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[9 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu The public will have a chance to see and learn about Native American petroglyphs located in Lake Mountain, on the west side of Utah Lake. There will be a limited opportunity with a “pop-up” museum” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, […]

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[2 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | Lshumway@uvu.edu Students from Utah Valley University’s digital media program received the University’s first Emmy at the 37th Annual College Television Awards on May 25 in Hollywood, as the student-animated film “The Ghost Next Door” was named one of the top three animation projects in the country.

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[27 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Patricia Monsoor | 801-863-5483 | Pmonsoor@uvu.edu Billions of people are finding it impossible to locate their ancestors’ gravesites. First, they must know the right cemetery to travel to, and then they have the arduous task of searching for a headstone in a […]

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[20 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s Women’s Success Center and the Utah Women’s Walk will officially open its Women of Influence exhibit June 8. The exhibit, which honors 16 women of influence specific to UVU, is located on the third floor of the Losee Center on […]

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[17 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu The Office of New Urban Mechanics at Utah Valley University, in partnership with the cities of Boston and Philadelphia, as well as cities throughout Utah, is launching an innovative writing contest designed to chart a course for the cities of tomorrow.

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[14 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 Got a great idea for a new product or business? It usually takes a great deal of assistance from someone experienced to bring that idea into reality and then to create a successful long-term business.

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[12 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Yanko Dzhukev, the first Utah Valley University intern at the United Nations Secretariat, Office of Legal Affairs, joined diplomats at UN headquarters in New York on May 6 to discuss efforts to address the rising rate of food insecurity and malnutrition in the mountainous […]

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[28 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Spencer Wright | 801-863-8208 | spencer.wright@uvu.edu Two teams from Utah Valley University’s communication department recently received prestigious honors for their campaign work on behalf of UVU’s student veterans and partnership with Student Veterans of America.

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[22 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu This summer six Utah Valley University students will begin internships in Washington, D.C. The students are interning in a diverse selection of offices and agencies, actively strengthening UVU’s presence in the nation’s capital.

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[22 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | Melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Julie Stowe | 801-863-6805 | JStowe@uvu.edu The Utah Valley University Foundation has awarded the UVU FEMME Club (Females Empowered by Movie Making Experiences) a $5,000 UVU Foundation Merit Grant. The club will use the grant money to help fund a summer camp for […]

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[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 […]

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[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 […]

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[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.

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[15 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Patricia Monsoor | 801-863-5483 | pmonsoor@uvu.edu Students from Utah Valley University’s Woodbury School of Business nationally-ranked personal financial planning (PFP) program are finalists in the upcoming Northwestern Mutual scholarship competition “Planning Makes a Difference.” PFP students from around the country received the […]

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[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 […]