Author: Tyson Cullimore

Law school advisement

Many students plan on furthering their education after receiving their bachelor’s degree. This school provides many resources for students interested in working toward more education. One important resource on campus is Eileen Doyle Crane, the pre-law advisor. Crane helps students who are looking to go to law school after their undergrad studies; helping students choose a major and decide which classes to take that will benefit them most. Crane holds weekly workshops to give students an opportunity to prepare for the application process for law school. Workshop topics include: the Law School Admissions Test, personal statements, paying for law school and many others. Crane is also in charge of the law school “Dean’s Night,” where deans and representatives from several law schools across the country come and students have an opportunity to meet them and ask questions about their schools. During “Dean’s Night” there is a mock admissions panel. Students and deans go over several applications together and the deans instruct on what is acceptable and what is not in an application. Students who want to speak with Crane can email her at to set up an...

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Oppression in the Middle East

Some UVU students had the opportunity to visit the Middle East over the summer. They visited Jordan, Syria and Israel Occupied Palestine. On Friday, Dec. 3, these students reported what they saw and did while they were there, as part of the “Contours of Knowledge” conference. Their travels were part of the study abroad program, which was sponsored by the Peace and Justice Studies department. The students spoke and showed slides of the many things they saw while visiting the Middle East. They focused particularly on what they saw in Israel occupied Palestine. The students touched on in their presentation, the oppression that they witnessed while...

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Law fair provides options for prospective students

Several prospective law students gathered on Tuesday, Oct. 19, in the student center to meet representatives from various law schools across the nation. Although there was a larger law fair on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the neighboring Brigham Young University, the law schools that attended the UVU law fair were very excited about the students here. Forrest Stanford, Associate Dean for Admissions at Charlotte School of Law, said he enjoys coming here for the students, because of their attitudes and excitement to learn. The eager students went from station to station asking questions and getting information from the present law schools. Each law school, which varied from East Coast to West Coast, had pamphlets and fliers containing statistics and information that could assist prospective students in making their decision on which law school to...

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