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Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology

  • The Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology will host events, exhibits and tours in honor of Engineering and Technology Week 2018. The EngTech Expo on Feb. 22 is open to the public, welcoming middle school and high school students to participate in interactive activities.
Engineering and Technology Week will include events open to students as well as the general public. (Ira A. Fulton
  • Industrial design professor David Morgan worked with the BYU Compliant Mechanisms Research lab to apply origami principles to engineering and design. With the help of Morgan’s research group, the lab compiled a book of examples titled “Y Origami? Explorations in Folding.”
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Researchers work with the model solar array, another origami-based design. (Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)
  • IM Flash intern program manager Todd Russell spoke to students about breaking into the job market Feb. 2. Russell encouraged students to map out their educational and career plans to maximize preparation.
IM Flash intern program manager Todd Russell advises students to make academic and career plans. (Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology)

    Marriott School of Business

    • The Financial Times ranked the Marriott School among the world’s top programs. The BYU Marriott MBA ranked No. 34 in the U.S. and No. 68 among worldwide MBA programs, in addition to high rankings in other categories.

     

    Marriott School of Business
    The BYU Marriott School of Business MBA program is ranked no. 34 in the U.S. (Marriott School of Business)

    College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

    • BYU Math Department Chair Michael Dorff was recently named President of the Math Association of America. Dorff has been teaching at BYU for 29 years and has been a member of the association for 25 years. Dorff will now lead the nearly 25,000 members of the association.
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    Math Department Chair Michael Dorff now leads over 25,000 members of the Math Association of America as president. (BYU Photo)

    College of Fine Arts and Communications

    • The BYU Young Company premiered “Romeo y Julieta,” a bilingual version of William Shakespeare’s classic play “Romeo and Juliet,” on Feb. 7. The play — which opted for a bilingual adaptation to highlight the theme of miscommunication — features actors who are either fluent in Spanish or native Spanish speakers.
    “Romeo y Julieta” features a bilingual twist on Shakespeare’s classic story. (BYU Photo)

    College of Nursing

    • The nursing program has introduced several new courses to help students reduce stress. The new term classes include topics of trauma, stress and test-taking.

    J. Reuben Clark Law School

    • Co-founders of Mormon Women for Ethical Government Melissa Dalton-Bradford and Sharlee Glenn visited BYU Law School to discuss current immigration and refugee policies at an American Constitution Society Event. Dalton-Bradford and Glenn shared the work they’ve done regarding immigration policy and their beliefs about the U.S. immigration system.

    Harold B. Lee Library

    • The Harold B. Lee Library will host its annual “Love Your Library Week” Feb. 12 through 16. Special events for the week include a “Blind Date with a Book,” where patrons are invited to choose a book based only on its “dating profile,” and a Friday night movie showing of the 1954 film “Desk Set.” 
    The HBLL is holding the annual “Love Your Library Week” Feb. 12 through Feb. 16. (BYU Photo)
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