Articles Archive for May 2009

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[28 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

ShareThis May 28, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Terry Petrie (801) 863-7222 The world’s longest running musical is now the latest collaboration between Utah Valley University‘s School of the Arts and Sundance Summer Theatre. “The Fantasticks” comes to the Eccles Stage at the Sundance Resort opening July 31 and running through August 22, […]

Academics, Community, Conferences, Lectures & Workshops »

[27 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

May 27, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Marty Val Hill (801) 863-6493 Utah Valley University business lecturer Marty Val Hill was recently nominated for and received two Best of State awards as the best individual volunteer and best college/university professor. He will be honored at the Utah Best of the State Awards Gala […]

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[27 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

May 27, 2009 (Posted 6.5.09), 2009 For Immediate Release For more information: Nancy Cannon, (801) 863-8844 University Marketing & Communications: Erin Spurgeon, (801) 863-6807 Written by: Jay Hinton, (801) 863-8504 For the fifth year in a row, Utah Valley University will host the annual America’s Freedom Festival Baby Contest from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. […]

Academics, Community »

[26 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

May 26, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Jeff Maxfield (801) 863-7736 Utah Valley University assistant dean of emergency services Dr. Jeff Maxfield and adjunct instructor Shawn Pepper have been selected to be part of a 24-person panel to help create a national curriculum model in homeland security. “Homeland security is a growing discipline […]

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[21 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

May 21, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Michelle Taylor (801) 863-8806 With added benefits such as resident tuition for all students and free parking passes, Utah Valley University is seeing a record number of students attending this summer, building on the institution’s overall growth trajectory over the past several semesters. Last year at […]

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[21 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

May 21, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Jen Wahlquist (801) 863-8757 John Bennion, an associate professor of English at Brigham Young University, was named winner of the 2009 Marilyn Brown Unpublished Novel Competition for his work, “Avenging Saint.” He recently received the award and the $1,000 honorarium that accompanies it at the annual […]

Academics, Sports & Athletics »

[19 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

May 19, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Brad Mertz (801) 863-5112 Utah Valley University Athletics will unveil its new state-of-the-art computer lab, donated by Vucci Technology Solutions, tomorrow in a formal ribbon cutting. Vucci donated $100,000 worth of equipment and services to refit the athletics department computer lab with virtual desktops and managed […]

Academics, Community, Engaged Learning »

[11 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

May 11, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Linda Makin (801) 863-8457 More than 500 individuals, consisting of faculty, staff and students, representing five Utah Valley University administrative divisions will provide more than 1,500 hours of community service this Thursday as part of UVU’s annual Summer University. Summer University is a week of education […]

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[6 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

May 6, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Rusty Butler (801) 863-8994 Five government leaders from various parts of the Russian Federation participating in the Open World Program will spend May 8-16 in Utah examining economic development. Utah Valley University’s Office of International Affairs & Diplomacy is hosting the delegation for Open World. Managed […]

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[6 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

May 6, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Daniel Horns (801) 863-8582 Utah Valley University’s Department of Earth Science, in conjunction with the geology program at Provo High School and the Utah Geological Survey, will be looking for signs of prehistoric earthquakes in the heavily populated Wasatch Front urban corridor of Utah County in […]

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[6 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

May 6, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Jeri Allphin (801) 863-8553 Beginning this week, UVU alumni, friends and supporters can sport the new University logo on their license plate. The design, which features the UVU Wolverine, is new and was created for alumni and athletics use only. All proceeds of the license plates, […]

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[5 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

May 5, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Erin Spurgeon (801) 863-6807 (801) 750-5806 A packed house was on hand at the McKay Center today to honor Utah Valley University’s newest graduates during the 68th Commencement, UVU’s first as a university. The capacity crowd was reflective of a large graduating class, projected to be […]

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[5 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

May 5, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Sharon Bluth (801) 863-8725 With high academic aspirations to pursue a college education in anthropology and paleontology, Nia Jamshidi and her parents emigrated from Iran to the United States to increase her chances of accomplishing that goal. Jamshidi, who currently is a sophomore at East High […]

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[5 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

May 5, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Kim Chiu (801) 863-8563 Utah Valley University is hosting the 22nd annual Auto & Motorcycle Expo and Swap Meet on Saturday, May 16, from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Thanksgiving Point Electric Park in Lehi, Utah. The event, one the largest car shows in Utah, […]

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[4 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

May 4, 2009 For Immediate Release For an Interview: Chris Weigel (801) 863-6191 Jorgen Hansen, a junior philosophy major at Utah Valley University, understands the magnitude of his acceptance into the 10th annual Colorado Summer Seminar in Philosophy at the University of Colorado-Boulder, and plans to take full advantage of it. “I expect to learn […]