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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.

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.

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…

Eliza Zenger helps Marlow Leftwich with his picture during a visual arts class for students with disabilities at the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts and Education Complex at the University of Utah. (Photo by Brian Nicholson)

Art and Learning

The new Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts and Education Complex fosters an innovative approach to teaching kids in all subjects.

Bill Marcroft's home office is filled with memorabilia from his years as the

Marcroft's Moments

Longtime 'voice of the Utes' Bill Marcroft keeps a front-row seat on developments in Utah Athletics.

An Icon’s Centennial

The U’s Park Building celebrates 100 years as a University landmark.

Jeff Rice uses a parabolic dish to capture the sounds of the landscape around the U’s Rio Mesa Center east of Moab, Utah, during a 2011 trip to gather material for the U’s Western Soundscape Archive. (Photo by Kenning Arlitsch)

Listening to the Natural West

The U’s Western Soundscape Archive captures the animal and ambient music of the wild.

University of Utah professor Richard Normann talks to Heather Wark, a U doctoral student, about a computer prototype of a robotic prosthesis, in his U laboratory. (Photo by August Miller)

The Bionics Man

U professor Richard Normann's brain electrode array has created possibilities for patients.

U student Kirstie Kandaris works in the J. Willard Marriott Library’s roof garden to assemble a beehive. The U Beekeepers Association has several hives on a nearby patio. (Photo by Ayrel Clark-Proffitt, U Sustainability Resource Center)

The U’s Bees

Campus beehives provide learning opportunities as well as pollination.

From left, James Fire, Brandy Farmer, and Judy Fuwell set up equipment to do an interview for their Humanities in Focus class. The course was created by two University of Utah professors.

An Encompassing Lens

Two U professors’ documentary filmmaking program gives ‘invisible’ students a voice.

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.

The Campus Rostrum

The century-old rock has a colorful and mysterious past.

U student Lisa Hawkins visits the Bara Gumbad Mosque in Lodi Gardens, in Delhi, while working as an intern in India. (Photo courtesy Lisa Hawkins)

Global U

The University is unifying and expanding its endeavors to bring international experiences to all students.

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.

Remembering Carlson Hall

The first residence hall on the U campus is gone, but not forgotten.