Matthew Holland http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Matthew Holland en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:19:56 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss UVU launches office to explore innovation in government http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605469/UVU-launches-office-to-explore-innovation-in-government.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605469/UVU-launches-office-to-explore-innovation-in-government.html Utah Valley University next month will launch the Office of New Urban Mechanics, which aims to explore ways to innovate and... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:17:02 MDT UVU acquires 125 acres in Vineyard to expand campus http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605459/UVU-acquires-125-acres-in-Vineyard-to-expand-campus.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605459/UVU-acquires-125-acres-in-Vineyard-to-expand-campus.html Utah Valley University announced Wednesday the acquisition of an additional 125 acres within the @Geneva development in... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:14:52 MDT New UVU building offers students a space for fitness, meditation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601278/New-UVU-building-offers-students-a-space-for-fitness-meditation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601278/New-UVU-building-offers-students-a-space-for-fitness-meditation.html Utah Valley University officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday for a new student wellness center on campus. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:30:00 MDT 'Deseret News Sunday Edition' looks at Gettysburg Address, texting's toll on relationships http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590767/Deseret-News-Sunday-Edition-looks-at-Gettysburg-Address-textings-toll-on-relationships.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590767/Deseret-News-Sunday-Edition-looks-at-Gettysburg-Address-textings-toll-on-relationships.html On this week’s "Deseret News Sunday Edition," Dave McCann discusses the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address,... Sun, 17 Nov 2013 09:30:00 MST Matthew Holland: Gettysburg and the 'new proposition' of American politics http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590658/Gettysburg-and-the-new-proposition-of-American-politics.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590658/Gettysburg-and-the-new-proposition-of-American-politics.html A genuine grasp of the whole wisdom of the Gettysburg Address should brace us for any coming test as a nation of faith, even... Sun, 17 Nov 2013 00:18:46 MST Evangelical leader says commonality with Mormons deeper than differences http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590738/Evangelical-leader-says-commonality-with-Mormons-deeper-than-differences.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590738/Evangelical-leader-says-commonality-with-Mormons-deeper-than-differences.html Borrowing an ancient Hebrew word, one of America’s leading evangelical scholars told nearly 2,000 young Mormons at Utah... Sat, 16 Nov 2013 19:45:00 MST UVU expands Wee Care facility, extends 'lifeline' to students with children http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587262/UVU-expands-Wee-Care-facility-extends-lifeline-to-students-with-children.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587262/UVU-expands-Wee-Care-facility-extends-lifeline-to-students-with-children.html Utah Valley University students, faculty and community members celebrated the grand opening of an expanded Wee Care Center on... Fri, 27 Sep 2013 17:20:00 MDT Mormon mission age drop not as significant as feared on Utah colleges and universities http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585032/Mormon-mission-age-drop-not-as-significant-as-feared-on-Utah-colleges-and-universities.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585032/Mormon-mission-age-drop-not-as-significant-as-feared-on-Utah-colleges-and-universities.html Utah State is expecting an annual enrollment drop of less than 500 students this fall, down from a projected 1,400-student... Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:50:00 MDT UVU tabs former Stanford football player, Cal State Monterey Bay AD as new athletic director http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580933/UVU-tabs-former-Stanford-football-player-Cal-State-Monterey-Bay-AD-as-new-athletic-director.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580933/UVU-tabs-former-Stanford-football-player-Cal-State-Monterey-Bay-AD-as-new-athletic-director.html Utah Valley announced Thursday that it has hired Vince Otoupal to be the school's new athletic director. Thu, 30 May 2013 22:22:36 MDT Utah's public university presidents paid less than national median http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579948/Utahs-public-university-presidents-paid-less-than-national-median.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579948/Utahs-public-university-presidents-paid-less-than-national-median.html Most of Utah's public university presidents are paid less than the national median. Tue, 14 May 2013 10:24:26 MDT UVU graduates encouraged to embrace their imaginations http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578995/UVU-graduates-encouraged-to-embrace-their-imaginations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578995/UVU-graduates-encouraged-to-embrace-their-imaginations.html Anousheh Ansari addressed graduates at Utah Valley University's commencement ceremony Thursday. Students at the Orem school... Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:40:00 MDT Philosopher and marriage activist shares insight at BYU, Sutherland Institute http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577975/Philosopher-and-marriage-activist-shares-insight-at-BYU-Sutherland-Institute.