Continuum The magazine of The University of Utah



Training for Life The article on sports psychology, that’s the kind of stuff that rings my bell [“The Mental Game,” Summer 2015]. It gives insight into the fullness of sport and life. In particular, I liked Tyler Cooperwood’s comment that [Nicole] Detling is a “great listener” who has helped him with life on and off…


The U's new S.J. Quinney College of Law building has opened.


Huntsman Cancer Institute investigators are seeing promising results in fighting melanoma.

Rites of Passage

A national inquiry and the formation of the faculty senate helped ensure academic freedom at the U.

Alum Notes

Holly Rowe BA'04 is celebrating her 20th year covering sports for ESPN.

The Curie Poster

In the southwest corner of the University of Utah’s Thatcher Building for Biological and Biophysical Chemistry, The Curie Poster is displayed as a tribute to Utah women in chemistry. The graphic mosaic is made up of small photos arrayed together to constitute an image of Marie Curie, the Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who…


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.


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…


Chapter and Verse

U poet and professor Paisley Rekdal crosses literary borders.


Match Points

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


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.


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