Technology and thinking

September 27, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Sept. 17, Mark Wrathall, author of How to Read Heidegger, presented his paper, “An Education in Thinking: Heidegger on Learning to Resist Technology.” “We live in a world where we are driven by technological forces,” he said. He claimed that technological advances have the ability to solve problems for us, and this is eliminating […]

The new science building’s road to approval

April 5, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes The recent approval of the new science and health building was met with great excitement by many at UVU. The approval allocates $45 million to UVU for the building project. Heavy involvement and lobbying on Capitol Hill proved to be a success at the end of a long struggle. A few trades were made in […]

Keeping up with the Times

February 1, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jan. 22 marked the first session of the New York Times Global Review at UVU. The international center is sponsoring a weekly discussion group that will review events covered in The New York Times throughout the week. Danny Damron, the director of the International Center, has collaborated with a local Times representative to bring this […]

Higher education information has a new home

January 25, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute The new information source for furthering your education is Moving from its old home at the site has both a new look and approach. The site’s focus is on ease of use and the utilization of social media such as Facebook, Youtube and Twitter. “That’s what’s most appealing to me about this site […]

New science and health building depends on student involvement

January 19, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes This past week, David Jordan, assistant dean of the College of Science and Health, shed new light on the proposed addition to the Science and Health building. Jordan seems hopeful as the addition is currently number two on the university’s priority list of building projects in need of state funding. After the list is presented […]