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Student Employment

  • BYU physics and astronomy lab technician Dallin Glen Squires was recently selected as Student Employee of the Year. Squires has been a lab technician for over two years and has worked on projects including the tornado demo in the Eyring Science Center lobby and a ring launcher, which was also featured in the lobby of the ESC.
Dallin Squires was recently selected as BYU Student Employee of the Year. Squires has been working as a physics and astronomy lab technician for over two years. (Sophie Hansen)
Squires works on a welding project in the lab. He is being recognized for his outstanding work ethic, reliability, initiative and professionalism. (Sophie Hansen)

College of Nursing

  • Last month students and faculty from the College of Nursing visited Washington D.C. to advocate for international child vaccinations and learn how to lobby effectively. The trip was organized by Shot@Life, a non-profit partnered with UNICEF that works to maintain funding for global immunization.
BYU nursing students and faculty enjoy refreshments at the Shot@Life conference. While at the conference, the group learned how to lobby and perfected the “elevator pitch.” (College of Nursing)

Marriott School of Business

  • Adam Pulsipher, BYU linebacker and master’s of public administration student,  was recently named to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America’s Academic All-District Team. Pulsipher completed his bachelor’s degree in finance in 2017 and is now involved in the BYU Private Equity and Venture Capital Club.
BYU MPA student Adam Pulispher was recently recognized for his athletic and academic achievements. Pulispher will play his last season as a Cougar linebacker this fall. (Marriott School)
  • Human Resource Professor Troy Nielson has spent the last five years traveling throughout Asia leading groups of BYU Marriott MBA students. This summer, Nielson will host a group of undergrad students on a study abroad in Asia, New Zealand and Australia. Students on the study abroad will have the opportunity to tour different companies and explore historical sites all while learning how different business function across the world.
Professor Troy Nielson will host a group of BYU Marriott School undergraduate students on a study abroad this summer. The study abroad will take students across Asia, New Zealand and Australia. (BYU Marriott School)

David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies

  • Brenden Rensink, assistant director of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies,  was recently featured in the Kennedy Center Lecture series speaking about his new book. The book compares U.S. borders in Canada and Mexico through the history of the native peoples who crossed those borders. The book will be released in May.
Professor Brenden Rensink will soon publish his book “Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North American Borderlands.” Rensink has previously published material in comparative genocide studies, transnational borderlands and Mormon history. (BYU Family Home and Social Sciences)
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