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Praise for a Poet Ah, I seldom fall in love at first read, but you are an exception [“Chapter and Verse,” Spring 2015]. ’Tis shame I once thought of myself as a poet. Now I know I was just a stuttering kindergartner struggling for the word lost. P.S. I find this article one of the…

Campus Notebook

U gymnastics co-head coach Greg Marsden has retired after 40 seasons of unprecedented national success.

Discovery

U geologists are using vibration sensors to measure the soundness of Utah’s red rock arches.

A Legacy of Works

Of the thousands of students who have walked along University Street next to the rock wall that outlines the western edge of the University of Utah campus, few realize that it and many other structures they see and use all the time are the result of federally funded projects during the Great Depression of the…

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Chapter and Verse

U poet and professor Paisley Rekdal crosses literary borders.

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Match Points

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

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Tribute to a Basketball Star He was the greatest [“A Book for Life,” Spring 2014]. I remember listening to the games on the radio, lying on the floor, cheering them on. A class act—Billy McGill. He gave me memories and the right way to shoot an unstoppable shot. Thank you. Russ Stubbles ex’68 Maple Valley,…

Campus Notebook

The 183,000-square-foot building is now the campus hub for fitness training, intramural sports, and outdoor recreation.

Discovery

A University of Utah professor’s innovation connects high-risk prisoners in solitary confinement to nature.

Practical Preparation

The University of Utah is now known for research programs that plumb the depths of space and the intricacies of the human body, but there was a time when University coursework took a more practical turn. A hundred years ago, the University offered vocational classes in such subjects as radio repair, carpentry, auto mechanics, and…

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Raising Ute Awareness I would like to thank the University of Utah and the Ute tribe for their efforts in educating the public on this issue [“The Heartbeat of the People,” Fall 2012; “University Renews Agreement with Ute Indian Tribe,” Summer 2014]. I am currently taking a college course through another university on Native American…

Campus Notebook

The University and the Ute Tribe have begun a campaign to raise awareness among fans.

Discovery

University of Utah biochemists have found a potential new tool to combat the Ebola virus.

Fussing Over the Fight Song

Its authorship is unclear. Its date of origin is murky. Its lyrics have been modified several times. Yet many of those who currently belt out “Utah Man” are fiercely loyal to “how it’s always been.” Turns out “always” isn’t necessarily such a long time. “Utah Man” became the University of Utah athletics “fight song” in…

Campus Notebook

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is celebrating 100 years of art collection at the University of Utah.