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[3 May 2011 | One Comment | ]

UVU Blogs


These days, it seems those who don’t have blogs are far fewer than those who do. Even your Aunt Mabel has a blog about her cats. Lest the UVU Blog get lost in all that noise, we want to know how to be most useful to you … [More]

Campus, Community, Engagement »

[20 Apr 2011 | One Comment | ]

Robert C. Gay, CEO of Huntsman Gay Global Capital Partners and UVU’s 70th Commencement speaker


For those of you hoping to better acquaint yourselves with UVU’s 70th Commencement speaker before the big day arrives, we had a Q&A with Robert C. Gay, CEO of Huntsman Gay Global Capital Partners. In particular, Gay shares his fascinating experiences with micro-finance in foreign countries. Here’s what he had to say … [More]

Campus, Education, Students »

[12 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Daniel Horns, assistant dean of UVU College of Science & Health


Are you trekking overseas or studying abroad this summer? Here are ten travel tips I’ve compiled in my experience, which spans 25 countries … [More]

Campus, IT, Students, UVU Administration »

[4 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

Ray Walker, assistant vice president for information technology


On a daily basis, almost 10,000 computers and other wireless devices jump on to Utah Valley University’s wireless network. Guests, employees and students all use this wireless access, with up to 3,000 users simultaneously connecting to the University and world through its nearly 400 access points spread across campus … [More]

Campus, Education, IT, Students »

[28 Mar 2011 | One Comment | ]

Laura Busby, senior coordinator and analyst, Academic Affairs IT


You may have read or heard about the decision to replace Blackboard as UVU’s Learning Management System. Basically, Blackboard Vista will no longer be supported after July 1, 2012 … [More]

Campus, Students, Utah Legislature, Utah System of Higher Education, UVU Administration »

[17 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

Matthew S. Holland, president of Utah Valley University


Now that the 2011 legislative session has come to a close, I want to give you a brief report on how UVU and higher education fared this year … [More]

Campus, Construction, Students »

[15 Mar 2011 | 7 Comments | ]

Dr. Bob Rasmussen, UVU dean of students


Thanks to the foresight and direction of student leaders, both past and present, a new Student Life and Wellness Center is on the way. The new building is going to be a fantastic addition to UVU’s campus. … [More]

Campus, Education, Students »

[22 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

Stephanie Bott, assistant textbook manager of the UVU Bookstore


It is a common misconception that college stores make a large profit on textbooks. This is something that we understand better than people think we do. We know the high cost of textbooks is very hard to handle, and we’re looking for any alternative to help keep those costs down … [More]

Campus, Students, Training »

[14 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

William A. Erb, senior director of Student Health Services


Every day thousands of students cross the threshold of UVU classrooms and interact with our amazing faculty. As I talk to faculty about what they see in their students, they say there is a continuum ranging from hope and energy all the way to desperation and chaos. How can we help the latter? … [More]

Campus, IT »

[4 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

Jynae Bird, administrative assistant of UVU’s Senior Director Technology Support Service


Big news: the UVAnnounce weekly e-mail blast is switching from Monday morning to Thursday morning. We figured this would be a good time to remind everyone — especially the non-users — of the powerful tools UVAnnounce brings to the table … [More]