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[20 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Tasia Briggs | 801-863-8206 Utah Valley University has formed a partnership with the Bradley Center for Grieving Children and Families to create an interfaith support group for students, as well as community members, who are suffering and struggling with loss of […]

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[19 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

More than 75 Utah Valley University students will compete in the UVUAMA (American Marketing Association) Sales Idol competition, sponsored by Qualtrics, held Friday, Feb. 27. Participants will enjoy the opportunity to network with industry professionals and other students, and winners will receive cash prizes totaling $7,500.

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[10 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University has announced the interns who are spending this semester learning the ins and outs of government at a national, state and local level. Four students were selected as DC Experience interns and are serving in Washington, D.C. Three additional students are serving in the local offices of a Utah senator and a congressman. Six students are serving as interns in the Utah State legislature.

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[9 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

It’s one thing to sit in a classroom studying financial planning, but two Utah Valley University financial planning students had the chance to spend three days networking with nearly 2,000 registered investment advisers while also learning from some of the financial services industry’s leading thinkers.

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[9 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Brian Birch, director of Utah Valley University Religious Studies Program, has been elected to serve as a board member on the Council for a Parliament of World Religions, the oldest, largest and most inclusive gathering of people of all faiths and traditions. The election of Birch coincides with the Parliament’s preparation for its 2015 worldwide conference, which will be held in Salt Lake City.

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[3 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 Written by: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 Featuring advanced technology and resources for businesses of all sizes, the Vivint Sales and Marketing Applied Research Test (SMART) Lab recently opened at Utah Valley University’s Business Resource Center. The SMARTLab, part of a $2 million partnership between UVU, Vivint, […]

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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.