Wolverine Buzz

Wolverine Buzz

Wolverine Buzz is a podcast made by students, for students. Our focus is on bringing you interesting interviews with people and professionals that matter. Listen in weekly to hear from UVU students and faculty who are doing great things, from professionals sharing stories from their industry, and just to have fun with us as we learn about fascinating people!

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September 27, 2022 14 min

Join us for a special bonus episode for Wolverine Buzz! Meg sits down with our very own niversity President, Astrid Tuminez, to talk about her time serving the university, impostor syndrome, and leadership.

Find the podcast on Spotify, Buzzsprout, or the UVU Review's website!

To stay up to date on all things UVU, give us a follow  @uvureview on Instagram and Twitter!

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This week, Meg sits down with UVU's student body president, Lexi Soto. Lexi shares her experience at UVU so far, her opportunities to work with the student council, and plans for the future!

Find the podcast on Spotify, Buzzsprout, or the UVU Review's website!

To stay up to date on all things UVU, give us a follow  @uvureview on Instagram and Twitter!

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September 6, 2022 17 min

Welcome back to the Wolverine Buzz! This week, Sam sits down with Gavin McLaren to learn about what it's like to work in IT and software engineering. Gavin is a student in the college of Engineering and Technology in the computer science program at the university.  Listen in to hear about the amazing things Gavin is doing to promote collaboration within his degree and the college at large!

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April 25, 2022 26 min

Our final episode for the Spring Semester!  This week, Meg sits down with Sara Runyan, a senior about to graduate from UVU in the Digital Audio program and on her way into a graduate program.  Listen in to hear her story, how she decided on her major instead of majoring in music, how she found her way to UVU, and what she loves most about attending school here.  Learn more about the Digital Audio program, what she plans to do with ...

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April 18, 2022 32 min

This week, our producer, Crystal, is filling in for our host, Dalton.  We interviewed Roger Chamberlain, who is currently working on a degree in Web Design here at UVU.  He is active with the IxD Collaborative on campus and has a lot of great information about that for us.  We are also discussing his background, as a non-traditional student he has a great story and a previous career in the video game industry; having worked for com...

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April 11, 2022 16 min

This week, our producer, Crystal, is filling in for our host, Dalton.  We interviewed Elizabeth McEwen, who is a UVU graduate currently pursuing her Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Regis University.  We're talking about the transition into a graduate program, her advice for students wanting to go for higher degrees, how she balances her workload with her life, and more!  Listen in to hear all the det...

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April 4, 2022 27 min

This week we interviewed Kate McPherson, the Director of the Honors Program here at UVU.  She has been in this position for nearly 10 years and she's passionate about the work.  We talked about what the Honors Program is, what the benefits of being part of it are, how students can apply, and more.  Listen in to learn more about this amazing and beneficial program and how it might fit into your school career!

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March 28, 2022 30 min

This week we interviewed Bryan Sansom in the Digital Media Department here at UVU.  He has a master's degree in Music Technology Engineering, and he teaches Digital Audio in our Digital Media Department.  We talked about senior capstone projects to get the scoop about what they are, how they work, why they matter, and what makes them awesome.  

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March 21, 2022 18 min

This week, our producer, Crystal, is filling in for our host, Dalton.  We sat down with Michael Pugina, who graduated from the Computer Science program here at UVU back in 2019.  We're discussing computer science, software engineering, transitioning from school to the workforce, etc.  Listen in to hear more, and to hear his advice for students making their way through similar programs.  

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March 14, 2022 29 min

Welcome back Wolverines, we hope you had a wonderful spring break!  We are now focusing on bringing you interviews with professionals, both from our UVU community and from out in the world.  This week we sat down with Michael Frame, a musician and guitar teacher.  He spoke with us about music, music theory, understanding music as a language, how to take lessons with him, etc.  Listen in to learn more!  

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February 28, 2022 39 min

This week's interview is with Jacob Baldwin.  He is an outdoor enthusiast who graduated from BYU, before beginning his career he spent a few months road-tripping and exploring the country.  This interview is about his love for outdoor activities, his many experiences, and that road trip during the pandemic.  Listen in to hear more about his adventures! 

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February 21, 2022 27 min

This week our interview is with Gillian Jackson, a UVU student working on her thesis.  She is a history major, and her required senior thesis is focusing on tourism in Hawaii through the 20th century, how they were portrayed, and how it impacted native Hawaiians.  Listen in to learn more about her fascinating research project!  We are also announcing some changes to the Wolverine Buzz podcast, so get ready for that, in addition to ...

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February 14, 2022 18 min

This week we're bringing you an interview with an Outdoor Adventure Expert, Dawson Furner.  He is a trip leader with the OAC (Outdoor Adventure Center) and he recently sat down with our health and wellness guru, Chloe.  They talked about how to go from a beginner to a pro, how to get more involved with OAC events, and how everyone can find adventure and enjoy nature.  Listen in to learn more.  As always, we also are bringing yo...

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February 7, 2022 26 min

This week, our reporter sat down with a fellow UVU student, Tyler Hacking.  He's a science student finishing up his degree and getting ready to pursue a Ph.D. at Utah State.  Tyler has big goals and is working hard to achieve them.  Listen in to hear more about the exciting things he's involved with, where he's heading, and what he has to say to his fellow students.  As always, we also bring you information about events...

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January 31, 2022 47 min

This week our interview features Alex Hunt.  He graduated from BYU, worked for Comcast, and is now the Production Finance Lead for Dreamworks Studios!  Listen in to hear more about his career, how he ended up at this major company, his career fair success story, and about his work in general.  As always, we bring you other announcements and information about activities and events as well.  

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January 24, 2022 22 min

This week our reporter sat down with Robin Ebmeyer, Director of UVU Emergency and Safety Management, to talk about COVID 19.  Listen in to hear an update about how the Omicron variant is impacting our UVU campus.  As always, we will also bring you announcements about activities and events around campus to help you plan your schedule.

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January 17, 2022 26 min

This week's interview features Addison Black, former Ms. UVU who graduated in Spring 2021 with a degree in PR and a minor in Marketing.  She's now started her career in New York and is working for an agency helping one of her main clients, Snapchat.  Listen in to hear more about her story!  As always, we will also bring you announcements about activities and events around campus to help you plan your schedule. 

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January 10, 2022 33 min

Welcome back, Wolverines!  The new semester has begun, and we're back with a new season of content.  Listen in this week for announcements including information on a part-time job fair and parking updates.  Additionally, we are bringing you an interview with Zachary Dale, who graduated in 2020 from BYU with a degree in IT.  He has wide and varied interests and has been progressing his career in IT, recently being promoted to th...

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December 6, 2021 34 min

Although this is our final episode for Fall Semester 2021, we are going out with a bang!  This week we have an exclusive interview with the esteemed Ryan Stream.  He's a motivational speaker, a two-time veteran, and a musician.  He's a winner of the LDS Music AND People's Choice Awards, he was on MTV, a winner of the Verizon Wireless Salute Award, and he will be featured in Forbes Magazine in March.  In summary, he'...

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November 29, 2021 41 min

Our interview this week is with Robin Ebmeyer, the Director of Emergency Management and Safety for UVU.  She talks with us about the COVID pandemic, how that has impacted the university and our reactions to it, the Delta Variant, and the current plans to continue dealing with the pandemic for next semester.  This interview really contains a lot of valuable information for students and we highly recommend you listen in to learn more...

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