Adam Fisher, Sally Jewell and Mariah Bowman

Sally Jewell Visits Colorado Law

April 8, 2024

Wyss Scholars Adam Fisher and Mariah Bowman with Sally Jewell Last week the Getches-Wilkinson Center was honored to host former Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell for a lunchtime conversation with students at Wolf Law. The event was supported by the Wyss Foundation Wyss Scholars Program and provided an intimate...

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Sally Jewell, Former U.S. Secretary of the Interior, visited with Colorado Law Students

April 2, 2024

Growing the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders: A Student Conversation with Secretary Jewell The Getches-Wilkinson Center and Wyss Scholars Program invited CU Law students to join Sally Jewell, former Secretary of the Interior during the Obama administration, for an interactive conversation on the future of conservation. In addition to her...

Mariah Bowman

Mariah Bowman (Law '25) Named 2024-2025 Colorado Law Wyss Scholar

March 20, 2024

University of Colorado Law School student Mariah Bowman (’25) has been named the 2024-2025 Colorado Law Wyss Scholar in U.S. Lands Conservation. Bowman, a J.D. candidate, is Colorado Law’s seventh Wyss Scholar. The Wyss Scholars Program , funded by the Wyss Foundation , is awarded to one Colorado Law student...

Adam Fisher

Wyss Scholar Adam Fisher publishes article in Environmental Law Reporter

Feb. 9, 2024

Adam Fisher is Colorado Law's current Wyss Foundation Wyss Scholar. His recent article "Pay to Play? The Past, Present, and Future of Recreation Fees on Federal Public Lands" is live in this month's issue of the Environmental Law Reporter. The article explores the thorny issue of public land recreation fees,...

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Scholarship Opportunities Abound for CU Law Students

Jan. 11, 2024

At Getches-Wilkinson Center we understand the financial burden of attending Law School. We have compiled a list of resources to help CU Law Students access available Scholarships and Fellowships from within the GWC, CU Law School and outside resources. The Getches-Wilkinson Center is now accepting applications for Summer 2024 and...

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...

Michelle White's Favorite Public Lands

Q & A with Michelle White, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance

Oct. 1, 2023

Michelle White is a staff attorney at the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance where her work focuses on issues in public lands including RS 2477 disputes and litigation arising under the Antiquities Act. She graduated from University of Colorado School of Law, where she interned with the Natural Resources Defense Council...

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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...

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...

Jacob Jose

Jacob Jose '23 Named 2022 Colorado Law Wyss Scholar

April 4, 2022

University of Colorado Law School student Jacob Jose (’23) has been named the 2022-2023 Colorado Law Wyss Scholar in U.S. Lands Conservation.