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[ 29 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release

University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807

Utah Valley University will welcome three new members to its Board of Trustees starting July 1. As chair of the UVU Foundation, James Clarke of Holladay, Utah, was appointed to the Board in February 2014, and will now become a voting Trustee. He will be joined by Jill Taylor of Salt Lake City and Jack W. Sunderlage of Lehi. The new members will replace Steve Lund, Greg Butterfield and Terry Shoemaker, all of whom have served two terms on the Board. (more…)

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[ 26 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

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University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu
Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 | KAdams@uvu.edu

Awesome. Friends. Homework. Fun. Educational. Field trips. Inspiring. Amazing. Those are just a few words middle-school students use to describe Utah Valley University’s seven-week summer PREP 2015 program designed to help prepare seventh-, eighth-, and ninth-graders for successful science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) college education and careers. (more…)

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[ 25 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release

University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu

Utah Valley University was the only university in the world given an official seat at the recent United Nations conference in Tajikistan. Rusty Butler, associate vice president for International Affairs and Diplomacy at UVU, participated in the International Conference on the Implementation of the International Decade for Action — Water for Life. (more…)

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[ 23 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release

University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu

Written by: Spencer Wright, communications specialist, College of Humanities and Social Sciences | 801-863-6042 |spencer.wright@uvu.edu

High school students who take an advanced placement class but not the test are no better off academically than students who never take an AP class, suggests a recent study by a group from Utah Valley University. The study calls into question the thought that taking an AP class will benefit a student more than a traditional high school course. (more…)

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