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New Ideas For A Changing World

The Human Rights Certificate Program seeks to broaden understanding of human rights issues and to identify solutions to them on an interdisciplinary basis.

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Weston Essay Prize Winners

The UICHR sponsors the annual Burns H. Weston International Human Rights Essay Prize. Each year, two awards are made: one to an undergraduate and another to a graduate or professional school student.

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Student Internships

The UICHR's internship programs offer students the opportunity to explore careers and projects in various fields related to human rights. Each year, interns work in the UICHR office and in locations around the globe.

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  1. New Ideas For A Changing World
  2. Weston Essay Prize Winners
  3. Student Internships

the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights (UICHR) has as its mission the promotion and protection of human rights at home and abroad through distinguished multidisciplinary leadership in human rights research, education, and public service to The University of Iowa, its surrounding communities, the State of Iowa, and beyond.

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Lauren Markham Lecture: One Community One Book, UI Center for Human Rights, College of Law

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Capstone event for the One Community, One Book Program

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One Community, One Book: Author Lauren Markam, Lecture and Book Signing

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The University of Iowa Center for Human Rights and Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature are pleased to announce a public lecture and book signing by Lauren Markham, author of...

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