Continuum The magazine of The University of Utah



Runnin’ with the Pac

How the Utes have fared in their first five years of Pac-12 play.


Rise and Write

Michael Gills teaches his students the true grit it takes to produce a novel.

Jodee Steffensen has some fun getting ready to perform for students.

Playing the Patient

Treatment gets real when nursing students train with actors.

Theresa  Martinez. (Photo by Brian Nicholson)

Intellectual Infusion

The U increases faculty diversity to foster creativity and innovation among all.


Brand New

In July 2015, David R. Perry was named chief marketing officer for University of Utah Health Sciences and was charged with creating a comprehensive strategy for further developing and growing the reputation of University of Utah Health Care and Health Sciences. The two separate names have caused some confusion over the years, so the new…

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Facing the Teacher Shortage

Why Utah struggles to keep educators, and what the U is doing to help.

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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Meet the Chief

Dale Brophy takes his job seriously to make campus safe for everyone.

Charlie Miller stands atop Cira Green. Photo by Basel Almisshal

Gardening, Elevated

Charlie Miller takes green spaces to the rooftops, for cool vistas, and cooler cities.

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Bridging Borders

U social workers lead the way in efforts to build and connect local and global refugee communities.

Connor Yakaitis worked long hours as an intern on Utah’s Capitol Hill.

Cultivating Political Passion

U students have myriad opportunities to learn about—and participate in—the political process.

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Music in the Mountains

How Red Butte Garden became everyone's favorite place to go for a show.

Five Language Myths Busted

Not everything you might believe about how speech works is true.

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The Stork

Casting a long shadow on the field and in the classroom.

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A Voice for Global Justice

Law Professor Erika George fights to end practices that erode human dignity.