Continuum The magazine of The University of Utah

Summer 2014

Octavio Villalpando and Dolores Delgado Bernal join sixth graders from Salt Lake City's Jackson Elementary School and U Diversity Scholars in an Ethnic Studies class at the University of Utah. (All photos by University Marketing & Communications)

Partners for Diversity

Octavio Villalpando and Dolores Delgado Bernal have led the U’s equity and diversity efforts for more than seven years.

The nine-year Together We Reach Campaign, which is concluding early this summer, has raised a stunning $1.65 billion for the University of Utah. (Painting by David Meikle)

Securing the Future

The Together We Reach Campaign has created greater opportunities on the University of Utah campus and beyond.

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.


Some of the latest comments and letters from our readers

Campus Notebook

A think tank and residence hall for student inventors is taking shape on the University of Utah campus.


A new Center for Genetic Discovery, a test to assess genetic risk for breast cancer, and small plasma devices that resist high radiation are all recent developments at the U.

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.

Through the Years

U alum Ed Catmull outlines his strategies for innovative success in his new book, Creativity, Inc.

Association News

Spring Awards Honor Neuroscientist and Adviser University of Utah alum and neuroscientist Ryan J. Watts BS’00 and U nursing program administrator Carrie Labrum Radmall BS’02 were recognized by the U Alumni Association at its annual Spring Awards Banquet. The Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Board presents its Par Excellence Award annually to a former student who…