Stegner Center Green Bag – Andrew Gruber

Details coming soon! S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Andrew Gruber, Executive Director, Wasatch Front Regional Council, Utah     1 hour of CLE (pending). Lunch provided No registration required. Free and open to the public. For questions about this event contact Kris (801) 585-3440. Paid parking is available at the Rice-Eccles […]

Wallace Stegner Center 23rd Annual Symposium – Public Lands in a Changing West

S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) With the nation approaching the 50th anniversary of the 1970 Public Land Law Review Commission report and with controversy continuing to embroil the federal public lands, this is an opportune time to examine the changes that have occurred during the past fifty years, the forces driving […]

Wallace Stegner Center Lecture – 23rd Annual Symposium

This lecture is in conjunction with the Wallace Stegner Center 23rd Annual Symposium. Debunking the Creation Myths of America’s Public Lands 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6)       John D. Leshy, Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus, University of California, Hastings College of the Law John […]

Wallace Stegner Center Lecture – Robin Kundis Craig

The End of Sustainability: Learning to Live with the Trickster in Natural Resources Management 12:15-1:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom, (Level 6) The time has come for us to collectively reexamine—and ultimately move past—the concept of sustainability in environmental and natural resources law and management. The continued invocation of sustainability in policy […]

Wallace Stegner Center Lecture – Jim Herrington

The Climbers 12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) For nearly 2 decades, professional photographer Jim Herrington has been working on a portrait series of influential rock and mountain climbers. The Climbers documents these rugged individualists who, from roughly the 1930s to 1970s, used primitive gear along with their considerable wits, […]

Finding Common Ground on Public Lands

By Susan Crook for I kept dreaming of Hayley Mills singing “Let’s Get Together” from The Parent Trap and found myself humming the tune during the day as we began planning the conservation forum, “Finding Common Ground on Public Lands.” Divisiveness has gripped Southwest Utah over public lands issues such as the proposed northern […]

A Practical Roadmap for Resolving Conflict

This post originally appeared on Arbinger Institute’s blog May 30, 2017. We are reposting it with Jim Ferrell’s permission. If you want to help people resolve their differences, help them focus together on things that have nothing to do with their differences. By Jim Ferrell My first conflict mediation in the Middle East occurred in […]

The Three F’s of a Successful Watershed Partnership

By Sue Fearon for Earlier this year, Stan, a conversation partner, asked me “Why are you still here? That’s what I want to know. I’ve been part of half a dozen partnerships, most of them don’t make it past the first meeting, but this one is still getting things done.” Stan referred to the […]

Navajo on Bears Ears Panel Discussion

7:00-9:00 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom The proclamation of Bears Ears National Monument in December 2016 emerged largely through the advocacy of a coalition of Native peoples that included the Navajo Nation. The designation has incited heated debates in Utah and across the United States. Join us for a screening of the […]

Conflict Mapping Is No Spaghetti Bowl

By Dena Marshall for Conflict mapping is a roll-up-your-sleeves pencil and paper exercise that I have come to appreciate and incorporate into my collaborative process practice and in my personal life. When conflict mapping is used as a tool for analyzing complex disputes it can be a great exercise for individual practice, training group […]