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[23 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Personal financial planning students at Utah Valley University’s Woodbury School of Business have received $5,000 scholarships from the TD Ameritrade Institutional Next Gen Scholarships and Grant Program.

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[21 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

After recently spending a week in New York City filled with visits with religious leaders and tours of sites of worship, Utah Valley University’s Interfaith Student Council returned to Utah with a broader perspective on religious diversity and a deeper enthusiasm about reaching out to all students at Utah Valley University. That is exactly what trip organizers hoped would happen as a result of what they plan on being an annual trek to one of the most religiously diverse cities in the world.

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[20 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

More than a dozen UVU graduates from Central America and the Caribbean who attended the University some 20 years ago through a government program returned to the campus this month for a reunion with their host families and to visit the campus that provided opportunities for them. The students represented the more than 100 students who earned degrees from UVU through the Cooperative Association of States for Scholarships (CASS) program sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development.

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[17 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

AT&T recently presented Utah Valley University with a $24,000 grant for scholarships. The bulk of the grant — $19,000 — will provide $1,000 scholarships to low-income Latino students. The remaining $5,000 will support a female student studying within UVU’s Center for Constitutional Studies.

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[10 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

A group of UVU faculty and students recently returned from a 10-day education and service trip to Shandong Province in China. The trip included invaluable interaction with Chinese medical and health professionals and students in several different Chinese cities and provided a new perspective on environment and public health challenges faced by the Chinese people.

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[10 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Tristan Mazzu never considered a career in aviation. Now in her junior year at Utah Valley University, she is pursuing a dream she intends to make a reality. After flying planes with her father, Mazzu discovered her passion for aviation. Serving as president of the UVU chapter of Women in Aviation International, Mazzu hopes to help other women consider careers in aviation as well.

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[9 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Tasia Briggs | 801-863-8206  After 16 months of preparation, Utah Valley University’s School of Aviation Sciences achieved its first flight of an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) last month. Russ Hopkinson, Aviation Sciences director of safety, and the mission commander of […]

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[9 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University will host its second-annual Sci-Tech Expo held in the Science building from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, July 10, where 350 middle-school students in summer PREP programs around the state will have opportunities to interact with experts and professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers.

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[8 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University has received a U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program grant that will fund the visit of nine Russian students plus a Russian faculty member to the University during the summer 2016 semester.

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[8 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

UVU professor Russell Warne, who led a research team studying the benefits of advanced placement classes, has been invited to present the team’s findings at Harvard University’ Science Education Department on Aug.10. The research, which was published in the Journal of Educational Research, indicates that high school students who take AP classes but don’t take the test are no better off academically than students who never take the class; the study calls into question the thought that taking an AP class benefits students more than taking traditional high school courses.

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[6 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University has announced that Marc Archambault, vice president of development and alumni relations, has taken a new position at Western Kentucky University as vice president of development and alumni relations and president of the WKU Foundation. He begins his new position July 31.

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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 […]