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[27 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Tanner Wheadon, a technology management major at Utah Valley University, was selected as one of 123 students from 52 U.S. higher education institutions as a University Innovation Fellow by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter). This is the first time a Utah college student has received this honor.

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[24 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Center for the Study of Ethics will welcome three well-known business leaders during its Workplace Ethics panel, held March 5 at 10 a.m. in the UVU Library Auditorium (LI 120). The panel is planned in conjunction with the 2015 Kirk R. Englehardt Business Ethics Award; panel participants include Todd Christensen, president and CEO of Christensen Oil; Ruth Todd, vice president of public affairs for NuSkin Corporation; and Richard Beach, assistant vice president with Intermountain Healthcare.

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[24 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

eter and Nicole Mouskondis, co-CEOs of Nicholas and Company, have been selected as the 2015 recipients of the Kirk Englehardt Business Ethics award, an honor bestowed by the Utah Valley University Center for the Study of Ethics and sponsored by the UVU Woodbury School of Business. They are the 11th and 12th recipients of this prestigious annual award.

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[24 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Center for the Study of Ethics has announced its annual Faculty Fellowship Awards; this year’s fellows are Suzy Cox, associate professor in elementary education, and Michael Minch, professor in philosophy and humanities.

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[23 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

A delegation of faculty and students from Utah Valley University attended the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., Feb. 3-5. Students had the unique opportunity to interact with participants from different parts of the world as well as President Barak Obama, members of the U.S. Congress and more than 3,500 delegates

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[23 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

The most recent Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) brief — the final in this year’s series of briefs authored by Susan R. Madsen, professor of management at Utah Valley University — was released today and provides the latest findings on women leaders’ perceptions about why Utah struggles with getting women in leadership roles; perceptions of women, confidence, and leadership; important concepts regarding confidence; when women struggle the most with confidence; and what Utahns can do to help girls and women become leaders.

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[19 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

More than 75 Utah Valley University students will compete in the UVUAMA (American Marketing Association) Sales Idol competition, sponsored by Qualtrics, held Friday, Feb. 27. Participants will enjoy the opportunity to network with industry professionals and other students, and winners will receive cash prizes totaling $7,500.

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[18 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Historian Gordon Wood and British scholars from the Magna Carta Project, participated Feb. 17 in Utah Valley University’s commemoration of the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.  Hosted by the Center for Constitutional Studies and Department of History & Political Science, the  international […]

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[14 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Vegor Pedersen | 863-6042 | vegorp@uvu.edu The American Association of State Colleges and Universities featured Baktybek Abdrisaev, lecturer in the History & Political Science Department at Utah Valley University, in the newly created teaching toolkit, The New York Times in […]

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[11 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu During his State of the University address Feb. 10, Utah Valley University President Matthew S. Holland encouraged faculty, staff and students to celebrate the remarkable climb the University has made since its inception. “It is thrilling to be where we are. We are […]

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[10 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University and the Women Tech Council are proud to host the second annual SheTech Explorer Day on March 13. The event this year is presented by Ancestry and U.S. Synthetics. Geared toward high school girls in grades 9-12, this free conference is designed to introduce girls to programs in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

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[10 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University has announced the interns who are spending this semester learning the ins and outs of government at a national, state and local level. Four students were selected as DC Experience interns and are serving in Washington, D.C. Three additional students are serving in the local offices of a Utah senator and a congressman. Six students are serving as interns in the Utah State legislature.

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[9 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s College of Humanities & Social Sciences will present its annual Conference on Addiction on Friday, Feb. 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Sorensen Student Center.

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[9 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

It’s one thing to sit in a classroom studying financial planning, but two Utah Valley University financial planning students had the chance to spend three days networking with nearly 2,000 registered investment advisers while also learning from some of the financial services industry’s leading thinkers.

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[6 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Three British scholars from the Magna Carta Project, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Humanities Medal Gordon Wood, noted Utah law professors and members of the legal community will join Utah Valley University’s Center for Constitutional Studies and Department of History & […]