‘Real Talk’ series strives to create civil dialogues on UVU campus

September 25, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes For 25 years, the UVU Center for Social Impact (CSI) has been actively looking for ways to empower students, faculty and community partners through volunteerism, service-learning courses and on-campus events. One of these events is their monthly “Real Talk” round table discussion. Real Talk is a civil dialogue series where attendees can partake in in-depth […]

A wide range of generational and situational factors affect poverty

February 15, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Attendees met in the Volunteer and Service-Learning Center where they shared experiences and ideas about poverty. Photo by Jonah Hokit Mental illness and poverty have a close relationship   Organizers and attendees of the Real Talk session on poverty clarified the definition of poverty and discussed the various factors that cause poverty and how life […]

Sexual assault proves to be an issue even in happy valley

October 11, 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute Photo by Sammie Jo Raymond With 2015 studies showing the amount of reported rapes in Utah exceeding the national average, a group of UVU students and faculty members met together to discuss the prevalence of sexual assault in Utah Oct. 11 in the Sorensen Center. The discussion was held as part of the Real Talk […]