Goldsmith shares memories of Dr. Seuss

January 29, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo credit: Mike Richardson | Photo Intern | @itsmikerichy   Cathy Goldsmith, the keynote speaker at the continuing education conference, spent ten years working with Dr. Seuss and shared her memories of him with students and the community during her speech. Goldsmith has worked for Random House since 1977. During her career she worked as […]

New Security Studies option opens for students

January 22, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo courtesy of UVU Marketing.   Ryan Vogel, a 2004 alumnus and recognized expert in national security was hired as director of UVU’s new Office of National Security Studies. The new office will offer a wide range of internship and career opportunities for UVU students and also plans to bring several different speakers to campus […]

As fall approaches, so does the flu

October 8, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryan Dangerfield | Staff Writer | [email protected] Photo credit: Laura Fox   As the weather changes, UVU is promoting student health by offering flu shots, at a reduced cost and body fat/blood pressure testing at no cost. Wellness Programs and Student Health Services are offering these services on campus Oct. 7-8 from 11:30 a.m. to […]

Latino Initiative wins White House acclaim

October 5, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryan Dangerfield | Staff Writer | [email protected] Photo courtesy of UVU Marketing/Latino Initiative   Utah Valley University was one of 16 finalists for the 2015 Example of Excelencia, America’s top programs that increase higher education achievement for Latino students. In addition, Utah Valley University has been chosen by the White House Initiative to be featured […]

Ethics awareness and the artistic edge

September 25, 2015

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryan Dangerfield | Staff Writer | [email protected]   On Sept. 23, as part of Ethics Awareness Week, Deborah L. Escalante, assistant professor in elementary education, gave a speech entitled “21st Century Education: Our Ethical Responsibility to Teach the Arts.” “More and more employers today are ignoring diplomas, and are looking for competent people,” said Escalante. […]

Tedx UVU session three

May 11, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryan Dangerfield | Staff Writer | @ryandanger23   The third session of TedXUVU consisted of Jeanette Bennett, founder and editor-in-chief of Bennett Communications, Craig Thulin, chemistry professor, Kyle Reyes, special assistant to UVU president, Native American dancer Carl Moore, stuntman Robert Bennett, and The People Code author Taylor Hartman. Jeanette Bennett spoke about how the […]

Tedx UVU second session

May 11, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryan Dangerfield | Staff Writer | @ryandanger23   The speakers for the second session of TedX UVU were Paul Parkin, a communication professor, Carine Clark, a survivor of ovarian cancer, UVU President Matthew Holland, Cheryl Hanewicz, department chair of the Technology Management Department, and Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes. Parkin spoke about empathy and said […]

Nurturing Innovation

April 30, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryan Dangerfield | Staff Writer | @ryandanger23 Nationally recognized author and education innovator Tony Wagner came to Utah Valley University on March 25 to speak about the United States education system and ways to nurture a person’s capability for innovation. “There are two kinds of innovation. One type brings new ideas to life. Those are […]

2015 faculty fellowship awards

April 16, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryan Dangerfield | Staff Writer | @ryandanger23   Utah Valley University’s Center for the Study of Ethics announced its annual Faculty Fellowship Awards. The recipients are Suzy Cox, a professor in elementary education, and Michael Minch, a professor in philosophy and humanities. Minch received the first ever Interdisciplinary Group Fellowship Award, offered from the Ethics […]