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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.

Events

Law Hooding Ceremony

Friday, May 14, 2021 12:00pm
Virtual
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College of Law Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 14, 2021 2:00pm
Virtual
UI President Bruce Harreld; Executive Vice President and Provost Kevin Kregel; Sherry A. Bates of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa.; and Dean Kevin Washburn will deliver welcome messages to students. Graduate Adam R. Lorenzana will be the student speaker. The Honorable Kevin Ross will be the guest speaker. Kregel will confer degrees. Spring 2021 commencement will be virtual, the ceremony will be livestreamed at the scheduled time. Degrees will be conferred and graduates who RSVP'd Yes will…

Carrel Clean-Out, May 15th – May 16th: Please remove items from your permanent, spring, or exam assigned carrels by Sunday, May 16th at 8pm.

Saturday, May 15 8:00am to Sunday, May 16, 2021 8:00pm
  Any items that are not cleared out of carrels by students will be removed by staff and placed in boxes or plastic bags with the student’s name and carrel assignment in a locked area. These items will be kept for one semester in the Law Library (in this case, until January 2022). Items will be sent to Lost and Found after that time has lapsed. Please note that items collected from March 2020 to May 16, 2021 will be retained in the Law Library until January 2022.  

Intersession Classes

Monday, May 17, 2021 (all day)
Dates determined by course.

Intersession Classes

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 (all day)
Dates determined by course.