UVU Theatre receives honor at National Theater Festival

UVU Theatre receives honor at National Theater Festival

UVU students and faculty traveled to the John F.  Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. to receive an honor award from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. UVU made history this year by being the first university in the country to win back-to-back top honors at the national competition. The Kennedy […]

Art Students Take Over GT Building

Art Students Take Over GT Building

Photo Credit: Laura Fox and Byron Howard This month, UVU art students invaded the GT building with a first-of-its kind campus exhibit centered on installations and performance art. The art focused on challenging the boundaries and definition of contemporary art. The idea for this student-produced art exhibit began last fall. “I really liked the idea […]

How UVU Tuition Will Change

How UVU Tuition Will Change

Graphic by Trevor Robertson Last month, the Utah State Board of Regents gathered at Dixie State University to discuss and set tuition rates for the upcoming year for the eight public colleges and universities that make up The Utah System of Higher Education. The decisions made at the Utah State Board of Regents recent meeting […]

2014’s Distinguished Employee Award winners announced

2014’s Distinguished Employee Award winners announced

UVU’s Professional Association of Campus Employees has recently announced the 12 winners of PACE’s 2014 Distinguished Employee Award.  This year’s awardees consisted of eight full-time and four part-time staff members. Every year PACE sponsors the Distinguished Employee Award, and on their website they offer a look back at all the awardees over the years since […]

UVU Student Campaigns for State Office

UVU Student Campaigns for State Office

UVU student Colby Johnson has officially announced his candidacy for the District 63 seat in the Utah House of Representatives. Johnson, who formally announced his candidacy for a seat in the Utah House of Representatives on March 3, 2014, hopes one of the messages his campaign sends is that we can all get involved with […]

UVU Plant ID Team Identifies Success at Competition

UVU Plant ID Team Identifies Success at Competition

After a stellar performance in an international plant identification competition, UVU held a reception to celebrate the success of their plant identification team. Recently the Plant Identification team of UVU’s Botany Club placed 6th in an international plant identification competition held by the Society for Range Management in Miami Florida.  Schools across the nation, Mexico, […]

U.S. Expert on Afghanistan Visits UVU

U.S. Expert on Afghanistan Visits UVU

The UVU Center for Constitutional Studies hosted a visit from Dr. Roger Kangas, a leading U.S. expert on Afghanistan and Central Asia. Kangas currently is the academic dean and professor of Central Asian studies at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University. Kangas came to the school on […]

Elizabeth Smart offers inspirational guidance to troubled youth

Elizabeth Smart offers inspirational guidance to troubled youth

At an event for Heritage School’s first annual fundraising dinner, Elizabeth Smart met with struggling youth and gave a keynote address detailing her ordeals with a message of hope. On February 6, Heritage School invited Elizabeth Smart, survivor of a kidnapping that lasted nine months, to deliver a keynote address and visit with at-risk youth […]