Haitian history may be factor in recent suffering

February 1, 2010

Reading Time: 3 minutes On Jan. 27 a symposium presenting the elements of the recent Haiti tragedy featured information from two university professors and an employee of the American Red Cross to a packed audience. Organized by department of earth science Chair Dr. Daniel Horns and co-sponsored by the College of Science and Health and the International Center, the […]

Events center without a name

January 25, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes University President Matthew Holland and Briant Farnsworth, dean of the School of Education, gathered for a press conference Jan. 19 to discuss the implications of the move of the McKay name from the prominent events center to the Education Building. The conference addressed the future of the events center as well as the school’s plans […]

BLOG: Full MLK commemoration schedule

January 12, 2010

Reading Time: 4 minutes Below is a full schedule of events for the 16th Annual UVU Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration. To read more about the commemoration or the speakers visit www.uvureview.com/2010/01/11/realizing-the-dream/ Tuesday, January 12 7 p.m.  Orem Library Media Auditorium Film Screenings: “Justice for My People:  The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Story” and “Sister Rose’s Passion” Wednesday, January 13 12 […]

Realizing the dream

January 11, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cheryl and Linda Brown were just children when their father joined twelve other families led by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in the Brown v. Board of Education lawsuit on behalf of their children. In the 55 years since the lawsuit the sisters have remained involved in a civil rights […]

Rich brown gravy

December 8, 2009

Reading Time: < 1 minute 1 large onion, chopped 1 cup whole wheat flour 5 3/4 cups water 1/2 cup soy sauce Place 1/4 cup water and onion in medium saucepan. Cook, stirring occasionally until onion softens, about five minutes. Add the flour and mix well. Cook another three minutes, stirring occasionally. This should toast the flour and give it […]

BLOG: Hunger Banquet

November 19, 2009

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Hunger Banquet is an event that increases understanding of hunger in Utah and around the world. Participants gather for a unique meal and presentations on hunger and homelessness issues. All proceeds from this event benefit local agencies that address hunger and homelessness. There will be a speaker and a performance by dancers from the […]

BLOG: UVU Contest Powwow

November 18, 2009

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hosted by the International Center and the Native Sun club, this conference consists of workshops and seminars educating students and the community on the value of higher education and Native American culture. The evening Powwow will include entertainment, food, crafts and inter-tribal (social) and exhibition dancing. Nov. 20 6 p.m. blessing of arena, 7 p.m. […]

Barbed, dangerous and domestic?

November 16, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes “Barbed and Dangerous” was the title of the most recent Integrated Studies lecture, examining the history of barbed wire and its role in advertising. Presented by Dr. Lyn Bennett, associate professor of History and Political Science and Dr. Scott Abbott, director of Integrated Studies and professor of Philosophy and Humanities, the lecture took place on […]

Donner-Galbraith award saved by benefit concert

November 9, 2009

Reading Time: 3 minutes Donner-Galbraith memorial scholarship saved by benefit concert In a society filled with people interested in the well being of others, two remarkable students stick out in the minds of university staff and community members, even four years after their deaths. Blake Donner and Jennifer Lynn Galbraith, along with their friends Scott McDonald and Ariel Singer, […]

Four countries in four weeks

November 2, 2009

Reading Time: < 1 minute From musicals to comedies, dramas, cutting-edge works, classical and contemporary pieces, students attending the theater study abroad can look forward to four exciting weeks in four countries. Geared specifically towards theatrical text and performance, the program features experience and training in Spanish theatre and French mask. With trips to cities such as Madrid, Paris, London, […]