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[22 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Julie Stowe | 801-863-6805 | JStowe@uvu.edu The Utah Valley University Foundation has awarded the UVU FEMME Club (Females Empowered by Movie Making Experiences) a $5,000 UVU Foundation Merit Grant. The club will use the grant money to help fund a summer camp for […]

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[18 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University will celebrate the achievements of its Latino students at its eighth annual Latin American Celebration dinner on Tuesday, April 19, from 6:30–8:30 p.m. in the Sorensen Student Center’s Grande Ballroom.

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[11 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Genna Erickson | 801-863-7771 | GErickson@uvu.edu The UVU fire and police academies are ready to run. The first Guns and Hoses Scholarship 5K is set for Saturday, April 23, at 8 a.m. at Fort Utah Park in Provo. Current cadets, alumni, police […]

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[8 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  It’s not one or two — but three — evenings of dance. The Utah Valley University Department of Dance is presenting “INSIGHT: A New Perspective” at 7:30 p.m. April 14–16, with a 5 p.m. matinee April 15,  and […]

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[8 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 A modern adaption of a classic tale hits the stage of the Noorda Regional Theatre at Utah Valley University with 1 p.m. matinees Friday, April 15, Saturday, April 16, and Friday, April 22. It’s a combination of the old […]

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[8 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Actor, producer and director Max Greenfield, who has been in the FOX comedy “New Girl” and appeared in recent Academy Award-winning film “The Big Short,” will speak at noon on April 14 in the UCCU Center at Utah […]

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[7 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-6863 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu  It’s not too early to start celebrating for graduation at Utah Valley University. This year’s graduates, current students and alumni are invited to a Grad Bash April 13. A concert will feature X Ambassadors and local favorite Foreign Figures. […]

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[30 Mar 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 Her name is Chi Lai Toby Khung, but she is called Toby. She is also called a supporter and lover of higher education. She is just one semester short of graduation from Utah Valley University and has […]

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[21 Mar 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 An original program, choreographed by Monica Campbell, artistic director of Utah Valley University’s Contemporary Dance Ensemble, and performed by UVU’s Contemporary Dance Ensemble, retells the story of a student-led uprising in Budapest, Hungary, during “The […]

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[18 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu “Still Life with Flight,” a duet choreographed by Utah Valley University assistant professor of dance Sarah Donohue, has been selected to be performed at the American College Dance Association’s national conference at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

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[11 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu After privately raising a record $20 million in just 18 months toward construction of a new performing arts building, Utah Valley University will receive $32 million from the state legislature over the next two years for the same purpose, University officials announced today.

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[1 Mar 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 Rez Sisters,” directed by D. Terry Petrie and produced by Utah Valley University’s Department of Theatrical Arts, opens March 3 and runs through March 12 (excluding Sunday) at 7:30 p.m. in the Noorda Theatre. […]

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[24 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Spencer Wright | 801-863-8208 | spencer.wright@uvu.edu Best known for his featured roles in blockbuster films such as “The Lord of the Rings,” “Rudy” and “The Goonies,” acclaimed actor, director and producer Sean Astin will be the keynote speaker at the annual Utah Valley University Conference on Addiction […]

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[19 Feb 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 Students and faculty from Utah Valley University’s Department of Theatrical Arts for Stage and Screen recently returned from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre regional festival, held in Honolulu, where several students were named as […]

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[17 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu The Royal Conservatory of Flamenco Dance from Córdoba, Spain, will visit Utah Valley University campus Feb. 25 as part of an international exchange with UVU dancers. During their stay, the senior class (26 students) along with four faculty members will spend the day attending […]