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.
UANativeNet, formerly Arizona NativeNet, was reactivated this month, offering a new host of resources for tribal nations, attorneys, educators, students and others interested in issues facing American Indian and indigenous populations.
Students in the UA Honors College presented dozens of ideas on ways to boost campus sustainability the same day the University's Green Fund opened a campus-wide call for funding requests regarding sustainability-related efforts.
Gerald Swanson and Marshall Vest will offer insights and cautionary messages about the national and statewide economies at the annual Eller College Outlook Luncheon on Friday, Dec. 10, at the Westin La Paloma Resort.
A two-year, $500,000 grant will go toward a project to assess the effectiveness of 1997 federal legislation that financially helps qualified hospitals. Gautam Gowisankaran and his colleagues will conduct the research.
UA professor Dean Lueck has co-coordinated a symposium that is drawing law and economics experts from around the nation and Australia to discuss and develop research papers to help improve policy around wildfire management.