Dean’s Award Banquet

Students and faculty alike gathered on the evening of April 14 in the UCCU Center’s South Presidential Suite for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Recognition Banquet, designed to honor outstanding performance from those within the college. Dean David P. Yells presided over the banquet, commending the award-winning students and faculty on their […]

William Shiebler speaks as part of Executive Lecture Series

Even with the economy struggling through dark times, one business executive is offering words of encouragement. Former CEO William Shiebler spoke to business students in another installment of the Halladay Executive Lecture Series, covering subjects ranging from the importance of luck to the current state of the economy. Shiebler, who most recently served as CEO […]

Teaching and technology

With an increase of smart phones, laptops, 4G and the Twitter age, an administrator at this university is helping teachers who may not know the difference between a blueberry and a Blackberry. Dan Clark, the senior director of distance education, spoke about the many problems faced by teachers in the current age of ever-changing technology, […]

36-24-36: Media’s ideal woman

Dr. Nicole Hawkins recently gave a presentation titled “The Media Myths: understanding the pressure placed on women to be perfect” – a message she hopes will warn students of the negative influence the media can have. Hawkins, who is the director of clinical services at the eating disorder treatment clinic Center for Change, overcame an […]

Turning points in history

Since its beginning in 2003, the Turning Points in History lecture series was designed to attract various scholars to speak at the university concerning different turning points in the history of the United States. It also gives residents of Orem the opportunity to engage and learn from some of the brightest academic minds in the […]

Dr. Minqi Li speaks on China, oil and climate

Speaking as part of the International Center‘s Global Spotlight on China program, Dr. Minqi Li discussed the relationship between China, oil production and the effects on the climate during a recent speech entitled “China, Peak Oil and Climate Change.” Dr. Li, currently an assistant professor of economics at the University of Utah, spoke of China’s […]