Department of Labor ruling may mean a shortage of instructors for spring semester

Department of Labor ruling may mean a shortage of instructors for spring semester

A new Department of Labor ruling could keep up to 250 academic advisors and other non-faculty employees from teaching UVU classes, leaving departments scrambling to find instructors for spring semester. The update to the Fair Labor Standards Act, also known as the “Final Rule,” was announced May 18 and requires employers to reclassify their full-time, […]

Community talks continue as UVU and Orem work toward a master plan for growth

Community talks continue as UVU and Orem work toward a master plan for growth

Photo by Kim Bojorquez Orem residents met Aug. 31 to propose solutions to problems they see as caused by the rapid encroachment of development, driven by the UVU growth, into their quiet, largely single-family neighborhoods. Rising crime rates, illegal rentals, increased traffic and parking issues are their main concerns—issues that, many fear, will get worse […]

The UVU library gets an unwelcome visitor

The UVU library gets an unwelcome visitor

UVU Police say a man in his early 20s broke into the Library Building around 8:30 p.m., May 6, by shattering a window panel on the East side of the building. At the time of the incident, the library was closed due to shortened summer hours. Sergeant Kelly Liddiard said a report of a suspicious […]

Animal rights activists target UCCU circus

Animal rights activists target UCCU circus

Photo credit: Preston Yardley   Students from the Animal Allies club protested the Jordan World Circus last week saying they believe the circus animals are mistreated. As circus-goers arrived at the North entrance of the UCCU Center they were greeted by a line of protesters holding signs with slogans such as “Circuses Hurt Animals” and “Elephants […]

Police blotter

Police blotter

  Seizure assist Jan. 20-Orem Paramedics evaluated a female student who suffered a seizure on campus. A family member was called to pick her up. Criminal mischief Jan. 20-A vending machine in the UCCU Center was vandalized. The responding officer found that the outer glass had been smashed out, but no products were stolen. Stalking […]

Psychoanalysis and the unconscious in America

Psychoanalysis and the unconscious in America

Photo credit: Mike Richardson   Psychoanalysis can introduce a different way of being human into the world and could inevitably change society for the better according to Nathan Gorelick, assistant chair of the English and Literature department. Gorelick was invited to speak as part of Global Spotlight Canada Jan. 21 because of his work with […]

Police blotter

Police blotter

Blind traffic Jan. 12-An officer responded to a report of a possibly mentally ill man walking in traffic. The officer quickly realized that the man was blind and offered assistance. The scene was cleared with no further action. Minor accident Jan. 13-A traffic accident was reported in Parking Lot 13. No injuries were reported but […]

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