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577975/Philosopher-and-marriage-activist-shares-insight-at-BYU-Sutherland-Institute.html Princeton University professor Robert P. George spoke to Utah leaders and students this week about the importance of... Wed, 10 Apr 2013 19:03:25 MDT UVU searching 'in earnest' for athletic director as WAC era approaches http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577586/UVU-searching-in-earnest-for-athletic-director-as-WAC-era-approaches.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577586/UVU-searching-in-earnest-for-athletic-director-as-WAC-era-approaches.html With 29-year athletic director Michael Jacobsen due to retire this summer, Utah Valley University continues its search for... Fri, 05 Apr 2013 15:25:00 MDT Leavitt to speak on religious freedom at UVU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577474/Leavitt-to-speak-on-religious-freedom-at-UVU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577474/Leavitt-to-speak-on-religious-freedom-at-UVU.html Utah Valley University has tapped former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt for the keynote address of the Center For Constitutional... Thu, 04 Apr 2013 13:32:12 MDT UVU, Dixie search for solutions to retention, graduation rates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577111/UVU-Dixie-search-for-solutions-to-retention-graduation-rates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577111/UVU-Dixie-search-for-solutions-to-retention-graduation-rates.html "We're getting out of the business of the revolving door with students who just wander in because it's open admission, don't... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 17:30:00 MDT UVU releases details of planned $54 million campus addition http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576123/UVU-releases-details-of-planned-54-million-campus-addition.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576123/UVU-releases-details-of-planned-54-million-campus-addition.html Utah Valley University officials Monday released details of a new $54 million classroom building approved last week by the... Mon, 18 Mar 2013 16:30:00 MDT 300 students offered UVU scholarships only to learn it was a mistake http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572606/300-students-offered-UVU-scholarships-only-to-learn-it-was-a-mistake.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572606/300-students-offered-UVU-scholarships-only-to-learn-it-was-a-mistake.html The letter, sent to some 300 students and signed by Holland, addressed the students by name and said: "I want to extend a... Thu, 07 Feb 2013 18:38:43 MST UVU athletic director Mike Jacobsen retiring after 29 years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571683/UVU-athletic-director-Mike-Jacobsen-retiring-after-29-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571683/UVU-athletic-director-Mike-Jacobsen-retiring-after-29-years.html In Utah Valley University's bid to establish athletic legitimacy both locally and nationally, no one has been more... Mon, 28 Jan 2013 20:35:00 MST Elder Holland dedicates three buildings at Provo MTC http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620727/Elder-Holland-dedicates-three-buildings-at-Provo-MTC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620727/Elder-Holland-dedicates-three-buildings-at-Provo-MTC.html Elder Jeffrey R. Holland dedicated three newly renovated buildings at the Provo Missionary Training Center. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 10:32:57 MST Matthew Holland: 'Les Miserables,' 'Lincoln' offer pictures of hope http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619582/Les-Miserables-Lincoln-offer-pictures-of-hope.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619582/Les-Miserables-Lincoln-offer-pictures-of-hope.html With the start of 2013, the air hangs with a grey weightiness and the temptation to be despondent about America and her... Sun, 06 Jan 2013 11:00:00 MST Q&A about 'First Freedom' documentary with Matthew Holland http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569085/QA-about-First-Freedom-documentary-with-Matthew-Holland.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569085/QA-about-First-Freedom-documentary-with-Matthew-Holland.html Utah Valley University President Matthew Holland took a few minutes to talk to the Deseret News about his participation in... Tue, 18 Dec 2012 19:47:25 MST UVU launches partnership with United Way to increase literacy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568028/UVU-launches-partnership-with-United-Way-to-increase-literacy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568028/UVU-launches-partnership-with-United-Way-to-increase-literacy.html Utah Valley University President Matthew Holland came to the South Franklin Community Center here Monday and described how... Mon, 03 Dec 2012 21:09:10 MST Messages girls receive key to becoming college graduates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565687/Messages-girls-receive-key-to-becoming-college-graduates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565687/Messages-girls-receive-key-to-becoming-college-graduates.html The research says fewer Utah women go to college than their peers nationwide because they can't afford it. It also says they... Tue, 30 Oct 2012 19:27:31 MDT U. regains status as largest state school after UVU enrollment drops http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564341/U-regains-status-as-largest-state-school-after-UVU-enrollment-drops.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564341/U-regains-status-as-largest-state-school-after-UVU-enrollment-drops.html After several years of growth, enrollment at Utah's public colleges and universities saw a slight decline this year,... Fri, 12 Oct 2012 16:18:13 MDT President Matthew S. Holland to celebrate America's heritage with UVU symphony http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563688/President-Matthew-S-Holland-to-celebrate-Americas-heritage-with-UVU-symphony.