An update on masks at UVU

April 12, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute As the state of Utah rolls back its mask mandate on April 10, UVU Academic Affairs has issued its own statement clarifying the standards on campus. Going forward, UVU will continue to require masks to be worn in all university buildings through the end of its summer semester. Accommodations will still be available for students […]

UVU campaign still raising funds for first-generation students

April 6, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute The 2518 Campaign, a campaign created by UVU’s administration to support first-generation college students, is already underway and off to a strong start in 2021. When the campaign was launched in 2018, the cost of in-state tuition for one semester was $2,518, which is what inspired the name. The university has a goal to have […]

UVU ranked no. 1 in the state for alumni earnings

March 26, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to GradReports, UVU offers students and alumni the best bang for your buck in the state. In a ranking of Utah’s colleges and universities, UVU edged out the University of Utah and BYU in Salary Score. The score is a metric used by GradReports to gauge the value of a college education using the […]

Universities bring new STEM education to local elementary schools

March 14, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU has teamed up with Utah State and Alpine School District – with funding from Facebook – to provide new technology for teaching STEM at local elementary schools through SEEdPOD trailers. The name SEEdPOD was derived from Utah’s Science and Engineering Education (SEEd) standards. The program has most recently been brought to Forbes Elementary school […]

Politics in Review 2/22-2/28

February 28, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hello dear reader! I thought about skipping this week and doing a bigger column next week, but then big things happened, so let’s get to it! Airstrike in Syria On Thursday, President Biden launched his first military action as president, bombing Syrian facilities used by Iranian-back militia groups. The strike was ordered after U.S. intelligence […]

China and Thucydides’ trap: Graham Allison speaks to UVU

February 28, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Noted political scientist and diplomat Graham Allison spoke to UVU students and faculty on Thursday regarding the relationship between the United States and China. Allison is the director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University. He’s also worked as an advisor in the Department of Defense for every administration since […]

Mark Arstein named Vice President of Institutional Advancement

February 25, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute UVU has announced that Mark Arstein has been selected to lead the Department of Institutional Advancement.  Prior to coming here, Arstein worked as the senior executive director of advancement for the University of Utah’s health system. While working there, he led the team in charge of fundraising and alumni relations. “The Vice President of Institutional […]

UVU announces Champions of Inclusion Award winners

February 17, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU has announced the winners of the 2020 Champion of Inclusion awards, which recognizes the efforts of students and staff in promoting diversity within their work and communities. The award has four recipients each year, who are nominated by staff members, students and faculty. There is also an award given for a department that embodies […]