Articles Archive for June 2014

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[30 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 30, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 In an effort to encourage and support Utah’s entrepreneurial innovators by helping them bring concepts to the marketplace, Utah Valley University, in conjunction with Grow Utah and Zions Bank, is hosting a game development contest called Utah Game Wars.

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[27 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 27, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Lawrence Schiller, acclaimed filmmaker and director of the Norman Mailer Center, will be at Utah Valley University on July 16 for a one-day conference to discuss the “The Executioner’s Song,” a film he directed that depicts the events surrounding the 1977 [...]

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[26 Jun 2014 | One Comment | ]

June 26, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton 801-863-6807 FIFI, the commemorative Air Force’s iconic Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber, will be on display at the Utah Valley University Hanger B on July 15-16 as part of a two-day event at the Provo Municipal Airport. The aircraft is the only remaining B-29 [...]

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[23 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 23, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Graduates of Utah Valley University’s School of Aviation Sciences, received a major boost over future pilots trained elsewhere when the Federal Aviation Administration approved a reduced flight hour requirement for those graduating with a bachelor of science (professional pilot) or associate [...]

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[19 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 19, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University President Matthew S. Holland has named Fidel A. Montero as chief of staff, effective July 1. In light of the increasing complexity and demands associated with the operation of the state’s most dynamic and soon to be largest [...]

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[19 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 18, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 With an eye to the future, the Utah Valley University administration today finalized the purchase of 125 acres from Anderson Geneva Development. The land, which is part of the 1,700-acre master-planned development @geneva, located at the former Geneva Steel mill in [...]

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[17 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 17, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University, in partnership with the City of Boston, the City of Philadelphia, and 23 cities throughout the UVU service region, will launch a unique office aimed at reinventing local government in Utah and across the nation. The UVU Office [...]

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[13 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 13, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 MURA Interactive, a Provo-based company led by alumni and students from Utah Valley University’s Digital Media Department, launched its first video game, “DubWars,” for sale on popular digital game marketplace Steam today, June 13.

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[11 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 11, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Kevin Shane, a 2012 physics graduate of Utah Valley University, has been selected as an inaugural Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellow. He will attend Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., to pursue a master’s degree in physics.

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[10 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 10, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University’s Woodbury Art Museum will host a free Family Day Saturday, June 21, in celebration of the summer solstice. The purpose of the event is to expose local residents to the exhibits currently featured at the museum. It will also [...]

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[5 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 5, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Nu Skin Enterprises announced today, June 5, it has established an endowed scholarship at Utah Valley University for those studying information systems and technology. A check for $30,000, in honor of Nu Skin’s 30th anniversary today, was presented to UVU President Matthew [...]

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[3 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 3, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Theater and film students at Utah Valley University are spending the summer preparing a production of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy, “Romeo and Juliet,” from two vantage points — his and hers. In preparing for the production, which will be performed in November [...]