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[ 23 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release

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

Almost three years ago, a couple dozen quiet, shy sixth-graders showed up on Utah Valley University campus; the students were part of the University’s new PREP program. By the time the seven-week program — designed to help prepare underserved middle-school children for successful Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) college education and careers — concluded, “the kids owned the campus,” said Eldon L. McMurray, outreach coordinator. (more…)

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[ 21 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release

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

Utah Valley University is hosting a special symposium, titled “Terrorist Violence and Free Expression: France and Charlie Hebdo,” and featuring UVU experts Gregory Jackson, Michael Minch and John Macfarlane, as well as Salt Lake Tribune cartoonist Pat Bagley. The symposium will be held Jan. 26 in the Sorensen Student Center 206 bc, beginning at noon and including four hour-long presentations. (more…)

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[ 17 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

The state of Utah has lost one of its great leaders and public servants in the prime of her life. We, as a university, have lost one of our staunchest champions. I, like so many, have lost a dear friend. Most importantly, the Lockhart family has lost a remarkable mother and spouse, and my thoughts and prayers remain with Stan and the entire Lockhart family.   — President Matthew S. Holland (more…)

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