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[30 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Board of Trustees approved moving forward on constructing a privately funded building on campus that will support community members, working professionals, future educators and individuals with autism. The proposed facility will now move to the Board of Regents and State Building Board for consideration.

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[29 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University won the national title at the 51st Annual SkillsUSA National Championships held June 22-26 in Louisville, Ky. Showcasing their career and technical skills, UVU students came away with 13 medals — seven gold, five silver and one bronze — and ranked first nationally in the number of post secondary medals won. During the last 15 years, UVU has always finished in the top three in the nation. This is the second consecutive year UVU has finished first at the competition.

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[26 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 | KAdams@uvu.edu Awesome. Friends. Homework. Fun. Educational. Field trips. Inspiring. Amazing. Those are just a few words middle-school students use to describe Utah Valley University’s seven-week summer PREP 2015 program designed to help prepare seventh-, […]

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[25 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University was the only university in the world given an official seat at the recent United Nations conference in Tajikistan. Rusty Butler, associate vice president for International Affairs and Diplomacy at UVU, participated in the International Conference on the Implementation […]

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[23 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Spencer Wright, communications specialist, College of Humanities and Social Sciences | 801-863-6042 |spencer.wright@uvu.edu High school students who take an advanced placement class but not the test are no better off academically than students who never take an AP class, suggests a recent study […]

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[19 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Dozens of elementary-age students are building rockets and playing games in a weeklong math adventure camp designed to teach mathematical concepts, thinking skills and problem-solving abilities in a way that is fun and exciting.

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[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University President Matthew S. Holland participated in a panel discussion Thursday, June 11, at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England, about the leadership of Abraham Lincoln. He spoke as part of the university’s Seminar in Constitutional Thought and History.

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[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

The road to a championship is never easy, and Utah Valley University’s Ballroom Dance Tour Team experienced plenty of bumps and (literally) bruises on its journey to the top spot at the recent British Ballroom Formation Dancing competition in Blackpool, England.

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[11 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University has been named one of 100 of the most affordable online colleges in the United States by Great Value Colleges, a website devoted to helping students plan their college careers. UVU is the only Utah university listed in the report.

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[9 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Students at Utah Valley University had the opportunity to participate in a contest to design the look for a new airplane for award-winning speed pilot Mike Patey. Patey is currently the world record speed holder for single-engine aircrafts, having smashed the original record by 19 minutes in 2011.

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[4 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University and Brigham Young University archaeological students are spending several weeks this summer excavating one of the last undisturbed Fremont habitation sites in Utah Valley in a first-ever UVU/BYU combined field school course.

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[1 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 | KAdams@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s Ballroom Dance Tour Team won the British Ballroom Formation Dancing Championship at the Blackpool Dance Festival, held May 21-29 in Blackpool, England. The 30-member dance team also took third place […]

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[20 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Musa Francis Ecweru, the Uganda state minister for relief, disaster preparedness and refugees, will speak at Utah Valley University Wednesday, June 3, at 8:30 a.m. in the Classroom Building, room 112. His remarks are titled “Healing Invisible Wounds of African Refugees: The […]

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[13 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Patricia Monsoor | marketing and public relations manager for Woodbury School of Business | 801-863-5483 | pmonsoor@uvu.edu  Utah Valley University Woodbury School of Business personal financial planning program and Northwestern Mutual recently announced the winners of the 2015 “Planning Makes […]

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[13 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

UVU alumnus Thomas E. Laughlin recently won Utah Best of State in the documentary category — the second time he’s received this recognition — for his work as producer/editor on “The Path to Heaven,” a short documentary about the life of Tyler Robinson and his battle with cancer.