The core themes at Utah Valley University that ensure student success are inclusive, engaged, and serious. The Department of History & Political Science continually strives to support the University’s themes through working with regional, national, and international partnerships that will engage students outside the classroom. The following are activities that we think students should participate in.

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Youth and the Mountain

Mountain issues are of special importance to us at Utah Valley University as the Wasatch Front is considered to be our backyard and the reason we consider the mountains to be our home. Raising awareness of mountain issues and creating partnerships among mountain communities has been at the heart of all Utah Valley University’s efforts as a member of the Mountain Partnership.

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Model UN

During each spring semester POLS 2150 (Model United Nations) is a class that is offered to all students and allows students the opportunity to travel to California and participate in a mock United Nations.

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The Utah International Mountain Forum

The Utah International Mountain Forum (UIMF) is a coalition of several different clubs at UVU. Together they sponsor events to raise awareness of the sustainable mountain development agenda of the United Nations,bring the public into contact with international guests and foreign dignitaries, and promote community awareness.

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Women of the Mountains Conference

The Fourth International Women of the Mountains Conference was hosted for the first time by members of the Utah International Mountain Forum in 2015. The conference raises awareness of the living conditions of women

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