Articles Archive for March 2011

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March 31, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Matt Reichman (801) 863-6808 The director of Utah Valley University’s Technology Commercialization Office testified in Washington, D.C., Thursday before the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. Kent Millington drew upon a long personal […]

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March 30, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Jim Rayburn (801) 863-8504 Utah Valley University students are proving that they are as good as, and arguably better than, any in Utah at applying their trades and skills under the pressure of real-job situations. At last week’s Utah […]

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March 30, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Cheryl Kamenski (801) 863-6351 Environmental justice, the equitable and ethical distribution of costs and benefits of industrialization, will be the focal point of the 24th annual Environmental Ethics Symposium April 7 at 10 a.m. at Utah Valley University. “As […]

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March 29, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Setting a goal of attending college early on, planning how to pay for it and a woman’s marital and matrimonial demographics were all found to be factors in Utah women’s resolve to attend and graduate […]

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March 29, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Karissa Neely (801) 863-6351 The Utah Valley University Board of Trustees has selected Robert C. Gay as UVU’s speaker for its 70th Commencement, slated for April 29 at 10:30 a.m. in the UCCU Center. Much of Gay’s professional career […]

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March 29, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Karissa Neely (801) 863-6351 The Utah Valley University College of Humanities & Social Sciences, and College of Science & Health will present the 2011 Mental Health Symposium: Focus on Autism conference on April 11 in the Sorensen Student Center. […]

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March 29, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Cheryl Kamenski (801) 863-6351 Hung close together on a clothesline, linked arm in arm, T-shirts created by survivors of different kinds of violence help them realize they are not alone. This display, known as the Clothesline Project, will be […]

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March 29, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Susan Palmer, (801) 863-8004 Utah Valley University’s Community and Continuing Education Department is pleased to announce that, in partnership with the Utah Legislature’s Short Term Intensive Training program, it is offering its professional training to two different Wasatch County […]

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March 24, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Jim Rayburn (801) 863-8504 Louie Gong, a nationally-recognized artist and mixed-heritage advocate, will speak at Utah Valley University on March 31 at 2 p.m. at the Sorensen Student Center, room 206A. Gong — of Nooksack, Squamish, Chinese, French and […]

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March 23, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Matt Reichman (801) 863-6808 Hundreds of Utah Valley University students are rolling up their sleeves for the UVU Volunteer & Service-Learning Center’s 4th Annual UVolunteer Week. Student leaders have a week’s worth of projects lined up for March 28 […]

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March 22, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Matthew Joseph (801) 318-8366, and Baktybek Abdrisaev Shabnam Mullo-Abdolova, a woman who grew up in a small village in Tajikistan, taught children English and then became a United Nations diplomat and served in other international leadership positions, will share […]

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March 22, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Jon Westover (801) 863-8215 The Utah Valley University Students In Free Enterprise team will compete March 28 at the SIFE USA Regional Competition in Orange County, Calif. UVU is one of nearly 600 SIFE programs in the United States. […]

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March 16, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Karissa Neely (801) 863-6351 In response to the devastation in Japan as a result of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, students in the Utah Valley University Japan Club and the International Student Council will hold the “A Dollar […]

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March 18, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Karissa Neely (801) 863-6351 Utah Valley University will formally recognize faculty and staff for exceptional service over the past year at the University Awards of Excellence program on March 31 at 7 p.m. at Centre Stage in the Sorensen […]

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March 18, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Michael Shaw (801) 673-4382 The Utah Valley University Honors program, in conjunction with the UVU College of Humanities & Social Sciences and the University of Utah, will welcome award-winning cultural theorist, philosopher and social activist bell hooks (Note: hooks […]