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The Cultured Wolverine | Season 2: Episode 4 | Social Entertainment

February 10, 2023

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hello and welcome back to the Cultured Wolverine, the arts and culture podcast at Utah Valley University. This week, host Meg McKellar is joined by Natalie Black from the Health and Wellness podcast. Together, they discuss the way that we interact with social media and how it has changed over the years. To keep up […]

UVU Students Learn About The Fashion Industry From Successful Alumni

March 6, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Thursday, March 5th, Sydney Poulsen, the Partnerships and Marketing Manager of Jane.com, an eCommerce platform based out of Lehi, Utah visited UVU PR students to teach them more about the fashion and apparel industry. Poulsen, a UVU alum, advised PR students to prepare for the industry by taking more business and marketing electives while finishing […]

Women fly first on Bumble: How app’s features offer potential change to dating game

February 10, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arts and Culture editor Robby Poffenberger and I recently looked at the dating apps Tinder and Mutual. Though these studies were not scientifically rigorous, we did find some interesting trends. This week, we looked into Bumble. This app has a distinct difference—women message first. Alec Osborne, a Bumble user in the area, explained why he […]

NUVI Social Media Command Center offers state of the art technology to students

September 1, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Marcela Violeta Cuttingedge technology is now available to students as social media mining company, NUVI, joins with UVU  to create the new Social Media Command Center. Cameron Martin, vice president of university relations, hosted the ribbon cutting of the SMCC Aug. 3 in the Losee Center. Guests included executives from NUVI and members […]

Facebook Snaps Instagram for $1 Billion

April 12, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a move that is likely to have widespread repercussions in the world of social media, Facebook, the social network, has purchased Instagram, a free mobile photo-sharing app for $1 billion.   Instagram has been around for just over a year and a half and is already worth more than most companies today. The popular […]

Trending twits

January 16, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes We all know that fan is short for fanatic, but the time has come for the terms, as well as the behaviors they exhibit to be better understood.   In our current social climate, “fanatic” is typically applied to groups associated with the fringes such as religious fanatics and black helicopter fearing, UFO conspiracy theorists. […]