UVU is a fast-growing comprehensive state institution with more than 30,000 students. UVU values student-centered instruction and provides strong support for undergraduate research and other forms of engaged learning such as internships and study abroad opportunities. The Department of Earth Science consists of 13 faculty and 2 full time staff members, excellent facilities, and B.S. programs in Geology, Environmental Science & Management, and Earth Science Education. The department’s Geography program is growing, with recent hires in physical geography and human geography, a new minor, support for geography education teaching endorsement, and development of a GIS certificate program; in addition we are working to develop a B.S. in Geography. For more information, please visit http://www.uvu.edu/earthscience/index.html.