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Events Calendar Nov. 10-15

Monday, Nov. 10 * Biotechnology Internships – The Biotechnology Club will be holding their opening social with guest speakers from the U of U, Sorensen Forensics, Phoenix Data Systems, Myriad Pharmaceuticals and BYU. Each speaker will talk about biotechnology in their companies and internship opportunities.

UVU Graduate School Fair is the next step

Welcome to the real world, students. Time to think of what is next in life. The Oct. 30 Career Services Graduate Fair was one place students could learn about going forward in their academic life. This was the second fair of its kind at UVU. Program Director of Career Services Sue Stephenson said, “It was a well-run event.

“Rock the VOTE” after-party rocked for voters

Election night ended on a high note for Student Government’s UVote campaign, when more than 200 voters shuffled into the UVU Ballroom for the “Rock the VOTE” after-party. Several supporters of the 2008 election could be seen wearing their “I Voted” stickers or buttons as they settled into seats with pizza offered by Student Government.

Police Beat

Oct. 28 – DUI – UVU Police were at the Sinclair Gas station at 1200 S 800 W when they observed a intoxicated female get into a vehicle and drive off. UVU police initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and arrested a 44-year-old female for DUI. The female was booked into the Utah County Jail.

Integrated Studies gets three new emphasis programs approved

American Studies, Cinema Studies, and Classical Studies are the three newest degree emphases approved for the Integrated Studies program. “Recent additions of emphases that themselves are interdisciplinary, like Classical Studies and American Studies, continue our push for interdisciplinary study on campus,” said Dr.

Todd Fairbourne: softball coach

Yes, softball is his life. That is one thing that makes Todd Fairbourne such a great coach. He is our hero for the week. Here is what he had to say: Q: What is your position at UVU? A: I am the head softball coach and have worked here at Utah Valley since 1992.

Pre-law students better prepared for the beyond

The Pre-Law Club just had their biannual Dean’s Night on Oct. 21. Nearly a hundred pre-law students attended the two-hour event. They were able to interact with law school deans who were there to answer their various questions and help them decide on what law schools would benefit them most.

Uchtdorf advises honesty in a globalizing world

During the life of President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, the world consisted of division and walls. Cultures and ideas remained hidden until the fall of the Berlin Wall. But today, Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said a world that was once isolated is now integrated.