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At the Intersection of Health and Law

Rapid changes in health care practices and regulations over the past few years have created a greater need for people who understand the convergence between law and health care, making Iowa’s JD-MHA combined degree program more appealing than ever for students and employers.
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Professor Derek Muller teaching Civil Procedure at Iowa Law

Iowa Law in the time of COVID – A year in review 

This past year has been a difficult one. Yet despite many challenges and changes, the Iowa Law community has persisted and succeeded—hiring incredible faculty, recruiting a diverse student body, making a positive impact during the pandemic, advancing DEI initiatives, and giving students valuable experiences they need to succeed.
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Southern CA-native heads east with the help of Iowa Law alum

“Unlike the other law schools I had previously checked out, I felt that Iowa Law was not trying to sell me anything. I got a really genuine impression from the school that impressed me.” Today, almost three years later, Eibschutz feels right at home in Iowa City and within the walls of Boyd Law, finding success in the classroom and out.


Sports Law Society Speaker: Gary Barta - Iowa Director of Athletics

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 1:00pm to 1:45pm
  The Sports Law Society will be wrapping up our speaker series with Gary Barta, the Athletic Director here at Iowa. Mr. Barta will be joining us at 1pm on Tuesday, April 13th. If you would like to attend and have any specific questions you want to have addressed, please email with your questions.
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Myths Around Black Brazilian Women from the Perspective of Black Feminist Theory

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Professor Djamila Ribeiro will highlight the contributions of Black writers in regard to deconstructing the assumption of Brazil as a racial paradise. Drawing on key thinkers of Black feminism, Ribeiro will emphasize a critical, intersectional outlook with new forms of understanding and politics to break with the invisibility of Black women's lives.

ISBA BLM Speaker

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:00pm
\ On Tuesday, April 13th at 6:00 pm, ISBA is hosting Justice Anita Earls, an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, as a guest speaker via Zoom. The focus of the event will be Progressing Past the Conversation. Justice Earls will give insight about her career as a civil rights and social justice advocate and what steps we can be taking as law students to fight for and ensure true equality. There will be an opportunity for a Q&A session as part of this event, and in the…
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IBL Center Presents "Antitrust and Athletics: A Panel Discussion of NCAA v. Alston"

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Do the National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility rules regarding compensation of student-athletes violate federal antitrust law?  On Wednesday, April 14, the Iowa Innovation, Business and Law Center and the Sports Law Society will host a panel discussion on NCAA v. Alston, currently pending before the United States Supreme Court. Moderated by UI College of Law Professor Jason Rantanen and Director of the Innovation, Business & Law Center, the panel will include the following: …

Graduate and Professional Student Government Elections-Meet the GPSG Candidates

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
   Now's your chance to share your vision, talents, and energy to represent and advocate on behalf of all graduate and professional students at the University of Iowa! GPSG elections for officer and committee chair positions will be held virtually on Sunday, April 18, 2021, starting at 6pm. More information and important dates can be found here:        All candidates interested in running for a GPSG officer or…