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A group photo of all those in attendance at Back to Iowa in Chicago.

Back to Iowa: Connecting Black alumni and students for real talk about the legal profession

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Tiffany Ferguson (06JD) organized the first Back to Iowa in 1996 and has watched it grow into a Hawkeye institution—an annual gathering that blends educational seminars, professional networking, and happy reunions of old friends.
Alexis Jones

Student Spotlight: Alexis Jones and her pursuit of diversity in law

Friday, February 16, 2024
Alexis Jones' commitment to social justice and community-building serves as a testament to her promising future in the legal field.
Lex Dosunmu Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Lex Dosunmu’s resilience, mentorship, and passion for the law

Wednesday, February 7, 2024
In 2022, Lex enrolled in the Advanced Standing Program at Iowa Law, drawn not only by the program’s efficiency but also by the positive testimonials from friends who had followed the same path. During his first summer of law school, Lex worked as a Summer Associate at Dechert LLP in New York City, New York, where he will return after graduation. Lex credits his readiness for the real-world legal landscape to the guidance and teachings of his professors at Iowa Law.
BLB w/ People

Four Iowa Law students, two UI undergraduates earn Cmiel and Weston scholarships

Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Iowa Law celebrates the 2023 human rights scholarship recipients. Professors Ken Cmiel and Burns Weston shared a common passion: building the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights—a unit of the College of Law—into a world-class, cross-disciplinary resource for human rights education, research, and service. Their scholarships are supporting the next generation of human rights advocates.