Highlights from BYU colleges

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Family Home and Social Sciences

Telisha Pantelakis won first place at the Fulton Conference for her research on the Hmong people. (Luis Mata)
  • BYU anthropology student Telisha Pantelakis won first place at the Fulton Conference in the anthropology category for her research on the Hmong people. Pantelakis researched the Hmong people in France and the way they use traditional healing with western health medicine. Pantelakis will present her research again at the American Anthropological Association national conference in Washington D.C.
  • BYU doctoral candidate Christina Riley has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. Riley intends to use the scholarship to study the likelihood of physical abuse in India.

    BYU doctoral candidate Christina Riley was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. (College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences)

Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology

The BYU chapter of the American Nuclear Society received three recognitions from the national chapter. (Ira. A Fulton College of Engineering and Technology)

David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies

  • Nicholas A. Heras will give a lecture entitled What Does it Mean to put Iran on Notice? in Salt Lake City on May 17 at 6 p.m. Heras is the Bacevich Fellow at the Center for a New American Security.

    Nicholas Heras will give a lecture in Salt Lake City on May 17. (David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies)

Marriott School of Management

Bonnie Anderson will serve at the new chair of the information systems department. (Marriott School of Management)

Marie Orton will speak in the Joseph Fielding Smith Building on May 18. (Marie Orton)

College of Humanities


College of Life Sciences

Exercise science professor Larry Tucker recently found that high levels of activity slow aging in adults. (BYU News)
  • Exercise science professor Larry Tucker found active adults biologically age 9 years slower than those who are not active. Tucker’s research showed that highly active adults have significantly longer telomeres than moderately or non-active adults.

College of Fine Arts and Communications

  • The Museum of Art will host a Gallery Talk of “Split House” and “Work in Progress” on May 17 at 12:10 pm.

College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Dr. Michael Dorff was elected president of the Mathematical Association of America. (Mathematics Department)
  • Astrofest will be held in the Eyring Science Center on May 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free event will include rocket launching, planetarium shows and physics demonstrations for families and students.

College of Nursing


Library

The library will display Arnold Friberg’s artwork for Cecil B. DeMille’s ‘The Ten Commandments.’ (Harold B. Lee Library)
  • The library will display “So Let It Be Painted: The Art of Arnold Friberg and Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments” in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. The exhibit will be open during the regular hours of special collections. Admission is free.

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