Continuum The magazine of The University of Utah

Winter 2011

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Tour the New Museum

WEB EXTRA~ View photos of the U’s new Natural History Museum of Utah. Read the related story…

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Visit the 125 Haus

WEB EXTRA~ Watch a video about the ultra-efficient 125 Haus. Read the related story…

Alf Engen competing in a gelande race in 1945. (Photos courtesy Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah)

Historic Utah Skiing

WEB EXTRA~ The U’s ski archives document events that have made Utah’s slopes the envy of the world. Read the related story…

Chris Hill

The Money Game

The U has a firm strategy for navigating the challenges
of big-time college sports.

Western Windows at NHMU

Reflecting the Land

A new museum building opens a window on Utah’s natural history.

Rügemer Family

A House for the Future

One U professor of architecture’s mountain home is an experiment in sustainability.

Through the Years

Ruth A. Davis Strampe BS’38 was a member of the University of Utah’s pistol team while a student and to this day remains a crack shot. While target shooting during a recent visit to a guest ranch in California, she hit five out of seven small targets during her first time out. At West High…

Feedback

Some of the latest comments and letters from our readers

Gazette

U Chemist Awarded National Medal of Science University of Utah organic chemist Peter J. Stang has won a National Medal of Science–the highest U.S. honor for a scientist or engineer–and was honored by President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House on October 21. “I am very humbled, honored, and pleased,” says Stang,…

University of Utah professor Alf Seegert plays his new board game, The Road to Canterbury, at his home in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Stephen Speckman)

The Art of Play

For U professor Alf Seegert, storytelling takes many forms.

Beverly Taylor Sorenson in classroom

A Quiet Force

Beverley Taylor Sorenson is waging a crusade to give all kids access to the arts.

Association News

Merit of Honor Awards Recognize Five U Alumni The University of Utah Emeritus Alumni Board selected five exemplary alumni to be honored with its 2011 Merit of Honor Awards. The annual awards recognize U alumni who graduated 40 or more years ago and whose careers have been marked by outstanding service to the University, their professions, and their…

Norwegian skier Alf Engen performs a double-pole turn  at Alta, Utah. (Photo courtesy of Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah)

A Skier’s Paradise

The U’s ski archives document events that have made Utah’s slopes the envy of the world.

In Memoriam

Farewell tributes to University of Utah friends we wish to remember