Afghanistan ambassador to enlighten UVU

UVU has invited Said T. Jawad, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the United States, to campus to discuss his country’s development and its most pressing challenges, including security and the relationship between the new U.S. administration and President Hamid Karzai.

Culinary Arts Institute wins gold medal and state title

A group of students from UVU’s Culinary Arts Institute recently won a gold medal at the Utah State Junior Hot Food Team Competition. It was the first student team gold medal in UVU history. The competition was sponsored by the Beehive Chefs Chapter of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) and held in conjunction with the Utah Restaurant Association Pro Start Career Fair.

New UVU library is greenest building in Utah

The new library at UVU is the most energy efficient building in the state. Being the first building constructed under the guidelines of Utah’s High Performance Building program, the Digital Learning Center will save UVU close to $100,000 per year in utility costs.

Hooge’s Heroes

Elaine Eliason Englehardt is not only the highest paid woman at Utah Valley University, but also an accomplished academic and the special assistant to the president here at UVU. She is the hero for the week. Here is what she had to say:

New UVU library is greenest building in Utah

The new library at UVU is the most energy efficient building in the state. Being the first building constructed under the guidelines of Utah’s High Performance Building program, the Digital Learning Center will save UVU close to $100,000 per year in utility costs.

Fellowship in Ethics awarded to Dr. Knowlton

The Ethics Faculty Advisory Committee recently announced the recipient of the University Faculty Fellowship in Ethics: Dr. David Clark Knowlton, associate professor of behavioral science, received $7,000 for the 2008-2009 academic year.

Keep your policies off my body

Recently, problems surrounding nude models have caused great commotion in the Art and Visual Communications department. Although there are general rules in the selection and protection of nude models on most college campuses, UVSC is only now changing, creating, and implementing them.