Continuum The magazine of The University of Utah

Spring 2014


Some of the latest comments and letters from our readers

Campus Notebook

Two Utah dance companies celebrating 50th anniversaries in 2013-14, Ballet West and Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, had their beginnings at the U.


Outdoor recreation equipment for spinal cord injury patients, new findings in brain theory, and identification of an immunodeficiency disorder mutation are all recent developments at the U.

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.


Genetics and U

Groundbreaking U research and current legal developments are changing medicine and patient access to discoveries.

Through the Years

A new documentary about a daring rescue on the Grand Teton’s north face; singer Joyce Maynard's Blossom Dearie tribute show; and other alumni news

University of Utah students Sara Fauver, left, and Karlee Stokes, both of whom are currently participating in the U's ACCESS program, work on a laboratory experiment.

Connected for Success

The U’s ACCESS program has helped dozens of women thrive in science and math fields.

Association News

Founders Day 2014 distinguished and honorary alumni, the outstanding Founders Day scholar, and another highly successful annual food drive.

The Campus Rostrum

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