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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 Thuesen 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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[18 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Most car shows focus on those who spend countless hours and dollars reconditioning their street rods, classic cars, trucks and motorcycles — and then transporting them from town to town to display. However, Utah Valley University’s Auto Expo, hosted by UVU’s Department of […]

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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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[11 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 Utah Valley University and the Woodbury School of Business will present the University’s fifth annual Business & Economic Forum on May 19 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will be in the Sorensen Student Center on […]

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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 Women from Utah Valley University will gather May 18 for a service project — not quilting or having a bake sale — but helping to build a home. It’s part of the Habitat for Humanity Women Build project. […]

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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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[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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[27 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 Merinda Davis loves — and lives — education. And education has loved her, giving her experiences that have literally taken her around the world.

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[25 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University will award four honorary doctorate degrees during its historic 75th Commencement on April 28. Recipients include Justice Christine Durham of the Utah Supreme Court; Todd Pedersen, CEO of Vivint Smart Home; and John Valentine, chair of the Utah State Tax Commission. Commencement exercises […]

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[21 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu In an effort to meet an increasing community need, Utah Valley University broke ground today, April 21, during National Autism Awareness Month, on the Cole Nellesen Building, which will house the Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism.