Students, faculty and staff win big at Wolverine Achievement Awards

Twenty individuals, one department and one club were honored at the 2013 Wolverine Achievement Awards Ceremony, held in the Grande Ballroom on April 4. Recognized for challenging the status quo, the annual awards celebrate those who have made significant contributions to the university. Dean’s Choice Awards:  College of Aviation and Public Services – Kristen Verdi […]

Groundbreaking

ISSUE: June 18, 2012   Students will say goodbye to the Bunnell House and the north visitor parking lot. In their place the new Student Life and Wellness Building, as well as a four-story parking structure, will be built. A groundbreaking ceremony will take place on Monday, June 18 at 11:30 a.m. Both the north […]

Hummanities and social sciences

Exemplary Engaged Learning Student   Stephen Wickhamshire College of Humanities and Social Sciences With a bachelor’s in political science, two minor degrees and an internship through the President’s Office under his belt, Stephen Wickhamshire feels better prepared for life beyond UVU. “My major was good for thinking about things critically,” Wickhamshire said. “I learned some […]

‘Wee Center’ grows up

ISSUE: Jan. 14, 2013   About 100 members of the UVU community looked on as President Matthew Holland and donor Barbara Barrington Jones broke ground Jan. 10 on the two-level building expansion of the Wee Care Center, newly named the Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation. School administrators, faculty and other donors attended the event, which […]

Media’s role in rape culture

A month after two Ohio teen boys were found guilty of raping an incapacitated 16-year-old girl last August, the headlines are still sickening: “Gang rape by football stars in Steubenville, Ohio,” “Disturbing video leaked of Ohio high school students joking about alleged gang rape,” “Rape charges against high school players divide football town.”   Aside […]

Opening the door to dialogue

Nearly three years ago, international student Claudine Kuradusenge moved to Utah from Belgium and enrolled at Utah Valley University. She was just six years old when she moved from her home country of Rwanda to Belgium, only a few months after the 1994 Rwandan genocide began. Now graduating this spring with a bachelor’s degree in […]

Opening the door to dialogue

Nearly three years ago, international student Claudine Kuradusenge moved to Utah from Belgium and enrolled at Utah Valley University. She was just six years old when she moved from her home country of Rwanda to Belgium, only a few months after the 1994 Rwandan genocide began.   Now graduating this spring with a bachelor’s degree […]

Tech Beat: Live to work another day

More people seem to be turning to social media to voice disdain for their jobs, but before you share how much you hate your boss on Twitter, one app, FireMe!, just might keep you employed for one more day.   Developed in Germany, the app searches a user’s Twitter history for potentially harmful posts using a […]

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