International Interview: Valentyna Kyzym

February 21, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Valentyna Kyzym, a UVU student studying digital marketing, works as an assistant for digital marketing and graphic design on campus. While many of her peers are from the United States, she is from Ukraine.  “I decided 6 months before I arrived here, that I would come here to UVU,” Kyzym said. “We called a friend, […]

Virtual Turkey Trot

December 9, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes On the last day of November, UVU students completed the Virtual Turkey Trot, which spanned the entire month and was hosted by UVU Intramurals. The Turkey Trot was conducted virtually so participants could complete  on their own time and run it anywhere they wanted. Using the tracking device, Strava, runners could keep track of their […]

International Spotlight: Gaew Khaomuangnoi

December 3, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes “The first thing that will shock foreigners who travel to Thailand is the kindness and constant smiles,” said Gaew Khaomuangnoi, a UVU student from Thailand.  “We really treasure our happiness. Through every way we can, we show gratitude to things in life, friendship, everything. We believe that we are here to be happy,” she said. […]

International Spotlight: Camila Brosio

November 5, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes Camila Brosio, a graphic design student at UVU, has always loved communicating through art, but her passion for art began before she opened the doors and stepped foot onto campus in Orem, Utah.   Brosio’s love for art began in her hometown of Buenos Aires, Argentina — the largest city in the country — where she […]

5 Tips for Coping with Remote Learning

October 13, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Remote learning is not ideal for everyone and many students did not intend to sign up for an online format, but they are taking classes despite new circumstances. In difficult times, we have one option: learn to adapt. Here are five tips to help you adapt to remote learning this semester.  Limit your distractions  Get […]

Theatre Department Forced To Innovate With COVID-19 Crisis

September 19, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes (Graphic by Riley Andersen) Utah Valley University’s Department of Theatrical Arts is finding new ways to be innovative with different teaching modes and streaming performance services to adhere to health guidelines amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. After switching to remote learning in the spring, the faculty and students have spent time reinventing their performance art to […]