p.m. on Sept. 12. Story

UI students receive degrees after 2014 spring session

UI graduates move their tassles during commencement 2014

The University of Iowa awarded an estimated 5,000 degrees at the close of the 2014 spring session. Story

Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news

University staff, faculty, students, and alumni are accomplishing great things every day. See who's making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more. Story

Rantanen explains UI law graduate's role in Redskins case

Redskins football helmet

UI law professor Jason Rantanen explains that it was an Iowa law alumnus who came up with the legal strategy of canceling the Federal Trademark for the NFL's Washington Redskins. Story from: KGAN


Grewal comments on Supreme Court decision


UI law professor Andy Grewal analyzes why the U.S. Supreme Court may have decided not to hear a case from a lower court rejecting a tax maneuver. Story from: Bloomberg


Rantanen comments on Facebook patent case


UI law professor Jason Rantanen says it's unusual for patent infringement cases like the one now facing Facebook in a Virginia federal court to make it to trial. Story from: Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake Tribune

VanderVelde speaks to U.S. Supreme Court about Dred Scott

UI law professor Lea VanderVelde discusses the legacy of the Dred Scott decision in the August chambers of the Supreme Court

UI law professor Lea VanderVelde discusses the legacy of the Dred Scott decision in the august chambers of the Supreme Court of the United States, with an introduction by Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Story from: C-SPAN


Hovenkamp sees Comcast merger influenced by AT&T/DirecTV proposal


By acquiring DirecTV, AT&T will get the scale to compete more effectively against a combined Comcast-Time Warner Cable, making that transaction appear less threatening to regulators, says UI law professor Herb Hovenkamp. Story from: Bloomberg



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