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UI law professor has ties to Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi

Published
2014.10.10
University of Iowa Professor Lea VanderVelde poses with Kailash Satyarthi and her husband, UI Professor Johannes Ledolter on her back porch during one of Satyarthi’s visits to Iowa City.  Read more at http://thegazette.com/subject/news/nobel-peace-prize-winner-satyarthi-has-iowa-ties-20141010#zTI9qQEAgYOw4iWm.99

Sen. Tom Harkin and University of Iowa law Professor Lea VanderVelde co-nominated the Indian child rights activist to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, the body that distributes the prestigious prize. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

UI law professor has ties to Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi

Published
2014.10.10
University of Iowa Professor Lea VanderVelde poses with Kailash Satyarthi and her husband, UI Professor Johannes Ledolter on her back porch during one of Satyarthi’s visits to Iowa City. (Contributed Photo/Lea VanderVelde)

Sen. Tom Harkin and University of Iowa law Professor Lea VanderVelde co-nominated the Indian child rights activist to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, the body that distributes the prestigious prize. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

Spotlight: UI law professor consults with High Commissioner for Peace in Colombia

Published
2014.09.30
Mark Osiel

UI College of Law Professor Mark Osiel recently spent several days in Bogotá, Colombia, consulting with officials at the High Commissioner for Peace, concerning legal issues involved in ending the country’s longstanding civil war. Story from: UI College of Law

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Spotlight: The library that Bonfield built

Published
2014.09.18
Arthur Bonfield

Arthur Bonfield built the UI Law Library into the largest public law school library in the country—with more than 1.3 million volumes and volume equivalents—and the second largest library by that measurement among all public and private law school libraries in the country. Story from: College of Law Website

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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

Published
2014.09.02
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

Published
2014.06.18
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

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