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[9 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu The public will have a chance to see and learn about Native American petroglyphs located in Lake Mountain, on the west side of Utah Lake. There will be a limited opportunity with a “pop-up” museum” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, […]

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[4 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Attending college can be a mystifying experience. No matter how much a student may be looking forward to becoming independent, it can be daunting to meet the myriad new challenges.

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[2 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | Lshumway@uvu.edu Students from Utah Valley University’s digital media program received the University’s first Emmy at the 37th Annual College Television Awards on May 25 in Hollywood, as the student-animated film “The Ghost Next Door” was named one of the top three animation projects in the country.

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[27 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Patricia Monsoor | 801-863-5483 | Pmonsoor@uvu.edu Billions of people are finding it impossible to locate their ancestors’ gravesites. First, they must know the right cemetery to travel to, and then they have the arduous task of searching for a headstone in a […]

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[25 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Once upon a time Wendy Thueson wielded a knife, cutting up ingredients in a cooking class. Today she uses those same skills she learned in the culinary arts program of Utah Valley State College to prepare raw fruits […]

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[20 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s Women’s Success Center and the Utah Women’s Walk will officially open its Women of Influence exhibit June 8. The exhibit, which honors 16 women of influence specific to UVU, is located on the third floor of the Losee Center on […]

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[20 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Approximately 45 students will have a chance to study science education or mathematics education at Utah Valley University, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation. The “Noyce Professional Engagement for Educators in Mathematics & Science Phase […]

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[17 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu The Office of New Urban Mechanics at Utah Valley University, in partnership with the cities of Boston and Philadelphia, as well as cities throughout Utah, is launching an innovative writing contest designed to chart a course for the cities of tomorrow.

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[16 May 2016 | 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 Women Tech Council named Utah Valley University’s College of Technology & Computing a Visionary Partner for its work in preparing students for successful careers or advanced study in a dynamic, technology-based, global environment. The […]

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[14 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Got a great idea for a new product or business? It usually takes a great deal of assistance from someone experienced to bring that idea into reality and then to create a successful long-term business.

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[12 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Yanko Dzhukev, the first Utah Valley University intern at the United Nations Secretariat, Office of Legal Affairs, joined diplomats at UN headquarters in New York on May 6 to discuss efforts to address the rising rate of food insecurity and malnutrition in the mountainous […]

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[10 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Students in heavy civil and horizontal construction at Utah Valley University will have extra scholarship help thanks to donations from the Beavers Charitable Trust and the W.W. Clyde Company.

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[29 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | MelindaC@uvu.edu Utah Valley University graduated more than 5,000 students during its historic 75th Commencement ceremonies at the UCCU Center tonight, April 28. Commencement speaker John Quiñones, seven-time Emmy Award-winning ABC news anchor, encouraged the graduates to pursue careers for which they have a real passion. “Chase that […]

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[28 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | MelindaC@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu They describe themselves as “three very similar yet completely different people.” Although it seems like an oxymoron, it is apparently the case with Lisa Shepherd and two of her sons, Brian and Danny.

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[28 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Spencer Wright | 801-863-8208 | spencer.wright@uvu.edu Two teams from Utah Valley University’s communication department recently received prestigious honors for their campaign work on behalf of UVU’s student veterans and partnership with Student Veterans of America.