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[2 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Utah Valley University and the Woodbury School of Business will present the University’s fifth annual Business & Economic Forum on May 19 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will be in the Sorensen Student Center on […]

Academics, Community »

[28 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | MelindaC@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu They describe themselves as “three very similar yet completely different people.” Although it seems like an oxymoron, it is apparently the case with Lisa Shepherd and two of her sons, Brian and Danny.

Academics, Community »

[27 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Merinda Davis loves — and lives — education. And education has loved her, giving her experiences that have literally taken her around the world.

Academics, Community, Presidential »

[25 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University will award four honorary doctorate degrees during its historic 75th Commencement on April 28. Recipients include Justice Christine Durham of the Utah Supreme Court; Todd Pedersen, CEO of Vivint Smart Home; and John Valentine, chair of the Utah State Tax Commission. Commencement exercises […]

Academics, Community »

[21 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu In an effort to meet an increasing community need, Utah Valley University broke ground today, April 21, during National Autism Awareness Month, on the Cole Nellesen Building, which will house the Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism.

Academics, Community, Engaged Learning »

[21 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Genna Erickson | 801-863-7771 | GErickson@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 academy graduates compete […]

Academics, Community, Engaged Learning »

[20 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu A unique lab designed to help legislators craft citizen-centered, data-driven laws has officially launched at Utah Valley University. The PolicyHacking Lab is the latest initiative of the Office of New Urban Mechanics (ONUM) at UVU — a civic innovation office developed in partnership with the City […]

Academics, Arts & Entertainment, Community »

[18 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University will celebrate the achievements of its Latino students at its eighth annual Latin American Celebration dinner on Tuesday, April 19, from 6:30–8:30 p.m. in the Sorensen Student Center’s Grande Ballroom.

Community, Engaged Learning »

[18 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Aaron N. Hall, Wolverine PR Firm | 435-668-4984 | aaronnhall@gmail.com Utah Valley University students have launched multiple efforts to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving, including a campus-hosted mock car accident and, most recently, a music video featuring Utah County talent.

Academics, Community »

[17 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu In honor of Utah Valley University’s 75th anniversary, doTERRA announced Wednesday, April 13, it will support 75 scholarships for women attending UVU. The announcement was made at the Women’s Leadership Luncheon held at doTERRA’s corporate office in Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Community, Engaged Learning »

[15 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu When you meet ULI – his full name is Michael Ulibarri, but he stresses his preference for his artistic moniker – the first thing he explains about the club he leads is that it isn’t a club. It’s a […]

Academics, Community »

[11 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu On Thursday, April 21, Utah Valley University will participate in the 2016 Great Utah ShakeOut, a statewide exercise meant to help Utah residents be prepared to survive and recover quickly from major earthquakes — wherever they live, work or travel.

Arts & Entertainment, Community, Sports & Athletics »

[11 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Genna Erickson | 801-863-7771 | GErickson@uvu.edu The UVU fire and police academies are ready to run. The first Guns and Hoses Scholarship 5K is set for Saturday, April 23, at 8 a.m. at Fort Utah Park in Provo. Current cadets, alumni, police […]

Arts & Entertainment, Community »

[7 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-6863 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu  It’s not too early to start celebrating for graduation at Utah Valley University. This year’s graduates, current students and alumni are invited to a Grad Bash April 13. A concert will feature X Ambassadors and local favorite Foreign Figures. […]

Community, Faculty »

[7 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu It’s often been said that the pen is mightier than the sword — but a paint sponge can also be effective. Utah Valley University students are inviting the public to participate in “Fight for Autism,” in which […]