UVU Board of Trustees support Proposition 5

September 7, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]

Student develops app to help solve issues with Canvas

August 24, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute After experiencing frustrations from professors constantly altering files on Canvas, computer science student Drew Royster has developed an app, Canvas FileSync, to resolve the issue. Available as a desktop application, Canvas FileSync adds a file-syncing feature to Canvas. The app downloads all the files from Canvas onto a user’s computer, and updates the files automatically […]

UVU board of trustees release statement regarding student housing

August 16, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute UVU’s Board of Trustees approved a statement Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. confirming its support for student housing developments proposed by the university. The statement says that the board “affirms its support of the University’s current state-approved facilities master plan, which identifies three properties contiguous to the Orem Campus as potential future sites for student […]

Community talks continue as UVU and Orem work toward a master plan for growth

September 8, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Kim Bojorquez Orem residents met Aug. 31 to propose solutions to problems they see as caused by the rapid encroachment of development, driven by the UVU growth, into their quiet, largely single-family neighborhoods. Rising crime rates, illegal rentals, increased traffic and parking issues are their main concerns—issues that, many fear, will get worse […]