Students Come First
at the Wallace Stegner Center
Students come first at the Stegner Center. Substantial scholarship assistance is available to qualified students focusing on environmental and natural resources law. The Stegner Center also sponsors various student activities, ranging from professional conferences to employment-oriented social gatherings. The Center annually sends student teams to the Pace University Environmental Law Moot Court Competition and West Virginia University’s National Energy & Sustainability Moot Court Competition, where our teams have regularly reach the quarter- and semi-final rounds. In 2021, the Stegner Center team placed first in the WVU National Energy & Sustainability Moot Court competition. The Center collaborates with the Natural Resources Law Forum, the law school’s 40-year-old student environmental law organization, to support various programs, speakers, and other opportunities addressing the practice of environmental and natural resources law.
Students interested in environmental and natural resource law careers have access to the College of Law’s Career Development Office. Stegner Center graduates hold positions in prestigious law firms, nonprofit environmental organizations, and government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice, the Department of the Interior Solicitor’s Office, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, Western Resource Advocates, and state Attorney General offices.