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The UICHR hosts diverse collaborative events and innovative programs, teaches Human Rights courses, and engages in scholarly work reaching the UI community, the state of Iowa, and beyond.

The Center, a unit of the UI College of Law, teaches and collaborates with community organizations and UI departments, scholars, and student groups. UICHR’s publicly engaged programs and initiatives include:

Class in Human Rights Certificate

Certificate in Human Rights

The Center for Human Rights offers the undergraduate Certificate in Human Rights, awarded by the College of Law.

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Working Groups

The UICHR supports faculty working groups to encourage innovative, interdisciplinary research and scholarship on campus.


Iowa Human Rights Network

The Iowa Human Rights Network is a collective of faculty members from institutions across the state of Iowa.


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Human Rights & The Environment: Recent Developments

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Human Rights & The Environment: Recent Developments Recent cases before the European Court of Human Rights and the International Court of Justice have explored the relationship between human rights and climate change. UI law professor Jon Carlson will provide background and discuss the implications of these and future cases with our associate director, Brian Farrell.   Wednesday, June 19 1–2 p.m. CST Zoom ID: 972 5341 2234   All UICHR webinars will be closed captioned. Individuals with...
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Ten Years Too Long: Making the Flint Water Crisis Public Archive

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
The Flint Water Crisis Public Archive aims to aid community leaders, researchers, and the general public in better understanding what happened during the Flint Water Crisis. Without our intervention, we risk losing access to documents released regarding the crisis, stripping us of the opportunity to learn about these important events and their ongoing implications for communities in Michigan and beyond. Panelists will include the project's founder, who will discuss the upcoming launch of the...
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