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[26 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

The first-ever Utah Data Dive community service event, organized by Utah Valley University associate professor Barton Poulson and funded primarily through a University Grant for Engaged Learning will be held Friday, March 27, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Sorensen Student Center and Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Liberal Arts Building room 101. The service project will benefit the Utah County Crisis Line and the Springville Art Museum.

Arts & Entertainment, Community »

[23 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

More than 150 selected new works and projects are on display in this year’s annual Utah Valley University Student Art Show and Bachelor of Fine Arts Final Projects exhibition, which runs March 24 through April 25 at the Woodbury Art Museum.

Academics, Community »

[20 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

A group of students at Utah Valley University are trading in their spring breaks at the beach for a week of service opportunities. The Volunteer and Learning-Service Center at UVU offers students an Alternative Spring Break Experience for students to explore social issues that occur in various communities.

Academics, Community »

[20 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University will host the state’s first-ever World Language Fair, designed to celebrate the language and cultural achievements of Utah’s dual language immersion (DLI) students and teachers. More than 2,000 4th through 6th graders from Cache Valley to Utah Valley will participate in this year’s fair, which will focus on Spanish and Chinese dual-immersion programs. Spanish events are scheduled for March 24, and Chinese events are scheduled for March 26, with both events taking place in the Sorensen Student Center. The fair runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days.

Community, Conferences, Lectures & Workshops »

[18 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Criminal Justice Department has teamed up with the Provo Police Department and Utah County Sheriff’s Office to sponsor a free Child Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault Seminar at UVU on April 2. The seminar begins at 8 a.m. at Centre Stage in the Sorensen Student Center and offers more than a dozen classes and presentations throughout the day.

Academics, Community »

[18 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Students at Utah Valley University have the opportunity to attend the first-ever TEDxUVU event on April 1, in the Ragan Theater. The TEDx program is designed to assist organizations, communities, and individuals connect through local experiences that encompass the ideals of the organization.

Academics, Community »

[16 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s emergency services department will host a “Firefighter Rookie Challenge” on Saturday, March 28, to recruit students for its Fire and Rescue Academy.

Academics, Community »

[14 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Nationally recognized author and education innovator Tony Wagner will be speaking as part of Utah Valley University’s Presidential Lecture Series. Wagner’s presentation, titled “Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World,” is scheduled for March 25 at 10 a.m. in the Sorensen Center Ragan Theatre.

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[14 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

“Ethical Dimensions of the Human Environment” will be the focus of the 26th annual David R. Keller Environmental Ethics Symposium, hosted by Utah Valley University’s Center for the Study of Ethics. Symposium events are scheduled for March 18 and 19 in the UVU Library Lakeview Room beginning with a keynote address by New York Times bestselling author Diane Ackerman.

Arts & Entertainment, Community »

[13 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Classical guitarist Adam Kossler, winner of numerous of competitions, including the Columbus State University Guitar Symposium, East Carolina Guitar Competition, MANC International Guitar Competition, and Texas International Guitar Competition, will perform a free concert at Utah Valley University on March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Library Lecture Hall (LI120).

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[13 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University will host a unique piano competition on March 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Science Building Auditorium. The competition is free and open to the public and offers young musicians an opportunity to share their talents with the community as well as compete for prizes, including cash awards and scholarships to the University.

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[12 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

“47 Minutes,” a short film directed by Utah Valley University film student Austin Wilson, won first place in the short film category at LDS Film Festival 2015, as well as receiving the audience choice award. The 20-minute film was also screened at the Independent Filmmaker’s Lounge during Sundance 2015,

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[10 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Four years ago, Utah Valley University’s first lady Paige Holland hosted a Ladies Night; that event has grown into UVU’s annual International Women’s Day, an evening of service, dance, awards and prizes designed to celebrate women around the world. This year’s International Women’s Day will be held March 12 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Sorensen Student Center Grande Ballroom.

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[9 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Attorney Karen M. Clemes of Sandy, Utah, has been appointed as Utah Valley University’s first-ever General Counsel, bringing a broad range of in-house and large law firm experience to UVU with an emphasis in labor and employment law. As a member of the UVU President’s Council, she will provide legal and strategic counsel to the University and work in conjunction with the Utah Office of the Attorney General.

Community, Conferences, Lectures & Workshops »

[6 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Sheri Dew, an advocate for women worldwide, will be the featured speaker in the last of the 2014-15 series of Utah Valley University’s Women’s Leadership Speaker & Dialogue Series set for March 18. The internationally recognized author and speaker currently serves as CEO of Deseret Book Company and is an emeritus member of UVU’s National Presidential Advisory Board.