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[28 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University will hold a ribbon cutting and grand opening for the new Cole Nellesen Building, which will house the Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism, on Wednesday, May 3 at 12:45 p.m. The building will raise autism awareness and support autism education in the state […]

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[28 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

Media Contact: Patricia Monsoor pmonsoor@uvu.edu land: 801-863-5483 cell: 650-454-6441 In response to the UN Refugee Agency (UNCHR) issuing a policy on alternatives to refugee camps, a local Utah-based company, two UVU Woodbury School of Business faculty and staff members, and a handful of Woodbury MBA students are changing and improving the face of refugee housing […]

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[14 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   On April 20-21, Utah Valley University students will showcase their engineering and robotic technical skills at the annual Engineering Technology Fair. From 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. each day, the public can see the student’s projects in action. The Fair will be held in the UVU […]

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[10 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University’s College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Science & Health, School of Education, and Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism will host the seventh annual UVU Conference on Autism on Friday, April 14, in the Sorensen Student Center on UVU’s Orem campus.

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[31 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Patricia Monsoor | 801-863-5483 | pmonsoor@uvu.edu  More than half of UVU Woodbury School of Business students pass Chartered Financial Analyst exam 55 percent of UVU Woodbury School of Business students who sat for the Level I of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level I exam passed. The […]

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[31 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Patricia Monsoor | 801-863-5483 | pmonsoor@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s American Marketing Association (UVUAMA) captured 11 awards at the AMA 39th Annual International Collegiate Conference – Power in Connections. The Woodbury School of Business marketing chapter captured 11 awards from the national conference weekend, with five first place […]

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[31 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Jim McCulloch On March 23-24, Utah Valley University students showcased their career and technical skills at the annual State of Utah SkillsUSA Championships in Salt Lake City, coming away with 44 medals — including 20 gold — and ranked No. 1 among participating Utah colleges and universities.

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[31 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu  It’s often said that two topics people should not discuss are religion and politics. However, Utah Valley University’s Center for Constitutional Studies will tackle both of those topics in its annual conference on religious liberty. The public is invited to the […]

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[30 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

“Real Men Sing” at UVU this April The Utah Valley University Men’s Choir hosts a night of virile vocal music, which brings a lush joy to the ear in a joint concert with guest high school men’s ensembles from across the state of Utah. The UVU Men’s Choir will present a full program, a culmination […]

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[14 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu A team of Utah Valley University cybersecurity students placed second out of 10 teams at the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in Denver on March 10-11. The competition is one of 10 regional qualifiers for the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. “Our team made a very […]

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[14 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu One of Utah Valley University’s core themes is inclusivity, which is reflected in its students and faculty from around the world. Recently, however, there have been languages other than English heard on campus, but they have been coming from fourth, fifth […]

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[14 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Students in a technology class at Utah Valley University have come up with an innovative solution to traffic congestion around the university: ski lifts. They suggested having the Orem train station and UVU campus be connected with an open-air gondola ski […]

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Genna Erickson | 801-863-7771 | GErickson@uvu.edu   The Northwest Commission on Colleges and University recently approved a minor and certificate of proficiency in national security studies at UVU. Both the minor and certificate of proficiency were already approved by the Board of Regents in September 2016 and […]

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu  Utah Valley University’s School of Education is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University’s Community, Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment (CREATE) Lab to provide hands-on technology learning experiences for their teacher candidates, local classroom teachers, and Utah’s K-12 students. The partnership is in collaboration with the Utah STEM Action […]

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[23 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Hanna Rosin, author of New York Times bestselling book “The End of Men: And The Rise of Women” and host of the National Public Radio podcast “Invisibilia,” will speak at Utah Valley University on March 1 at 11 a.m. in the Classroom Building lecture hall (CB 101B) […]