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[11 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Sam Grundwerg, Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles, will speak on U.S.-Israeli relations on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 2:30 p.m. in room 213a of the Sorensen Student Center at Utah Valley University. The lecture is part of UVU’s annual Global Spotlight program.

Academics, Faculty »

[10 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University is pleased to announce that Saeed Moaveni has been appointed as the new dean of the College of Technology & Computing, effective May 1, 2017. Moaveni comes from Minnesota State University, Mankato, where he has been serving as professor of mechanical engineering. “Dr. […]

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[5 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu  Written by: Barbara Christiansen Utah Valley University student entrepreneur Santiago Gallardo earned first place in November in the Utah chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (EO GSEA), a competition for students who own and operate a business while attending college or university. He is […]

Academics, Conferences & Lectures, Faculty »

[3 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu In the three years since Utah Valley University’s Utah Women & Leadership Project released its findings on women’s participation in multiple levels of politics, there has been progress in some areas, but there is still significant room for improvement.

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[9 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Genna Erickson | 801-863-7771| GErickson@uvu.edu  Playing tug-of-war with a fire engine full of water, chopping wooden beams in half and building sheetrock walls at breakneck speed are only a few of the activities at Utah Valley University’s traditional Fire Games, set for Wednesday, Dec. 14. The friendly competition […]

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[6 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University’s public relations students have done it again — at a gala for the Utah Public Relations Society of America Golden Spike awards on Dec. 1, the University went head to head with students and industry professionals and came […]

Academics, Faculty »

[2 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen There is a growing job market in Utah in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math, with well-compensated and generally recession-proof jobs expected to be available. However, Utah ranks last in the nation for the percent of women holding those jobs. That’s […]

Academics, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Engaged Learning, In the News, Presidential »

[2 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu For decades, performing arts students at Utah Valley University have had no building to call their own. Thanks to historic contributions from private donors and funding from the Utah State Legislature, that will soon change forever. After securing more than $22 million in private donations over the […]

Academics, Community, In the News, Presidential »

[18 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Chris Taylor | 801-863-8484 | taylorch@uvu.edu Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | lshumway@uvu.edu The Utah Valley University library – one of the enduring symbols of the institution’s transition to university status – has a namesake. UVU President Matthew S. Holland today announced during the university’s culminating 75th anniversary event – the unveiling of […]

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[7 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu     Public relations students at Utah Valley University have been named the best in the nation; at the National PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) conference in Indianapolis in late October, the University’s student society received the honor as the […]

Academics, Conferences & Lectures »

[7 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu   Women in Utah are more likely to live in poverty than their male counterparts and have nearly a 50-50 chance of being sexually assaulted in their lifetimes, according to recently released research from the Utah Women & Leadership Project and Susan […]

Academics, Community, Engaged Learning, Presidential »

[21 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Chris Taylor | 801-863-8484 | taylorch@uvu.edu Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |lshumway@uvu.edu Orem/Salt Lake City, Utah – Utah Valley University (UVU), Utah’s largest institution of higher learning and Utah Education Network (UEN), a nationally recognized innovator in broadband and broadcast delivery of educational services for educators and students, today announced plans to create companion curriculum […]

Academics, Community, Engaged Learning, Presidential »

[21 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Chris Taylor | 801-863-8484 | taylorch@uvu.edu Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |lshumway@uvu.edu Orem, Utah, Oxford and London, UK – Utah Valley University (UVU) and the Glaziers’ Livery Company today announced that Christ Church, Oxford University and the Glaziers’ Art Fair will include an exhibition of Roots of Knowledge, a significant work of stained glass, prior […]

Academics, Conferences & Lectures, Engaged Learning »

[19 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu Representatives from 13 different countries will gather at Utah Valley University on Oct. 25 for the University’s Diplomatic Conference on International Trade Relations, featuring opportunities for exchanging ideas, networking, and planting the seeds of economic and academic prosperity.

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[12 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu It really is rocket science. Students from Utah Valley University will be demonstrating their knowledge and skills by launching rockets Saturday with the Utah Rocket Club. If weather permits, the launches will take place west of Utah Lake, past Eagle Mountain and […]