DU’s Env. Law Clinic Wins Court Order on Behalf of Friends of Animals and WildEarth Guardians
August 17, 2010
The Sturm College of Law Environmental Law Clinic (ELC) successfully obtained a recent court order that requires Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to determine by Nov. 2011 whether 12 parrots warrant federal protection. For more information, please click here.
Autumn Semester Gets Underway: New Developments in the Environmental and Natural Resource Program
August 16, 2010
Today marks the first day of the autumn 2010 semester at the Sturm College of Law. And as befits the beginning of the new semester, the Environmental and Natural Resources Law & Policy program introduces the new people, topics and events that will become part of the program this semester. Please click here for more information.
Env. and Natural Resources Graduate Program Welcomes “Most Internationally Diverse” Class Ever
August 12, 2010
University of Denver Sturm College of Law welcomed its incoming Fall 2010 Environmental and Natural Resources Law & Policy Graduate Program class. The class includes many impressive students in terms of backgrounds and experiences. But perhaps the single most notable aspect of the class is its international geographic diversity. In fact, when combining continuing students with new students there will be students in the graduate program in Fall 2010 from 14 countries. Please click here to read the entire story.
April Shepard and Stephanie Fairbanks to Lead Env. and Natural Resources Law Students Society
August 09, 2010
Two third year Sturm College of Law students, April Shepard and Stephanie Fairbanks, will serve as president and vice president respectively of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Students Society (ENRLS) during the 2010-2011 academic year. Click here to read more about Ms. Shepard and Ms. Fairbanks.
Genevieve Shope, Master’s Student and Petroleum Engineer, Writes About Working in the “Oil Field”
August 06, 2010
Master’s degree student and petroleum engineer Genevieve Shope writes about her experiences working in the oil field. Please click here to read the story.
Light Rail Moves Ahead in Denver as Mile High City Sets Pace for Public Transport in the West
August 05, 2010
Without question, Denver — also known as the Mile High City in reference to its altitude of 5,280 feet above sea level — is known far and wide as a leader in the renewable energy sector. But what is perhaps less well known is the commitment the city and the Denver metropolitan area have made to building out an impressive and expansive light rail system. Please click here to read more about this impressive development.
Denver Plays Host to Major Discussion About Energy in the Western Hemisphere
August 03, 2010
A remarkable group of leaders from the Western Hemisphere assembled recently in Denver at “The Americas Roundtable on Energy and Climate Change.” Please click here to read more about the panel discussion.
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Announces Spring 2011 Scholarship Competition
August 02, 2010
The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, one of the world’s best known organizations bringing together practitioners involved with natural resources issues, has announced its Spring 2011 Scholarship Program. Please click here for more information about the program.
Master’s Student Darren Morris Reports on his Summer Externship at the U.S. EPA in Washington, D.C.
July 26, 2010
Masters of Resource Law Studies student Darren Morris is interning in the Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation in the National Center of Environmental Innovation. This office is the policy arm of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and serves under the Office of the Administrator. To read about Darrren’s experience please click here.
China’s Economy and Implications for the Environment: Dr. Catherine Keske Reports From China
July 23, 2010
Dr. Catherine Keske, an adjunct professor of Environmental Economics and Finance, was recently in China. Please click here to read her observations about this emerging economic powerhouse.