March 12, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton Actress America Ferrera was the keynote speaker at Utah Valley University Tuesday, March 11, as it hosted nearly 2,000 students at its annual Latinos in Action Leadership Conference. Ferrera urged the students to “dream big, embrace who you are and learn what you [...]
UVU’s Culinary Arts Institute took several impressive awards Wednesday night at the ACF’s Western Regional Conference, held at California’s Oakland Marriott City Center March 2–5.
“Doing Business With China” will be the focus of a UVU conference luncheon March 5.
On March 7, Utah Valley University will host “Beauty Redefined,” a celebration of International Women’s Day, with two sessions featuring keynote addresses by inspiring speakers, entertainment by international dancers and food.
Roger Kangas, a prominent U.S. expert on Afghanistan and Central Asian affairs, will present “Post-2014 Afghanistan” on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 10 a.m. in Sorensen Student Center, room 213b.
UVU will present its annual Conference on Addiction on Friday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Sorensen Student Center.
On Feb. 21 and 22, UVU will host the sixth annual Choreography Design Project, during which the work of six finalists will be performed by the Utah Regional Ballet and judged by independent professionals in the industry.
UVU will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during this year’s commemoration Jan. 20–24 on UVU’s Orem campus.
His Excellency Tasawar Khan, consul general of Pakistan in Los Angeles, will speak on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 11 a.m. in the Timpanogos Room of the UVU Library.
Noted expert in the field of creativity and aging, Susan Perlstein, will present a hands-on workshop, “Creativity Matters! Arts for Older Adults,” on Friday, Jan. 17, at UVU.
Parents, educators and boys grades 6–12, are invited to attend the ninth annual Empowering Your Tomorrow Boys’ Conference at UVU this Saturday, Jan. 11
Over several days in December, UVU will hold its fourth celebration of United Nations International Mountain Day. The event is free and open to the public.
On Nov. 25, UVU will hold its 25th annual, all-day Ice Breaker Jazz Festival, which will culminate with an evening concert that will unveil the all-new ensemble, the UVU Faculty Jazz Combo.
United Nations Ambassador H.E. Charles T. Ntwaagae will address UVU students, faculty, staff and the general public Monday, December 2, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Sorensen Student Center, room 213b.
On Nov. 25, UVU will hold a Symposium on Slavery and Sexual Exploitation, designed to raise awareness of the incidence and causes of human trafficking in the United States. All are invited to attend this free event.