Roots of Knowledge host a scavenger hunt for Women’s History Month  

March 25, 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes This month there are many things happening around campus to celebrate Women’s History Month. The Roots of Knowledge which is home to the stained-glass exhibit that encompasses all of history is highlights the valuable contributions and lessons that we have learned from women from the beginning of time.   Throughout the whole month of March, students […]

Fostering Educational Equity

March 15, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes As an addition to The Roots of Knowledge Speaker Series at Utah Valley University, Laurie Toro, director of faculty development, gave a presentation titled “Fostering Educational Equity by Sustaining Roots of Knowing and Culture.” In this presentation she addressed six different types of knowledge and the importance of using them in unity.  Toro utilized the […]

The logic of gender by Kelli D. Potter

March 15, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes As a part of the Roots of Knowledge Speaker Series, Kelli D. Potter spoke on the logic of gender and how different frameworks of thinking have influenced the way humans perceive gender   Potter is an associate professor of Philosophy and member of the Religious Study Board at UVU. She has several published articles on philosophy […]

Roots of Knowledge final fall speaker

December 12, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes The final speaker of the Roots of Knowledge speaker series event was dean of students, Alexis Palmer. Her presentation was titled “Breaking Barriers: Transferring knowledge from the future generation to the current generation” in honor of the RoK’s fifth anniversary. Palmer started on the far side of the gallery with column Z: Hope for Humanity. […]

Roots of Knowledge celebrates five years

December 11, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes The artwork of the Bingham Gallery, also known as Roots of Knowledge, has been lighting the halls of the Fulton Library for five years to date.  At ten feet high, the stained glass art piece stretches 200 feet in length, including 80 window panes, 60,000+ individual pieces taking 12 years to complete, according to the […]

What reproductive justice means to people of color

October 13, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Understanding the “horrific” history of racial inequality is necessary to achieve modern reproductive justice, said Dr. Leandra Hernandez in the Roots of Knowledge Speaker Series on Oct. 7. Hernandez began by explaining how her research is connected to the Roots of Knowledge through the piece, “Genesis of Humanity.” The Roots of Knowledge describes this piece, […]