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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 […]

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[1 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s 76th Commencement Exercises will be held on Thursday, May 4, in celebration of more than 5,000 graduates. Commencement exercises begin at 6:30 p.m. in the UCCU Center on UVU’s Orem Campus. The featured speaker will be President Henry B. Eyring, First Counselor in the […]

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[1 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University will award four honorary doctorate degrees during its 76th Commencement on Thursday, May 4, including an honorary doctorate of humane letters to President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who is the evening’s […]

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[1 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University has appointed Stephen L. Whyte as the new associate vice president of university marketing and communications, replacing Chris Taylor, who recently moved into the position of assistant vice president of government affairs.

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[28 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University will hold a ribbon cutting and grand opening for the new Cole Nellesen Building, which will house the Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism, on Wednesday, May 3 at 12:45 p.m. The building will raise autism awareness and support autism education in the state […]

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[28 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

Media Contact: Patricia Monsoor pmonsoor@uvu.edu land: 801-863-5483 cell: 650-454-6441 In response to the UN Refugee Agency (UNCHR) issuing a policy on alternatives to refugee camps, a local Utah-based company, two UVU Woodbury School of Business faculty and staff members, and a handful of Woodbury MBA students are changing and improving the face of refugee housing […]

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[14 Apr 2017 | 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 professor of English and literature Kate McPherson has been named the literary seminar director for the Utah Shakespeare Festival this summer. “I will be leading all of the play seminars in the month of July,” she said. “We […]

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[14 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu  Some of the most popular television shows, books and movies through the years have been mysteries and police procedurals. Utah Valley University invites the public to learn more about some of those investigations at the official ribbon cutting for its crime […]

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[14 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   On April 20-21, Utah Valley University students will showcase their engineering and robotic technical skills at the annual Engineering Technology Fair. From 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. each day, the public can see the student’s projects in action. The Fair will be held in the UVU […]

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[10 Apr 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 Salt Lake City metropolitan area has been called one of the vainest in the nation and it has more plastic surgeons per capita than any similar area other than Miami. That’s according to sources including Forbes magazine. Researchers with the […]

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[10 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University’s College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Science & Health, School of Education, and Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism will host the seventh annual UVU Conference on Autism on Friday, April 14, in the Sorensen Student Center on UVU’s Orem campus.

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[31 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Patricia Monsoor | 801-863-5483 | pmonsoor@uvu.edu  More than half of UVU Woodbury School of Business students pass Chartered Financial Analyst exam 55 percent of UVU Woodbury School of Business students who sat for the Level I of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level I exam passed. The […]

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[31 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Patricia Monsoor | 801-863-5483 | pmonsoor@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s American Marketing Association (UVUAMA) captured 11 awards at the AMA 39th Annual International Collegiate Conference – Power in Connections. The Woodbury School of Business marketing chapter captured 11 awards from the national conference weekend, with five first place […]

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[31 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Jim McCulloch On March 23-24, Utah Valley University students showcased their career and technical skills at the annual State of Utah SkillsUSA Championships in Salt Lake City, coming away with 44 medals — including 20 gold — and ranked No. 1 among participating Utah colleges and universities.

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[31 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  It’s often said that two topics people should not discuss are religion and politics. However, Utah Valley University’s Center for Constitutional Studies will tackle both of those topics in its annual conference on religious liberty. The public is invited to the […]