College of Law

Iowa Law alum uses classroom theory to parse courtroom problems

When Iowa Law alumna Sara Davenport began working as assistant county attorney in Jackson County, Iowa, she didn’t expect to stay very long. But when the Jackson County attorney resigned, Davenport found herself appointed to the position, one she’s grown to love.

OneIT door-access automation project saves staff time, increases security

Thanks to a OneIT subproject, many UI students’ and employees’ Iowa One Card door access is now automatically updated based on information from MAUI and human resources or housing databases. The new system saves staff members’ time and increases security.

Honors Diversity Catalyst Award recipients announced

Six people have been selected to receive 2016–2017 Diversity Catalyst Awards, which are sponsored by the Chief Diversity Office and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity.

The Daily Beast Jim Leach: Why we must save the National Endowment for the Humanities

Former congressman Jim Leach writes in defense of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and touts the organization’s support of “vitally important intellectual work.” The visiting professor in the UI College of Law and former chairman of the NEH says that “the humanities are America’s stock and trade.”

11 UI graduate programs ranked among nation's best

Latest rankings from ‘US News & World Report’ released March 14
The University of Iowa also has 24 colleges and graduate programs listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings released Tuesday from “U.S. News & World Report.”
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Joint degree programs give law students a head start

JD students at the UI can optimize their time, specialize in a field before graduation
The University of Iowa College of Law’s joint degree program allows students to specialize in another field while earning their JD.
A University of Iowa student receives his degree during the Graduate College commencement ceremony Dec. 16 at Hancher Auditorium. About 250 students received degrees at the ceremony.

Recapping fall 2016 commencement

About 1,500 graduates received degrees at ceremonies this past weekend
About 1,500 University of Iowa students received their degrees at fall 2016 commencement ceremonies Dec. 16–18. “Iowa Now” captured several celebratory moments at the festivities.