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[ 29 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

Daily Herald: SLC’s Avrec Art House ‘just like a gym,’ but for filmmaking

Dixie Sun News: Going global — Partnership with UVU to provide international teaching opportunities John Quinones to speak at Utah Valley graduation A German city just did something genius to help people cross the street with looking at their phones

The Spectrum: Nature Conservancy focuses on protecting dwarf bear poppy

Daily Mail (U.K.): German city embeds traffic lights in pavements so texting ‘zombies’ don’t have to raise their heads when crossing the road

Deseret News: UVU to award 4 honorary doctorates at 75th commencement German cities introduce ground traffic lights for distracted phone users

Daily Herald: Orem, Provo approve transportation lease agreement

Iron County Today: Educator on the autism spectrum inspires community members

Daily Herald: Her education opened her eyes to the world

Good4Utah: UVU professor explains increase in U.S. troops in Syria

Deseret News: Photos — Recruits, alumni get all fired up over annual games

Daily Herald: Rookie and veteran firefighters face off in Fire Games

Good4Utah: John Quinones to deliver UVU commencement address

Daily Herald: Autism education leader believes there is hope for all affected by autism

Salt Lake Tribune: ABC’s Quinones to address 5K grads at UVU graduation

Fox13: UVU’s annual Fire Games

KSL TV: Time for UVU’s Fire Games

Daily Herald: UVU grads advised to never give up on their dreams and build bridges

Deseret News: UVU graduates charged with cultivating ‘love of discovery’

Salt Lake Tribune: Photos  — Utah Valley University students graduate from state’s largest school

Daily Herald: Seven notable people who attended UVU

KSL Radio: UVU celebrates its Commencement today

KUTV: It’s graduation day for thousands of UVU students

Good4Utah: UVU graduates more than 5,000 students during historic 75th ceremonies

Daily Herald: A Family Legacy — Provo mother graduates from UVU with her two sons

Daily Herald: Commencement photo gallery

The Review: Quinones urges UVU grads to not give up on dreams

Daily Herald: Thumbs Up

Daily Herald: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ flies into Hale Centre Theatre

Daily Herald: Campus Notes  (Summer food services program, FEMME Club gets merit grant, Students to intern in D.C.)

The Globe and (U.K.): University creates texting lane for distracted walkers Potential implications of CENTCOM’s MSF investigation on the ICC’s preliminary examination of U.S. forces in Afghanistan (by Ryan Vogel, director of National Security Studies at UVU)

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Academics »

[ 29 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release

University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 |

Utah Valley University graduated more than 5,000 students during its historic 75th Commencement ceremonies at the UCCU Center tonight, April 28. Commencement speaker John Quiñones, seven-time Emmy Award-winning ABC news anchor, encouraged the graduates to pursue careers for which they have a real passion. “Chase that dream because there’s a fire in your belly that burns for it. Choose a profession that you would work at, even if you weren’t getting paid for it. That will bring you true happiness and satisfaction,” he said. (more…)

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Academics, Community »

[ 28 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release

University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 |

Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 |

They describe themselves as “three very similar yet completely different people.” Although it seems like an oxymoron, it is apparently the case with Lisa Shepherd and two of her sons, Brian and Danny. (more…)

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Academics, Engaged Learning »

[ 28 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release

University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 |

Written by: Spencer Wright | 801-863-8208 |

Two teams from Utah Valley University’s communication department recently received prestigious honors for their campaign work on behalf of UVU’s student veterans and partnership with Student Veterans of America. (more…)

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