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Iowa Law nearly doubles the number of Hawkeyes in its entering class

When Kevin Washburn arrived as the University of Iowa College of Law’s new dean two years ago, he was surprised by the low number of Iowa undergraduates staying at Iowa for law school. The vow to improve local recruitment efforts resulted in a dramatic increase in 2020.
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Iowa Law Raises Diversity in Entering Class, Highest Ever

With the start of the semester, the University of Iowa College of Law in Iowa City, Iowa, welcomed one of the most ethnically diverse classes in its 155-year history. Collins Byrd, assistant dean for admissions, announced that 24.6 percent of the members of the incoming class are people of color, eclipsing the previous high of 23.6 percent in 1992’s incoming class.
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Iowa Law Introduces Impressive New Class of Faculty

Iowa Law welcomed eight new faculty for Fall 2020: three full-time faculty, two Legal Analysis, Writing and Research faculty, a new law library director, and two faculty beginning multi-year visits. We are excited to have this impressive group join us at the Boyd Law Building.


UNI Graduate School Fair

Monday, September 21, 2020 10:00am to 3:00pm
Virtual Event

Tamisiea Lecture

Monday, September 21, 2020 1:00pm to 1:45pm
Virtual Event

   Tamisiea Lecture    Suzanne Shier    "Wealth Management 2020: Opportunity Amid Uncertainty"

International Scholarship/Fellowship Open House

Monday, September 21, 2020 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Virtual Event

Are you interested in the possibility of international study, research, or teaching? Join International Programs for our International Scholarships and Fellowships Open House to learn how you can apply for different types of merit-based scholarships, such as the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the Stanley Awards for International Research, and many others! The event will be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2020, from 3 - 4:30 p.m. via Zoom - pre-register for zoom event: https://doodle.com…

Informal Law Faculty Lunch

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:40pm to 1:45pm
Virtual Event

Environmental Law Society -- Working in Environmental Law

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:40pm to 1:40pm
Virtual Event

 We're pleased to announce that a group of lawyers from Midwest Environmental Advocates will be joining us virtually to discuss their professional development in the field of environmental law. After sharing their individual stories and answering student questions, they will also be updating the group on a few of their ongoing cases. This event is open to everyone, and we encourage any and all to attend!        Zoom Meeting ID: 537 978 6746