Holland to teach at Oxford for the summer

Holland to teach at Oxford for the summer

Senior VP of academic affairs will take his responsibilities Chair of UVU’s board of trustees, Elaine S. Dalton, announced that President Matthew Holland will be a senior associate at the University of Oxford in London for the summer. This comes months after Holland visited Oxford to show panels from the “Roots of Knowledge” stained glass […]

Theater students perform Hamilton rap battle at Pizza & Politics

Theater students perform Hamilton rap battle at Pizza & Politics

Photos by Nathan Gross Through the beats and lyrics of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton, students revitalized the role politics has played in American history. Students performed a rap battle from the musical that focused on the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton at a Pizza and Politics event March 14 in the Ragan Theater. The scene […]

UVUSA outsider elected student body president

UVUSA outsider elected student body president

In an unexpected turn of events, Rob Smith will be 2017-18 student body president of UVUSA, defeating the pattern of traditional students who have won past elections. Smith will oversee the allocation of the estimated millions in student fees and become a voting member for the UVU Board of Trustees for the 2017-18 school year. […]

Allocating student fees, diversity headline elections debate

Allocating student fees, diversity headline elections debate

Expenses, travel key subjects in discussion A week before elections, 2017-18 student body officer candidates gathered at Centre Stage March 1 to debate — the main issue being the allocation of student fees. Student body president of UVUSA Birch Eve, and students Danny Davis and Carrie Chappell were moderators at the debate. Candidates running for […]

Six full-time Dining Service employees fired

Six full-time Dining Service employees fired

School officials calling it ‘reduction in force’ UVU’s Dining Services terminated six full-time employees effective immediately Feb. 21, including former director Joaquin Menendez, and former executive chef John Miller. Current employees confirmed that Menendez and Miller are no longer employed at UVU. According to spokesperson, Layton Shumway “We’re not allowed to give the names of […]

Valley View Cafeteria to be replaced with fast-food chains

Valley View Cafeteria to be replaced with fast-food chains

Valley View Cafeteria will shut its doors for renovations after the spring semester to make room for three new fast-food chains. Current plans suggest that Chick-Fil-A, Panda Express and Farr’s Fresh will replace the cafeteria and are expected to open in the fall. “The traditional cafeteria solution is not financially viable at an organization like […]

Holland announces legislative priorities

Holland announces legislative priorities

We are the future of higher education, according to president of UVU Matthew Holland, at the State of the University address Feb. 8. As the legislative session is underway, Holland’s first legislative priority is to push for a 3 percent merit-based compensation adjustment for UVU employees. This increased funding will give the university $4.6 million. […]

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