Assistant dean, David Jordan retires

The university is saying good-bye to one of its employees, David Jordan, assistant dean of research for the School of Science and Health. He is retiring at the end of December. On Monday, Nov. 29, Jordan was bid a happy farewell with a lunch reception at Centre Stage. Many colleagues, friends and family attended to […]

Best-selling novelist returns

Best-selling author Kris Radish is coming to town Dec. 2-3 to speak to students about her widely known novels. She will also discuss her exploits as a journalist, during which time she covered murders, court trials and politics. Although she is originally from Wisconsin, Radish used to be the Utah County bureau chief for the […]

Lessons learned, pathways forward

On Nov. 5 Utah Valley University held the inaugural International Higher Education Summit for Utah entitled, “Lessons Learned, Pathways Forward.” It was an all day event at UVU and was attended by officials from many of the well known schools in Utah including: BYU, SUU, UVU, Snow College, Salt Lake Community College, USU, University of […]

Famed Freedom Writer speaks

Erin Gruwell, who famously helped inner-city kids form the group Freedom Writers, spoke Oct. 26 in the Grande Ballroom. Gruwell shared experiences she had while working with high school students in difficult circumstances in Long Beach, Calif. When Gruwell was introduced to these students, she soon learned the difficult situations they were. All 150 students […]

Freedom Writers’ Erin Gruwell to speak

On Tuesday, Oct. 26, the Freedom Writer’s Foundation president, Erin Gruwell, will be speaking in the Grande Ballroom from 12-1 p.m. Gruwell became a high school teacher at Woodrow Wilson High in Long Beach, California in 1994 while attending college. She was introduced to many of the students that were involved in gang violence, juvenile […]

UVU gets artsy

On Oct. 1, an Arts Education Conference called “Cultivating the Creative Mind” was held in the Ragan Theatre. The purpose of the conference was to inform students about the arts and how they can affect education. There were different performing arts presentations, such as a dance theatre piece and a drama show. This was the […]

Women’s golf will finish out fall season this month

The women’s golf team is almost to the end of the first half of an incredible season. The lady Wolverines have played in various all-day tournaments since early September. They have played in Utah, Montana and Arizona and will be in California the beginning of October. The women’s golf team has 10 players, five of […]