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[15 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

A real dirt floor, the scent of orange blossoms, and action completely surrounding audience members are all part of creating a completely immersive experience for those watching Utah Valley University’s production of “Blood Wedding,” a tragedy by Spanish dramatist Federico Garcia Lorca that opens Sept. 25 and runs through Oct. 11 in the Noorda Theatre.

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[6 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Utah Regional Ballet, Utah Valley University’s resident ballet program, will celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday by retelling the tragic story of two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. Scheduled for Sept. 25-27, the classical ballet performance will be performed to the music of Sergei Prokofiev.

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[22 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Ballroom Dance Team recently returned from a 10-day tour in Beijing and Kaiyuan, China, where team members performed at the 2014 “Meet in Beijing” Youth Dance Festival and represented the University in a whirlwind of both formal and informal performances and cultural exchange opportunities.

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[19 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Woodbury Art Museum will present a limited presentation of “Christensen Squared: A Micro Exhibition,” Aug. 20-23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit features a selection of works by local artists James C. Christensen and Kent Christensen.

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[10 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

July 10, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 In an effort to add greater vitality to downtown Provo, the Office of New Urban Mechanics (ONUM) at Utah Valley University, in partnership with Downtown Provo Inc., will hold the first ever PlayStreet Provo on Saturday, July 19.

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[27 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 27, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Lawrence Schiller, acclaimed filmmaker and director of the Norman Mailer Center, will be at Utah Valley University on July 16 for a one-day conference to discuss the “The Executioner’s Song,” a film he directed that depicts the events surrounding the 1977 […]

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[13 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 13, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 MURA Interactive, a Provo-based company led by alumni and students from Utah Valley University’s Digital Media Department, launched its first video game, “DubWars,” for sale on popular digital game marketplace Steam today, June 13.

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[10 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 10, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University’s Woodbury Art Museum will host a free Family Day Saturday, June 21, in celebration of the summer solstice. The purpose of the event is to expose local residents to the exhibits currently featured at the museum. It will also […]

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[3 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 3, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Theater and film students at Utah Valley University are spending the summer preparing a production of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy, “Romeo and Juliet,” from two vantage points — his and hers. In preparing for the production, which will be performed in November […]

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[30 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 30, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University creative writing student Ammon Medina has received a full scholarship to participate in the Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony fellowship program beginning July 12 in Salt Lake City where Mailer researched his Pulitzer Prize winning book “The Executioner’s […]

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[21 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 21, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Some 32 high school students who are taking concurrent enrollment classes at Utah Valley University will display their work as part of a juried art exhibit June 2-30 on the third floor gallery of the UVU Library.

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[16 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 16, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Written by: Heather Wrigley, 801-863-8504 Christy Monson of Ogden, Utah, has won this year’s Marilyn Brown Unpublished Novel competition for her coming-of-age work, “Clawing Eagle.” The award, which carries a $1,000 honorarium, was announced this spring at the Utah Valley University College […]

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[28 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

In April, Utah Valley University theater major Ben Henderson made history, becoming the first UVU student to win an award — three, actually — at the national Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Washington, D.C.

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[25 Apr 2014 | One Comment | ]

Nearly 500 women from throughout Utah Valley gathered at UVU April 24 to attend the Women’s Leadership Spring Luncheon and raise awareness about the importance of women obtaining higher education.

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[24 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

This May, UVU’s in-residence ballet company, Utah Regional Ballet, will dance through a re-telling of the beloved fairy tale, “Cinderella,” at the SCERA Center for the Arts.