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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 […]

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[8 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Daniel Fairbanks, dean of Utah Valley University’s College of Science and Health, received the prestigious Mendel Memorial Medal at a ceremony on March 8 at the Moravian Museum in Brno, Czech Republic. The Mendel Memorial Medal is awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution […]

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[28 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  Women can and do have a great impact in the world; however, there are numerous things that can affect them and their willingness to use their impact. “Strengthening the Impact of Women: Body Image, Crucial Conversations, and Perfectionism” will address those […]

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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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[7 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Public Relations Student Society of America (UVU-PRSSA) is hosting its annual election night on UVU’s campus at Center Stage Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m., the event welcoming students, faculty, alumni, and family to support the 2017-2018 executive board applicants.

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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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[23 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu Advanced placement, in which high school students may earn college credit, is a good program, but may not be all that it’s cracked up to be, according to a recent article published by Utah Valley University faculty member Russell T. Warne. […]

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[10 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu   Utah Valley University is pleased to announce that Saeed Moaveni has been appointed as the new dean of the College of Technology & Computing, effective May 1, 2017. Moaveni comes from Minnesota State University, Mankato, where he has been serving as professor of mechanical engineering. “Dr. […]

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[3 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu In the three years since Utah Valley University’s Utah Women & Leadership Project released its findings on women’s participation in multiple levels of politics, there has been progress in some areas, but there is still significant room for improvement.

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[2 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 | LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen There is a growing job market in Utah in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math, with well-compensated and generally recession-proof jobs expected to be available. However, Utah ranks last in the nation for the percent of women holding those jobs. That’s […]

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[30 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |LShumway@uvu.edu Written by: Genna Erickson | 801-863-7771| GErickson@uvu.edu    Ryan Vogel, assistant professor and founding Director of National Security Studies at Utah Valley University, has been selected by the Utah National Guard to be an Honorary Commander for 2016-2018.

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[14 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: | Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: | Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu  ‘Women Have a Voice’ workshop to help women increase effect on society Whatever the reason, women in Utah tend to be less active than men in expressing their opinions publicly. “Women Have a Voice,” a free workshop held at Utah […]

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[6 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu  Utah’s women are underrepresented on the state’s boards and commissions, according to findings released Tuesday from the Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP).