Highlights from BYU colleges


Marriott School of Business

  • Marriott School senior Braden Coleman started a YouTube channel with his wife, Janna, to document their growing family. Coleman uses skills he has learned in the marketing program to grow the channel.
Braden and Janna Coleman use their YouTube channel to document their family and share goodness. (Marriott School of Business)
  • Seven Marriott School students were named George E. Stoddard Scholars, winning $5,000 cash awards. Only second-year MBA finance students are honored with the distinguished award.
Back, from left: Trevor Blanc, Lauren Tavernier, Austin Knutson, David Lake, Aaron Hammond, Richard Bobo and Grant Manion. Front, from left: Family representatives Tesla and David Welch.
  • Entrepreneurship senior Katie Strobel created a smartwatch application for elderly adults. The app detects falls, senses their heart rates and locations, and reminds them to take their medicine. The app, Allywatch, placed third at the Miller Competition Series Business Model Competition.
Entrepreneurship senior Katie Strobel created Allywatch to help her grandmother and other elderly adults at risk. (Marriott School of Business)

David O. McKay School of Education

  • Elementary education student Sydney Boyer researched how teachers use technology to engage students. Boyer focused on technology closing the gap between the classroom and the real world.
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Elementary education student Sydney Boyer researched how teachers integrate technology into curriculum. (Nate Edwards/BYU Photo)
  • A new minor will be offered for the first time this fall: Design Thinking. The minor brings four disciplines together to create applicable solutions and solve industry problems.
Students collaborate on a project. (David O. McKay School of Education)

College of Fine Arts and Communications

  • School of Music Professor Claudine Bigelow spoke on creativity through collaboration in her Faith and Works lecture on March 1. Bigelow invited students to seek out collaborative experiences to improve themselves.
Claudine Bigelow speaks at the March Faith and Works Lecture. (College of Fine Arts and Communications)

College of Nursing

Public Relations Supervisor Jeff Peery and College of Nursing Dean Patricia Ravert present the Health Department award. (College of Nursing)
  • College of Nursing alum Holly Christensen is partnering with the school once again to bring her non-profit, the Magic Yarn Project, to BYU. The organization asks volunteers to help create wigs made of yarn for children fighting cancer.
College of Nursing students prepare yarn for 2017’s Magic Yarn Project workshop at BYU. (College of Nursing)

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