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Iowa Law earns A+ rating for Human Rights Law

Iowa Law has established its human rights program as a stand out in a competitive and changing world, recently earning an A+ rating for Human Rights Law from preLaw Magazine, a National Jurist Publication.
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Midwest travels take Marshall-Loving to the Iowa Supreme Court

After a difficult interview process, Marshall-Loving was offered – and accepted – a coveted Iowa Supreme Court clerkship, which she will begin after graduation. “Professors went above and beyond to provide me with letters of recommendation and explain to judges what I could offer to their chambers. I am more than grateful for Iowa Law’s valuable insight and help, and can’t wait to discover yet another corner of the Midwest through my clerkship in Des Moines.”
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Celebrating the 2020 alumni award recipients

In 2009, Iowa Law launched an alumni awards program to recognize law alumni who have made significant achievements in their careers and in their service to the College of Law. The program features four award categories: Emerging Leader, Alumni Achievement, Alumni Service, and the Iowa Law Review Alumni Achievement.

Events

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Managing the Market: Teaching Statement

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Virtual
Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on teaching statements with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series
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Managing the Market: DEI Statement

Thursday, July 29, 2021 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Virtual
Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on DEI statements with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series

TriNetX Training

Thursday, July 29, 2021 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual
TriNetX training This training will provide an in depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies.
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Managing the Market: Research Statement

Friday, July 30, 2021 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Virtual
Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on research statements with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series

First day of Early Bird OCI

Monday, August 2, 2021 (all day)
In person OCI - 8/2-8/4 Virtual OCI - 8/5-8/6