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Iowa Law: the Law Dean school

Iowa Law’s community fosters leadership skills that have resulted in a number of faculty members becoming leaders at law schools across the country and earned Iowa Law an informal reputation of “Law Dean School” along the way.
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Iowa Law alum working for the rights of veterans and their survivors

This Veterans Day we sat down with Amy Kretkowski, a 2008 alumnae and current adjunct professor at Iowa Law teaching Veterans Benefits Law, to learn more about the passion behind her work.
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Mental Health Awareness Week and its importance in the legal profession

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week at Iowa Law. As racial injustice and the pandemic continues in addition to the stresses associated with law school, we hope that our law school community can come together and support each other’s mental health and well-being during these hard times.

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.