Highlights from BYU Colleges

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College of Family Home and Social Sciences

Kylea Knecht
BYU professor Chad Jensen’s recent study showed that person-to-person support helps teens loose weight. (BYU Photo)
  • BYU psychology professor Chad Jensen focused his recent research on how to help teenagers lose weight. His study showed how person-to-person support is more beneficial than using a smartphone app to encourage exercise.

Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology

  • BYU alumnus and director of General Motors Global Advance Design organization Clay Dean talked to students in lecture. He told students to be aware of what’s going on around them, to have passion and to create their own destiny.
  • The BYU Venture Factory Club advisor Justin Zsiros creates a space for entrepreneurs which allows students to brainstorm, plan and prototype their ideas. This space, called the Maker Space, has 3-D printers, soldering equipment and more.

David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies

  • Rob Porter will be speaking at a Political Affairs Lecture. (Office of Senator Hatch)
    Rob Porter will be speaking at a Political Affairs Lecture. (Office of Senator Hatch)

    Pavel Shidlovsky will be speaking at the Diplomatic Lecture in Room 238 of the Herald R. Clark Building Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. Shidlovsky started his career as a diplomat in 1993. He served in various diplomatic jobs before taking his current position as the chief of mission for Belarus in the U.S.

  • Rob Porter, chief of staff to Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, will be speaking at the Political Affairs Lecture on Oct. 27 at 4:00 p.m. in Room 238 of the Herald R. Clark Building. He will discuss his career path, career advice and life lessons.

Marriott School of Management

  • BYU alum Samuel Dunn (BYU Photo)
    BYU alum Samuel Dunn received the Marriot School of Management Alumni Achievement Award. (BYU Photo)

    Samuel C. Dunn, BYU alumnus and former senior vice president for Walmart, received the Marriott School of Management Alumni Achievement Award before speaking to students earlier this month. He spoke about students becoming servant-leaders by helping others, having integrity, staying humble and maintaining a bias for action.


College of Humanities

  • BYU student Sarah Hawkes hopes to use her linguistic major and international affairs minor in the service of her country working for the FBI or CIA. Not only does she love a mystery and a challenge, but she shows her dedication through her work to recording and preserving veterans’ memories.

College of Nursing

  • Julie Valentine received this years Ann Burgess Forensic Nursing Research Award. (BYU Photo)
    Julie Valentine received this year’s Ann Burgess Forensic Nursing Research Award. (BYU Photo)

    Assistant professor Julie Valentine received the Ann Burgess Forensic Nursing Research Award for 2016 at the IAFN conference in Denver.

  • Deborah Himes recently published an article on breast cancer risk assessment. (BYU Photo)
    Deborah Himes recently published an article on breast cancer risk assessment. (BYU Photo)

    Assistant professor Deborah Himes recently published an article on breast cancer risk assessment. Her research suggested an algorithm for nurse practitioners to use when making decisions about referral to genetics specialists and breast cancer screening.


 

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