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Beadles Gives Back to Utah Football

Zane Beadles, a former All-America offensive lineman for Utah, now in his fifth season in the National Football League, announced July 28 that he is donating $750,000 to the University of Utah football program. The gift provides $500,000 for a sports medicine center and $250,000 for an offensive lineman scholarship. Both the center and the Read More…

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Man in Motion

A challenging childhood gave Kam Leang a drive toward ingenuity. CONTINUUM – THE MAGAZINE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH | Published Winter 2015 | By Elaine Jarvik   Before we talk about flying robots, we need to talk about food. It is 1977, and four-year-old Kam Leang is living with his family in southern Cambodia, forced Read More…

Kathy Allman, senior manager of materials and process design engineering at Orbital ATK; B.S. '07, M.S. '10. Kathy began her career as a paralegal in support of medical and engineering issues. This piqued an interest in technical disciplines and she pursued and earned her B.S. from the University of Utah in mechanical engineering while working full-time.  Photo taken from video at http://www.womentechcouncil.org/events/wta_2015.aspx
Two Alumnae Finalists in Women Tech Awards 2015

Over the past eight years, the Women Tech Council (WTC) has recognized 130 women, 25 university students, and sponsored over 700 high school students to attend the awards, helping to inspire the next generation of STEM-focused students. Women Tech Council is thrilled to be able to support the education community in such a meaningful way. Read More…

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Brittany Coats: Understanding Brain Injury

Each year, approximately 1,300 children in the U.S. are victims of severe or fatal head trauma from child abuse such as shaken baby syndrome, according to the National Institutes of Health. For many, the diagnosis comes too late — a child can go to a hospital several times before a doctor realizes the infant was Read More…

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Professor Named Utah ASME Safety Professional of the Year (SPY)

The Utah Chapter of the ASSE recognized Danielle Denne, CSP, MPH and Andrew S. Merryweather, Ph.D., as their 2015-1016 Safety Professionals of the Year at the Joint Utah Conference on Safety and Industrial Hygiene held on October 14th – 15th 2015. Danielle received a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health & Occupational Safety from Brigham Read More…

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Wet Design Founder Speaks to ME Class

The seed for Mark Fuller’s multi-million-dollar business was right there in his head. He just needed to add a little water. The University of Utah alumnus and founder of California-based WET Design, which designs elaborate water fountains, was at the College of Engineering campus Friday, Oct. 9, speaking to a mechanical engineering fluid mechanics class Read More…

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Gretchen McClain on Entrepreneurship in STEM

Women who think math and engineering aren’t cool have not met Gretchen McClain. I met Gretchen myself through the Utah Technology Council (UTC) where I serve as a member of the Executive Committee. That association is inducting McClain into its Hall of Fame – its 17th since the program’s inception in 1998 – on November Read More…