Animal care facility raises concerns

April 16, 2012

Reading Time: 3 minutes The animal care facility in the new science building is under the microscope. Filling the need of a growing campus just got a whole lot easier. Auditoriums, classrooms and offices were in short supply on campus. The facility contains two holding rooms, a procedure room   and is a portal for future animal research at […]

Apology in advance to Wolverine spring sports

April 16, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nothing is worse than a story that cuts off just as it’s getting good. Unfortunately for UVU spring sports, it’s a yearly occurrence when it comes to their coverage from the UVU REVIEW.   Next week is the publication’s graduation issue, and after that there’s roughly a month-and-a-half layoff before summer issues are produced and […]

Your education might be your last hope

April 16, 2012

Reading Time: 5 minutes I have a friend who was told by a prospective employer that she would not get the job because she is not a Mormon.   I have another friend who published an article examining her personal experience with racism in the course of her education. She got more than a few angry replies. One man […]

Frontrunner comes to Provo

April 16, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 is the official opening date of the Frontrunner stop in Provo.   Students at UVU balance a lot throughout their week, including traveling to and from school, work and home. Many students receive internships their junior and senior year, some of which are miles away from Orem and can mean a […]

Battle of the interests: UVU and open enrollment

April 16, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the biggest problems that UVU faces is growth. With the largest student population in the state with over 33,000 students, serving the regional education needs and improving the seriousness of the institution are, in my view, becoming competing interests.   One of the key components in UVU’s mission statement is to meet “regional […]

Seniors ‘pay it forward’

April 16, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes The announcement no sooner left Nancy Smith’s lips before being drowned out by the thunderous applause of over 500 attendees. As Senior Director of UVU’s Donor Relations and Scholarships, Smith was privileged to announce the grand total of $55,488 in scholarship donations over the past seven years by Elder Quest members.   “Without these scholarships, […]

Utah County construction update April 13-19

April 13, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes While the UVU Spring 2012 semester may be winding down, Utah Department of Transportation crews are maintaining steady progress on the I-15 CORE project. UDOT officials urge drivers to pay particular attention to specific areas this week that may interfere with regular traffic flow:   University Parkway Orem 800 North American Fork 500 East Provo […]

Utah County construction update April 6-12

April 6, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes While nighttime general lane restrictions are possible along the entire length of the I-15 corridor, Utah Department of Transportation has issued its weekly list of specific expected activity. Below are some of the hot spots that may affect the UVU population:   University Parkway I-15 lane through American Fork and Lindon Orem 800 North Orem […]

Utah County Construction Update March 29

March 29, 2012

Reading Time: < 1 minute Utah Department of Transportation has issued a warning to drivers using the I-15 corridor inside the I-15 CORE project. Travel time could be increased by as much as two hours tomorrow afternoon, Friday, March 30.   Lane restrictions in the American Fork and Pleasant Grove area, LDS General Conference and spring breaks from four different […]

Molly Morbids win Utah Valley derby bout

March 24, 2012

Reading Time: 4 minutes Skintight pink outfits, short shorts and fishnet stockings contrasted with the intensity of the athleticism shown in the Molly Morbids’ debut battle. It unveiled just how rough roller derby can be.   One of three teams in the Happy Valley Derby Darlins roller derby league, the Molly Morbids team is comprised of the best roller derby […]