Relief for Ukraine

April 15, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues, basic resources and services are increasingly important to provide relief. Utah Valley University has shown their support of Ukraine in many ways, and there are resources on- and off-campus that are dedicated to helping Ukraine.  According to KSL News, Lina Varionova, a student at UVU, created a fund that delivered […]

Spectrum Hosts Prom for Queer Students

April 15, 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Spectrum QSA at UVU hosted a Queer Prom on Saturday, April 2. This prom was intended to provide queer college students an opportunity to experience prom in a way that validates their identities and promotes authentic expression.  Drew Cannon, theater education major and president of Spectrum, has been working on making Queer Prom a […]

Dan Price inspires students

March 25, 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes UVUSA Senate Speaker series invited Dan Price Thursday, Feb. 3. Price is the founder and CEO of Gravity Payments, a credit card processing company. He is an entrepreneur who found a better way to do business by putting people over profits. According to UVUSA Price was born and raised in Idaho. While at Seattle Pacific […]

Jenna Nigro: ‘Woman is born free’

February 17, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Roots of Knowledge speaker series introduced Jenna Nigro, professor and historian of modern France and Senegal, who presented her research on women in the French Revolution.  This semester’s theme for the series is the importance of women in education. All presenters are women educators; check out their website to watch the full video. Nigro […]

Black Student Union at UVU

February 4, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Black Student Union at Utah Valley University is an official group on campus that cultivates a community for students that identify as Black. BSU holds discussions concerning topics that include race, advancement of Black people, and promotes validation of Black students on campus. This group is intended to be a safe space for open […]

COVID-19 classroom monitoring update

January 30, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes On Jan. 20 Utah Valley University released an announcement via email regarding the process of COVID-19 classroom monitoring. The announcement noted that at-home testing and public/private testing has affected the accuracy of the number of cases across campus. Wayne Vaught, provost senior vice president of academic affairs, Robin Ebmeyer, director of emergency management and safety […]

COVID test shortage at UVU

January 25, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes COVID-19 cases have been increasing since school has been back in session and Utah Valley University is experiencing a shortage of tests. “We are being asked to conserve testing supplies at UVU and as a community,” wrote Robin Ebmeyer, director of emergency management and safety, in the announcement on Thursday. “Tests should be reserved for […]

COVID-19 updates and information

January 17, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes As we embark on a new semester and the Omicron variant surges, students are wondering what the semester is going to look like. Are students required to wear masks? Will classes be going back online? What are safety precautions? Robin Ebmeyer, director of UVU’s emergency and safety management, was interviewed and addressed some of these […]

Highlights of Scott C. Keller building grand opening

January 17, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bells rang out of the new Noel and Carrie Vallejo Auditorium as UVU students, faculty, state government members, donors of the university, and Scott and Karen Keller celebrated the opening of the Scott C. Keller Building on Jan. 12.  “Once you get the funding for a building, $75 million, the next thing you have to […]

Scott C. Keller building officially open for business

January 11, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes The new Scott C. Keller building, part of the Woodbury School of Business, is open and ready to welcome UVU business students. After months of construction the building is ready for the grand opening.  According to a recent announcement, the opening will take place on Jan. 12, at 1:30 p.m. in the Vallejo Auditorium. According […]