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[28 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]

  A special round table of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) will be held at Utah Valley University on October 2, 2017. The discussion, “Joint Advocacy of the Mountain Women and Agenda at the United Nations,” will focus on the combined efforts of […]

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[27 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]

Media Contact: Patricia Monsoor | pmonsoor@uvu.edu | land:801-863-5483 | cell:650-454-6441 Utah Valley University Woodbury School of Business students Lewis Hoopes and Hongtao Li represented Woodbury on international teams that won top awards at the 2017 case competition sponsored by the Institute of Internal Auditors on September 24 in Orlando, Fla.  The competition featured students from […]

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[8 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu The Utah Women & Leadership Project at Utah Valley University has seen progress in female representation in several levels of educational leadership during the past three years. In many categories, however, the state is still below national averages. Researchers found an […]

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[6 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]

Media contact: Patricia Monsoor | email:pmonsoor@uvu.edu | landline:801-863-5483 | cell: 650-454-6441   Dr. Craig Israelsen loves a challenge– from running the Boston Marathon to figuring out how much money we all need in our investment portfolios. This determined financial wizard is one of UVU’s most published faculty in the Woodbury School of Business, and a […]

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[4 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu The Equal Pay Act for genders is more than half a century old, yet women are still paid less than men in almost every occupation. Utah women earn approximately 71 cents per dollar that a man earns. It is the nation’s […]

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[27 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu A pair of studies authored by a Utah Valley University psychology faculty member show that children who experienced full-grade academic acceleration — defined as finishing the K-12 curriculum at least one year early — earn higher income as adults. The research adds to the growing evidence that […]

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[11 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | lshumway@uvu.edu   London – Utah Valley University (UVU) President Matthew S. Holland addressed the All Party Parliamentary Group on Foreign Affairs, which assembled to discuss “Education Reform: A Key Response to Current International Challenges.” The remarks and discussion were held yesterday at the Palace of Westminster in a House […]

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[5 Jun 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 been called “the work that makes all other work possible.” It’s unpaid care work, and is often done by women. It can include caring for children or elderly family members, doing household chores, or the providing emotional and mental work […]

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[17 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University student engaged learning through the promotion of the sustainable mountain development (SMD) agenda of the United Nations was highlighted for the first time during the session of the 2017 United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Integration Segment, May 8-10 at the UN Headquarters in New York. The theme of this year’s segment […]

Academics, Arts & Entertainment, Faculty »

[8 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu  Utah Valley University is pleased to announce that Stephen Pullen has been appointed as the new dean and artistic director of the School of the Arts, effective July 1, 2017. The title of artistic director reflects the expanded role the School of the Arts is undertaking with […]

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[8 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu  Utah Valley University is pleased to announce that Steven Clark has been appointed as the new dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, effective immediately. Clark has been serving as interim dean since Jan. 1, 2017. “Dean Clark has provided excellent leadership to the college […]

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[1 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Utah Valley University’s 76th Commencement Exercises will be held on Thursday, May 4, in celebration of more than 5,000 graduates. Commencement exercises begin at 6:30 p.m. in the UCCU Center on UVU’s Orem Campus. The featured speaker will be President Henry B. Eyring, First Counselor in the […]

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[1 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University has appointed Stephen L. Whyte as the new associate vice president of university marketing and communications, replacing Chris Taylor, who recently moved into the position of assistant vice president of government affairs.

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[14 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Utah Valley University professor of English and literature Kate McPherson has been named the literary seminar director for the Utah Shakespeare Festival this summer. “I will be leading all of the play seminars in the month of July,” she said. “We […]

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[10 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu  The Salt Lake City metropolitan area has been called one of the vainest in the nation and it has more plastic surgeons per capita than any similar area other than Miami. That’s according to sources including Forbes magazine. Researchers with the […]