Author: Grace Mark

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Utah Women and Leadership Project hosts event

In an effort to promote more women leadership in the community, women leaders gathered in the Sorensen Center to attend an event by Utah Women and Leadership Project (UWLP) titled “Utah Women, Giving, and Identity: The Complexity of Philanthropy in Utah.” UWLP is a statewide initiative hosted at UVU regularly.  “Since I’ve been attending these […]

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The Clothesline Project becomes increasingly relevant for “Happy Valley”

“We often think of Utah as “Happy Valley” a generally safe place,” said Hayden Brooks. “But we can see at our school and in our community sexual violence and abuse is a reality, we must educate people that this is a real thing.”

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First Generation Conference

UVU hosts the second annual First-Generation Conference, offering perspective high school seniors information on the transition to higher education.  The conference was held by UVU’s Prospective Student Services on Oct. 10, with over 300 first-generation seniors attending from around the state. Students in attendance heard from keynote speakers, student panels and also participated in workshop […]

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Lactation pods help meet breastfeeding needs

“Regardless of your gender, if you are feeding a child, whatever that looks like for you, the more we can normalize that behavior, the more likely that people will feel more comfortable [on campus],” Palmer said.

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Utah Valley Institute’s new gun regulation impacts UVU students

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently released a statement announcing the church’s stance on carrying guns in their meetinghouses. The new policy prohibits lethal weapons of any kind on church property. “Churches are dedicated for the worship of God and as havens from the cares and concerns of the world,” according to […]

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