Women’s workshop targets self-doubt

January 29, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Confidence is key and women are selling themselves short. Susan R. Madsen was part of a workshop highlighting women in education and how to gain the confidence to act. The Ragan Theater welcomed women of all ages Jan. 27 and the result was a full house. Madsen, a professor of leadership and ethics at the […]

Bullying is a ‘solvable problem’

November 30, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes   In a presentation and documentary screening Nov. 18, the internationally recognized Kind campaign addressed the complex issue of bullying and proved that everyone is impacted by bullying. The Kind campaign, which was started by Lauren Parsekian and Molly Thompson, is a non-profit organization targeting female bullying. The two created a documentary about the harmful […]

Writing the way to social change

November 16, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Learning to talk about social issues is one of the first steps to writing about them. Writing as a means for social change was the continuous discussion over a two-day conference to promote a way for individuals to make a positive difference and start conversations about sensitive topics. Held Nov. 12-13 the fourth annual Writing […]

Advocate encourages shift on how we view women’s education

November 3, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lauren Barney | Staff Writer Photo courtesy of UVU Marketing Susan R. Madsen, an advocate for women’s education, stressed that a shift needs to be made in how the role of education is viewed in the lives of women at the Utah Women & Education Forum on Oct. 27. The forum focused on why Utah […]

Ethics week tackles the issue of racial profiling

September 29, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Lauren Barney | Staff Writer   Ethics Awareness Week featured racial profiling as part of its 29th annual program at UVU to educate and promote understanding on the complex issue. In an open conversation setting on Sept. 23, racial profiling among law enforcement was highlighted. John King, Chief of Police for Provo City and […]

Euthanasia, race among topics at ethics week

September 28, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lauren Barney | Staff Writer Photo credit: Collin Cooper | Photo Senior Staff | @coop.97   Eugenics and euthanasia, peer review, racial profiling and air pollution are just a few of the diverse topics brought forward at the recent Ethics Awareness Week. Although held annually at UVU for the past 29 years, the 2015 event offered […]

Financial professionals urge confidence to make sense of cents

September 14, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Lauren Barney | Staff Writer Photo courtesy of UVU Marketing   In the lecture titled “Cents and Sensibility” September 9 at UVU, women and finances were the target for the address held by the Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP). Aiming to provide women with tips and resources to gain confidence with finances, keynote speaker […]

Women gather for two-day expo at UCCU Center

September 8, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU’s UCCU center plays host to two day women’s event   Lauren Barney | Staff Writer Photo credit: Julie Ostler | Assistant Photo Editor | @jules1lo   The annual Utah Women’s Expo exhibited at the UCCU center on August 28 and 29. The lifestyle-centered event every year aims to bring women the best and most current […]