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563688/President-Matthew-S-Holland-to-celebrate-Americas-heritage-with-UVU-symphony.html Utah Valley University President Matthew S. Holland will be performing with the UVU Symphony Orchestra on Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m.,... Wed, 03 Oct 2012 12:49:21 MDT UVU day care expansion receives $2M donation to help student mothers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563086/UVU-day-care-expansion-receives-2M-donation-to-help-student-mothers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563086/UVU-day-care-expansion-receives-2M-donation-to-help-student-mothers.html For 12 years, Barbara Barrington Jones lived through a physically abusive marriage. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 16:09:06 MDT Catholic Bishop John C. Wester urges interfaith love, understanding http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562681/Catholic-Bishop-John-C-Wester-urges-interfaith-love-understanding.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562681/Catholic-Bishop-John-C-Wester-urges-interfaith-love-understanding.html Bishop John Wester, Catholic Bishop of Salt Lake City, told Utah Valley University students that Utahns “can be a model... Tue, 18 Sep 2012 20:42:52 MDT Author David McCullough: The pursuit of happiness is the pursuit of greater knowledge http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562604/Author-David-McCullough-The-pursuit-of-happiness-is-the-pursuit-of-greater-knowledge.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562604/Author-David-McCullough-The-pursuit-of-happiness-is-the-pursuit-of-greater-knowledge.html Renowned author and scholar David McCullough said the genius passed down by the Founding Fathers should not be disregarded.... Mon, 17 Sep 2012 22:29:25 MDT Top constitutional scholars to headline opening of UVU research center http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562470/Top-constitutional-scholars-to-headline-opening-of-UVU-research-center.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562470/Top-constitutional-scholars-to-headline-opening-of-UVU-research-center.html Utah Valley University will celebrate Constitution Day on Monday with the grand opening of the new Center for Constitutional... Sat, 15 Sep 2012 16:37:32 MDT Utahns lead efforts to build West Coast companion to Statue of Liberty http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865560761/Utahns-lead-efforts-to-build-West-Coast-companion-to-Statue-of-Liberty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865560761/Utahns-lead-efforts-to-build-West-Coast-companion-to-Statue-of-Liberty.html Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff joined the president and CEO of the Statue of Responsibility Foundation and others... Wed, 15 Aug 2012 17:00:18 MDT UVU president's initiative to expand day care center set in motion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586470/UVU-presidents-initiative-to-expand-day-care-center-set-in-motion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586470/UVU-presidents-initiative-to-expand-day-care-center-set-in-motion.html In shared curiosity and enthusiasm, a crowd gathered at the back end of a brick house, along a makeshift playground with a... Wed, 27 Jun 2012 20:33:19 MDT New Harmony: Finding the right path at 'dead end' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586101/Finding-the-right-path-at-dead-end.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586101/Finding-the-right-path-at-dead-end.html I first met Matt Holland — or President Matthew S. Holland, as he's known in some circles — when he came to speak... Wed, 27 Jun 2012 05:00:00 MDT UVU to announce 'major gift' in child care center expansion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558070/UVU-to-announce-major-gift-in-child-care-center-expansion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558070/UVU-to-announce-major-gift-in-child-care-center-expansion.html Utah Valley University President Matthew Holland will announce a "major gift" on Wednesday to the university's $2.2 million... Mon, 25 Jun 2012 13:17:53 MDT UVU baseball: Coach Eric Madsen signs contract extension http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557326/UVU-baseball-Coach-Eric-Madsen-signs-contract-extension.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557326/UVU-baseball-Coach-Eric-Madsen-signs-contract-extension.html Utah Valley University director of athletics Mike Jacobsen has announced head baseball coach Eric Madsen has signed a... Tue, 12 Jun 2012 13:02:59 MDT UVU celebrates addition of science building to campus http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554431/UVU-celebrates-addition-of-science-building-to-campus.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554431/UVU-celebrates-addition-of-science-building-to-campus.html Instead of a ribbon cutting, it was a ribbon breaking. Fri, 20 Apr 2012 18:27:59 MDT 'Excommunicated' by GOP, Bob Bennett says Romney, religion, economy make 2012 election unique http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765554199/Excommunicated-by-GOP-Bob-Bennett-says-Romney-religion-economy-make-2012-election-unique.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765554199/Excommunicated-by-GOP-Bob-Bennett-says-Romney-religion-economy-make-2012-election-unique.html Former Sen. Robert Bennett told an interfaith conference of Mormons and Protestants in Washington, D.C., that the 2012... Sat, 25 Feb 2012 18:27:55 MST Live video stream: At the Crossroads, Again: Mormon and Protestant Encounters in the Nineteenth and Twenty-First Centuries http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765553984/Live-video-stream-At-the-Crossroads-Again-Mormon-and-Protestant-Encounters-in-the-Nineteenth-and.