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Author: Meggie Woodfield

Semester at sea

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

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.

Want to help animals?

On Sept. 9, 1,000 pamphlets were handed out by employees of non-profit organizationVegan Outreach to UVU students. These pamphlets focus on the pain farm animals endure and give those who will take the time to open them the “bottom line” on animal suffering.

Alternative Eating

Being an alternative eater on campus is difficult, near impossible. With a selection of meat or dairy-based, high-fructose corn syrup infused, gluten-laden “food,” UVU is ….

More health food on campus?

Dining Services, Student Health Services-Wellness Programs and Human Resources are sponsoring a healthy eating campaign beginning fall semester. As their first step toward healthy eating, nutritional information has been posted at all eating establishments around campus, including the main upstairs and downstairs cafeteria, all scattered food kiosks and Scoops.

Alternative Eating

Being an alternative eater on campus is difficult, near impossible. With a selection of meat or dairy-based, high-fructose corn syrup infused, gluten-laden “food,” UVU is not really friendly to those unorthodox among us. Here is a description of the most common alternative diets found on campus.

Full New Century funding restored

The Utah Board of Regents was pleased to announce that the New Century Scholarship Program (NSCP) will be fully funded. The recently sent letter contained information about the percentage of tuition to be paid for the 2009-2010 academic year.