Highlights from BYU colleges


Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology

  • Raytheon Missile Systems Vice President Laura J. McGill spoke to engineering students and faculty on Feb. 15. She spoke about career challenges and life lessons students will face in the future.
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Vice president of Raytheon Missile Systems Laura J. McGill delivers her lecture in the JSB auditorium. (Jaren Wilkey/BYU)

David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies

  • Law professor Kif Augustine-Adams participated in a panel discussion on Feb. 14 about providing legal assistance to women and children fleeing their home countries. The panel was held at the South Texas Family Residential Center.
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BYU Law professor Kif Augustine-Adams is one of several people who discussed providing legal triage to women and children at the South Texas Family Residential Center. (BYU)

Marriott School of Business

  • Marriott School students Tyler Hardy, Jess Landro and Kyle Nordhagen won first place in the Duff and Phelps case competition. The group was one of three finalist teams that was selected to go to New York City to compete.
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BYU students Tyler Hardy, Jess Landro and Kyle Nordhagen take first place in the Duff and Phelps case competition. They were in New York for the competition along with Duff and Phelps CEO Noah Gottdiener. (Marriott School of Business)
  • Ten MBA candidates were named 2018 Hawes Scholars, winning $10,000 each. This recognition is the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school.
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Back, from left: Susannah Hertz, Mitch Ririe, Jared Fowler, Matt Phillips, Brady Richards, Mollie Hunt, Austin Strong, Sam Silvester Swamynathan. Front, from left: Zach Brough, family representatives Holly and Steven Hawes, and Sara Black at the Hawes Scholar luncheon.

David O. McKay School of Education

  • Vanderbilt University professor Erik Carter presented at the 14th Annual Marjorie Pay Hinckley Lecture on Feb. 9. Carter spoke about a sense of belonging and including those with intellectual disabilities.
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Vanderbilt University professor Erik Carter speaks at the 14th Annual Marjorie Pay Hinckley Lecture. (Aislynn Edwards/BYU)

College of Fine Arts and Communications

  • BYU Living Legends has launched a new video series about the history behind Latin American, Polynesian and Native American dance. The dance company focuses on sharing the legends behind dances to inspire viewers to understand their own culture.
Living Legends tells a lively and inspiring story of Native American, Latin American and Polynesian cultures. The group takes the audience through a performance of the pride cycle from the Book of Mormon. (BYU Photo)
  • Music professor Claudine Bigelow will speak about spiritual creativity and collaboration at the Faith and Works Lecture on Mar. 1. Bigelow is the head of viola studies at BYU and will discuss her recent performance in the Deseret Quartet.
Professor Claudine Bigelow is the head of viola studies at BYU and will speak about spiritual creativity. (BYU Photo)
  • BYU’s Department of Design Diversity Committee recently created a lecture series suited specifically to female design students. The series began with a lecture from professional photographer Aline Smithson.

College of Nursing

College of Nursing
Mariellen Sereno (left) shares stories from her nursing career with student Bailey Gibbons (right).

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