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[4 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Alex Sousa |  801-863-8208 | ASousa@uvu.edu Students from Utah Valley University’s Introduction to Criminal Justice and Police Patrol Operations class will be partnering with Team Red, White and Blue on Sept. 11 for its annual 9/11 Dawn to Dusk Moving Tribute at […]

Community, Sports & Athletics »

[4 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Homecoming is a traditional part of the American educational experience. Every fall, current students and alumni of universities across the country celebrate their achievements and take time to remember the moments that make higher education so meaningful. But Homecoming at Utah Valley University […]

Community, Conferences & Lectures »

[3 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Kim Rollins, UVU Library assistant director, public services | 801-863-7326 | Kim.Rollins@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s Forum on Engaged Reading will hold its fifth annual “For the Love of Reading” Literacy Conference at The Zermatt Resort in Midway, Utah, on Oct. 22-23. Educators, librarians, parents, […]

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[3 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Employees and students from Utah Valley University will participate in the United Way’s Annual “Day of Caring” on Sept. 10 by volunteering at a Provo elementary school. UVU will assist with three projects at Amelia Earhart Elementary School in Provo, including painting lines for […]

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[1 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Patricia Monsoor, Woodbury School of Business marketing and public relations manager | 801-863-5483 | pmonsoor@uvu.edu Who knew that a former Utah Valley University Woodbury School of Business international business graduate would end up stealing the hearts, souls and appetites of Food Network’s […]

Academics, Community »

[25 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s Student Alumni Association has won its first-ever national honor for its student engagement campaign, “Stop Being Boring.” UVU won the Outstanding Internal Program National Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Program. “Stop Being […]

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[25 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University will commemorate the 14th anniversary of 9/11 with Michael Arad, designer of the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. He will speak at noon in the Grande Ballroom of the Sorensen Center. Arad’s design, “Reflecting Absence,” features waterfalls […]

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[24 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University and the Governor’s Office of Energy Development unveiled two electric vehicle charging stations and two newly-purchased Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid electric vehicles on its Orem campus today, Aug. 24. This project was funded through a series of grants from OED, […]

Community, Presidential »

[24 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Note: This was originally published in the Daily Herald on Aug. 22 as a guest editorial.   By President Matthew S. Holland As a new school year begins, Utah Valley University is positioned stronger than ever to provide our students an outstanding university experience, preparing them for a successful career and fulfilling life. Today, roughly 74 […]

Community, Engaged Learning »

[21 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

A group of public health students from Utah Valley University’s Public and Community Health Department recently planned, trained for, and presented a health fair for residents of Utah’s Wayne County. During the health fair, residents were able to have their blood glucose, body composition, blood pressure and pulse taken for free; the students also provided information about automobile and seatbelt safety and the dangers of tobacco use.

Academics, Community, Engaged Learning »

[21 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

On Monday, Gina Gilson, site manager for Utah Valley University’s Capitol Reef Field Station, welcomed a group of students and faculty from the University’s English department. Her welcome included orientation information that every group who visits the field station receives, including an introduction to the field station, an explanation of the “house rules,” and a crash course on conservation — as part of their many conservation measures, the field station measures the water usage and garbage production of every group that stays onsite.

Community, Conferences & Lectures »

[19 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Keynote speaker Gail Miller and breakout sessions aimed at helping women understand money and gain financial confidence are highlights of the first 2015–16 Utah Women’s Leadership Speaker & Dialogue Series event. The event, titled Cents and Sensibility, will be held on Sept. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ragan Theater at Utah Valley University.

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[15 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University and the Kyrgyz National Centre for Development of Mountain Regions has established, “Women of the Mountains,” an international conference under the umbrella of the United Nations Mountain Partnership, that addresses issues critical to women and children of the mountainous nations. […]

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[14 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu For more information: Doug Harvey, Continuing Education marketing research analyst | 801-863-8798 | doug.harvey@uvu.edu With the mailing of more than 100,000 catalogs to Utah County homes, registration for continuing education classes at Utah Valley University is now open. Whether it’s an all-inclusive outdoor […]

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[9 Aug 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 The National Science Foundation has awarded Utah Valley University’s Capitol Reef Field Station (CRFS) a one-year $24,992 grant to conduct comprehensive future planning for the field station to better support the facility’s mission of […]