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[22 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Spencer Wright | 801-863-6042 | Spencer.Wright@uvu.edu   Beginning fall semester 2017, Utah Valley University will be home to a Master of Social Work degree — one of the most requested programs on campus and in the surrounding community. “We were surprised and delighted when a UVUSA poll showed […]

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[22 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |LShumway@uvu.edu Marketers sell and communicate with customers through many digital channels. The most successful marketers drive leads through Facebook or other social media platforms to a landing page that has been customized for optimal online buying experiences. The new digital marketing program at the Woodbury School of Business at Utah […]

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[16 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu The Utah International Mountain Forum (UIMF), a coalition of student clubs at Utah Valley University, was highlighted for the first time in the 2016 United Nations Secretary-General’s Report on Sustainable Mountain Development this July for contributions to the SMD and gender agendas of the United Nations globally.

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[15 Sep 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 Alumni Association will recognize seven individuals at its 16th annual Alumni Awards Banquet on Sept. 15. These winners have played integral roles in UVU’s continuing success, and the Alumni Association is proud to recognize their service and contributions.

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[14 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: | Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Patricia Monsoor | 801-863-5483 | PMonsoor@uvu.edu Not every business career affords students with exciting and ever-changing work opportunities, as well as the chance to contribute to the lives of potentially thousands of people in small, mid-sized and large companies. But starting fall 2016 UVU Woodbury School of […]

Academics, Conferences & Lectures »

[13 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: | Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: | Barbara Christiansen  Utah Valley University is building bridges of international understanding with a workshop on the past, present and future of political influence on the cultural landscape of the Republic of Georgia. The workshop is free and open to the public and will be in […]

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[8 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: | Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |LShumway@uvu.edu  In an important breakthrough for the forensic science community, a team of researchers including a former Utah Valley University faculty member has developed the first-ever biological identification method that exploits the information encoded in proteins of human hair.

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[6 Sep 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’s women are underrepresented on the state’s boards and commissions, according to findings released Tuesday from the Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP).

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[30 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: | Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |LShumway@uvu.edu Chris Taylor | 801-863-8484 | taylorch@uvu.edu  UVU will kick off another academic year on Monday and welcome approximately 3,500 incoming freshman students – one of UVU’s largest incoming freshman classes on record – and their families to campus at its annual Freshman Convocation. As part of the ceremony, […]

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[30 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: | Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |LShumway@uvu.edu Utah Valley University senior vice president of academic affairs Jeffery Olson announced today that Rodney K. Smith has been named the new Director of the Center for Constitutional Studies at Utah Valley University, effective January 1, 2017.

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[30 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: | Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: | Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu The next time a tsunami strikes the island of Java in Indonesia, lives will likely be saved thanks to a collaborative effort between Utah Valley University and Brigham Young University.

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[15 Aug 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 will hold its first-ever convocation exercises solely for students earning the Master of Business Administration degree on Saturday, August 13 at 9:30 a.m. in the University’s Grande Ballroom.

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[5 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: | Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu   After an extensive search with many highly qualified applicants, Utah Valley University President Matthew S. Holland announced Thursday that Justin Jones has been named the new chief of staff for the president’s office, effective August 16, 2016.

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[21 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Patricia Monsoor | 801-863-5483 | PMonsoor@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University personal financial planning (PFP) students Tiffany Peterson, Gerika Ballard, Brittany Frampton and Brian Miller won $5,000 scholarships each from TD Ameritrade Institutional. The nationally-ranked PFP program in UVU’s Woodbury School of Business is one of the few programs […]

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[20 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Genna Erickson | 801-863-7771 | GErickson@uvu.edu   Andrew Byrnes, Utah Valley University’s Firefighter Recruit Candidate Academy coordinator and associate professor, has received the John P. O’Gorman “Making a Difference Award” at the 2016 IAFC International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.