Meggie Woodfield

Ethics Fellow to Publish Book on Research

Ethics Fellow Dr. Ruhul H. Kuddus has proposed a book which will present the findings of his research and explain how the different research he will do is interconnected. Kuddus is the newest UVU professor to receive the position as the University Faculty Fellow in Ethics and has received a $7,000 grant in the hopes that his publication will contribute to the UVU community and ethical world research.

Drafting of Plans for a Provo-Orem Transit Project Have Begun

Plans to improve public transportation with an enhanced bus system called Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) have been underway since the Provo-Orem Rapid Transit Corridor Alternatives Analysis was completed in 2005. BRT is an innovative, high capacity, lower cost public transit solution that can significantly improve urban mobility by operating on bus lanes or other transit-ways to combine the flexibility of the buses and the speed of the rail.

GEAR UP student to attend Oxbridge Academic Program

Sophomore at East High School and participant in Utah’s statewide federally funded GEAR UP Education Program, Nia Jamshidi has been accepted to the Oxbridge Academic Program at Oxford and Cambridge. In addition to her acceptance, she was awarded a $3,500 scholarship to help pay tuition for this summer’s program.

Philosophy student accepted to prestigious summer seminar

Philosophy major Jorgen Hansen has become the first UVU student to be accepted to the prestigious Summer Seminar in Philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The University of Colorado’s Department of Philosophy is one of the largest philosophy programs in the nation offering undergraduate as well as MA and PhD degrees in a wide range of topics.