USV Life

This article by USV adjunct faculty member Tamryn Spruill first appeared as one of her regular features for SB Nation’s Golden State of Mind. As Associate Editor for a leading source of news and information surrounding the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, Tamryn fosters exploration of the intersections of sports with race, gender, LGBTQ, and other issues […]

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The following first appeared in the student-run USV Chronicle and was written by Kalyn Farmer. It has been lightly edited. Disciplined, focused, and goofy: these are the three self-proclaimed descriptors of USV’s very own Dennis Sopczynski. Many know him from 2D Design or Color Theory. Others know him by reputation only, as the teacher who assigns […]

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The California Student Aid Commission has approved University of Silicon Valley as a site for free FASFA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) training. The Workshop will be on January 25, from 5 pm – 8 pm and is open to families with high school seniors regardless of their choice of colleges. Registration is available through the CA.GOV […]

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University of Silicon Valley’s Board of Trustees announced today that Dr. Brian K. Shepard has been appointed as President and Chief Academic Officer (CAO). While he will assume his new role at University of Silicon Valley on January 16, 2018, Brian has a very personal message to share now: To my new USV family, I can’t […]

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This article was previously published on linkedin.com by Heather McGowan and Chris Shipley. This is Part 2. See Part 1 here. Main image courtesy of the USV Collective. As technology- and social-driven change accelerates, products, services, and even companies are turning over ever more quickly to be replaced by a better solution, a new business model, or […]

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The following is written by longtime Silicon Valley watchers Chris Shipley and Heather McGowan. It first appeared on LinkedIn. This is part 1 of 2.  We ask young people : “WHAT do you want to be when you grow up?” We ask university students : “WHAT is your major?” We ask each other : “So, WHAT do you […]

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This article by USV student Rose George originally appeared in the USV Chronicle. Up until quite recently in history, the terms “sex” and “gender” were considered interchangeable words that referred to the differentiation between male and female. However, in today’s world, “gender” is more commonly referred to as a social construct that encompasses gender roles […]

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The following post, written by Rafael Joseph, first appeared on the student-run news site The USV Chronicle. It has been lightly edited. USV’s first Medieval Tournament was an absolute delight. The day leading up to the event, the ASB Events Committee was bustling around campus, carrying everything from cardboard castle walls, to balloons, to plastic […]

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