Articles Archive for April 2009

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[29 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

ShareThis April 29, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: David Manning (801) 863-8085 The Utah Valley University Department of Engineering Graphics & Design Technology (EGDT) is sponsoring its 3rd annual 3-D Design Derby on May 5 in the Computer Science Building (fourth floor). The event is increasing in popularity as organizers are expecting close [...]

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[29 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

April 29, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Brent Sumner (801) 863-8688 When it comes to learning in her desired field, Utah Valley University’s Carol Acevedo, an aspiring master of library science, is stepping onto the grandest stage: the U.S. Library of Congress. “I will be working with and learning from the ultimate masters [...]

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[27 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

April 27, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Karen Olsen (801) 863-8133 The Utah Valley University Board of Trustees recently honored four members of UVU’s faculty and staff for their excellence in teaching, dedication to higher learning and service to UVU students. This year’s UVU Board of Trustees Awards of Excellence recipients were Dr. [...]

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[24 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

April 24, 2009 For Immediate Release In its historic first commencement as a university and the institution’s largest to date, Utah Valley University is projected to award 3,743 degrees and certificates at its 68th Commencement Ceremony this Friday, May 1 at 10:30 a.m. in the McKay Center. “The University has undergone rapid change, and the [...]

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[23 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

March 23, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Laura Carlson (801) 863-8253 The third annual Utah Valley Job Fair returns to Utah Valley University’s McKay Events Center Wednesday, March 25, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Employers will be available to provide information about their companies and explain what possibilities are available for professional, [...]

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[23 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

April 23, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Beth Winkler (801) 863-8449 Registration for Extended Studies fall semester at Utah Valley University is underway for courses at UVU North, located at Lehi Junior High and Westlake High School (Saratoga Springs); UVU South, located at Spanish Fork High School; UVU West at the National Guard [...]

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[23 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

April 23, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Sam Rushforth (801) 863-8980 World-renowned climatologist Dr. James Hansen will address at Utah Valley University Tuesday, repeating his characteristic call for an immediate cap and reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Dr. Hansen’s address will be held April 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the UVU Library auditorium [...]

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[23 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

April 23, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: David W. Scott (801) 863-6884 You know you’re good when Ira Glass, of National Public Radio (NPR) fame, asks to feature your work for a full segment on “This American Life.” Such is the case for UVU’s Scott Carrier, whose compelling and unusual stories will be [...]

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[21 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

April 21, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: David R. Keller (801) 863-6363 The Ethics Across the Curriculum Faculty Advisory Committee (EACFAC) recently announced Dr. Ruhul H. Kuddus as the University Faculty Fellow in Ethics for 2009-2010. Dr. Kuddus will receive a $7,000 grant, which will assist his research regarding the ethics of stem [...]

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[21 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

April 21, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Mark Bezzant (801) 863-6263 This Thursday at the Utah Valley University K-16 Alliance meeting with UVU Interim President Elizabeth Hitch, UVU Library director Mike Freeman will be presenting library cards to each of the area superintendents and announcing that the Library will now provide free library [...]

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[15 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

April 15, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Loretta Palmer (801) 863-8361 Thirty-five Utah Valley University students from disciplines including science, dance, social science, automotive, business and computing will represent the university at the 23rd National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) April 16-18 at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. “Nationally, UVU is very well [...]

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[15 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

April 15, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Peter Sproul (801) 863-6764 Victoria Maxfield was named Utah Valley University’s first-ever Student Chef of the Year for the Western Region at the American Culinary Federation Student Chef of the Year Championship in Seattle this month. “Vicki is a natural competitor. Just like all of us, [...]

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[15 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

April 15, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Peter Sproul (801) 863-6764 Despite a severe cut to a team member during the final cooking stage, Utah Valley University’s Culinary Arts Institute hot food team won the silver medal for the second year in a row at the American Culinary Federation Student Team Regional Championship [...]

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[15 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

April 15, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Erin Spurgeon (801) 863-6807 In the final event of Utah Valley University’s 2008-2009 planning and budgeting process, Interim President Elizabeth Hitch spoke today about UVU’s recent successes, budget impact and decisions on resource and space allocation. Her remarks were given during “Lunch with Liz,” which is [...]

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[13 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

April 13, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Maryna Storrs (801) 863-8897 Note: This event has been POSTPONED. We appologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Andrei Dapkiunas, Permanent Representative of Belarus to the United Nations, will lecture at Utah Valley University Monday, April 20, at 10 a.m. in Liberal Arts Building (LA) Room [...]