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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 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.

Through the Years

University of Utah alum Colette Mullenhoff has won an Academy Award for her work in movie special effects.

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Culture Shift

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

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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.

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…

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.