Continuum The magazine of The University of Utah

Winter 2013

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.

U professor Tim Garrett co-designed the Multi Angle Snowflake Camera. (Photo by Nathan Sweet)

A Snowflake’s Significance

U professor Tim Garrett’s 3-D images of falling snow illuminate global warming research and more.

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.

Alberta Comer became dean of the U’s J. Willard Marriott Library in June. (Photo by August Miller)

A Pathway Through Books

U Dean Alberta Comer is leading the Marriott Library farther into its digital future.


Some of the latest comments and letters from our readers

Campus Notebook

A new University of Utah center in Montana's Centennial Valley will focus on courses in conservation and related interdisciplinary study.


A ski pole equivalent of a Swiss Army knife, a 3-D visualization tool to aid biological research, and a portable outdoor power source are all innovations developed at the U.

Remembering Carlson Hall

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

Association News

Merit of Honor awards recognize five alumni, the Nagoya Exchange Program celebrates 50 years, and Homecoming events net more than $70,000 for student scholarships.

Through the Years

A U alum in India is CEO of a nonprofit group that works to assist some of that country's most vulnerable populations.