Former LA County Sheriff turned UVU instructor has a unique approach to teaching criminal justice

October 5, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes [et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”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 admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] For criminal justice instructor, Richard Los, an important part of his curriculum is promoting a healthy approach to dealing with people both in and out of the criminal justice system. He believes that in order to accomplish […]

A lesson in empathy with Paul Parkin

August 7, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo courtesy of Paul Parkin Paul Parkin is an adjunct professor at UVU who uses his understanding and research of empathy to reinforce his teaching style and the way he approaches life. Parkin, like many, approached college with the mindset of becoming rich. It wasn’t until he experienced the death of both his father and […]

Using education for the pursuit of happiness: Anne Arendt

April 17, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes Going to college is a decision that will shape your entire life. Many find themselves choosing majors based off careers they thought they’d enjoy. But, sometimes students discover that the major they chose might not be right for them. Instead of staying her course, Anne Arendt, interim associate dean for student affairs over the engineering […]

Humans of UVU: Wilma de Molina

October 11, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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, […]

UVU Student Nick Zemp Helps Heal Others Using Medicinal Herbs

August 5, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lee Thomas | Lifestyle Editor | @leenis85   After sustaining a neck injury six years ago that left him bound to a wheelchair, UVU Chemistry/Botany double major Nick Zemp uses his knowledge and positive energy to spread the word about herbal remedies. Zemp grew up in Idaho Falls and, as an adult, moved to several […]