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  Summer 2009

Summer 2009 • Volume 19 No. 1


When Science Fiction Becomes Reality
U of U researchers are working to bring cloaking devices and more to the real world.
By John Blodgett

Investing in Women
The Women’s Resource Center at the U has been helping close the education gap for almost 40 years.
By Susan Vogel

The Research University: Dimming the lights?
The spirit of discovery lives on at the University of Utah. Will it continue to light the way into the future?
By Erik Jorgensen and Julie Kiefer


Up Front
What We Do at the U
By Jason Matthew Smith
Letters from readers
News of the University
Molding Civilization: Professor Dave Richerson inspires students to make a material difference.
By Kelley J.P. Lindberg
Trespass: Author Amy Irvine explores the nature of spirituality and the meaning of resilience.
By Chip Ward
And Finally…
Hitting The Links, 61 Years Ago
Text by Roy Webb, photo courtesy Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah

Alumni Association

Association News
Save the date: Homecoming 2009, Alumni Career Services, Chapter Chatter, ULink, and the Spring Awards Banquet 2009: Honoring Excellence.

Alum Profile
Out of Africa: Former “Lost Boys” from Sudan are helping transform hardship into hope for their homeland.
By Linda Marion

Through the Years
Keeping up with alumni


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