Category: Events

UVU becomes home to international symbol of peace and unity

Community and organizational leaders participate in the Global Peace Tree planting ceremony. Photo by Kim Bojorquez UVU joins other communities throughout the world that have been recognized for effort toward unity and peace with a Global Peace Tree; the planting ceremony was held outside the Losee Center on Nov. 28. UVU is the site for the first peace tree to be planted in the United States. There have been seven other Global Peace Trees planted throughout the world. SHEROES United and Art4Peace partnered to bring the peace tree to UVU. According to the event information page, “[t]he peace trees...

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Campus community tells presidential search committee to prioritize inclusivity

Photos by Cody Glassett The university needs a president that will look out for minorities, according to Linda Walton, chaplain and philosophy instructor, during a presidential search committee meeting held in the Science Building Auditorium Nov. 28. “There aren’t many minorities in Utah Valley, one might think, but there are 40 faith groups on campus,” Walton said. Students and community shared with the 24-member search committee, comprised of representatives from the Board of Regents, trustees and institutional stakeholders, including faculty, staff, students and more, what they want the next president to be like. “Inclusivity is one of the most important...

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