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Iowa Law learn about life and law in Washington, DC

A new externship program introduces Iowa law students to the nation’s capital and helps them find careers in and around the federal government.


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9th Annual Fulbright Workshop

Friday, January 29, 2021 9:30am to 11:30am

Would you like to teach English, study, or do research or creative work abroad for an academic year at no cost? Join International Programs for the ninth annual intensive Fulbright U.S. Student Program workshop on Friday, January 29, 2021, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. via Zoom.  Please join UI Fulbright Program Advisor Karen Wachsmuth, Fulbright Faculty Mentors, and recent UI Fulbright student awardees to find out more about opportunities to teach English, study, research, or do creative work abroad…

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Living the Dream: Perspective, Privilege and Personal Power

Friday, January 29, 2021 12:40pm

In commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the College of Law and the UI Center for Human Rights welcomes Iowa Representative Ras Smith to speak on January 29 at 12:40 PM.  Join the event at: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99114585318 All are welcome to attend; prior registration is not required. Representative Ras Smith represents Iowa House District 62, which includes Waterloo, Elk Run Heights, Evansdale, and Raymond. Smith, a Waterloo native, is the son of L.C. and the Rev. Dr. Belinda…

Marines hiring program for JAG Officers (All Students

Monday, February 1, 2021 12:45pm to 1:45pm

Law Students who wish to become Marine Corps JAGs or are interested in in learning more about careers in the Marine Corps JAG are encouraged to attend this panel conversation. Panelist are: Captain Geoffrey Irving, Deputy Staff Judge Advocate; Captain Robert Winter, Officer Selection Officer.

University of Central Florida Phi Alpha Delta Law Forum

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 8:00am to 4:00pm

Wisconsin Pre-Law Diversity Conference and Law Fair 2021

Friday, February 5, 2021 1:30pm to 3:00pm