Articles Archive for October 2011

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Oct. 31, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Monica Campbell, (801) 863-6879 Utah Valley University’s Synergy Dance Company will present “Glimpse,” Nov. 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ragan Theater in the Sorensen Student Center. “Glimpse” is a thought-provoking night of stunning contemporary dance. Students, faculty and [...]

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October 27, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Utah Valley University will host a noon ribbon-cutting ceremony for well-known artist and sculptor Gary Lee Price on Friday, Oct. 28, as he begins work on a second phase of his Statue of Responsibility project. [...]

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October 27, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Jim Rayburn (801) 863-8504 About two dozen Utah Valley University students will travel to Belize on Nov. 13 to spend a week constructing sustainable housing for families currently living in unsafe and substandard structures. To help finance the humanitarian [...]

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October 27, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Cheryl Kamenski (801) 863-6351 Preparing for adoption, meeting a birth parent and growing up adopted are just some of the focused workshops featured during the third annual Utah Valley University Conference on Adoption on Friday, Nov. 4. The conference, [...]

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October 26, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Jim Rayburn (801) 863-8504 Utah Valley University’s Integrated Studies and Peace and Justice Studies will co-host a public educational deliberation on the issues and ethical implications surrounding capital punishment. The seventh annual Symposium on Restorative Justice and the Death [...]

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October 24, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Cheryl Kamenski (801) 863-6351 Matthew Crawford, philosopher and New York Times best-selling author of “Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work,” will discuss his book at Utah Valley University on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 10 [...]

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October 24, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Jim Rayburn (801) 863-8504 The Clothesline Project, a national violence awareness and prevention program, will be presented at Utah Valley University on Nov.1-2 in the Grande Ballroom of the Sorensen Student Center. The event, which includes displays and resource [...]

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October 19, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Caleb Price (425) 314-3788 Zahir Tanin, the permanent representative of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the United Nations, will speak at Utah Valley University on Oct. 27 at 2:30 p.m. in the Sorensen Student Center, room 206 b/c. [...]

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October 19, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Laurie Bott (801) 360-6541 The Utah Valley University Woodbury School of Business recently hosted a delegation of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) for training and business networking with educators and local business leaders. The [...]

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Oct. 18, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Mary Brown, (801) 863-7398 Utah Valley University students, faculty and staff will notice changes to some of the vending machines on campus beginning the week of Oct. 25 as public and community health students launch the “Navigate the Snack [...]

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Oct. 18, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Cheryl Kamenski, (801) 863-6351 Utah Valley University received a seven-year, $26 million federal grant on Sept. 26 to continue the statewide GEAR UP education program that helps junior high and high school students graduate, prepare and pay for college.

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Oct. 18, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Cheryl Kamenski, (801) 863-6351 With eight albums and more than 3 million downloaded songs, Jon Schmidt is used to performing for sold-out crowds. Utah Valley University’s Envision winter guard hopes his upcoming concert at UVU is another sellout in [...]

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October 17, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Jim Rayburn (801) 863-8504 On Tuesday, Oct. 25, Michelle Mariscal and her two young children will officially get a new home. It will be the third home built by students from Utah Valley University’s Construction Technologies Department for a [...]

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October 17, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Emmy Award-winning composer and recording artist Kurt Bestor will perform a special benefit concert on Nov. 5 at the Riverside Country Club in Provo, Utah, in support of the Rebecca Marriott Champion Piano Scholarship for [...]

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October 14, 2011 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Written by: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807 Utah Valley University’s 2011 President’s Scholarship Ball on Oct. 14 will set a new benchmark for student scholarship support with the announcement that the University has received $4 million in new scholarship donations and pledges [...]