Students ask the doctor

Getting in to see the doctor got a lot easier for at least future and current premedical students attending the first ever Intermountain Pre-Med Conference at UVU on May 20-21.   The conference was mainly geared towards high school students and college students interested in medical careers. They were given the opportunity to hear from […]

Iraqi Ambassador receives award on behalf of UVU

The Middle East is a region known for turmoil. However, UVU looked to bring insight from a man who has experienced war and changed his circumstances. Iraqi Ambassador T. Hamid Al-Bayati, a permanent representative of Iraq to the United Nations since April 2006, spoke on the Middle East state’s transitory challenges on June 1.   […]

Dedicated tree honors Sederburg

A celebration on Aug. 17 honored former president and current Utah Commissioner of Utah Higher Education, William Sederburg, for his extensive commitment to the Skilled2Succeed program that was launched in 2004. Local influential community members and school administration came together to support Sederburg’s commitment to the program. Notable attendees included President Matthew Holland and Certiport […]

Prospective programs

This school  is known for its advanced curriculum, quality faculty and graduates who continue to learn and achieve throughout their careers. With upcoming changes in several departments and programs, the school offers the most unique and diverse atmosphere in Utah County. The College of Humanities and Social Sciences offer degrees in Behavioral Science, Communication, English […]

Shawn Leonard, facing life imprisonment

The man accused of the brutal sexual assault of a 19-year-old woman along the Provo River Trail in early June was arrested and taken into official custody on July 14. Shawn Leonard, 33, has been charged with attempted aggravated murder, aggravated sexual assault and aggravated kidnapping, which are all first-degree felonies. Leonard’s next court appearance […]

Extended education center in Saratoga Springs

Over the past year, UVU’s North-Westlake Education Center, located in Saratoga Springs, has increased educational opportunities for northern Utah County residents. The North-Westlake Education Center began fall registration in April and classes for the 2010 academic year will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 25. The office of Extended Studies conducted a survey for students and residents […]

Student conducts breakthrough research on H1N1

Biology major Dave Fisher had the opportunity to present his research on H1N1 at the Evolution 2010 conference hosted by the Department of Biology at Portland State University on June 25-29. While working on his bachelor’s degree at UVU, Fisher has also been taking classes at BYU in the bioinformatics program during the past year. […]