UVUSA’s strides to improve the campus

September 6, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes   In 2006, the college formerly known as UVSC, a name almost universally replaced by it’s new moniker of UVU, received news that it had officially been accredited as a university, establishing itself on the same level as many surrounding universities in Utah.   From the new library to the relocation of the dance department […]

They can sing, they can dance, they can act!

September 2, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU is a melting pot of different cultures and events, and this fall promises some very exciting performances for the student body and surrounding community. The performing arts departments are pulling out all the stops this semester. As fall inches around the corner, departments such as theater, music, fine arts and music are working fervently […]

Benefits of a UV ID card

July 18, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Obtaining a UV ID card is more than just getting another piece of plastic to carry around in your wallet. There are several benefits that students can take advantage of right here on campus. Although a UV ID is required to schedule a session in the library study rooms, it can be used to as […]

A Midsummer Day’s Play

June 20, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Summer is in full swing, and has brought with it blue skies, birds and the Grassroots Shakespeare Company’s summer tour. UVU enjoyed a real treat with the company performing on campus twice. Their first performance was on Wednesday, June 8, where they performed “As You Like It” on the Quad, and again on June 15 […]

Catching Up with Kappa Sigma

June 15, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’re looking for a club to join in the fall, then look no further than the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. In 2009, Kappa Sigma established a branch, or “colony”, on UVU Campus and has continued to grow since. The Kappa Sigma Fraternity is a social group for young men to interact and support each other […]

A night in France

April 4, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ballroom Tour Team Shines House lights dimmed and music struck up as the ballroom tour team light-footed their way across the stage. A feeling of anticipation swept through the audience as they lit up, watching the dancers perform. With smiles and flashy footwork, talented ballroom dancers swept audiences away to a night in Paris, where […]

Viewing life through Live View

March 14, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes With the decline of the economy, many have found struggles and difficulties. For one student, the recent recession has proven to be a boost for his business. Ryan Porter, along with his business partner Bob Brenner, started off attending night classes at this university and is now the head of Live View, a company that […]

Fighting for the students

March 14, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fighting for higher state funding for tuition, serving as liaison between students and faculty members and budgeting for and inviting UVUSA speakers on campus are just some of the duties David Millet will undertake as he serves as the Vice President of Academics in the Executive Council. He will oversee many student activities and projects, […]

Adventure is now in session

March 7, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes The annual Association for Experiential Education Rocky Mountain Regional Conference took place in the library on Feb. 25. Experiential education, also referred to as location-based education, is the practice of moving students out of the classroom, and by extension, the textbook and applying more hands-on training and experience. Students, teachers and professionals from across the […]

Education in the world of business

March 7, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes New professor helping students start own business As of this semester, there is a new face in the Woodbury Business Building: Kent Millington, business professor and director of the Technology Commercialization department. Millington was mentioned personally at President Holland’s State of the University address and has been hired to be a resource to any student […]