College of Law

Jay Sieleman poses with a guitar

A true Blues Brother

A UI law alumnus preserves an American treasure—and earns a 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award
In June, the University of Iowa Alumni Association will present Distinguished Alumni Awards to 14 outstanding nominees, including Jay Sieleman—a true blues brother. He's president and chief executive officer of the Blues Foundation in Memphis, which is now the largest and most renowned blues organization in the world.
Graduates take photo in front of the Old Capitol.

Celebrating commencement

Sights and sounds from spring 2015 commencement weekend
This past weekend, thousands of UI students were joined by faculty, staff, and families as they celebrated their educational milestone at commencement ceremonies around campus.
Students in cap and gown at graduation

University of Iowa graduates to celebrate commencement

Ceremonies begin May 14; wrap in early June
About 5,100 University of Iowa students will mark educational milestones as they receive their degrees at spring 2015 commencement ceremonies. Ceremonies begin Thursday, May 14, with the College of Pharmacy commencement and end Friday, June 5, with the College of Dentistry. All other ceremonies will be held May 15-16.
University of Iowa College of Law Commencement - May 15, 2015

Video: UI College of Law commencement 2015

Friday, May 15, noon, Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge
The spring 2015 UI College of Law commencement ceremony will be streamed live from "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins Friday, May 15, at noon. Archival video will replace the live stream shortly after the ceremony concludes.
Finkbine dinner

Students, faculty, staff, and alumni honored with one of UI’s highest honors

Finkbine Dinner recognizes leadership, learning, and loyalty
University of Iowa students, faculty, staff, and alumni received some of the institution’s highest honors Tuesday, May 5, at the 98th anniversary of the Finkbine Dinner for Representative Student Leaders.

UI College of Law Bill drafted by Iowa law student signed by Gov. Branstad

A bill researched and drafted by a second-year student at the UI College of Law was signed into law  by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad last week. The bill, Senate File 306, is an act relating to communication and visitation between an adult ward and another person.

Phil Was Here sign on the Pentacrest

Phil was...everywhere!

Fourth annual Phil's Day highlights the impact of philanthropy on campus
There’s no other day during the school year when philanthropy—nicknamed “Phil” by the University of Iowa Foundation’s Student Philanthropy Initiative—is more visible than on Phil’s Day, which took place on Thursday, April 30—the fourth annual celebration of philanthropy on the UI campus.

Learning about the Arab Spring in a global context

2015 Provost’s Global Forum to feature international scholars
The University of Iowa is set to host experts and researchers from around the world as part of the 2015 Provost’s Global Forum, “The Arab Spring in a Global Context.”
students in law room

Comparing law across the globe

Law course helps build connections, dialogue with international students
A unique University of Iowa law course has created an opportunity for Iowa students to build relationships with their counterparts on the other side of the world.
Jude West

Memorial service set for retired UI professor, former VP Jude West

Known as 'The Henry Kissinger of the University of Iowa'
A public memorial luncheon for Jude West, long-time University of Iowa business professor and champion of Iowa non-profit organizations who died Monday, will be held Friday, April 17, at noon, at the University Club.

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