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[ 17 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu

A delegation from Utah Valley University, comprised from one faculty member and five students, members of the Utah International Mountain Forum, a coalition of student clubs at UVU, will participate at the 61st session of the United Nations Commission on Status of Women (CSW61) on March 20-23. (more…)

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[ 14 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu

A team of Utah Valley University cybersecurity students placed second out of 10 teams at the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in Denver on March 10-11. The competition is one of 10 regional qualifiers for the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.

“Our team made a very strong showing,” said UVU cybersecurity program director Robert Jorgensen. “The fact that this is the first year UVU has competed makes this achievement even more impressive.” (more…)

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[ 14 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu

Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu

One of Utah Valley University’s core themes is inclusivity, which is reflected in its students and faculty from around the world. Recently, however, there have been languages other than English heard on campus, but they have been coming from fourth, fifth and sixth grade students who have been attending dual language immersion fairs. (more…)

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University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu

Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu

Students in a technology class at Utah Valley University have come up with an innovative solution to traffic congestion around the university: ski lifts.

They suggested having the Orem train station and UVU campus be connected with an open-air gondola ski lift that would go over the train tracks and freeway, like the Cabriolet lift at the Canyons resort in Park City, with an additional possibility of connecting student parking lots to UVU buildings with a similar ski lift, which could allow parking lots to be located more efficiently.

A representative from Doppelmayr USA will come to Orem Wednesday to evaluate the students’ work and provide an industry viewpoint about how realistic their ideas area. Based in Salt Lake City, Doppelmayr USA is part of the Doppelmayr/Garaventa Group, the world’s largest ski lift manufacturer. (more…)

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