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Humans of UVU: 50-year-old freshman

Oscar award-winning sound mixer turned Wolverine sets his sights on medical school as a 50-year-old freshman. It’s 6:16 a.m., and David Parker a freshman studying biology is waiting at the Trax station in Salt Lake City for his ride to the Frontrunner. He will take that train to UVU and back by 3 p.m. to […]

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Humans of UVU: Week 3

Week 3 of Humans of UVU focuses on a sophomore named Makena Saluone. Saluone is majoring in Civil Engineering at UVU and shared an interesting story regarding her and her aunt. “We were in San Diego for Comic-Con and decided to wait at the bottom floor of our hotel to see if we could find […]

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Humans of UVU: Week Two

Week number two of Humans of UVU highlights Megan Arnita. Megan is a Sophmore at UVU studying Pre-Nursing. Megan shared a fun story about one thing she likes to do with her friends. “So this one day, me and my friends had this crazy idea to go to the Grand Canyon to watch the sunrise! […]

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Humans of UVU: The Beginning!

Big Announcement: You have made one of the best choices you’ve ever made by clicking on the first of the Humans of UVU series! Every week we will be highlighting one of our very own Wolverines right here. Our reporters will be in the halls, finding all of you with funny, relatable and inspiring stories […]

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Student Profile: Kiersten Zundel

Theater is not just about filling the part according Kiersten Zundel, a sophomore theater major; it is about connecting with the character, the cast and performing the best show for the audience. Zundel first started her career in elementary school when she landed the role of Ariel and fell in love with theater. “I actually […]

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Humans of UVU: Xu “Keira” Sun

Xu DzKeiradz Sun, originally from Henan, the most populated province in China, moved to Texas to pursue both an MBA and the Doctorial degree in Finance in 2011. Four years later, upon finishing two degrees, Sun relocated to Utah, becoming an associate professor at the Woodbury School of Business.Sun especially enjoys every moment with her […]

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Students of UVU: Marshall R. Madsen

Marshall R. Madsen, a junior musical theatre performance major, has a passion for theater that cannot be tainted. His love for the arts is shown through his spectacular performances. Madsen fell in love with theater when he was younger, and now he wants to share his love for theater with the world. “It’s a really […]

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Humans of UVU: Sean and Levi Loy

Heritage and religion are what have shaped and defined brothers Sean and Levi Loy. Having grown up on the Navajo Reservation in northern Arizona, these brothers learned how to embrace their Native American culture. The Loy’s are one-quarter Piute-Shoshoni-Nez Perce and three-quarters Navajo, as their parents are registered with different tribes. The Loy parents met […]

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Humans of UVU: John Ross Boyce

Between cleaning floors and windows, UVU Custodian John Boyce Ross creates. This auto didactic artist expresses himself through different mediums which include: writing music, playing guitar, film and drawing. Boyce has been interested in art ever since he was a child and has continued to grow his collection of artistic talent throughout his life. Texas-born […]

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Humans of UVU: Wilma de Molina

If you were to visit the front desk in the International Department, or stroll the halls of the McKay Education building, you might run into Wilma de Molina. Originally from Caracas Venezuela, she is the only girl of 7 children and has a passion for dancing. Wilma is here with her husband and two sons, […]

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