Scholarship and Fellowship Outreach

GWC Scholarship and Fellowship Programs Lunch and Learn

Oct. 27, 2023

Over 40 CU Law students joined The Getches-Wilkinson Center on Thursday, October 26th for a delicious lunch and to hear from current GWC Scholar and Fellows. Information on the various scholarships and fellowships and instructions on how to apply for a Summer 2024 or Academic Year 24/25 Scholarship or Fellowship...

Organizing Team

Environmental Law Networking Event

Oct. 26, 2023

On Tuesday, October 24th the Environmental Law Society (ELS), Getches-Wilkinson Center, and Career Development Office (CDO) co-hosted an Environmental Law Networking Happy Hour for current students and lawyers working in the environmental law space! It was such a great evening of networking and connection. We had over 70 individuals attend,...

Pilar Thomas

15th Annual Schultz Lecture in Energy

Oct. 6, 2023

The Getches-Wilkinson Center and American Indian Law Program co-hosted the 15th Annual Schultz Lecture : The Road to Tribal Clean Energy Transition is Paved With Sovereign Action . On October 5, 2023, the Getches-Wilkinson Center was proud to co-host Pilar Thomas for the 15th Annual Schultz Lecture in Energy in...

Public Lands Panel

Wyss Scholars Panel: Public Interest Careers in Public Lands

Sept. 9, 2023

CU Law is one of six leading institutions to host the Wyss Foundation Scholars Program which supports the graduate-level education of emerging leaders in U.S. land conservation by providing scholarships, mentorship, and community. Early this semester, the GWC partnered with the Wyss Scholars Program to present a panel discussion on...

43rd Annual Colorado Law Conference on Natural Resources

43rd Annual Colorado Law Conference on Natural Resources

July 25, 2023

Crisis on the Colorado River: From Short-Term Solutions to Long-Term Sustainability Thursday, June 8 and Friday, June 9, 2023 Hosted by the Getches-Wilkinson Center and Water & Tribes Initiative The Colorado River is in crisis. Rapid declines in reservoir storage now threaten many longstanding agreements and operational norms, triggering curtailments...

Fawn R. Sharp

2022 Ruth Wright Distinguished Lecture in Natural Resources

Nov. 27, 2022

Mobilizing the Global Community on Climate Change: An Indigenous Leadership Perspective Fawn R. Sharp Quinault President, National Congress of American Indians Thursday, October 13, 2022 6:00 p.m. Wolf Law Building, Wittemyer Courtroom Livestream/Zoom option available Indigenous Peoples have long embraced a special responsibility to care for all living beings and...

Water Image

42nd Annual Colorado Law Conference on Natural Resources

June 25, 2022

Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17 2026 May Be Too Late: Hard Conversations About Really Complicated Issues There is no debate – demands for water across the Colorado River Basin exceed the shrinking supply. Chronic drought, record heat, increasing winds and aridity, as well as rampant wildfires are diminishing...

Our Common Ground

Our Common Ground: A History of America’s Public Lands

May 6, 2022

John Leshy, Author Distinguished Professor of Law University of California, Hastings College of Law The little-known story of how the U.S. government came to hold nearly one-third of the nation’s land and manage it primarily for recreation, education and conservation. America’s public lands include more than 600 million acres of...

Audrey Zibelman

14th Annual Schultz Lecture in Energy

April 15, 2022

Tapestry, X’s Moonshot for the Electric Grid Audrey Zibelman Vice President, X’s Electric Grid Moonshot Nations are finally committing to greenhouse gas emission reduction targets that could limit global warming. However, technical obstacles to the decarbonization of electric power could yet prevent those commitments from being realized. The low carbon...


Recording: 41st Annual Colorado Law Conference on Natural Resources

March 16, 2022

Equity in the Colorado River Basin: How to Sustainably Manage a Shrinking Resource Thursday, September 30 and Friday, October 1 Simply put – demands for water in the Colorado River Basin exceed supply. Chronic drought, record heat, and rampant wildfires are already affecting the Basin’s overall health and resilience, and...