Scriptwriter shares Hollywood screenplay secrets

“The more you study movies and scripts, especially good ones that you admire, the more you will start to identify certain attributes,” said Kathy McCullough. “They will start to become a part of your repertoire, a part of your general understanding of how to develop a story.” McCullough, a Hollywood script reader, writer, analyst and […]

Pulitzer Prize winner emphasizes importance of American Revolution

“To be an American is not to be somebody, but to believe in something,” said Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Gordon S. Wood as he encouraged more than 200 students and faculty to recognize the importance of our American heritage. On Feb. 17 Wood gave the first lecture of what will be the annual Presidential […]

Chaffetz discusses financial climate

Chaffetz discusses financial climate

On Feb. 17 Congressman Jason Chaffetz cautioned the crowd about our government’s financial responsibility. “My biggest concern is the lack of fiscal discipline in Washington D.C.,” he said. Chaffetz, representing Utah’s 3rd Congressional District, spoke to the over 100 people gathered in the Lakeview Room of the Library. He discussed his political history, his acting […]

Rob Mathes Lecture

Rob Mathes Lecture

“It’s your passion that will drive your creativity,” said composer/songwriter Rob Mathes during his two hour visit to UVU on Wednesday. “I think that’s the way all of us are,” said Mathes. “When you start to write, you write about those things that you are deeply interested in. And that is always the most compelling, […]