Meggie Woodfield

Semester at sea

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dr. Daniel Horns, chair of the Earth Science department, recently returned from a nine-week summer semester abroad teaching geology for the University of Virginia’s Semester at Sea program. Complete with wireless internet, an 8000-volume library, a faculty lounge and even a merchandise store, the MV Explorer is a passenger ship that circumnavigates the globe twice a year for fall and spring semesters and explores a world region each summer.

UVU assists in its second Habitat for Humanity home

Reading Time: 2 minutes On Thursday, Sept. 3, building construction students and Habitat for Humanity of Utah County (HFHUC) came together to break ground for the partnership’s second home. In spring 2008, the Rico family received the first Habitat for Humanity home, built in part by the UVU Department of Construction Management.