Highlights of BYU colleges


David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies

  • College of Life Sciences Associate Dean Laura Bridgewater will speak about her research on gut microbiota and its connection to physical and mental health Feb. 1 in B092 JFSB. Bridgewater published research in 2017 demonstrating the gender-based differences found in gut microbiota composition.
Elisa Tittle
College of Life Sciences associate dean Laura Bridgewater published research in 2017 that found gender-based differences in gut microbiota composition. (Elisa Tittle/BYU Photo)

Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology 

  • Electrical and computer engineering professor Daniel Smalley led research in creating 3D projected images that float in free space. These images are not holograms, which display on 2D surfaces, but can be seen from all angles.
Electrical and computer engineering professor Daniel Smalley worked with students to develop 3D image projection. (BYU Photo)

College of Fine Arts and Communications

  • Film professor Brad Barber will speak about his experience filming his latest project, “States of America,” on Feb. 1. Barber is an Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker and a BYU alum.
Mark A. Philbrick/BYU Photo
Film professor and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Brad Barber recently completed his latest documentary project “States of America.” (Mark A. Philbrick/BYU Photo)
  • Dance professor Jiamin Huang received the Light of China Award for her efforts in enhancing friendship and cultural awareness between China and the United States. This award is considered to be the most prestigious honor awarded to Chinese citizens living outside the country.
BYU Photo
Dance professor Jiamin Huang instructs students in the Marriott Center. (BYU Photo)

College of Nursing

  • The College of Nursing made changes to its admission process, effective Fall 2018. New changes include requiring applicants to have at least 25 total credit hours and possibly complete a standardized assessment measuring attributes necessary to be a nurse.
Mark A. Philbrick/BYU Photo
The College of Nursing adds new admittance requirements to entering major. (Mark A. Phillbrick/BYU Photo)

J. Reuben Clark Law School

  • BYU Law School’s legal design lab, LawX, developed its first product: SoloSuit. The free program allows defendants to respond to debt collection complaints.
Matt Imbler
LawX co-founders Kimball Dean Parker and BYU Law Dean Gordon Smith support students in solving a legal challenge each fall semester. (Matt Imbler)

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