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[20 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Musa Francis Ecweru, the Uganda state minister for relief, disaster preparedness and refugees, will speak at Utah Valley University Monday, June 1, at 8:30 a.m. in the Classroom Building, room 112. His remarks are titled “Healing Invisible Wounds of African Refugees: The […]

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[15 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

Summer camps, touring and main stage children’s productions, youth playwriting opportunities, and staged readings are all part of one of Utah Valley’s premier theater opportunities for youth — the Noorda Regional Theatre Center for Children and Youth.

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[13 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

UVU alumnus Thomas E. Laughlin recently won Utah Best of State in the documentary category — the second time he’s received this recognition — for his work as producer/editor on “The Path to Heaven,” a short documentary about the life of Tyler Robinson and his battle with cancer.

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[6 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

UVU students — and others — looking for help in the math department need look no further. For the third year in a row, Utah Valley University is offering a free online math refresher course designed to help students who haven’t recently taken any math courses prepare for placement exams and meet graduation requirements. The seven-week course kicks off June 8 and is designed to offer students much more than simply a review of math.

Community, Conferences, Lectures & Workshops »

[5 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, (801) 863-6807 Utah Valley University and the Woodbury School of Business will present its fourth annual Business & Economic Forum, a one-day business event targeted to develop and enrich community estate planning, accounting, financial planning, and management professionals, on May 14, from 8 a.m. to 5 […]

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[2 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

For years Jennilyn Jessop has driven a beat-up, worn out 1998 Astro Van. Last time she took it to the mechanic — which she has to do quite often — the news wasn’t good. “It was leaking coolant and oil, two of the doors didn’t work, it was barely surviving,” Jessop said. “He told me there were so many things wrong with it that it wasn’t worth putting any more money into it.”

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[1 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu National Women Build Week has become an annual tradition of Habitat for Humanity during the week leading up to Mother’s Day. Women are challenged to devote at least one day to help build affordable housing in their local communities.

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[27 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University will bestow three honorary doctorate degrees at its 2015 commencement ceremonies  on Thursday, April 30. Commencement exercises begin at 6:30 p.m. in the UCCU Center on UVU’s Orem Campus and will feature Mitt Romney, former governor of Massachusetts and 2012 Republican […]

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[15 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu  Utah Valley University unveiled a 15-foot prototype of  Gary Lee Price’s  “Statue of Responsibility” on April 15 located at the east entrance of the Losee Center. Price conducted all of the pre-casting work at UVU in 2012 on the 15-foot clay version of […]

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[14 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

His Excellency Zahir Tanin, Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations, will be presenting a lecture on April 21 at 10:30 a.m. in the Sorensen Center, room 213a. His address is sponsored by Utah Valley University’s Office of International Affairs & Diplomacy.

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[13 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s new minor in autism studies has officially been recognized by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as meeting the 180-hour coursework requirement for taking the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) examination.

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[10 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Dean of Students Office has announced a week of events focused on sexual assault prevention and awareness. The Campus Safety Week, with events scheduled April 13-18, is the culminating activity to the many University-wide events held throughout this past year aimed at raising awareness about sexual assault prevention.

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[10 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

In a first-of-its-kind course at Utah Valley University, English students devoted a semester to studying little-known 19-century women writers, with their work culminating in a two-week exhibit that opens April 13 in the George Sutherland Archives section of the UVU Library.

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[9 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University and the Woodbury School of Business will present its fourth annual Business & Economic Forum, a one-day business event targeted to develop and enrich community estate planning, accounting, financial planning, and management professionals, on May 14, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sorensen Student Center on UVU’s Orem campus.

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[9 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Percussion Ensemble, lead by Doug Smith, assistant professor and area percussion coordinator, is preparing for its annual showcase entitled “Small Plates” on April 20. Come join the ensemble, at 7:30 p.m. in Centre Stage in the Sorensen Center, for the “tastiest bits” of percussion ensemble UVU has to offer. The show offers a variety of dynamic sounds for all to enjoy ranging from Mozart to Ragtime.UVU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE TO HOST SHOWCASE APRIL 20