African-American Women Fight For Civil Rights

January 22, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Posters can be found all over Utah Valley University campus to celebrate the life and works of Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. and the strides made in Civil Rights. These posters feature black women in history that have made a difference and paved the way for some of the rights that we enjoy today.   Amelia […]

Multicultural Student Council aims to bring people together

January 24, 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute The UVU Multicultural Student Council is hosting its first open social event of the semester in the LA building room 114 Thursday Jan. 24th from 6-8 p.m. The social mirrors the popular first social of last semester and will feature board games, video games, and food. The Multicultural Student Council aims to bring students closer […]

Dia de los Muertos challenges Halloween stereotypes at UVU

November 6, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU student paints interactive art piece celebrating culture, beauty of death The LA concourse hallway has been home to an interactive art piece celebrating the Latin American holiday, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), for several days. Thomas Mata, a junior modern dance major at UVU, said he was asked to paint “something […]

UVU Announces new Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer

November 5, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute This story is developing. The university named Dr. Belinda ‘Otukolo Saltiban as the new Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer (CIDO), with her official start date being Nov. 19, according to a press release. Saltiban was the assistant dean of Undergraduate Studies at the University of Utah for over five years. In her role as assistant […]

Prison & Prejudice: Discussing injustice and the need for prison reform

October 26, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes Utah Valley University prides itself on its diverse cultural understanding. One of the initiatives of this is a very active Multicultural Student Council. This council fully supports diversity and regularly has Diversity Dialogues. This is done through a lecture on Tuesdays and a dialogue on the following Thursday. The most recent was about SAFE Justice […]

UVU hosts Samoa’s former head of state

September 25, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes [et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] UVU hosted His Highness, Tupua Tamasese Tupuola Tufuga Efi, the Head of State for Samoa to talk to students about the importance of genealogy. Pacific Islander students, future students, community members and lovers of island food all gathered at Center […]