Fired UVU professor sues the university

September 12, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Former assistant professor Kemal Makasci has filed a lawsuit against UVU, claiming he was wrongfully terminated as a result of a conspiracy between two students during the 2015-2016 school year. The former professor’s lawsuit is based on the Utah Protection of Public Employees Act.  Former UVU President Matthew Holland suspended Makasci without pay during the […]

UVU professor stars in Sundance Film

January 23, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Sundance Film Festival is a glorious celebration of movie making magic and artistic views. From its beginnings in 1978, the festival has attracted celebrities from across the globe. The event is hosted locally in Utah, but one may sometimes feel that the star-studded event may not be for the locals. But a few local […]

Animals have the right to live

November 21, 2011

Reading Time: 3 minutes How often does a child watch Charlotte’s Web, or the film Babe, cheering for the pigs Wilber and Babe to live, only to have the film end and their parents take them to McDonalds? There was even a Babe-themed Happy Meal at one point.   Faith Outreach, an interfaith council, was held by the U.S. […]