Continuum The magazine of The University of Utah

Summer 2015

University of Utah gymnast Georgia Dabritz sprints for a vault. (Photo by Stephen Speckman)

The Mental Game

For many U athletes, sports psychology coaching provides an edge for top performance.

U students Nick Elliott and his wife, Alla, study at home while their baby daughter Polina watches them work.

Balancing Act

The U offers an array of child care options to help student parents juggle their many responsibilities.

U alum Teresa Jordan lives in Virgin, Utah, where she and her husband, Hal Cannon, keep an old pioneer pecan orchard.

Virtue and Vice

U alum Teresa Jordan’s new book explores meaning through memories.

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An Examined Life

U professor emeritus Jack Newell still pushes students to think, and to seek experiences beyond academe.

Feedback

Some of the latest comments and letters from our readers

Campus Notebook

U gymnastics co-head coach Greg Marsden retires after 40 seasons of unprecedented national success, and more campus news

Discovery

U geologists use sensors to measure the soundness of Utah’s red rock arches; researchers developing a long-lasting, self-activating "smart" insulin; and how living at high altitude can lead to depression

A Legacy of Works

Few realize that the rock wall along University Street and many other structures we see and use all the time are the result of federally funded projects during the Great Depression of...

Association News

Spring Awards honor The Piano Guys cellist Steven Sharp Nelson and U Professor David Derezotes; Young Alumni net $7K for scholarships in ski challenge; Student Alumni Board wins CASE Western Regional Award

Through the Years

Colette Mullenhoff has won an Academy Award for her work in movie special effects, and more news about U alumni