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UVU announces $17.7 million donation from doTERRA

“At doTERRA we feel an affinity with Utah Valley University,” the press release quoted Stirling as saying. “More than 500 of our current employees attend UVU. Plus, we have many employees who graduated from UVU or have children at the university. This donation gives us the opportunity to support a variety of UVU academic, athletic, and art-based programs over the next 10 years.”

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Mark Pope plans to take BYU coaching job, leaves behind UVU after four seasons

Photo courtesy of UVU Athletics Recent rumors have been confirmed to be true, as UVU’s Mark Pope is expected to take the job at BYU. Pope leaves behind UVU’s men’s basketball program after their all-time best season, racking in 25 total wins and a home record of 14-1 in 2018-2019. The feeling of a coaching […]

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Shooting near UVU; victim killed and suspect still at large

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Orem Police Department reported a shooting at Parkway Lofts Apartments across the freeway from UVU’s main campus near the Orem Central FrontRunner station Thursday evening around 8:50 pm. Police reported an altercation between the victim and a 19-year-old male, […]

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Former UVU employee charged with defrauding school

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] UVU has released a statement saying that the Utah Attorney General’s office has charged former employee Jennifer Clegg with defrauding the university of over $350,000 over the course of several years. Michael Powell, a special agent with the AG’s office, filed an […]

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Tuminez announces MBA Program with Technology Management emphasis during tech summit.

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] President Astrid S. Tuminez announced a new Technology Management emphasis as part of  UVU’s MBA program in front of thousands of attendees at the technology conference in Salt Lake City Friday, Feb. 1. The new program begins in the fall […]

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Details unveiled about upcoming United Nations conference to be held in Salt Lake City

A preparation meeting was held in the Fulton Library on Wednesday Jan. 16 to prepare for the United Nations Civic Society Conference taking place on Salt Lake City August 26-28. The meeting was hosted by the UVU Civic Society, available to all members of the UVU community and live-streamed on YouTube for those unable to […]

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Let Orem Vote asks for investigation into UVU by lieutenant governor

David Irvine, an attorney for the political issues committee Let Orem Vote, filed a complaint on Oct. 10 of “electioneering” to Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox against UVU regarding its position on the Palos Verdes student housing development. Let Orem Vote opposes the student housing development and successfully petitioned Orem City to place the rezoning of […]

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Aviation adjunct instructor posts anti-Muslim comments on Canvas

An aviation adjunct instructor at Utah Valley University posted anti-muslim remarks in a Canvas discussion to students, writing that 9/11 is the reason he is “‘very’”opposed to allowing Muslims to immigrate to the USA!” and that “they hate us and always will.” Captain Jim Green shared these views on Sept. 11 while discussing his personal […]

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UVU Board of Trustees support Proposition 5

UVU’s Board of Trustees released a statement in support of Orem City’s vote on Proposition 5, which is the proposed zone change in the Palos Verdes neighborhood. The zoning change would allow Property Enhancement Group (PEG) to develop high-density student housing on the property known as Palos Verdes. The development became political after Orem residents […]