Continuum The magazine of The University of Utah

Fall 2013

Vivian Lee became the University of Utah’s senior vice president of Health Sciences, dean of the Medical School, and CEO of U Health Care in 2011. (Photo by August Miller)

Of Multitasking and Medicine

As the University of Utah’s health care chief, Vivian S. Lee relishes balancing her many roles.

Student Sarah Hammer, who is starting her fifth year at the U this fall, prepares to ask a question in a kinesiology class. (Photo by Brian Nicholson)

Paths to Completion

The U has a comprehensive strategy for helping more students toward graduation.

University of Utah law professor Chibli Mallat works on his latest book in the dining room of his Salt Lake City home. (Photo by Brian Nicholson)

The Nonviolent Revolutionary

U professor Chibli Mallat’s mission is to prove laws are more powerful than guns.

Utah forward Taryn Wicijowski looks for a pass in a game against Kansas State during the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. (Photo courtesy University of Utah Athletics Department)

Building a Team

The U has a plan to bring more attention, and crowds, to its women’s basketball team.


Lessons Along the Way

U alum Bill Marriott's Without Reservations recounts a lifetime of business experience.


Some of the latest comments and letters from our readers

Campus Notebook

The U strengthens oversight of athlete complaints, five new deans are appointed, construction begins on the U's new law school, and more.


Less toxic semiconductors, imaging to help understand Down syndrome, and more are showcased in this new section on the U's research and health innovations.

Freight wagons carry dinosaur fossils down Salt Lake City's Main Street in 1924, on their way to the University of Utah. (Photo courtesy Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah)

Dinosaur Caravan

A trove of fossils packed onto wagons created a stir as it made its way to the U.

Association News

New Association board members and officers; two awards for Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration efforts; fall tailgates announced; and a report on the 2013 European Alumni Reunion, the U's 15th.

Through The Years

Identical twins Lexie and Lindsay Kite MS’09 PhD’13 and their nonprofit Beauty Redefined; Jeff Clawson MD’74 and his honor for developing life-saving 911 medical dispatch protocols and training; and many more outstanding alumni.

In Memoriam

Farewell tributes to University of Utah friends we wish to remember