S-STEM scholarship for research

March 15, 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes Calling all freshman and sophomores: applications are open for Utah Valley University’s Biology S-STEM Scholarship program. This program is an extension of the National Science Foundation’s “Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program” and provides a full tuition scholarship to successful applicants in STEM, in exchange for their participation in guided research with a […]

STEM fair connects students and employers

October 8, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Fall 2021 STEM Career and Internship Fair was held on Oct. 6 in the Grande Ballroom, giving students an opportunity to network with potential employers. The annual event is organized by the Career Development Center.  This fair is reserved for employers recruiting for professional career positions, or degree-related internships in STEM. The goal of […]

Hispanic Heritage in higher-education

September 27, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes Mexican Independence Day, Sept. 16, has long been a day filled with celebration of the culture and history of Mexico. This day represents Mexico’s liberation from Spain in 1810, and is celebrated nationwide in a variety of ways. “I was born in Mexico, but I’ve lived here most of my life,” said Jorge Garcia, a […]

Tuminez explains campus updates in presidential forum

September 7, 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes Utah Valley University’s recent vaccine mandate stems from the school’s responsibility to protect students, and is an important safety measure to allow campus life to continue in person, said President Astrid Tuminez in the first “Talk with Tuminez” forum of the semester.  “The first thing I want to say is this pandemic has created … […]

National Science Foundation gives UVU Biology Department $1 million grant

January 27, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes As a shortage of well-educated STEM workers in the US threatens the nation’s competitiveness in the global economy, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is researching ways to increase retention and graduation rates of STEM majors.  The million dollar grant from the NSF’s S-STEM program will give 31 students a full-tuition scholarship for up to 6 […]