Amy Kho

  • Biographical Description

    • Amy Wegner Kho is the Office Manager for the University Writing Program, which opened its doors in the fall of 2006. While balancing the department's budget, planning events, advising students, and assisting Doug Hesse, Kho is also teaching an occassional WRIT 1122 or WRIT 1133 course for DU's freshmen. Before coming to DU, Kho worked as an Associate Editor for the Western Livestock Journal, a weekly, national trade newspaper for the agriculture industry.

      Kho received her M.A. in English, from Boise State University in Idaho, where she also taught freshman composition.  Writing is a passion, and Kho has had several environmental, agricultural, and political articles published, and has recently published a literary non-fiction essay in Cream City Review.


      Kho attended law school at the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law. As an evening student, she learned a lot about time management as she juggled working full time, law school, and a family. She received her juris doctorate in December 2013.

  • Publications

    • What Lies Beneath Troubled Waters: The Determination of Navigable Rivers in PPL Montana, LLC  v. Montana. Case Note. 15.2 Univ. of Denver Water Law Review. (2012): 489-500. 

    • Kho, Amy Wegner. “Keys to a safer, healthier herd—Biosecurity can save cattlemen money in the long run.” Western Livestock Journal. 21 Aug 2006: Section Two, 22+.

      ---. “Heat wave killing cattle in California.” Western Livestock Journal. 31 Jul 2006: 6

      ---. “Industry wants U.S.beef for military.” Western Livestock Journal. 31 Jul 2006: 5.

      ---. “Energy right of way proposed.” Western Livestock Journal. 31 Jul 2006: 1+.

      ---. “Who’s afraid of the big, bad wolf?” Western Livestock Journal. 17 Jul 2006: 8.

      ---. “Landowners and environmentalists have united to end grazing.” Western Livestock Journal. 17 Jul 2006: 6.

      ---. “Options for grasshopper control.” Western Livestock Journal. 10 Jul 2006: 4.

      ---. “Grazing permit pulled—Environmental group stops Idahograzing outfit.” Western Livestock Journal. 10 Jul 2006: 1+.

      ---. “Pack horses lose grazing lease.” Western Livestock Journal. 26 June 2006: 9.

    • Wegner, Amy. “Earn cash for not plowing.” Western Livestock Journal. 5 Jun 2006: 9.

      ---. “Mexican cattle still a risk.” Western Livestock Journal. 29 May 2006: 8.

      ---. “More Banned shipments—Hong Kong suspends imports from Californiaprocessing plant.” Western Livestock Journal. 22 May 2006: 6.

      ---. “The feet and voice of ranching—No longer a man’s world, women have left an undeniable impact on the face of ranching.” Western Livestock Journal. 22 May 2006: 9.

      ---. “A call to throw out the ‘Death Tax’.” Western Livestock Journal. 15 May 2006: 1+.

      ---. “New study: don’t drink downstream from a cow.” Western Livestock Journal.15 May 2006: 4.

      ---. “Searching for science to support old wives’ tale—Water witching: fact or fiction?” Western Livestock Journal. 15 May 2006: 6.

      ---. “Fescue toxicity problems arrive early for cattlemen.” Western Livestock Journal. 15 May 2006: 16.

      ---. “Water from the sun.” Western Livestock Journal. 8 May 2006: 6.

      ---. “Tanks to replace cows in Southern Colorado.” Western Livestock Journal. 8 May 2006: 15.

      ---. “Sage grouse recover due to conservation efforts.” Western Livestock Journal.24 Apr. 2006: 1+.

      ---. “Hay crop down from 2005.” Western Livestock Journal.  17 Apr. 2006: 5.

      ---. “Mustangs considered an American legacy.” Western Livestock Journal. 10 Apr. 2006: 16.

      ---. “Gray wolves no longer endangered.” Western Livestock Journal.  3 Apr. 2006: 1+.

      ---. “Kempthorne a good choice for ranchers.” Western Livestock Journal. 27 Mar. 2006: 4.

      ---. “Secretary of the Interior Resigns: Norton hangs up her hat.” Western Livestock Journal. 20 Mar. 2006: 13.

      ---. “Wind—Agriculture’s new cash crop.” Western Livestock Journal. 6 Mar. 2006: 20.

      ---. “Cattlemen fight EPA’s dust regulations.” Western Livestock Journal. 20 Feb. 2006: 10.

      ---. “Idaho ranchers unite over Owyhee Initiative.” Western Livestock Journal. 6 Feb. 2006: 11.

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