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[17 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | (801)-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Kaitlin Taft | (801)-863-7771 | KTaft@uvu.edu  In an effort to better serve Utah Valley University’s growing student body by more evenly distributing academic responsibilities, the University has created a new college focused on health professions, public and emergency services, and aviation. The College of Health and Public […]

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[16 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu In response to the increasing need for today’s students to acquire skills and fluency in social media, Utah Valley University, in partnership with NUVI, will open the NUVI Social Media Command Center — a new facility on UVU’s Orem campus that provides students with engaged learning experiences […]

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[11 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Utah Valley University has appointed Jessica Gilmore as the new associate vice president of outreach and economic and community development (OECD), effective September 1, 2017. Her primary responsibility will be to coordinate UVU’s efforts to identify and address the full range of postsecondary educational needs of UVU’s […]

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[4 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu The Equal Pay Act for genders is more than half a century old, yet women are still paid less than men in almost every occupation. Utah women earn approximately 71 cents per dollar that a man earns. It is the nation’s […]

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[27 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu A pair of studies authored by a Utah Valley University psychology faculty member show that children who experienced full-grade academic acceleration — defined as finishing the K-12 curriculum at least one year early — earn higher income as adults. The research adds to the growing evidence that […]

Academics, Engaged Learning, In the News »

[14 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Jim McCulloch | 801-863-7004 | Jim.McCulloch@uvu.edu Madeline Black, a first-year student at Utah Valley University’s Culinary Arts Institute, was named the nation’s Student Chef of the Year at the American Culinary Federation’s national convention held in Orlando, Florida, July 8-13th. Black, a sophomore from Provo, becomes the […]

Academics, Community, Conferences & Lectures, Engaged Learning »

[13 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Utah Valley University will welcome more than 600 Utah middle-school students to campus on Friday, July 14, for the Sci-Tech EXPO, a major one-day event providing hands-on experiences designed to engage and inspire students to pursue college studies in preparation for career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, […]

Academics, Community, Conferences & Lectures, Engaged Learning, Faculty, In the News, Presidential »

[11 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | lshumway@uvu.edu   London – Utah Valley University (UVU) President Matthew S. Holland addressed the All Party Parliamentary Group on Foreign Affairs, which assembled to discuss “Education Reform: A Key Response to Current International Challenges.” The remarks and discussion were held yesterday at the Palace of Westminster in a House […]

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[23 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Utah Valley University welcomed three new members Thursday to its Board of Trustees—former Weber State University president Paul H. Thompson of Orem, new UVUSA president Rob Smith, and Nebo School District superintendent Richard C. Nielsen of Spanish Fork.

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[23 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | (801)-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu A total of nine new degrees and certificates, including two new Master of Business Administration emphases, were approved at a meeting of the Utah Valley University Board of Trustees on June 22. The new programs include MBA emphases in marketing and finance; a Bachelor of Science degree […]

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[23 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Two Utah Valley University students attended the 89th annual conference of the American Association of Airport Executives and came home with a first place win in a research competition, along with the satisfaction of knowing their work helped the aviation industry.

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[22 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | (801)-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Kaitlin Taft | (801)-863-7771 | KTaft@uvu.edu The sky is the limit for future engineers, scientists, and pilots who will have the opportunity Friday, June 23, to explore the world of aviation first-hand at the Utah Valley University Provo Airport Campus. Made possible through a grant provided by […]

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[5 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu  It’s been called “the work that makes all other work possible.” It’s unpaid care work, and is often done by women. It can include caring for children or elderly family members, doing household chores, or the providing emotional and mental work […]

Academics, Arts & Entertainment, Faculty »

[8 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu  Utah Valley University is pleased to announce that Stephen Pullen has been appointed as the new dean and artistic director of the School of the Arts, effective July 1, 2017. The title of artistic director reflects the expanded role the School of the Arts is undertaking with […]

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[8 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu  Utah Valley University is pleased to announce that Steven Clark has been appointed as the new dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, effective immediately. Clark has been serving as interim dean since Jan. 1, 2017. “Dean Clark has provided excellent leadership to the college […]