Astronautics Development Club launches first rocket

January 9, 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rockets are coming to Utah Valley University this spring semester with the arrival of the Astronautics Development Club and their goal to send a rocket to space. The ADC centers around building their own rockets and sending them into space in order to do a variety of scientific experiments. “The experiments could range from studies […]

Google hosts ‘Coding Jam’ for computer programming students

September 25, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Students from BYU and UVU attended a coding competition on Sept. 19 that was hosted by Google and BYU’s Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) club. The BYU ACM club  is a chapter of the national ACM organization created for programmers. The club  invited four Google recruiters to host the event, all of whom also gave […]

Wendy’s location opening on campus after years of deliberations

September 15, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes [et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Fast food restaurant Wendy’s, is set to open a location in late November within the Sorensen Student Center after a decade of contract negotiations. Funded partially by UVU’s financial team, the construction of Wendy’s  is set to take 10 weeks. […]

Students play for keeps at Wolverine Bingo

September 9, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Eager students gathered at UVU’s Grande Ballroom on Friday, Aug. 31 for the chance to win multiple prizes in a thrilling game of bingo. UVU’s Bingo Night has been an annual event for the past few years. Students can play for the chance to win a variety of different prizes ranging from a bluetooth speaker […]

Summit held on campus focuses on empowering women

August 24, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photos courtesy of Jenie Connors In the next 10 years, two thirds of consumer wealth will be transferred to women, causing more women to have a desire to become better educated in financial literacy. A group of women were able to be further educated at the Utah Women’s Economic Forum, held on campus on Aug. 17. […]

Utah Prep program strengthens STEM skills

July 24, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Middle school students interested in STEM-related fields participated in the Utah Prep program July 13 in order to improve skills, such as math.   “We’ve learned through research and experience that math is the key, because its a stumbling block for a lot students,” said Carlos Cortez, program director of the Office of Sponsored Programs […]

Mindfulness workshops help students better control their lives

March 9, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Jonah Hokit Students are empowered to destress at mindfulness workshops hosted in the Reflection Center within the Student Life and Wellness Center March 1 through April 12. These workshops were designed to help students relax, destress and try to center their focus. Dallin Bruun, a mindful-based stress reduction instructor, hosted the event March […]