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[22 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Rusty Butler, Utah Valley University’s associate vice president for International Affairs and Diplomacy, participated in the United Nations official commemoration of International Mountain Day (IMD) at UN headquarters in New York City earlier this month. UVU students also participated, for the fifth year in a row, in IMD celebrations on campus focused on raising global awareness of the importance of the sustainable way of life for mountain communities.

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[17 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Corporation for National and Community Service has announced this year’s President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, and Utah Valley University was named in the Honor Roll with Distinction category in two separate categories: General Community Service and Interfaith Community Service. Being named on the list is the highest honor a college of university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

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[12 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 As the face of health care changes in the United States, nurses and paramedics shoulder more responsibility in caring for patients. In response to the need for qualified specialists to provide critical care inter-facility transfers, Utah Valley […]

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[12 Dec 2014 | 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 Pulling fire engines full of water, chopping beams in half, and building sheetrock walls are only a few of the activities in Utah Valley University’s Firefighter Recruit Candidate Academy’s traditional Fire Games, where […]

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[11 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University officials signed a technology licensing agreement today (Dec. 11) with eSurface Technologies, the creator and licensor of the eSurface proprietary patented technology for applied conductive materials, allowing UVU to utilize eSurface’s patented technology for development and education purposes within […]

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[10 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University officials will cut the ribbon on its newest facility, the 244,000-square-foot Classroom Building, on Thursday, Dec.18, at 3 p.m. on the bridge that connects the building to the UVU Library. Special guests will include Speaker of the House Becky […]

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[9 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Brian Birch, director of Utah Valley University Religious Studies Program, has been elected to serve as a board member on the Council for a Parliament of World Religions, the oldest, largest and most inclusive gathering of people of all faiths and traditions. The election of Birch coincides with the Parliament’s preparation for its 2015 worldwide conference, which will be held in Salt Lake City.

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[6 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Cutting a fire hose with the Jaws of Life may not be everyone’s idea of an official ribbon cutting, but they are the perfect tools for the ribbon cutting for the Fire Evolution Lab, the newest structure at Utah Valley University’s Firefighter Recruit Candidate Academy. UVU President Matthew S. Holland will oversee the Dec. 12 ribbon cutting, which will begin at 3 p.m. at the Emergency Services Campus, located at 3131 Mike Jense Parkway in Provo (near the Provo City Airport).

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[3 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University culinary arts students can now say they are learning from one of the world’s best chefs. Chef Peter Sproul, co-director of the University’s Culinary Art Institute, won a silver medal at The Culinary World Cup, held in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg.

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[3 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 Featuring advanced technology and resources for businesses of all sizes, the Vivint Sales and Marketing Applied Research Test (SMART) Lab recently opened at Utah Valley University’s Business Resource Center. The SMARTLab, part of a $2 million partnership between UVU, Vivint, […]

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[24 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Victims’ rights advocate and author Elizabeth Smart will be speaking on her life, her ability to overcome challenges and her book, My Story, on Dec. 10 at noon in the Sorensen Student Center Grande Ballroom. Smart will be the final presenter of this semester’s UVUSA Academic Senate speaker lineup.

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[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University won second place today, Nov. 21, at final round of the Adobe Digital Analytics Competition, beating more than 50 other teams—most of them made up of MBA students—for the opportunity to compete in the prestigious national competition.

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[20 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Latino Initiative received $8,000 in scholarship aid from the IME Becas Scholarship Program, awarded through the Institute for Mexicans Abroad and the Consulate of Mexico in Salt Lake City. The grant money, which was presented today (Nov. 20) during a ceremony at the consulate, will be used to help UVU students of Mexican descent achieve their academic goals.

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[19 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Addison Marlor, a vocal performance major at Utah Valley University, was one of three winners at the 2013-14 Utah District Auditions of the Metropolitan Opera National Council held in Salt Lake City Nov. 15.

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[17 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Winners of the third annual Utah Valley University American Marketing Association Digital Marketing Case Competition were announced Nov. 14. Winners of the contest, one of the largest student case competitions held at the University, received $15,000 in cash: $8,000 for first place, $4,000 for second place and $3,000 for third.