Continuum The magazine of The University of Utah

Spring 2016


Some of the latest comments and letters from our readers


A U class's culture-celebrating mural, the new Urban Rangers Program, gymnast Georgia Dabritz wins NCAA award, bringing basketball to underprivileged kids, China awards two honors to chemist Peter Stang, mathematician Christopher Hacon wins E.H. Moore Prize


Researchers work on better LEDS from leftovers, Utah scientists discover unique extinct pig-nosed turtle, a warning and a plan for endangered Darwin's finches

Alum Notes

2016 Founders Day awards, international alumni club activities, new leadership of The MUSS, and upcoming events

Siblings Unite to Confront the Overdose Epidemic

Having lost their brother to a heroin addiction, two siblings work together to raise awareness about an overdose-reversal medication called Naloxone.

Amicone and His Bees Create a Buzz

When asked why he loves his job so much, Marc Amicone’s response is simple: the fans and his coworkers. Vice president and general manager of the Salt Lake Bees Triple-A baseball team since 2005, Amicone says...

Through the Years

News about University of Utah alumni

One More

Rock the U, one of the biggest student philanthropy events on campus, celebrated its tenth anniversary in January. Students pledge money for cancer research and show up ready to dance the night away in the 10-hour event, held this year at The Tower at Rice-Eccles Stadium...

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Providing a Home

Utah's acclaimed Housing First program to eliminate chronic homelessness has strong University of Utah ties.

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Why should it be so hard to die?

Bioethicist Peggy Battin ponders some of life's most difficult questions.

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Undergrads Get Clinical

A new minor gives undergraduates valuable clinical research experience.