Tag: students

BYU forum provides safe space for racial and ethnic minorities

Racial and ethnic minorities make up 14 percent of BYU’s student population, which makes some students frustrated when trying to find a voice on campus. Dr. Hoku Conklin and Louise Wheeler with the Counseling and Psychological Services decided to create a place where minority students can support each other to fight this problem.

courtesy of Conner Gillette

BYU animation program prepares students for industry

BYU’s Department of Design’s animation program has received a great deal of recognition since its beginnings in 2000. The program’s animated shorts created through the Center for Animation have received 19 Student Emmy nominations since 2004, as well as receiving Student Academy Awards and being featured at film festivals like Sundance, Annecy and Cannes.