Air quality will be the theme of the 20th annual Wallace Stegner Center Symposium at the University of Utah's S.J. Quinney College of Law.

Air quality is theme of 20th annual Wallace Stegner Center Symposium at University of Utah

Feb.27, 2015 —Across the nation, great strides have been made addressing air pollution over the last several decades, especially following adoption of the federal Clean Air Act in 1970.  Nevertheless, in the West and elsewhere, air quality remains a vexing environmental, economic and public health dilemma.  Families in polluted areas face asthma and other health Read More

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2015 Siciliano Forum

The future of U.S and Latin American relations at center of 2015 Rocco C. and Marion S. Siciliano Forum

(Feb. 17, 2015) —U.S. ties with Latin America have never been more critical. The U.S. now recognizes the region as one of its fastest-growing trade partners, a key ally in developing alternative fuels, as well as its largest source of immigrants—both documented and undocumented—and illegal drugs. Furthermore, as Latin America’s global impact steadily increases, the Read More

The Hinckley Institute of Politics will host a forum on Feb.19 on the subject of terrorism and today's media.

Hinckley Institute of Politics to host “Terrorism and Today’s Media”

(Feb. 17, 2015) —Stories involving ISIS, Charlie Hebdo, and other events related to terrorism appear in the media daily, many accompanied by graphic images of violence. What are the ethical complications of covering terrorism? And how is the role of the media changing? Amos Guiora, professor of law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney Read More

David Schwendiman in Afghanistan.

University of Utah alum David Schwendiman to speak on reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan

From investigating war crimes to working to put a stop to illegal organ trafficking, University of Utah graduate David Schwendiman’s career has spanned across the globe —including his most recent post as chief prosecutor of the European Union’s Special Investigative Task Force on Kosovo. Schwendiman, a 1976 graduate of the University of Utah College of Read More

Public Lands

University of Utah researchers: federal lands takeover would harm the public

The transfer of 31 million acres of land managed by the federal government to Utah would hinder public land management reforms and harm the state, according to a newly released analysis by researchers at the Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and Environment at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law. Read More