The Risks and Rewards of Plastics

February 19, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes As a part of The Roots of Knowledge speaker series, Dr. Sally Rocks, a chemistry professor, presented on the use of plastics in modern-day civilization, and their impact on the world today and in the future. The Roots of Knowledge stained glass art panorama in the Fulton Library tells the story of events that have […]

Astronautics Development Club launches first rocket

January 9, 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rockets are coming to Utah Valley University this spring semester with the arrival of the Astronautics Development Club and their goal to send a rocket to space. The ADC centers around building their own rockets and sending them into space in order to do a variety of scientific experiments. “The experiments could range from studies […]

Student develops app to help solve issues with Canvas

August 24, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute After experiencing frustrations from professors constantly altering files on Canvas, computer science student Drew Royster has developed an app, Canvas FileSync, to resolve the issue. Available as a desktop application, Canvas FileSync adds a file-syncing feature to Canvas. The app downloads all the files from Canvas onto a user’s computer, and updates the files automatically […]

The Priestess of Chornancap

January 7, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two Utah Valley University professors reconstruct the face of an 800-year-old Peruvian priestess, receiving international media attention.