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January 2019

Sage Spirit

January 24, 2019 @ 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 Series Lecture with Dave Showalter 12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Located on the eastern side of the Rocky Mountains and stretching from Greater Yellowstone to Telluride, Colorado, the region known as the Sagebrush Sea is a unique wildlife habitat with an abundance of natural resources. For this reason it is treasured by conservationists, private land owners, and energy developers alike. The loss of this habitat would be catastrophic…

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Environmental Racism Lecture

January 31, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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12:00-1:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Details coming soon! This event is co-sponsored by the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah Sustainability Office, and the University of Utah Office of Equity and Diversity.    Robert D. Bullard is often described as the father of environmental justice. He is the former Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University 2011-2016. Professor Bullard currently is Distinguished…

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February 2019

Breakpoint – Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises

February 14, 2019 @ 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 Stegner Center Green Bag Series Lecture with Jeremy Jackson An insightful look at the American environmental crisis and emerging solutions from the heartland to the coasts in the era of global climate change.   12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) Eminent ecologist Jeremy B. C. Jackson and award-winning journalist Steve Chapple traveled the length of the Mississippi River interviewing farmers, fishermen, scientists, and policymakers to better understand the mounting environmental problems ravaging the…

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Humanity’s Evolving Relationship to the Ocean

February 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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6:30 p.m., Natural History Museum of Utah Details coming soon! Free and open to the public but seating is limited. Contact Robin Craig to RSVP. This event is sponsored by the University of Utah Global Change and Sustainability Center, the Natural History Museum of Utah, the S.J. Quinney College of Law's Wallace Stegner Center, and the Environmental Humanities Program.

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March 2019

Wallace Stegner Center 24th Annual Symposium – Recreation Challenges on Public Lands

March 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) In recent years, outdoor recreation has become a primary use of the public lands, creating myriad conflicts, challenges, and opportunities. A substantial portion of the public domain is managed for recreation in the form of national parks, national monuments, wilderness areas, and the like, drawing millions of visitors annually. Outdoor recreation is now big business, constituting two percent of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP), which is more than agriculture, mining, or…

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Sidestepping Impasse in the U.S. Senate

March 28, 2019 @ 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 lecture Details coming soon!   Jeff Bingaman, United States Senator, New Mexico, 1983-2013 Jeff Bingaman was born on October 3, 1943. He grew up in the southwestern New Mexico community of Silver City. His father was a chemistry professor and chair of the science department of Western New Mexico University. His mother taught in the public schools. After graduating from Western (now Silver) High School in 1961, Jeff attended Harvard College and earned a…

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