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Woodburys donate $20 million to UVSC

The Woodbury Corporation announced a donation of $20 million to UVSC’s School of Business on Oct. 19. Those in attendance of the announcement included Utah Sen. John Valentine, LDS church leader Thomas S. Monson, Mayor of Orem City Jerry Washburn, and former UVSC President Lucille Stoddard. Rick Woodbury, the president of Woodbury Corp., made the […]

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Debate team takes third, despite late notice

The debate team had anything but a head start, but still managed to walk away with a third-place ranking from its most recent competition. Due to a technical difficulty, Ani McPherson and Greg Lucero, the two UVSC students who traveled to the Oct. 11-13 debate tourney in Casper, Wyo., received their topic 20 minutes before […]

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UVSC professor speaks at national conference

UVSC’s assistant professor of earth science, Bill Dinklage, will be presenting at the 119th Geological Society of America Conference. The conference will be held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Oct. 27-31. There will be more than 6,000 geoscientists attending this year’s "2007: Earth Sciences for Society." "I’m looking forward to getting in some […]

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UVSC hosts Graduate and Health school fair

For the first time, UVSC will be hosting a Graduate School and Professional Health School Fair, to be held in the Grande Ballroom (SC106a). The grad fair begins Thursday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. and will continue till 3 p.m. More than 80 schools plan on attending, representing general graduate studies offices, specific graduate programs, […]

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Debate team contends at college competition

After two days of delivering speeches and debating with students from 10 other schools, four members of the UVSC debate team walked away from their weekend competition with awards.Ani McPherson took first place in dramatic interpretation and third place in after-dinner speaking, and was named first overall speaker in the Sept.

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Ethics Forum debates school vouchers

Both advocates and opponents of school vouchers turned out in force for a forum discussion of what has become one of Utah’s most controversial issues, held at UVSC on Oct. 3.More than a hundred people attended the forum, hosted by the Ethics Center, to hear panel members Patrick Byrne, Marilyn Kofford, Paul Mero and Kim Burningham debate over the school voucher program.

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Redesigned citizenship test announced

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced on Sept. 27 a new, redesigned naturalization test. The cost to redesign the current test was $6.5 million.Over the past year, a test pilot consisting of 142 questions was randomly distributed to 10 districts in the country, where 6,000 citizenship applicants volunteered to test the pilot.

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Mammograms, other events offered during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

One in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, according to statistics from the American Cancer Society.

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Networking conference planned for business women

UVSC will host a networking conference for women entrepreneurs on Friday, Oct. 12.Startupprincess.com, along with the Orem Small Business Development Center, will host the event geared toward helping women who are interested in business meet others like them and to inspire them to develop their business dreams into successful, working plans.

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UVSC Rotary Club commits to serve

Most people have heard of Rotary Clubs, but fewer have heard of the Rotaract Club, an officially sponsored and endorsed branch of Rotary International. Chantel Kaiser, the community service chairperson of UVSC Rotaract, said, "We maintain the same standards, traditions and practices that take place in Rotary Clubs." Recently, the UVSC branch finished a large […]

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