Free speech on college campuses subject of 35th annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate on Nov. 15

Should First Amendment rights of members of university communities be constrained if their speech undermines the mission of the university? That question will be the subject of the 35th Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate on Nov. 15 at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. The debate begins at 5 p.m, with a reception […]

Addressing Complex Issues with Trauma-informed Approaches

By Mary Dumas, Dumas & Associates, Inc. for EDRBlog.org Complexity & Confusion In conditions of complexity, it’s important to remember that data do not make decisions, people do! Complex issues occur at international scales, such as peacemaking post conflict, addressing poverty and migration, as well as locally in terms of homelessness and adaption to climate […]

Murphy and co-author win Lexis/Nexis Call for Papers Award

Forthcoming research by Felicity Murphy, a librarian at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, explores methods behind training law students to cover the reference desk and assist with faculty research. Murphy’s paper, called The Reference Assistant,  won the Lexis/Nexis Call for Papers Award, New Members Division and will soon be published. The honor […]

National Library Week 2017

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – April 9-15, 2017 is National Library Week. This year’s theme is “Libraries Transform”. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of […]

Presidents’ Day Closure

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – The Law Library will be closed on Monday, February 20 for Presidents’ Day. The reference desk will be closing at noon on Friday, February 17.

Law Library Closure

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – The Law Library will be closed on Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Reference Desk will close on Friday, January 13 at 12 noon. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 17 at 7am.

The Power of Human-to-Human Connections

By Heather Gilmartin Adams for EDRblog.org. On Saturday, November 12, the first Utah Citizens Summit was held in downtown Salt Lake City. The event – a day of dialogue and celebration sponsored by the Utah Civil and Compassionate Communities Initiative – capped a yearlong effort to bring communities together through conversation and service. Organizers and participants […]

Thanksgiving Hours

By Melissa Bernstein for the Faust Library Blog – The law library will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25, for Thanksgiving.  We will be open until 6pm on Wednesday, November 23; the reference desk will be closing at noon that day.

Solar parking canopy dedication garners media attention

The dedication of a solar parking canopy near the S.J. Quinney College of Law on Friday, Oct.7 garnered media attention from KUER radio and Fox 13. View the coverage here.

The Western Klamath Restoration Partnership Uses the Open Standards Process

This post originally appeared on the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network’s blog in May 2016. We are reposting it with the permission of both the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network and author Bill Tripp. The Western Klamath Restoration Partnership (WKRP) effort explores a path toward collaborative fire management in the Western Klamath landscape. It arose […]