Healing Conversations panel with President Tuminez?

April 14, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Center for the Study of Ethics at Utah Valley University and the J. Bonner Ritchie Peace Conference series partnered to hold a conference on Healing Conversations. The conference featured international peace and mediation leaders, “to address one of the most pressing questions of our time,” according to the program’s website. “How do we heal […]

Staff spotlight: Cassie Bingham

March 18, 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes Utah Valley University has many outstanding women that work hard to support the community, notable among them is Cassie Bingham, the program director for the Center for Social Impact. She works on a variety of local projects and shares valuable lessons to educate others on the virtues and execution of social impact. “My career has […]

Rally at State Capitol for Utah Lake

February 8, 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes Conserve Utah Valley held a rally on Feb. 7 at the Utah State Capitol for locals to express their concerns about new legislation affecting Utah Lake. According to organizers, around 560 people were in attendance.  The rally was intended to educate residents about the events surrounding Utah Lake and inspire them to contact their representatives […]

Don’t pave Utah Lake

January 10, 2022

Reading Time: 4 minutes Utah Lake has long been the subject of animated debates between locals, with topics from recreation to conservation to misinformation about the ecosystem. Now these conversations are making their way to the front page, as a new proposal forces the hand of the state legislature. In 2018, House Bill 272, also known as the “Utah […]

Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research Call for Papers

October 29, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Applications are now open for next year’s Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR). At UCUR, students can showcase their research, and engage with other peers and academic professionals.  Students attending institutions throughout Utah are invited to celebrate, “academic, professional, and personal achievements resulting from undergraduate research projects or creative endeavors,” during this year’s Utah Conference […]

Students in Utah Valley more likely to avoid mask-wearing for convenience, not politics

January 5, 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes Students at UVU and BYU are more likely than the national college population to ignore coronavirus precautions because the guidelines are inconvenient, according to a new Brigham Young University study. The study compared survey answers from college students nationwide to answers from students in introductory biology classes at UVU and BYU. The surveys showed that […]