Keiter Testifies Before House Subcommittee in Joshua Tree National Monument

On Tuesday, April 7, Robert Keiter, professor of law and director of the Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, testified before a congressional subcommittee on the importance of protecting public lands against climate change. The field hearing of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National […]

Authors, Public Officials, Historians and Artists to Explore the 'Life and Legacy' of Wallace Stegner at March 6-7 Symposium

Wallace Stegner, historian, novelist, essayist, conservationist, and educator, is widely known as the “Dean of Western Writers.” On March 6-7, a distinguished group of elected officials, authors, historians, artists, and others will gather together to explore Stegner’s wide-ranging influence on the centennial of Stegner’s birth in a two-day symposium organized by the Wallace Stegner Center […]

Poet and Author Wendell Berry to Read in SLC, March 5

On Thursday, March 5, poet, farmer, novelist, and essayist Wendell Berry will appear at a reception and book signing and read from his work in Salt Lake City. The evening events are being held in conjunction with the 14th Annual Stegner Symposium, which begins the following day, March 6, and focuses on the life and […]

College of Law to Host Symposium on Environmental Crimes

Building on its reputation for top environmental and criminal law scholarship, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is presenting a daylong symposium, “Environmental Criminal Prosecution: Essential Tool or Government Overreaching?” on Thursday, January 22, 2009 in the Sutherland Moot Court Room at the College of Law. The symposium, organized by the Wallace […]

Kim Connolly Visits College of Law as Stegner Center Young Scholar

by John Blodgett Associate Professor Kim Diana Connolly from the University of South Carolina School of Law joins the Wallace Stegner Center as a Stegner Center Young Scholar from October 20-21, 2008. The Young Scholars Program, which is made possible by the generous support of the Cultural Vision Fund, is designed to recognize and establish […]

Alan Weisman Speaks at Stegner Center

“Alan Weisman has produced, if not a bible, at least a Book of Revelation.” 
—Newsweek On Tuesday, September 30, Alan Weisman, New York Times bestselling author of The World Without Us, joined the Wallace Stegner Center at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law for a public lecture and book signing. Weisman’s critically […]

Law School Hosts Environmental Leaders from the Middle East

By Marty Stolz Nature doesn’t know borders.  Smog and other pollution problems seep onto all sides of man-made borders, whether they be cities, counties, states or nations, while these adjacent communities compete for scarce water and other resources. To explore a “trans-boundary” approaches to these problems, the S.J. Quinney College of Law will host a […]

Keiter Receives Natural Resources Law Teaching Award

The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation has named S.J.Quinney College of Law Professor Robert B. Keiter as a 2008 Clyde O. Martz Award recipient. The award recognizes Keiter’s dedication to and excellence in teaching for fostering a broad understanding of natural resources law and the mentoring of law students, the foundation board of trustees wrote […]

U of U Recognizes Quinney Prof. Keiter

The University of Utah’s Board of Trustees recently bestowed the honorary title of Distinguished Professor upon S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robert B. Keiter.  The title recognizes Keiter’s lifetime achievement in the field of natural resources and environmental law.  “I’m honored, in the midst of so many talented colleagues at the Quinney College of Law, […]

Stegner Symposium to Focus on Alternative Energy Solutions to Climate Change

by John Blodgett “Alternative Energy: Seeking Climate Change Solutions,” the Wallace Stegner Center’s Thirteenth Annual Symposium, will be held Friday and Saturday, March 7-8, 2008, at the Marriott University Park in Salt Lake City, Utah. With an eye on the intertwined and globally pressing issues of energy and climate change, the symposium will examine the […]