Students start their own Korean language class

February 12, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes The hallyu wave, or so-called the rise in popularity of Korean culture, seems to have reached UVU. A group of students have come together to learn the Korean language in a student-led class on campus every week. The lesons were started by Kuho Sin, also known as Kyle, who started this class last semester. Sin […]

Students discuss federal government shutdown and border wall

February 9, 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Members of the Talk It Out club gathered in the Reflection Center on Thursday, Feb. 7 to discuss controversial issues in contemporary politics. Guidelines were set out before the start of the meeting to identify when the discussion had gone to a unhealthy place. The topics discussed during the meeting were the wall along the […]

True Wolverine Gets Redefined

August 23, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute UVUSA decides to trade the True Wolverine tradition of kissing before the UVU fountain with more inclusive options to redefine what it truly means to be a wolverine for generations to come. As the university pushes to make the campus safe and inclusive for all students, the topic of the True Wolverine kissing tradition came […]

Student strives to empower young people to beat addiction

October 4, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Illustration by Tyler Carpenter Parker Johnson, a business student and the vice president of marketing for Empower: Slave To None, works with other young entrepreneurs to help young people view addiction in a new way and inspire hope. A world where none are slaves to addiction is the vision of Empower. This organization works through […]

Hallway Conversations: What is consent?

November 8, 2016

Reading Time: 3 minutes Name: Nicole Hemsley Major: Accounting Year: Freshmen “Consent is if someone asks you something, you give them permission to do it. Consent is important because if a guy comes up and starts doing stuff to you, or if you’re with them and you tell them don’t do that, but they do it anyway, they are […]

A Mormon, a Muslim, and a Methodist walk into a classroom…

September 7, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wednesday, August 24, UVU kicked off its first weekly inter-religious understanding lecture. This course is a series of lectures designed for students who are interested in cultivating tolerance toward people of all faiths and religions. While this is a wonderful and practical idea on paper, it begs the question: do lectures such as these increase […]

Do students realize how valuable internships are?

September 7, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes   photo credit: Tim Gouw Construction Management adjunct professor, Creggan Wagstaff, is a big advocate of UVU. While Wagstaff was studying as a student at UVU, he had an internship every summer between semesters. When asked about how he found those internships, Wagstaff stated “I didn’t find them through the typical UVU channels.” Instead, he had […]

Governor teaches life lessons

September 29, 2011

Reading Time: 3 minutes Students crowded into the main chapel at the LDS Institute of Religion to hear the governor of Utah speak on Sept. 16.   Although Governor Gary R. Herbert was a guest speaker for the LDS Institute Friday devotional, his speech wasn’t just a religious sermon. Herbert gave four main tips for success to UVU students. […]

President Holland welcomes students

September 1, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dear UVU students,   As we kick off a new academic year, I want to extend a warm welcome to each of you who have chosen to pursue higher education at Utah Valley University.  This is a place of opportunity, and you are on the path to having a world of possibilities opened to you. […]