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3-D Annimation

(Summer)

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Computer Graphics Conference

Game Developers Conference
March 17-22, 2019
Cost: TBD

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Join our 3D Animation Action Learning Community and San Francisco, California for our engaged learning expedition.

Expedition includes: Expedition includes: ground transportation, hotel, and area ground transportation. (Does not include conference entry fee or food.)  

ALC members will attend the fall GDC expo and conference in San Francisco, California. This is 3d animation’s premiere event and conference training event of the year. Professionals from all over the world attend and present their latest and greatest creations—with insider training on how to step it up to the next level. Attending this conference yearly has been key to dynamically improving the quality of student productions on and off campus at Utah Valley University. (Expedition cost does not include the purchase of expo/conference pass. Visit www.gdconf.com for details on student entry costs. Also visit the Office of Student Involvement, SLWC 214m for more information). For more details, visit the Office of Student Action Learning, SWLC 214m, or call 801-863-6227.

Details:   www.gdconf.com

 

3-D Annimation

(Fall)

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Creative Talent Network (CTN)

National Animation Expo
November 21-24, 2019
Cost: TBD

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Expedition includes: hotel, and ground transportation. (Does not include conference entry fee or food.)  

ALC members will meet and work with film and animation professionals at the highest level at: DreamWorks, Rhythm and Hues, ACME, Sony Pictures and Digital Domain. Students can take their latest projects and have them critiqued; meet and network with the best in the business; get hints, tricks and cutting edge practices from those who are creating the best animation in the business. You will see cutting edge practices and techniques—some from UVU graduates who now create for these world-class animation businesses. Attending this conference yearly has been key to dynamically improving the quality of student productions on and off campus at Utah Valley University. For more details, visit the Office of Student Action Learning, SWLC 214m, or call 801-863-6227.

Details:     http://www.ctnanimationexpo.com/

American History Expedition 

(Fall)

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Colonial American History

October 2019
Cost: TBD

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Spend your fall break exploring early American Colonial sites in Washington DC, Virginia and London.  You will visit many of the most historically significant sites tied to the founding of the American Republic, including: Williamsburg, Yorktown, Washington DC, and London

Expedition includes: airfare, hotel, ground travel and some entry fees. (Does not include food or extras.)

Students will travel to historically significant sites including: Williamsburg, Monticello, Richmond, US Capitol, London and more.  For details, visit the Office of Student Action Learning, SWLC 214m, or call 801-863-6227.

Art History 

(Fall)

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Art History Tour

September 2019
Cost: TBD

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Join our Art History Action Learning Community for a fascinating art history tour in the galleries of San Francisco, California.

Expedition includes: ground transportation, hotel and all gallery tours and meetings. (Does not include some gallery entry fees or food.)

Students will meet in intimate gallery learning settings to learn the details of art collection, history and display. They will meet with art owners and directors who will walk through their galleries and teach them the rich and rewarding business of sharing art. Students will also participate in live video, audio and text blogging as the tour progresses. For details, visit the Office of Student Action Learning, SWLC 214m, or call 801-863-6227.

Audio Engineering 

(Fall)

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Professional Audio

October  2019
Cost: TBD 

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Expedition includes: travel, ground transportation and hotel.  Does not include conference entry fee, food or extras.  

You will be learning hands-on from the best in the audio industry from all over the world and working with other student groups. This is a learning experience at the highest level in the audio production arena, meeting with the professional audio engineers who direct and produce the best in the industry. For details, visit the Office of Student Action Learning, SWLC 214m, or call 801-863-6227.

Aviation High Performance Racing 

(Fall)

Five jets with colored smoke coming out the back of the jet, doing an air show.

Aviation Engineering

September  2019
Cost: TBD

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Join the Aviation Engineering Action Learning Community when they travel to Reno, NV for the National Championship Air Races.
Expedition includes: travel, hotel, and competition entry fee.

The 51st annual event is the only closed course pylon racing event in the world, and is the world’s longest running air race. Six different race plane classes battle just 60 feet from the ground, with the Unlimited and Jet classes reaching speeds over 500 mph! Besides the on-your-feet action of the races, spectators have close-up access to racing aircraft, pilots and crews in the “pits.” There’s a world-class air show, military display and demonstrations, aircraft display. Experience the action of the “World’s Fastest Motorsport!” . Students will have the opportunity to see the best in new technology, practices and the inventors who push the edge of this industry. For details, visit the Office of Student Action Learning, SWLC 214m, or call 801-863-6227.

Entreprenuership

(Winter)

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Small Business

February  2020
Cost: TBD

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Join our Small Business Action Learning Community in their fall engaged learning expedition to Houston, TX.

Expedition includes: airfare, hotel, ground transportation and conference pass.

