Utah Valley University student entrepreneur La Donna Jensen, from Mapleton, Utah, is going green in a big way. With the help of a core team of engineers, Jensen has designed an energy-efficient, insulated paneling system for greenhouses. According to Jensen, co-founder of the 12-Month Greenhouse, her insulation panels create a vacuum between sealed, double panels that comprise the structure for the revolutionary greenhouse. Hence, the project’s motto: Insulate with Nothing.
Fifty of the most accomplished students attending Utah Valley University were recently honored with scholarships through funds raised at the 2014 President’s Scholarship Ball held Oct. 25.
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Utah Valley University’s Repertory Ballet Ensemble will present “Pointe 2 Pointe,” the group’s annual concert on Nov. 20 and 21 in the Sorensen Student Center Ragan Theater at 7:30 p.m. This year’s concert includes five numbers, the premiere of two new pieces as well as a restaging of three additional numbers.
A graduate from Utah Valley University’s Culinary Arts Institute, Lyn Wells, will be one of four young chefs competing in a rigorous cooking competition to earn an internship at some of the nation’s most well-respected restaurants. Wells will be competing on Oct. 30 in the second episode of the ment’or Young Chef Competition series, designed to recognize outstanding young professionals in America.
Korean Cultural Night, an annual event organized to help create cultural awareness at Utah Valley University, will be held in the Sorensen Student Center in Centre Stage on Nov. 1 from 7-9 p.m. The evening’s activities will include traditional Korean games, dances, music, and more
Somini Sengupta, New York Times correspondent and bureau chief to the United Nations, will speak on world food and health issues at Utah Valley University Oct. 29 at noon in the Sorensen Student Center Ragan Theater. Her address is entitled: “ISIS, Ebola and Bodies That Fell From the Sky: A View of Global Crises From the United Nations.”
“Talk Like a Girl: The Unique Communication Style of Women—When It Works and When It Doesn’t” is the title of the second in a four-part speaker and dialogue series scheduled by Utah Valley University’s Utah Women & Leadership Project. The Oct. 28 event will feature Emily Hoffman, a master facilitator of Crucial Conversations at VitalSmarts, and will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Ragan Theater in the Sorensen Center.
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Utah Valley University’s public relations program won two national Public Relations Society Student Association awards at the recent International Public Relations Conference in Washington, D.C. UVU was honored with the Outstanding Chapter Website and University Service awards.
Utah Valley University’s Turning Point: Center for Personal and Career Development and Women’s Success Center are sponsoring this year’s Clothesline Project, a display of T-shirts created by survivors of violence or in honor of someone who has experienced violence. The display will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Centre Stage in the Sorensen Student Center on Oct. 20 and 21
A group of Utah Valley University visual arts students will share their photography and illustrations after spending 11 days in Germany following the path of the Grimm brothers. The students’ work will be on exhibit at the Woodbury Art Museum Oct. 30 through Nov. 1, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
John Richards, head of operations for Google Fiber in Provo, has been named Utah Valley University’s Presidential Executive in Residence for Entrepreneurship in the Woodbury School of Business
Utah Valley University’s International & Multicultural Studies program is hosting The Baroness Emma Nicholson of Winterbourne, a former member of Britain’s House of Lords and an expert on Iraq will speak Oct. 20 at 10 a.m. in the Sorensen Student Center, room 213.
Utah Valley University will host a delegation of five Tajik leaders participating in the Open World Program from Oct. 11-18 as they visit Utah to learn more about accountable governance with a focus on developing young government leaders.
The 21st-century workplace is more complex than ever. To be a successful human resources professional requires an exceptional skill set and up-to-date knowledge of today’s business environments. That’s the philosophy of four notable members of Utah’s business community who agreed to mentor Utah Valley University business students