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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) […]

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[23 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   A team of Utah Valley University construction management students took first place in the annual Associated Schools of Construction Management Competition, held in Sparks, Nev., February 8-11. The Mixed Use team took first place in their competition, with Northern Arizona finishing second and BYU third.

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[23 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu   Approximately 1,000 girls from ninth through 12th grades are expected for the fourth annual Utah Valley University SheTech Explorer Day on March 3.

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[14 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University culinary arts student Madeline Black won the honor of Western Region Student Chef of the Year at the American Culinary Federation competition held this past week in Chicago. She now advances to the national competition held July 8-11 in Orlando, Fla.

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[14 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Undergraduates from across Utah will come to the Sorensen Student Center at Utah Valley University on Friday, Feb. 17 for the annual Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR). Keynote speakers will include UVU associate professor Heath Ogden and UVU alumnus and award-winning filmmaker Torben Bernhard. “UCUR is […]

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[9 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   With Utah Valley University’s 75th anniversary celebration complete, President Matthew S. Holland encouraged UVU faculty, staff, and students to work to make the next 25 years even more marvelous as he delivered his 2017 State of the University address on Feb. 7. “The path to 2041 […]

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[23 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | lshumway@uvu.edu Chris Taylor | 801-863-8484 | taylorch@uvu.edu Thatcher+Co: Christina Gillham | 917-825-6990 | cgillham@thatcherandco.com   Utah Valley University (UVU), the largest university in Utah – with support from the Washington D.C.-based National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), the nation’s leading nonprofit, public-private partnership promoting the safe and secure use of the […]

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[13 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen No matter where a woman may be in her quest to run a small business, there will be something for her in “Creating and Growing Small Businesses as Women,” a workshop sponsored by Utah Valley University’s Utah Women & Leadership Project. It will be […]

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[5 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu  Written by: Barbara Christiansen Utah Valley University student entrepreneur Santiago Gallardo earned first place in November in the Utah chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (EO GSEA), a competition for students who own and operate a business while attending college or university. He is […]

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[9 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Genna Erickson | 801-863-7771| GErickson@uvu.edu  Playing tug-of-war with a fire engine full of water, chopping wooden beams in half and building sheetrock walls at breakneck speed are only a few of the activities at Utah Valley University’s traditional Fire Games, set for Wednesday, Dec. 14. The friendly competition […]