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A UVU business student was named one of nine Forbes All-Star Entrepreneurs, along with students from Harvard and Yale. (2012)

A UVU student placed in the top three at an audio engineering competition along with students from MIT and Carnegie Mellon. (2013)

The University was awarded a $3M grant by the U.S. Department of Labor to bolster training for jobs in cybersecurity. (2012)

UVU's Public Relations Student Society of America chapter was named the best in the nation. (2013)

The UVU Racing Team has set five world land-speed records with a 1963 El Camino built by automotive students. (2010)

The Dance Team won the national title at the NCA/NDA Collegiate Championship. (2014)

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PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING

The personal financial planning program is ranked in the top 10 nationally and has a 100-percent job placement rate.
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RISING ABOVE THE COMPETITION

In 2012, aviation students placed third at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association regional competition, qualifying them for nationals, a feat virtually unheard of for first-year participants.
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CANCER RESEARCH

An internationally respected researcher, physics professor Tim Doyle has pioneered the idea of using high-frequency ultrasound to detect cancer cells during surgical procedures, resulting in more precise removal of cancerous tissue and reduced need for follow-up surgeries.

ACTING HONORS

In 2013 and 2014, the theater department captured back-to-back national honors at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

SKILLS USA

UVU students won the SkillsUSA national competition, which focuses on technical, skilled, and service careers. (2014)

BALLROOM DANCE COMPANY

The Ballroom Dance Company won the National Collegiate Ballroom Dance Championship. (2010)

MOBILITY MISSION

Mobility Mission was presented with the American Red Cross International Hero Award for its efforts to provide prosthetics for those in need in Guatemala and Samoa. (2014)

UVU RACING TEAM

The UVU Racing Team has set five world land-speed records with a 1963 El Camino built by automotive students. (2010)

ETHICS

The Center for the Study of Ethics celebrated its 25th anniversary and has received numerous national accolades for having the best faculty development program in the U.S. (2012)