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LeVar Burton strives to make education accessible for all children

Photo courtesy of Sam Howzit Actor LeVar Burton’s goal is to make literacy accessible to every child everywhere through the use of technology and storytelling. Burton was the keynote speaker at UVU’s first National Summit on Dual-Mission Institutions, which brought...

UVU releases second statement on lawsuit, new allegations

University spokesperson Scott Trotter has released a second statement regarding former Title IX Coordinator Melissa Frost's lawsuit after another woman spoke about her experience. According to Frost, she was preparing to "begin discrimination harassment investigations...

Former Title IX coordinator files lawsuit against UVU

Reporting by: McKhelyn Jones & Kimberly Bojorquez Melissa Frost, UVU’s former Title IX coordinator, is suing the school for wrongful termination in retaliation for whistleblowing on university practices, according to documents filed at the Third District Court in Salt...

Students call for energy conservation, improved recycling system

Photo by Jonah Hokit UVU continues to add to its sustainability plans and commitments, aimed at improving campus sustainability, but some students believe that the university should be doing more. “Sustainability on campus feels poor,” said Russell Hatch, a senior in...

New sustainability coordinator arriving Spring 2019

Photo by Jonah Hokit UVU administration recently added new elements to the sustainability resolution, including hiring its first full-time sustainability coordinator, beginning spring of 2019. The sustainability committee is currently comprised of staff and faculty...

Student research plays role in greenhouse operations

Photo by Kimberly Bojorquez Hidden on the top floor of the Science Building, one place stands like none other on campus: the UVU Greenhouse. Comprised of three rooms, each with its respective climate and purpose, this house of horticulture is home to various research...

Astrid Tuminez selected as UVU’s first female president

Photo by Kimberly Bojorquez   The Utah State Board of Regents selected Astrid Tuminez as UVU’s next university president, April 20 at Centre Stage. “She’s been proven to be an adynamic and effective leader across academic, non-profit, public policy and corporate...

Former women’s basketball players cite ‘toxic environment’ for early departures

In the past 5 seasons, 19 players have left the program Photo by Mykah Heaton At the end of her freshman season with the Utah Valley women’s basketball team in the spring of 2015, Brooke Wheeler had a meeting with head coach Cathy Nixon who informed her she would not...
UVU addresses mental health issues with group therapy

UVU addresses mental health issues with group therapy

Student Health Services is continuously pursuing ways to assess and treat mental health issues on campus — one being affordable and accessible group therapy. Located on  the second floor of the Sorensen Center, Mental Health Services offers free group therapy sessions...

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