UDOT gaining ground on traffic

The Utah Department of Transportation bought roughly two-thirds of an acre in easements from the university in January to expand Geneva Road. The land consisted of small strips nestled in between the UVU West building and Geneva Road and will be used to build a new sidewalk. The school made $167,000 from the sale, part […]

Mapping Obesity

The Interdisciplinary studies program hosted its second annual Contours of Knowledge conference on Friday, Dec. 3. Students presented various projects from mapping social trends in obesity to mapping identity in memories and mapping a fictitious world. Alisha Giles, a senior, presented to a room of about 100 students, teachers and guests the correlations between poverty […]

To Russia with love

Student Body President Richard Portwood, accompanied by 14 fellow student body presidents from around the country, wrapped up an eight-day-long trip to Moscow to foster U.S.–Russian relations on Nov. 20. The presidents met with the Russian Agency for Youth affairs, an association that sponsors pro-Kremlin youth groups such as the Youth Guard and the Nashi, […]

American Indian heritage month

Pay attention to pre-Pioneer Utah You didn’t know we’re in the middle of American Indian Heritage Month, did you? We live in Utah, but most of what we know about our state’s history takes place after 1847. The stories of people who lived here before Mormon settlers arrived have seldom been given attention in Utah […]

Professor speeds to new record

Racing at 190 mph, Todd Low made history during the World of Speed event at the Bonneville Salt Flats on Sept. 17. Low, an automotive instructor on campus, sped off with his fifth land speed record in his‘69 El Camino. The world record is for the Classic Blown Gas Coupe Size AA. The El Camino, […]