Members will attend America’s premiere small business creation conference. You will attend business creation sessions and meet with small business leaders. Students will see the best in small business creation, visit with the creators and be inspired to use their talents and genius to create their own small business. Leaders in business, startup financing and business creation will be in attendance for students to learn from and network with. For details, visit the Office of Student Action Learning, SWLC 214m, or call 801-863-6227.

Renaissance History 

(Spring)

Renissance painted ceiling

Italy Tour

June, 2020
Cost: TBD

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Expedition includes: air fare, hotel, travel, site tour permits. Does not include: optional site visit entry fees, food or extras.

Adventure Learning Expedition includes: media production students, art history students or students who have a passion for history, media production or Renaissance thinkers. Students will become members of production teams as they travel to two of the central homes of great thinking, art, and history. For details, visit the Office of Student Action Learning, SWLC 214m, or call 801-863-6227.

Fly Tying & Fly Fishing

(Summer)

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Fly-Tying and Fly-Fishing

July 2019
Cost: TBD

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Travel with our Action Learning fly tying and fly-fishing Community to Jackson Hole Wyoming and fish on the Snake River.

Expedition includes: transportation, hotel, and river guide.

This trip is for the pro and the first-timer. You will meet with world-class fly fishermen who know the Snake River and will spend two days plying your knowledge and skills on the river and at its banks. (Expedition does not include: food, gear and fishing license) For details, visit the Office of Student Action Learning, SLWC 214m or call 801-863-6227.

Fly Tying & Fly Fishing

(Summer)

Fly fishing rod

Fly-Tying and Fly Fishing

August  2019
Cost: TBD

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Expedition includes: transportation, hotel, and river guide

This trip is for the pro and the first-timer. You will meet with world-class fly fishermen who know the Snake River and will spend two days plying your knowledge and skills on the river and at its banks. (Expedition does not include: food, gear and fishing license) For details, visit the Office of Student Action Learning, SLWC 214m or call 801-863-6227.

High Performance Racing

(Fall)

Race car driver climbing into a race car

Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)

Oct-Nov 2019
Cost: TBD

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Expedition includes: hotel, travel and race shirt. Does not include conference entry or professional business networking fees.

Expedition includes: hotel, travel and conference entry pass. High Performance Action Learning Community members will attend the world’s premiere high performance world racing design and production conference. Students will see the best in automotive racing design and production, visit with those who make high performance racing products possible, and attend learning sessions where “the best” detail their craft. For details, visit the Office of Student Action Learning SLWC214m, or call 801-863-6227.

High Performance Racing

(Winter)

Blue race car racing on a race track.

High Performance Racing

February 2020
Cost: $575

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Expedition includes: ground trans, hotel, travel, race shirt, networking banquet and site tours.

High Performance Action Learning Community members will tour some of Southern California's best High Performance race production facilities and engage in work sessions (bring your tools) with high performance race experts. If you love high performance cars and the technology that makes their speed possible, you can see, feel, hear and learn from the best in the high performance race industry. For details, visit the Office of Student Action Learning SLWC 214m, or call 801-863-6227.

Rock Art 

(Summer)

Indian carved rock art.

Rock Art

June 2019
Cost: TBD

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Expedition Includes: Travel, hotel and site tours.

Learn from professionals and enthusiasts about the beauty and mystery surrounding the cultures that produced these ancient masterpieces. We will visit known and less known sites.  This learning expedition is still being created.  If you would like to be involved in the creation of this great learning experience, contact the Director of Student Action Learning at 801-863-6949.  Or drop by our office SLWC 214m.

Social Media Production 

(Spring)

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High Technology

April  2019
Cost: TBD

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Where: Las Vegas, NV
Expedition includes: hotel and travel. Contact the Office of Student Involvement for details on obtaining a student conference pass. You will need to contact us by November 1 for show pass.  Does not include food costs. 

Action Learning Community members will attend the world's premiere web media and technology conference where you will meet and work with the best in the business.  This expedition will be a hands on intense learning opportunity for those looking to increase their knowledge, understanding and skills in multimedia production.  All the biggest names in the business will be their and will be available to network with.  For details, visit the Office of Student Action Learning, or call 801-863-6227.

Details:   http://nmxlive.com/2016-lv

Videography/
Broadcasting 

(Spring)

video camera

Videography

April 1-6, 2019
Cost: $500

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Join the Videography Action Learning Community and see the best and latest the industry has to offer.  Students will attend the largest professional video, radio and production conference and exposition on the planet--National Association of Broadcasters conference and expo.  You will attend work sessions, networking sessions and the expo featuring the best of the best in the industry.

Expedition includes: transportation and hotel.  Does not include the price of admission to the conference.  For details on the cost of the conference, contact the Office of Student Action Learning, 801-863-6227.  Drop by our office at SLWC 214m.  

You will be meeting with the best in the industry and see the latest in video production hardware, software and materials. Professionals from all over the world converge each year at this multinational professional film and video conference.