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765553984/Live-video-stream-At-the-Crossroads-Again-Mormon-and-Protestant-Encounters-in-the-Nineteenth-and.html Join us for a live video stream of a conference that will engage the challenge and promise of dialogue between two religious... Sat, 25 Feb 2012 07:00:00 MST Gov. Herbert cuts ribbon at UVU Business Resource Center opening http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700213105/Gov-Herbert-cuts-ribbon-at-UVU-Business-Resource-Center-opening.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700213105/Gov-Herbert-cuts-ribbon-at-UVU-Business-Resource-Center-opening.html Utah Valley University opened its new Business Resource Center on Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Gov. Gary... Fri, 06 Jan 2012 17:59:24 MST Study shows Utah Valley University an excellent return on state investment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395837/Study-shows-Utah-Valley-University-an-excellent-return-on-state-investment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395837/Study-shows-Utah-Valley-University-an-excellent-return-on-state-investment.html Results of a study released Tuesday indicated that Utah Valley University provided a return of $7.97 for every state dollar... Wed, 14 Dec 2011 18:01:41 MST Pete Suazo Business Center recognizes Utah leaders for their commitment to minority entrepreneurs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395498/Pete-Suazo-Business-Center-recognizes-Utah-leaders-for-their-commitment-to-minority-entrepreneurs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395498/Pete-Suazo-Business-Center-recognizes-Utah-leaders-for-their-commitment-to-minority-entrepreneurs.html Three Utah leaders were recognized Wednesday night for their contributions to minority entrepreneurs. Wed, 07 Dec 2011 19:19:45 MST Officials says Utah colleges are expanding, but funding isn't http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705392390/Officials-says-Utah-colleges-are-expanding-but-funding-isnt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705392390/Officials-says-Utah-colleges-are-expanding-but-funding-isnt.html Wed, 12 Oct 2011 15:33:44 MDT 5 Utah college presidents say thanks, but no thanks to regents' raise http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705391164/5-Utah-college-presidents-say-thanks-but-no-thanks-to-regents-raise.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705391164/5-Utah-college-presidents-say-thanks-but-no-thanks-to-regents-raise.html After the Utah Board of Regents unanimously decided to give raises to all of Utah's presidents of higher learning, many of... Wed, 21 Sep 2011 01:15:16 MDT UVU gets anonymous gift to open constitutional studies center http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705391150/UVU-gets-anonymous-gift-to-open-constitutional-studies-center.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705391150/UVU-gets-anonymous-gift-to-open-constitutional-studies-center.html Tue, 20 Sep 2011 15:19:19 MDT UVU president Matthew Holland speaks to LDS students on being 'in the world but not of the world' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705391110/UVU-president-Matthew-Holland-speaks-to-LDS-students-on-being-in-the-world-but-not-of-the-world.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705391110/UVU-president-Matthew-Holland-speaks-to-LDS-students-on-being-in-the-world-but-not-of-the-world.html UVU's President Matthew Holland addressed LDS young adults at a fireside hosted by the Latter-Day Saint Student Association... Mon, 19 Sep 2011 19:38:46 MDT UVU's Holland extols resolve of Americans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700178372/UVUs-Holland-extols-resolve-of-Americans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700178372/UVUs-Holland-extols-resolve-of-Americans.html Sun, 11 Sep 2011 22:46:23 MDT Striking a balance: UVU tries to remain open to students, but deal with growth http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705390641/Striking-a-balance-UVU-tries-to-remain-open-to-students-but-deal-with-growth.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705390641/Striking-a-balance-UVU-tries-to-remain-open-to-students-but-deal-with-growth.html Since the Utah Legislature officially made it a university in 2007, Utah Valley University has sort of become a victim of its... Fri, 09 Sep 2011 19:11:07 MDT Steve Mikita and Matthew Holland honor their mothers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387446/Steve-Mikita-and-Matthew-Holland-honor-their-mothers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387446/Steve-Mikita-and-Matthew-Holland-honor-their-mothers.html In honor of Mother's Day, Steve Mikita, who has served as Utah's assistant attorney general since 1982, and Matthew Holland,... Wed, 11 May 2011 11:15:00 MDT Honoring his mom: Jimmer Fredette http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387444/Honoring-his-mom-Jimmer-Fredette.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387444/Honoring-his-mom-Jimmer-Fredette.html This week on Mormon Times TV, we pay tribute to mothers. We talk with well-known Latter-day Saints, including BYU basketball... Tue, 10 May 2011 11:30:00 MDT Robert C. Gay encourages UVU graduates to serve http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705371699/Robert-C-Gay-encourages-UVU-graduates-to-serve.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705371699/Robert-C-Gay-encourages-UVU-graduates-to-serve.html Fri, 29 Apr 2011 13:58:38 MDT Pulling the plug — A perfect storm is brewing that could change higher education http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700113983/Pulling-the-plug-2-A-perfect-storm-is-brewing-that-could-change-higher-education.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700113983/Pulling-the-plug-2-A-perfect-storm-is-brewing-that-could-change-higher-education.html Sun, 27 Feb 2011 23:25:14 MST