Faculty & Staff Engaged in Service United Way Day of Caring

September 21, 2009

Reading Time: < 1 minute 1,200 volunteers assembled beneath BYU’s LaVell Edwards Stadium early Sept. 10 for a pancake breakfast to kick off United Way’s Day of Caring. Pancake flippers included many local leaders such as LaVell Edwards, Provo and Lindon Mayors Lewis K. Billings and Jim Dain, County Commissioners, BYU President Cecil O. Samuelson and UVU President Matthew Holland. […]

Why, of course she can dance!

August 24, 2009

Reading Time: 3 minutes “Dance is my life, and performing is what I love to do most,” said Randi Evans, 23-year-old UVU student and top ten finalist on season five of So You Think You Can Dance. Born in Provo and currently residing in Springville, Randi admits it’s surreal for people to recognize her and know her name.

Simulated campus attack practice

June 22, 2009

Reading Time: < 1 minute Local SWAT teams, fire and police departments, and medical evacuation teams by land and air rushed UVU campus on June 14; dodging the explosives and smoke to disarm 12 gunmen holding hostages during a mass-scale training exercise. “The officers that responded into the campus buildings reacted better than anticipated,” said Detective Kelly Liddiard of the UVU Police Department, “[They] took control and neutralized any threats that they came across faster and better than we as the planning team expected.

Diet Experiment – Part 3 of 3

April 20, 2009

Reading Time: 3 minutes The HCG program encourages you to stick with it by promising quick and dramatic weight loss each day. Here are three local people’s experiences with the diet. Each participant followed Dr. A.T.W. Simeons’ program detailed in his manuscript Pounds & Inches: A New Approach to Obesity.

Diet Experiment – Part 2 of 3

April 13, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes Finding my motivation to continue on the HCG diet program was easy after experiencing a dramatic loss of weight in the first 5 days. I’m beginning to think maybe it’s NOT too good to be true. As outlined in Dr. A.T.W. Simeons’ manuscript entitled Pounds and Inches: A New Approach to Obesity, the HCG program includes a 500 calorie diet limiting food selections down to 26 liquids, fruits, vegetables and breads — eliminating dairy completely.

Diet Experiment – Part 1 of 3

April 6, 2009

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you could describe the perfect diet, my guess is it probably wouldn’t include stabbing yourself with a needle 40 times, eating only 500 calories per day, picking from a list of only 26 foods, or paying $500 dollars for a derivative from pregnant woman’s urine to place into your blood stream.

Giving of the Green campaign results

April 6, 2009

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Student Alumni Board (SAB) initiated the “Giving of the Green” campaign in response to state budgetary cuts, which previously provided tuition scholarship aid to UVU students. The campaign raised approximately $1,400. DigiCert, a local website security company in Lindon, offered to match the student donations.

Students donate to save classmates

March 16, 2009

Reading Time: < 1 minute Due to state budgetary cuts, more than 230 UVU student financial scholarships will be sacrificed. In response, the UVU Student Alumni Board (SAB) is asking for every student on campus to donate $1 in order to keep their classmates in school. The “Giving of the Green” campaign, which began March 9 and will continue through March 17, has set up donation tables around campus.

Outdoor adventurers read on.

March 9, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes If the only thing standing between you and an outdoor adventure is someone to organize the trip, look no further! Provo and Orem are full of other students just as anxious as you to experience the thrill of the mountains, and inexpensive local adventure groups who take care of all the planning details for you.