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[30 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Board of Trustees approved moving forward on constructing a privately funded building on campus that will support community members, working professionals, future educators and individuals with autism. The proposed facility will now move to the Board of Regents and State Building Board for consideration.

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[29 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University has announced that Marc Archambault, vice president of Development and Alumni Relations, has taken a new position at Western Kentucky University as vice president of Development and Alumni Relations and president of the WKU Foundation. He begins his new position July 31.

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[29 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University won the national title at the 51st Annual SkillsUSA National Championships held June 22-26 in Louisville, Ky. Showcasing their career and technical skills, UVU students came away with 13 medals — seven gold, five silver and one bronze — and ranked first nationally in the number of post secondary medals won. During the last 15 years, UVU has always finished in the top three in the nation. This is the second consecutive year UVU has finished first at the competition.

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[29 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University will welcome three new members to its Board of Trustees starting July 1. As chair of the UVU Foundation, James Clarke of Holladay, Utah, was appointed to the Board in February 2014, and will now become a voting Trustee. He will be joined by Jill Taylor of Salt Lake City and Jack W. Sunderlage of Lehi.

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[26 Jun 2015 | 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 Awesome. Friends. Homework. Fun. Educational. Field trips. Inspiring. Amazing. Those are just a few words middle-school students use to describe Utah Valley University’s seven-week summer PREP 2015 program designed to help prepare seventh-, […]

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[25 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University was the only university in the world given an official seat at the recent United Nations conference in Tajikistan. Rusty Butler, associate vice president for International Affairs and Diplomacy at UVU, participated in the International Conference on the Implementation […]

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[19 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Dozens of elementary-age students are building rockets and playing games in a weeklong math adventure camp designed to teach mathematical concepts, thinking skills and problem-solving abilities in a way that is fun and exciting.

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[17 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

It started out as a design element and is now trending on social media and has even gone viral.

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[17 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

In a year that’s been both record-breaking warm and dry for Utah, water conservation is a high priority. As a concerned community member, Utah Valley University is mindful of the water it uses all the time, but during periods of water shortage, the University and its officials are particularly careful about water usage.

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[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University President Matthew S. Holland participated in a panel discussion Thursday, June 11, at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England, about the leadership of Abraham Lincoln. He spoke as part of the university’s Seminar in Constitutional Thought and History.

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[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah County children — along with parents, neighbors and friends — are being encouraged to play in one of Provo’s main streets during a day of food and fun hosted by Utah Valley University’s Office of New Urban Mechanics (ONUM) and Downtown Provo, Inc.

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[30 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

Two art exhibits — the Art of Our Century and the Design Arts Utah — are showing at Utah Valley University’s Woodbury Art Museum through July 3. The Art of Our Century exhibit is a jurored show, with the winners announced at the exhibit opening reception on June 2 at 6 p.m.

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[28 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Utah Valley University Center for the Advancement of Leadership (CAL) has partnered with Mercedes-Benz in Lindon, Utah, to host its annual golf tournament, “Fore CAL,” June 8. The tournament raises money for scholarships for students involved in the University’s elite leadership program.

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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 Wednesday, June 3, 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.