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[31 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University has five students on paid internships this fall in Washington, D.C., where they will have the opportunity to meet with legislators, dignitaries, philanthropists, corporate leaders and activists from around the globe.

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[27 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Patricia Monsoor, Woodbury School of Business marketing and public relations manager | 801-863-5483 | pmonsoor@uvu.edu Three professors at Utah Valley University’s Woodbury School of Business have been awarded honors for their research in the areas of economics, business management, and marketing. Amir […]

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[25 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s Student Alumni Association has won its first-ever national honor for its student engagement campaign, “Stop Being Boring.” UVU won the Outstanding Internal Program National Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Program. “Stop Being […]

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[25 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University will commemorate the 14th anniversary of 9/11 with Michael Arad, designer of the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. He will speak at noon in the Grande Ballroom of the Sorensen Center. Arad’s design, “Reflecting Absence,” features waterfalls […]

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[21 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

On Monday, Gina Gilson, site manager for Utah Valley University’s Capitol Reef Field Station, welcomed a group of students and faculty from the University’s English department. Her welcome included orientation information that every group who visits the field station receives, including an introduction to the field station, an explanation of the “house rules,” and a crash course on conservation — as part of their many conservation measures, the field station measures the water usage and garbage production of every group that stays onsite.

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[19 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Four bachelor degree programs at Utah Valley University have been ranked in the top 15 by AffordableSchools.net. UVU’s networking/network administration degree and web design and development both ranked first in their categories. UVU also made the most affordable lists for communications and economics, […]

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[14 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Kylie Neslen of Holladay, Utah, a senior at Utah Valley University majoring in communications, has been awarded the UVU National Presidential Advisory Board’s Covey Internship Scholarship this fall. Neslen will intern in Washington, D.C., for Utah Sen. Mike Lee.

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[13 Aug 2015 | One Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University has received the distinction as an “Institution Committed to Diversity” by Minority Access, Inc. Less than 120 universities in the U.S. have received this distinction, which is given to universities that are enriching the lives of their students and concomitantly […]

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[10 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Alumni from Utah Valley University Culinary Arts Institute and Chef Peter Sproul, associate professor culinary arts, won top honors at the recent American Culinary Federation National Convention and Show held July 30 –Aug. 3 in St. Augustine, Fla. The ACF honors chefs, […]

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[9 Aug 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 The National Science Foundation has awarded Utah Valley University’s Capitol Reef Field Station (CRFS) a one-year $24,992 grant to conduct comprehensive future planning for the field station to better support the facility’s mission of […]

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[5 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Fulbright scholar Vessela Ilieva, an associate professor in Utah Valley University’s School of Education, recently returned from Zhezkazgan Baikonurov University in Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, where she shared language teaching methods and presented workshops. Her trip to Kazakhstan was Ilieva’s second opportunity as a Fulbright specialist and was the result of a ongoing collaboration with faculty at Zhezkazgan Baikonurov since 2010.

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[4 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Kyle Reyes, special assistant to the president of inclusion and diversity, has been recognized by Diversity MBA Magazine’s list of Top 100 Under 50 Emerging Executive Leaders. This group of elites is selected from a pool of 300 nominees who come from a variety of entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 companies, and nonprofit organizations.

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[3 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

For the second time, Utah Valley University’s Latino Initiative has been selected as an Examples of Excellence Finalist by the Excelencia in Education organization based in Washington D.C. The Latino Initiative was selected from 230 nominations received from 30 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

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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 | One 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.