Seniors help with their capstone project

A crowd of around 40 people gathered at the Spanish Fork Fire Department on April 5 to witness the presentation of a $700 check to the family of a girl diagnosed with spinal meningitis. Students Dave Kreis and John Pine collected donations for the family to complete their senior capstone project for the Technology Management […]

Women’s prison unit donations

Members of Professor Larinda Nilsen’s classes at UVU recently donated over 1,200 personal hygiene items to women confined to the mental health unit of the Utah State Prison in Draper, Utah. The assignment was originally given as an extra credit incentive and Nilsen encouraged her students to involve themselves in a relief effort for the […]

Mental health symposium

This past Monday April 5, Utah Valley University opened its doors to host the first annual mental health symposium. The symposium was held in an effort to raise awareness about the growing trend of mental difficulties seen in university students throughout the state of Utah. An estimated 500 or so UVU students and members of […]

Tuition increase

A tuition increase of six percent was approved for the 2010-2011 school year by the Board of Regents at a meeting held at Snow College on April 1. The prospect of tuition increase has seemed inevitable, especially in the midst of major budget cuts and other roadblocks in the path of quality higher education. This […]

Emergency procedure signs

“Unfortunately not all crises are foreseeable , so education and prevention are the next best thing,” said Student Body President Trevor Tooke, when asked about the new safety procedure signs displayed in classrooms throughout UVU. The purpose of the new emergency signs is to help educate faculty and students on how to act in a […]

Alumni success

Steve Wasserbaech has a unique opportunity that few will ever experience. While his day job for the past several years has consisted of teaching varying levels of physics to the students of UVU, he recently took a chance to work with CERN, The European Organization for Nuclear Research, to help study breakthrough ideas in nuclear […]

Aviation students go to Washington D.C.

This January two UVU students participated in the opportunity of a lifetime. Aviation students Tree Gore and Cordell Stevens were sent to Washington D.C. to attend an annual seminar run by the University Aviation Association. The UAA was founded decades ago in an effort to nurture and expand aviation programs around the United States. Each […]

Animal Rights Conference

The UVU Animal Allies club will team up with several other departments to host an Animal Rights conference March 29-April 2. The conference will be held at UVU and will feature speakers who will address concerns related to animal ethics. The conference has been in planning for over a year, but has been discussed for […]