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October 2019

Air pollution, Environmental Injustice, and the Well-Being of Children

October 24 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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A Wallace Stegner Center Green Bag 12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom (Level 6) This Stenger Center Green Bag will address how air pollution impacts children’s cognitive development; social inequalities in exposure to air pollution in US public schools; and associations between air pollution and academic performance of US school children. 1 hour of CLE (pending). Lunch provided. No registration required. Free and open to the public.   Sara Grineski is a Professor of Sociology and Environmental…

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November 2019

Stegner Center Young Scholar Lecture – Jason Robison

November 7 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Beyond Bears Ears: Postcolonialism & Grand Canyon National Park 12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) 2019 not only marks the sesquicentennial of John Wesley Powell’s epic 1869 Expedition down the Green and Colorado rivers, but also the centennial of the national park established to conserve unimpaired the gaping chasm named by Powell: Grand Canyon. As Powell could attest, Native Americans formed connections to this magical place for millennia prior to the national park’s creation, posing…

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Stegner Center Young Scholar Downtown CLE – Jason Robison

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
383 South University Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States

Downstream of Montana v. Wyoming: Equity, Tribes & the Yellowstone River Compact 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Holland & Hart (222 Main St #2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101) Not only does the Yellowstone River Basin contain the world’s first national park, it also encompasses the reservations of four tribal sovereigns: the Crow and Northern Cheyenne in Montana and the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho in Wyoming. Montana v. Wyoming, 138 S. Ct. 758 (2018), marked the first occasion on which…

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January 2020

Stegner Center Green Bag – Michael S. Johnson

January 14, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Stegner Center Green Bag Series Details coming soon! Michael S. Johnson, Assistant Director & Chief Legal Counsel, and Keli Beard, Legal Counsel, Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, 6th Level, Moot Courtroom. 1-hour CLE (pending).  Lunch provided. Free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the University Credit Union.

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Stegner Center Green Bag – Brian Stead

January 28, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Stegner Center Green Bag Series Details coming soon! Brian Stead, Executive Director, Utah Department of Natural Resources 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, 6th Level, Moot Courtroom. 1-hour CLE (pending).  Lunch provided. Free and open to the public. Brian Steed, Executive Director, Utah Department of Natural Resources Brian Steed was appointed DNR executive director in 2019 by Governor Gary R. Herbert. He leads an agency of 1,300 employees from seven divisions, including Forestry, Fire and State…

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February 2020

The Big Thaw

February 6, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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A Wallace Stegner Center Green Bag 12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Permafrost--permanently frozen ground that lies under tundra and boreal forests across the Arctic--covers more than 12 percent of the earth’s land.  In The Big Thaw, readers meet scientists and students who have been studying the permafrost and what it contains: a vast store of ancient carbon, more than four times the quantity found in all of today’s forests, a ticking “carbon bomb” releasing…

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Water Banking

February 18, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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A Wallace Stegner Center Green Bag 12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Details coming soon!   1 hour of CLE (pending). Lunch provided. No registration required. Free and open to the public. Emily E. Lewis is an attorney at the law firm of Clyde Snow & Sessions in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ms. Lewis focuses her practice primarily on water law and works with both individual rural water users and organized water entities to settle…

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March 2020

Stegner Center Green Bag – Cliff Villa

March 2, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Details coming soon!   12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Cliff Villa, Associate Professor of Law, The University of New Mexico School of Law

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Wallace Stegner Lecture – Jessica Fanzo

March 18, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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This lecture is in conjunction with the Wallace Stegner Center 25th Annual Symposium - “Food and the Environment: Resilient and Equitable Food Security for the West.”   Details coming soon! Jessica  Fanzo, Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Global Food & Agriculture Policy & Ethics, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins Nitze School of Advanced International Studies 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, 6th Level, Moot Courtroom. 1-hour CLE (pending). Lunch provided. Free and open to the…

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Wallace Stegner Center 25th Annual Symposium – “Food and the Environment: Resilient and Equitable Food Security for the West”

March 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Join us for the Wallace Stegner Center lecture in conjunction to the symposium on Wednesday, March 18 with Jessica Fanzo.   S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom (Level 6) The Wallace Stegner Center’s 25th annual symposium, to be held on Thursday and Friday. March 19 and 20, 2020, will address “Food and the Environment: Resilient and Equitable Food Security for the West.” The Symposium will focus on the connections between food and the environment through two lenses. First, it…

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