Articles from 2022

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HELI introduces new program director, Blake Rupe

Blake Rupe joins the Hubbell Environmental Law Initiative from the University of Iowa Office of Sustainability and the Environment, where she served as sustainability program manager. There she worked to connect students and faculty with classes, research, and organizations to help advance the mission of sustainability in Iowa.
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Lea VanderVelde earns University of Iowa Distinguished Chair award

Lea VanderVelde, professor of law and the Josephine R. Witte Chair, has been named a recipient of the 2022 University of Iowa Distinguished Chair. The award is one of the highest bestowed on Iowa faculty. It recognizes tenured scholars of national and international distinction who are making a significant positive impact within the university, state of Iowa, and beyond.