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[ 16 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |lshumway@uvu.edu

Chris Taylor | 801-863-8484 | taylorch@uvu.edu

Thatcher+Co: Michelle Prince | 914-523-8937 | mprince@thatcherandco.com

 

Orem, Utah – Marking the culmination of its 75th anniversary, Utah Valley University (UVU) will unveil for the first time Friday a massive stained glass window project now 12 years in the making called “Roots of Knowledge.” The 10-foot high, 200-foot wide 80-pane panorama pays tribute to the finest human achievements in art, architecture, music, law, literature, philosophy, medicine, science and technology. The Roots of Knowledge unveiling bookends a year-long celebration for UVU as its 75th anniversary year draws to an end. Home to more than 35,000 students, UVU began as a vocational school during World War II, and in the seven decades since has evolved into a technical school, community college, state college and, finally, a comprehensive regional teaching university. (more…)

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[ 7 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |LShumway@uvu.edu

Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 | KAdams@uvu.edu

A family carnival, several veterans’ panels, and numerous displays are only a few of the Veterans Day activities hosted by Utah Valley University running throughout the week of Nov. 7–11. The activities are designed to bring the community together to honor veterans and provide enjoyable activities for them and their families, said Sheldon W. Holgreen, director of the University’s Veteran Success Center. (more…)

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University Marketing & Communications: Layton Shumway | 801-863-6863 |Lshumway@uvu.edu

Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu

 

 

Public relations students at Utah Valley University have been named the best in the nation; at the National PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) conference in Indianapolis in late October, the University’s student society received the honor as the best chapter in the country. The award is presented annually to only one university. (more…)

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Written by: Barbara Christiansen | 801-863-8208 | BarbaraC@uvu.edu

 

Women in Utah are more likely to live in poverty than their male counterparts and have nearly a 50-50 chance of being sexually assaulted in their lifetimes, according to recently released research from the Utah Women & Leadership Project and Susan Madsen, professor at Utah Valley University. (more…)

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