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[20 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 Utah Valley University’s Volunteer & Service-Learning Center and Brigham Young University’s Y-Serve Center for Service and Learning will join forces Oct. 25 in a first-ever collaboration for Make a Difference Day, a National Day of Service.

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[10 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University’s emergency services department will host a “Firefighter Rookie Challenge” Sept. 20 to recruit students for its Fire and Rescue Academy. The challenge, planned from 5:30 to 10 p.m., will be held at Emergency Services campus located 3131 Mike Jense Parkway (near […]

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[5 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Colby Cook, a sophomore at Utah Valley University, was named the special Critics’ Choice winner in the nationwide Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Video Contest. As a finalist, Cook was awarded a new set of Bridgestone or Firestone tires, and as the Critics’ Choice winner, he received a $2,500 cash prize.

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[22 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Ballroom Dance Team recently returned from a 10-day tour in Beijing and Kaiyuan, China, where team members performed at the 2014 “Meet in Beijing” Youth Dance Festival and represented the University in a whirlwind of both formal and informal performances and cultural exchange opportunities.

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[19 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

August 19, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 Incoming freshmen will begin their Utah Valley University experience Aug. 25 by participating in a unique Freshman Convocation to kick off the year; students will also be introduced to the University’s First Year Experience […]

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[22 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

July 22, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 The State Board of Regents today approved a new cybersecurity graduate certificate at Utah Valley University to help with the increasing demand in Utah and Salt Lake counties, home to world leaders in Internet security technologies.

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[2 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

July 2, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University tied for the national title at the 50th Annual SkillsUSA National Championships held June 23-27 in Kansas City, Mo. Showcasing their career and technical skills, UVU students came away with 17 medals — eight gold, five silver and […]

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[13 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

June 13, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 MURA Interactive, a Provo-based company led by alumni and students from Utah Valley University’s Digital Media Department, launched its first video game, “DubWars,” for sale on popular digital game marketplace Steam today, June 13.

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[23 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 23, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University’s student public relations campaign teams recently won three Hermes Creative Awards during an international competition sponsored by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

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[23 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

May 22, 2014 For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton, 801-863-6807 Utah Valley University technology management students recently teamed up with Eagle Mountain City Utilities to update its process management system. This past semester the students implemented a faster, more efficient way to send necessary information to EMCU employees out in the field.

Academics, Community, Conferences, Lectures & Workshops, Engaged Learning »

[22 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

UVU is presenting an educational wildlife and nature conference from June 19–21 that includes workshops, Dutch oven meals, live entertainment and field trips for registrants 18 and older.

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[17 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

UVU will cut the ribbon on its 5th Habitat for Humanity home on Monday, April 21, at 9 a.m.

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[16 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

On Saturday, April 12, UVU dental hygiene students gave approximately 55 local school children free examinations and tooth sealants to help protect against decay.

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[15 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Auto enthusiasts, casual observers and families alike are invited to experience one of the largest and best known car shows in Utah at the 27th annual UVU Auto Expo and Swap Meet May 17, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, Utah.

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[11 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

The free Third Annual Electrical Automation and Robotic Technology Graduates Fair at UVU will feature senior projects ranging from robots that bring snacks on demand to an interactive traffic light.