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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.

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[12 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University Public & Community Health students recently earned third place in the Undergraduate Team Case Study Competition held at the Society for Public Health Educators (SOPHE) conference in Portland, Ore. Team members included Cassie Aldous, Samantha Thayer and Hillary Carver.

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[12 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

Eight Utah Valley University students recently competed at the Southeast Horn Workshop at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, bringing home first prize in the Horn Quartet competition and advancing to the final round of competition in two other categories — the highest representation of any other school in attendance.

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[6 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

UVU students — and others — looking for help in the math department need look no further. For the third year in a row, Utah Valley University is offering a free online math refresher course designed to help students who haven’t recently taken any math courses prepare for placement exams and meet graduation requirements. The seven-week course kicks off June 8 and is designed to offer students much more than simply a review of math.

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[2 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

For years Jennilyn Jessop has driven a beat-up, worn out 1998 Astro Van. Last time she took it to the mechanic — which she has to do quite often — the news wasn’t good. “It was leaking coolant and oil, two of the doors didn’t work, it was barely surviving,” Jessop said. “He told me there were so many things wrong with it that it wasn’t worth putting any more money into it.”

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[27 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s 74th commencement on Thursday, April 30, will celebrate 5,143 students who earned 5,341 degrees — including certificates, associate, bachelor and master degrees. Commencement exercises begin at 6:30 p.m. in the UCCU Center on UVU’s Orem Campus and will feature […]

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[17 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University has received a $10,000 award to improve undergraduate student success thanks to Utah businessman and entrepreneur Alan E. Hall and his wife, Jeanne. Given to a faculty or staff member, or a collaborative team, the biennial award supports initiatives […]

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[15 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu  Utah Valley University unveiled a 15-foot prototype of  Gary Lee Price’s  “Statue of Responsibility” on April 15 located at the east entrance of the Losee Center. Price conducted all of the pre-casting work at UVU in 2012 on the 15-foot clay version of […]

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[14 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University was recently named in the top 10 percent of leadership development programs at institutions of higher education in the world at the annual 2015 Global Leadership Excellence Forum in Dallas, Texas. UVU’s program was ranked the best among Utah universities. Only 25 institutions in the world are ranked in the top 10 percent for their leadership programs.

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[14 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

His Excellency Zahir Tanin, Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations, will be presenting a lecture on April 21 at 10:30 a.m. in the Sorensen Center, room 213a. His address is sponsored by Utah Valley University’s Office of International Affairs & Diplomacy.

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[13 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s new minor in autism studies has officially been recognized by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as meeting the 180-hour coursework requirement for taking the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) examination.

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[10 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

In a first-of-its-kind course at Utah Valley University, English students devoted a semester to studying little-known 19-century women writers, with their work culminating in a two-week exhibit that opens April 13 in the George Sutherland Archives section of the UVU Library.

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[9 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University and the Woodbury School of Business will present its fourth annual Business & Economic Forum, a one-day business event targeted to develop and enrich community estate planning, accounting, financial planning, and management professionals, on May 14, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sorensen Student Center on UVU’s Orem campus.