Blog Admin, Campus, Engagement, Students »

[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]

Alumni, Education, Students, Utah System of Higher Education, UVU Administration »

[25 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Ian K. Wilson, UVU vice president for Academic Affairs

As Utah Valley University prepares for its 70th Commencement, which, for the first time ever, will include a full processional, many of us could probably use a crash course in academic ceremonies … [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]