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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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New Sustainability Wall showcases campus efforts to go green

Efforts to increase campus sustainability continue with a new Sustainability Wall, which will be completed in the near future. “The wall was envisioned as a way to communicate to the campus the many different ways UVU is working on becoming a sustainable campus,” Val Peterson, vice president of finance and administration, said. The Sustainability Wall will include a variety of new recycling bins and an interactive TV that will allow students to see the current energy usage numbers for different buildings.The TV will be located across the hall from the Grande Ballroom in the Sorensen Center. Other elements that...

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