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[15 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

Written by: Patricia H. Monsoor | pmonsoor@uvu.edu | 801.863.5483 The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International announced today that Utah Valley University’s Woodbury School of Business has received an extension of its accreditation through 2022. Founded in 1916, AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master, and doctoral […]

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[14 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University culinary arts student Madeline Black won the honor of Western Region Student Chef of the Year at the American Culinary Federation competition held this past week in Chicago. She now advances to the national competition held July 8-11 in Orlando, Fla.

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[14 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Undergraduates from across Utah will come to the Sorensen Student Center at Utah Valley University on Friday, Feb. 17 for the annual Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR). Keynote speakers will include UVU associate professor Heath Ogden and UVU alumnus and award-winning filmmaker Torben Bernhard. “UCUR is […]

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[9 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   With Utah Valley University’s 75th anniversary celebration complete, President Matthew S. Holland encouraged UVU faculty, staff, and students to work to make the next 25 years even more marvelous as he delivered his 2017 State of the University address on Feb. 7. “The path to 2041 […]

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[23 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | lshumway@uvu.edu Chris Taylor | 801-863-8484 | taylorch@uvu.edu Thatcher+Co: Christina Gillham | 917-825-6990 | cgillham@thatcherandco.com   Utah Valley University (UVU), the largest university in Utah – with support from the Washington D.C.-based National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), the nation’s leading nonprofit, public-private partnership promoting the safe and secure use of the […]

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[23 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Advanced placement, in which high school students may earn college credit, is a good program, but may not be all that it’s cracked up to be, according to a recent article published by Utah Valley University faculty member Russell T. Warne. […]

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[11 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Sam Grundwerg, Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles, will speak on U.S.-Israeli relations on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 2:30 p.m. in room 213a of the Sorensen Student Center at Utah Valley University. The lecture is part of UVU’s annual Global Spotlight program.

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[10 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University is pleased to announce that Saeed Moaveni has been appointed as the new dean of the College of Technology & Computing, effective May 1, 2017. Moaveni comes from Minnesota State University, Mankato, where he has been serving as professor of mechanical engineering. “Dr. […]

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[5 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu  Written by: Barbara Christiansen Utah Valley University student entrepreneur Santiago Gallardo earned first place in November in the Utah chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (EO GSEA), a competition for students who own and operate a business while attending college or university. He is […]

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[3 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu In the three years since Utah Valley University’s Utah Women & Leadership Project released its findings on women’s participation in multiple levels of politics, there has been progress in some areas, but there is still significant room for improvement.

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[9 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Genna Erickson | 801-863-7771| GErickson@uvu.edu  Playing tug-of-war with a fire engine full of water, chopping wooden beams in half and building sheetrock walls at breakneck speed are only a few of the activities at Utah Valley University’s traditional Fire Games, set for Wednesday, Dec. 14. The friendly competition […]

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[6 Dec 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 public relations students have done it again — at a gala for the Utah Public Relations Society of America Golden Spike awards on Dec. 1, the University went head to head with students and industry professionals and came […]

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[2 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen There is a growing job market in Utah in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math, with well-compensated and generally recession-proof jobs expected to be available. However, Utah ranks last in the nation for the percent of women holding those jobs. That’s […]

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[2 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu For decades, performing arts students at Utah Valley University have had no building to call their own. Thanks to historic contributions from private donors and funding from the Utah State Legislature, that will soon change forever. After securing more than $22 million in private donations over the […]

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[18 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Chris Taylor | 801-863-8484 | taylorch@uvu.edu Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | lshumway@uvu.edu The Utah Valley University library – one of the enduring symbols of the institution’s transition to university status – has a namesake. UVU President Matthew S. Holland today announced during the university’s culminating 75th anniversary event – the unveiling of […]