Eco-Friendly Fonts Save Paper and Ink

By The Green Team Sometimes it’s truly the little things that matter. In addition to printing double-sided documents you can further reduce paper and ink use by being conscientious about your selection of fonts. To start, avoid serif fonts, which have little tails on the ends of the letters that use up more ink. Century […]

Utah Program on Collaboration

By Mara Elana Burstein for EDRblog.com. “We’re bureaucrats and we have tendencies,” but “when there’s a high level of collaboration, there’s trust and decisions can be made quickly and efficiently.” –ENR agency leaders Environmental and natural resource (ENR) issues are scientifically, politically, culturally, and emotionally complex. Government agencies are tasked with navigating these complexities while […]

Meet COL’s Rockstar Commuters

By The Green Team for GreenTeamBlog.org. Matt Pierce, Valeri Craigle, and Zach Williams are Rockstar Commuters. Let their stories and advice inspire you to reduce your solo car trips and improve air quality. Matt Pierce—metadata specialist and scanning technician at the Library—rides his bike or takes the bus to work everyday. He says, “Try biking […]

Public Policy Clinic Advances Work to Dismantle School-to-Prison Pipeline in Utah

By Stephanie Pitcher for PublicPolicyClinic.org. The Public Policy Clinic has been forging ahead with several great projects this semester, building on the work from our recently published report and promoting community-wide conversations that would help dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline in Utah. Currently, the Clinic is focusing many of its efforts on outreach to school districts […]

Taking a Risk in the Public Lands Debate: Dialogue about What Really Matters

by Michele Straube for EDR Blog.org – Politicians on both sides of the public lands debate should be lauded for suggesting field trips. Such outings have the potential to foster true dialogue and could form the basis of a constructive problem-solving conversation. The Tribune’s August 7 editorial on this topic — “Taking a risk: Utah’s […]

New Website

The law school rolled out a new website yesterday.  These changes affected the library website as well.  We are working as quickly as possible to make the website fully operational.  If you have any questions or notice any problems (things that aren’t working), please contact the reference or circulation desks.  Thanks for your patience and […]

Think Ahead if Considering an LLM

If you will be starting your 3L year soon and are undecided about your post-law school plans, you may want to explore the pros and cons of doing an LLM—a post-J.D. degree. Read on for more details. Law students wanting to specialize in a specific area of law (tax, finance, international, environmental), may boost their […]

Welcome Class of 2017!

Jess, Jaclyn and Megan are excited to meet you and assist you with your career goals. In accordance with NALP guidelines, we’ll hold off on meeting with you until October. Until then, feel free to attend any of our lunch time events to learn more about different legal career options. Watch you email for those!

Interviewing Etiquette: Thank You Letters

Thank you letters should be written (or emailed) to all employers with whom you have had contact, especially during OCI. They should be written and mailed or emailed within 24 hours of your interview. Sending a thank you letter indicates to the employer that you are interested in their organization, and they may help influence […]

Fall OCI Important Date Coming Up: August 11th, 8:00 a.m.

Students who applied through Fall OCI will be able to log in on August 11th at 8:00 a.m. to see if they have been selected for an interview and to select their interview times. Be sure to log in on time to avoid schedule conflicts.