S.J. Quinney College of Law

Celebrating 100 Years of
Legal Education (1913-2013)

The Wallace Stegner Center


Wallace Stegner Center Nineteenth Annual Symposium

The national park idea, the best idea we ever had, was inevitable as soon as Americans learned to confront the wild continent not with fear and cupidity but with delight, wonder, and awe.  – Wallace Stegner

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Give to the Green Building Fund

We are truly delighted to announce a major gift from the Alternative Visions Fund of the Chicago Community Trust to help make the new College of Law building even more sustainable. The generous gift includes up to $500,000 in additional matching funds to encourage others to contribute to this effort. Help us achieve our goal of building a model of sustainability that reflects our longstanding commitment to our natural environment, and our related goal of obtaining certification as the first LEED Platinum law school building in the world.  Read more »

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Read more about the Wallace Stegner Center…

Read more about Wallace Stegner, watch archived program recordings, view Stegner research, or take a look at our event calendar.

Give to the Wallace Stegner Center

Donate online to support Wallace Stegner Center programs, scholarships and student activities. Contributions directly support the multidisciplinary study of natural resources and environmental law and policy, our dynamic environmental programs, and the annual Wallace Stegner Center symposium.

Stegner Center student resources

View the degree programs offered by the Stegner Center, see a list of Stegner faculty, view the curriculum, and see awards and fellowships offered.

Contact the Stegner Center

Get in touch with the Stegner Center via email, or phone by calling (801) 585-3440.



Learn about the Green Team

Buildings are more than edifices of brick and mortar. They’re also physical manifestations of our priorities as a society. With the pursuit of LEED Platinum Certification, the new S.J. Quinney College of Law building is not only a world-class learning institute, it’s also a catalyst for leadership in the area of sustainable development and practices. Read more »