Poor air quality in Utah Valley from northwest fires

August 19, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hazy air and smoky skies have been frequenting Utah County over the past few weeks, with a haze so dense on some days the mountains aren’t visible. The Air Quality Index (AQI) runs on a scale of 1-50. An AQI level below 50 is clean and poses little to no risk to the public. When […]

President Tuminez announces UVU’s plans for going green

May 2, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute In honor of Earth Day, President Astrid S. Tuminez announced the steps UVU is taking to work towards a greener campus. Dedicated to conservation and sustainability since her childhood in the Philippines, Tuminez shared UVU’s Vision 2030 plan, highlighting the school’s commitment to amplify sustainable practices.  A 10-year plan, Vision 2030 is committed to tackling […]

Worst. Pollution. Ever.

January 25, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are now two ways in which Utah resembles a third world country. The first is our well-documented birthrate; the highest in the nation. But this month we managed to set ourselves apart yet again by showing the rest of the nation that we may only be the thirty-fourth most populated state in the country […]