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[23 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu The Religious Studies Program at Utah Valley University has announced its 18th annual Mormon Studies Conference entitled “Multicultural Mormonism: Religious Cohesion in a New Era of Diversity” March 29–31 in room 511 of UVU’s Classroom Building. The event is free and open to the public.

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[17 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu A delegation from Utah Valley University, comprised from one faculty member and five students, members of the Utah International Mountain Forum, a coalition of student clubs at UVU, will participate at the 61st session of the United Nations Commission on Status of Women (CSW61) on March 20-23.

Academics, Engaged Learning »

[14 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu A team of Utah Valley University cybersecurity students placed second out of 10 teams at the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in Denver on March 10-11. The competition is one of 10 regional qualifiers for the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. “Our team made a very […]

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[14 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu One of Utah Valley University’s core themes is inclusivity, which is reflected in its students and faculty from around the world. Recently, however, there have been languages other than English heard on campus, but they have been coming from fourth, fifth […]

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[14 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Students in a technology class at Utah Valley University have come up with an innovative solution to traffic congestion around the university: ski lifts. They suggested having the Orem train station and UVU campus be connected with an open-air gondola ski […]

Academics, Arts & Entertainment, Conferences & Lectures »

[9 Mar 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 public is invited to a free presentation by internationally acclaimed photographer and painter Will Wilson from 7-7:50 p.m. on March 16 in the Science Building of Utah Valley University. Wilson is a Diné (Navajo) artist and photographer who spent his […]

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[9 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu The UVU Center for the Study of Ethics is hosting a panel discussion entitled “Ethics in the Age of Trump: Why Conflicts of Interest, Regulation, and Precedent Matter” at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15. The event will be held in the Fulton Library Auditorium (FL 120) […]

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[8 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Daniel Fairbanks, dean of Utah Valley University’s College of Science and Health, received the prestigious Mendel Memorial Medal at a ceremony on March 8 at the Moravian Museum in Brno, Czech Republic. The Mendel Memorial Medal is awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution […]

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[3 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu William Cope Moyers, bestselling author and vice president at Hazeldon Betty Ford Foundation, will headline the sixth annual UVU Conference on Addiction to be held Friday, March 10, at 9 a.m. in the Sorensen Student Center. Bringing a wealth of professional expertise and an intimate personal understanding, […]

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[2 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

The Utah International Mountain Forum (UIMF), a coalition of student clubs at Utah Valley University will host Ambassador Eileen Malloy (Ret.) on Monday, March 6 at 9 a.m. in FL 120. Ambassador Malloy has extensive experience working in U.S. diplomatic service, having worked as the U.S. Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic (1994-97), and the deputy […]

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[1 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

  Timothy Ballard has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Kirk R. Englehardt Business Ethics Award at Utah Valley University. He will be given the award on Thursday, March 2nd in the Ragan Theater at 11:30 a.m. The award and corresponding lecture is sponsored by the UVU Center for the Study of Ethics […]

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Genna Erickson | 801-863-7771 | GErickson@uvu.edu   The Northwest Commission on Colleges and University recently approved a minor and certificate of proficiency in national security studies at UVU. Both the minor and certificate of proficiency were already approved by the Board of Regents in September 2016 and […]

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu  Women can and do have a great impact in the world; however, there are numerous things that can affect them and their willingness to use their impact. “Strengthening the Impact of Women: Body Image, Crucial Conversations, and Perfectionism” will address those […]

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu  Utah Valley University’s School of Education is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University’s Community, Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment (CREATE) Lab to provide hands-on technology learning experiences for their teacher candidates, local classroom teachers, and Utah’s K-12 students. The partnership is in collaboration with the Utah STEM Action […]

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

The examination of how human populations are displaced around the world by climate change is the topic of an upcoming symposium at Utah Valley University, to be held Friday, March 3, in the Fulton Library. The 28th annual David R. Keller Environmental Ethics Symposium is titled “Climate Refugees: A new Era of Environmental Migrants” and […]