Continuum The magazine of The University of Utah


Travis Nolan, a U sports medicine graduate student and athletic trainer, assesses an injury of a Judge Memorial player.

Team Work

New sports med partnerships benefit Olympians, pros, everyday athletes—and the U.

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Providing a Home

Utah's acclaimed Housing First program to eliminate chronic homelessness has strong University of Utah ties.

Photo by Andy Brimhall

Young, Scrappy, and Hungry

Lynne Roberts brings her underdog spirit to Utah women's basketball.

University of Utah gymnast Georgia Dabritz sprints for a vault. (Photo by Stephen Speckman)

The Mental Game

For many U athletes, sports psychology coaching provides an edge for top performance.


Match Points

The U men's tennis team builds on a strong legacy as it forges ahead in the Pac-12.

Two children rush to join an activity at an orphanage in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana in 2013. (All photos courtesy Kaeme Foundation)

Remember Me

Two U alumni are leading a nonprofit foundation in Ghana that works to ensure no child is forgotten.

Billy McGill, shown here in his home in Los Angeles, has written a memoir about his experiences as a U college basketball star and NBA player, and the subsequent ups and downs of his life. (Photo by Ed Carreón)

A Book for Life

U basketball star Billy McGill recalls his highs and lows in his new autobiography.

Justin Savidis makes a training run with his dogs in Willow, Alaska. (All photos courtesy Rebecca and Justin Savidis)

The Mushers Savidis

Two U alumni are living their Alaska dreams by running dogs in the iconic Iditarod.

Utah forward Taryn Wicijowski looks for a pass in a game against Kansas State during the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. (Photo courtesy University of Utah Athletics Department)

Building a Team

The U has a plan to bring more attention, and crowds, to its women’s basketball team.

Longtime river guide and University of Utah alum Ken Sleight stands on the banks of the Colorado River near Moab, Utah. (Photo by Stephen Speckman)

Fighting for the Wild

U alum Ken Sleight has taken a legendary path through Utah’s rivers and deserts.

The University of Utah's football and sports Medicine Center, shown in this rendering, is scheduled to open in the summer of 2013. (All renderings courtesy University of Utah Athletics Department)

Building to Foster Excellence

Utah Athletics has a five-year plan to bring University of Utah facilities to the Pac-12 level.

A.J. Kanip beats a drum as he sings on the powwow grounds of Fort Duchesne. (Photo by Stephen Speckman)

The Heartbeat of the People

The U’s use of the drum and feather logo raises questions about education and respect.

Spectators sit in the University of Utah's Huntsman Center, with their row of snack packages and drink cups. A student-led effort aims to help ensure most of the garbage is recycled.

After the Roar, Recycle

U students take the lead in keeping cleanup green at athletics venues.

U freshman Bettymaya Foott stands in front of the Donna Garff Marriott Honors Residential Scholars Community, which is slated to open this coming fall. (Photos by Stephen Speckman)

Faces of the Future

A new plan aims to increase the academic quality and success of the University’s student body.

University of Utah professor Alf Seegert plays his new board game, The Road to Canterbury, at his home in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Stephen Speckman)

The Art of Play

For U professor Alf Seegert, storytelling takes many forms.