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Engage
UVU’s commitment to student success is evident in the wide array of engaged learning programs and resources offered across campus. Engaged learning at UVU combines the foundations of academic theory with the context of practical application, allowing students to rise higher and faster than their peers and graduate better prepared for professional and civic life.

AN ENGAGED DISTINCTION

Engaged learning at UVU means students graduate with a degree and a résumé full of real-world experiences to apply immediately to career opportunities. The Engaged Learning University Distinction allows students to demonstrate hands-on experience to potential employers, graduate programs, or other post-graduate pursuits with an official notation on their transcripts.

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ENGAGING WITH SCIENCE

UVU prepares students to meet the demands of a rapidly progressing marketplace by teaching skills in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.
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PARTNERING WITH BUSINESS

The Academy of Creativity and Technology was launched for business, design, and computer science students to partner with local business leaders searching for real-world solutions.
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BUILDING PEACE

Peace and justice students organize conferences that bring awareness of global issues, healing, and conflict resolution.
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SURVEYING THE HOLY LAND

Engineering graphics students partnered with Hebrew University in Jerusalem to digitally map and survey an ancient archaeological site home to countless subterranean chambers and tunnels.
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DOCUMENTING DISABILITY

Digital media students traveled to Ghana to produce a promotional video for a nonprofit dedicated to helping children with disabilities.
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MENTORING THROUGH SHAKESPEARE

English and literature professor Kate McPherson and students in her Shakespeare class mentor juvenile offenders at a local youth center through the study and performance of Shakespearean plays.