Category Archives: Feature

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Professor’s research inspires community, leading to historical designation

The former home of Arthur and Edith Lee was added to the National Register of Historic Places in July, after research confirmed that the modest clapboard house marked a turning point for the civil rights movement in Minneapolis. William Mitchell’s Professor Ann Juergens published the initial research over a decade ago, revealing that the African-American …

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Journal issue explores impacts of light rail project through eyes of recent Mitchell grads

Light rail is top-of-mind for locals in the Twin Cities metro area, where two lines of metro transit are in operation and the Metropolitan Council is working on plans to extend them. But there’s more to light rail transit projects than just waiting at the station. As students In William Mitchell’s Community Development Clinic learned first-hand, …

William Mitchell is the first ABA-accredited law school in the country to offer an on-campus/online enrollment option.

U.S. News & World Report covers hybrid enrollment: ‘… the one program that fits my life.’

U.S. News & World Report recently posted a feature story about the one-of-a-kind hybrid enrollment option at William Mitchell. The story includes comments from two students who have been accepted to hybrid program, including Jessica Islas, a 31-year-old mother and full-time commercial escrow officer.  “When the hybrid program came along, it was kind of a no-brainer for me; …

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Star Tribune: William Mitchell program helps new products get off the ground

Star Tribune business reporter David Phelps recently wrote a story about how students in Mitchell’s Business Law Clinic help local businesses with legal issues ranging from writing contracts to securing trademarks.  The clinic provides clients with valuable legal services and students with practical, real-world experience. Read the story