Continuum The magazine of The University of Utah

Fall 2016


Some of the latest comments and letters from our readers


More than 8,000 people packed the Huntsman Center in June to hear His Holiness the Dalai Lama speak about peace, compassion, and universal responsibility.

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Campus Scene

History of Hip-Hop is a unique class that explores hip-hop’s cultural origins and evolution, its sociopolitical underpinnings, and its ties to other art forms.


A team of hydrologists simulate isolated climate change effects on the Rocky Mountain stream systems.

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Bridging Borders

U social workers lead the way in efforts to build and connect local and global refugee communities.

Connor Yakaitis worked long hours as an intern on Utah’s Capitol Hill.

Cultivating Political Passion

U students have myriad opportunities to learn about—and participate in—the political process.

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Music in the Mountains

How Red Butte Garden became everyone's favorite place to go for a show.

Five Language Myths Busted

Not everything you might believe about how speech works is true.

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The Stork

Casting a long shadow on the field and in the classroom.

In it to win it: Advice from two U alums in the same race

Two U alumni in the same political race share how the U has helped them and offer advice for others aspiring to political office.

Alum News

Leslee Anderson Bond gives readers a firsthand glimpse of what campus life was like in the 1930s.

A New Place for Alumni to Call Home

Parker Ence HBS’11 was only 9 years old, but he still remembers his first experience at the University of Utah’s Alumni House. “My cousins and I were playing hide-andseek when we should have been listening to speeches and toasts at my grandparents’ 50th wedding anniversary celebration.” Parker didn’t realize the significance of his grandfather choosing to have…

A Harvest of Hope

U alums and friends raise funds for neighbors in need.

Through the Years

News about University of Utah alumni

One More

In this, our 102nd issue, we pause to celebrate 25 years of exploring the traditions, heritage, and evolving excellence of the University of Utah. We thank you, our readers, for sharing this journey with us. Together, we've watched many chapters of university history unfold within these pages.