Continuum The magazine of The University of Utah


Engineering student John Larsen works on an equation in his U East Village campus apartment.

The Cost of College

How the U moves students toward greater opportunity, with all-around investments in their futures.

The updated Revson Fountain at New York’s Lincoln Center, completed in 2009, was designed by Mark Fuller’s company WET. (All photos courtesy WET)

A Big Splash

U alum Mark Fuller has earned worldwide renown for his spectacular fountains.

University of Utah emeritus professor Tom Carter, shown here in the living room of his Salt Lake City home, is an expert on vernacular architecture.  (Photo by Austen Diamond)

The Stories Buildings Tell

U emeritus professor Thomas Carter has spent years exploring the cultural aspects of architecture.

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.

U students Nick Elliott and his wife, Alla, study at home while their baby daughter Polina watches them work.

Balancing Act

The U offers an array of child care options to help student parents juggle their many responsibilities.

U alum Teresa Jordan lives in Virgin, Utah, where she and her husband, Hal Cannon, keep an old pioneer pecan orchard.

Virtue and Vice

U alum Teresa Jordan’s new book explores meaning through memories.

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An Examined Life

U professor emeritus Jack Newell still pushes students to think, and to seek experiences beyond academe.

Illustration by David Meikle


The University’s 'hybrid' learning approach includes flipped classrooms as well as new degrees.


Culture Shift

The U has a comprehensive strategy for prevention as well as prosecution of sexual assault, and aiding victims.


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.

A haze of air pollution due to a winter weather inversion hangs over the University of Utah's J. Willard Marriott Library and other nearby campus buildings. (Photo by Sebastian Hoch)

Clearing the Air

A U interdisciplinary program aims to become a national resource on improving air quality.

University of Utah researchers Krista Carlson and Swomitra Mohanty run water samples taken from the pond at Salt Lake City’s Liberty Park through their SolaPur water purification device, which they are marketing through their start-up company.

Marketing Innovation

The U's Technology and Venture Commercialization office is moving ideas from discovery to practical application.

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.

Karen Azenberg, a choreographer and director from New York, has been Pioneer Theatre Company's artistic director since 2012. She is a Tony Awards voter and a board member of the New York Musical Theatre Festival.

A Fine Line

Karen Azenberg is crafting a careful path to bring more cutting-edge works to Pioneer Theatre Company.