Author: Meggie Woodfield

Haitian history may be factor in recent suffering

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 symposium was also a fundraiser for the American Red Cross. Horns was the first to present with a slide show of maps and digital images. He showed students and faculty the major tectonic plates and complex zone of faults on which Haiti sits. He...

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Events center without a name

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 for finding a new donor. The request for the move was made by the original donor both to honor David O. McKay’s legacy as an educator as well as assist the school in generating revenue. The name now decorates UVU’s Education Building housing elementary...

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BLOG: Full MLK commemoration schedule

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 – 1 p.m.  Library 502 Book discussion: The Audacity of Hope, Dr. John MacFarlane, Department of History/Political Science 1 – 3 p.m. Library Auditorium (LI 120) “The Road to Brown” Dr. David Wilson, Department of History/Political Science 3 – 6 p.m. Library Auditorium (LI 120) “Bamboozled”  Dr. John Goshert, Department of English and Literature Thursday, January 14, 2010 8 – 9:45 a.m. Library 502 (by invitation only) High School Leadership Seminar, Dr. David Dominguez, JD BYU Law School 10 -11:15 a.m. Ragan Theater, Sorensen Student Center, KEYNOTE ADDRESS &Award Ceremony Linda Brown of Brown v Board (1954) “Brown v. Board of Education: Voices of the Legacy” 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  (Invitation-only) VIP luncheon Lakeview Room, Library 1 – 2:15 p.m. Library Auditorium (LI 120) Skype-Session: “Martin Luther King and Global Human-Rights Movement: Interactions, Influences and Lessons Learned” Moderator : Alexey Semyonov , Vice President, Andrei Sakharov Foundation. Participants: Elena Bonner, Chair-person, Andrei Sakharov Foundation Bob Arsenault, President, International League for Human Rights Ed Kline, President, Andrei Sakharov Foundation Carl Gershman, President, National Endowment...

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Realizing the dream

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 legacy. On Jan. 14 they will headline UVU’s 16th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration with a presentation about the landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court on the Brown v. Board of Education case. The two-day celebration on Jan. 14-15 celebrates civil...

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Rich brown gravy

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 a rich flavor. After the flour and onions clump together, add the remaining water and soy sauce. Cook another five minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Place in blender and blend until smooth. Cover over medium heat in clean plan, stirring frequently until gravy thickens, about 10-15 minutes. Season with pepper to...

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