UA Law Students Help Protect Startups' Innovations
A new intellectual property clinic founded at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is giving law students the chance to counsel startup business owners. The clinic allows law students in their third year to help new entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground while protecting their innovative ideas. To form the clinic, the college partnered with law firm Quarles & Brady LLP.
UA Law Professor Raises Awareness of Indigenous People's Struggles Worldwide
S. James Anaya, Regents' Professor and the James J. Lenoir Professor of Human Rights Law and Policy, has traveled around the world investigating and reporting on the conditions of indigenous peoples and bringing attention to human rights issues that affect them. While serving as Special Rapporteur to the United Nations, Anaya has involved UA law students in his work.
Martha Van Gelder, who has academic ties to Arizona, brings more than two decades of experience in leading companies with global brand names. Van Gelder has headed Disney's Home Video division and the Sesame Workshop.
UA researchers are part of a team that received a $10.7 million, multi-year contract to develop an educational video game to train intelligence analysts and measure their proficiency in recognizing and mitigating the cognitive biases that affect intelligence analysis.
The UA's translation and interpretation program was introduced five years ago with 35 students and has since grown into a well-established program with an undergraduate degree and more than 170 now enrolled.
S. James Anaya, a UA Regents' Professor of Law and Special Rapporteur to the United Nations, announced this month that he will give special attention to extractive industries over the course of his next term.
Students enrolled in a nonprofit management class at the UA Eller College of Management have organized a brigade of 400 of their peers to volunteer in the Tucson community on Oct. 22. The effort was organized to coincide with Make a Difference Day, a national movement founded by USA WEEKEND Magazine.
Christopher Edley, Jr., a distinguished law professor at the University of California, Berkeley, has spent decades helping to shape the national discourse on educational equity and excellence. He will give a public talk at the UA on Oct. 14.