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[23 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Rudolph “Rudy” Moise, Ambassador-at-Large for the Republic of Haiti, will be speaking during a Jan. 29 lecture sponsored by Utah Valley University’s Office of International Affairs & Diplomacy. The lecture will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Sorensen Center 206bc.

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[23 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Almost three years ago, a couple dozen quiet, shy sixth-graders showed up on Utah Valley University campus; the students were part of the University’s new PREP program. By the time the seven-week program — designed to help prepare underserved middle-school children for successful Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) college education and careers — concluded, “the kids owned the campus,” said Eldon L. McMurray, outreach coordinator.

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[21 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University is hosting a special symposium, titled “Terrorist Violence and Free Expression: France and Charlie Hebdo,” featuring UVU experts Gregory Jackson, Michael Minch and John Macfarlane, as well as Salt Lake Tribune cartoonist Pat Bagley will be held Jan. 26 in the Sorensen Student Center 206 b&c, beginning at noon and including four hour-long presentations.

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[17 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

The state of Utah has lost one of its great leaders and public servants in the prime of her life. We, as a university, have lost one of our staunchest champions. I, like so many, have lost a dear friend. Most importantly, the Lockhart family has lost a remarkable mother and spouse, and my thoughts […]

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[12 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Legendary civil right activist Joan Trumpauer Mulholland will be speaking at Utah Valley University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration held at noon on Wednesday in the Grande Ballroom. Mulholland’s address is part of a daylong event focused on bringing together a wide spectrum of campus and community voices to discuss and remember the legacy of Dr. King.

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[12 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Most management and top leadership teams don’t fully realize the value of having women in key leadership positions. A Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) brief — the fifth in a series authored by Susan R. Madsen, professor of management at Utah Valley University — released today explores the significant benefits of having women leaders and offers suggestions on how to make that happen.

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[9 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Hidden Voices: Native Peoples, a collaboration between Utah Valley University’s Native American Initiative, Multicultural Student Services, Art & Visual Communication’s Photography Area and the Woodbury Art Museum, opens Jan. 13 at the UVU Woodbury Art Museum.

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[9 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Women’s issues have been in the national and state spotlight recently, and Utah Valley University’s Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) has become an invaluable resource for those interested in assisting and strengthening women in Utah. In fact, requests for speeches, information, initiatives, and resources have become a daily occurrence for project staff.

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[5 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

“Beauty Redefined: The Impact of Body Image on Women’s Confidence and Influence” is the title of the third in a four-part speaker and dialogue series scheduled by Utah Valley University’s Utah Women & Leadership Project. The Jan. 29 event, which will feature Drs. Lindsey and Lexie Kite, identical twin sisters and directors of the nonprofit Beauty Redefined, begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Ragan Theater in the Sorensen Student Center.

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[27 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For 400 elementary-school children, this Christmas was unlike any other—thanks to the vision of one Utah Valley University alumnus and the support of dozens of community, corporate, and individual volunteers.

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[22 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Rusty Butler, Utah Valley University’s associate vice president for International Affairs and Diplomacy, participated in the United Nations official commemoration of International Mountain Day (IMD) at UN headquarters in New York City earlier this month. UVU students also participated, for the fifth year in a row, in IMD celebrations on campus focused on raising global awareness of the importance of the sustainable way of life for mountain communities.

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[17 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Corporation for National and Community Service has announced this year’s President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, and Utah Valley University was named in the Honor Roll with Distinction category in two separate categories: General Community Service and Interfaith Community Service. Being named on the list is the highest honor a college of university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

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[12 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 As the face of health care changes in the United States, nurses and paramedics shoulder more responsibility in caring for patients. In response to the need for qualified specialists to provide critical care inter-facility transfers, Utah Valley […]

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[12 Dec 2014 | 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 Pulling fire engines full of water, chopping beams in half, and building sheetrock walls are only a few of the activities in Utah Valley University’s Firefighter Recruit Candidate Academy’s traditional Fire Games, where […]

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[11 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University student leaders are encouraging its 31,000 students to take part in the national initiative “It’s On Us,” in an effort to put an end to sexual assault on college campuses across the country. “It’s On Us” asks everyone — men […]