Articles Archive for February 2014
On March 7, Utah Valley University will host “Beauty Redefined,” a celebration of International Women’s Day, with two sessions featuring keynote addresses by inspiring speakers, entertainment by international dancers and food.
Academics, Engaged Learning »
UVU American Marketing Association hosted the second annual digital marketing case competition, sponsored by Xlear, Inc. Friday, Feb. 21, awarding student winners $15,000 in cash prizes — one of the largest student case competitions in UVU’s history.
Arts & Entertainment, Community »
The SCERA Center for the Arts honored two UVU faculty members recently for their contributions to ballroom dance and music education in Utah County. Paul Winkelman, an assistant professor of dance, and Caleb Chapman, an adjunct music faculty member, received Star Awards at the 9th annual “Evening of Stars Gala.”
Arts & Entertainment, Engaged Learning »
UVU’s Department of Theatre Arts has once again received high honors at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival regional awards in L.A.
According to a study by Susan Madsen, a professor of management at UVU, women in Utah are leading the nonprofit charge with an impressive presence in leadership positions as chief executives and board members of nonprofit organizations.
Roger Kangas, a prominent U.S. expert on Afghanistan and Central Asian affairs, will present “Post-2014 Afghanistan” on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 10 a.m. in Sorensen Student Center, room 213b.
Arts & Entertainment »
This Thursday, UVU alumna and Utah native, actress Tatum Langton, will premiere in her first co-star role on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy. The episode — the first following a holiday hiatus — airs Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. MST.
Academics, Engaged Learning »
UVU aviation student Devin Broadbent is currently interning with United at San Francisco International Airport, where, through May 17, he will get the ultimate experience in engaged learning organizing flight plans and working with practicing pilots.
UVU will present its annual Conference on Addiction on Friday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Sorensen Student Center.
UVU’s student giving campaign has won the 2014 CASE District 7 Award of Excellence for its “Student to Student” giving program.
Academics, Community, Engaged Learning »
A research institute in Austria has invited a team of scientists from UVU to apply their new method for detecting breast cancer during surgery to the study of tissue regeneration at the institute’s facilities.
Engaged Learning »
From Feb. 28–March 8, UVU is hosting a delegation of six Russian leaders, who will be in Utah learning more about accountable governance.
Academics, Presidential »
During his State of the University address Feb. 11, UVU President Matthew S. Holland compared the aspirations of the University to that of UVU’s Olympic athletes.
Community, Engaged Learning »
UVU students will have an opportunity to take Community Emergency Response Team training beginning March 5, 2014.
John Gardner, a senior accounting major at UVU, has achieved the highest score as a university student on a national accounting exam.