Highlights from BYU colleges


College of Family Home and Social Sciences

  • Psychology professor Daniel Kay recently conducted research on conscious awareness in sleep patterns. According to the study, those with insomnia may deal with increased levels of conscious awareness, which prevents them from reaching a deep state of sleep.
Psychology professor Daniel Kay recently published research that found conscious awareness prevents those with insomnia from experiencing a deep sleep. (BYU Photo)

Marriott School of Business

  • Public management professor Robert Christensen co-authored a study about the market conditions necessary for a non-profit to succeed. The research found increasing the number of non-profits in less competitive markets had a positive effect.
Public management professor Robert Christensen conducted research on the success of non-profits in an expanding market. (BYU Photo)

College of Life Sciences

  • BYU won the National Collegiate Landscaping Competition for the second year in a row. BYU has won this title six times since 2003.
Eliza Bentz participates in the National Collegiate Landscaping Competition. (BYU Photo)

College of Fine Arts and Communications

  • Award-winning musical “Single Wide” is debuting at BYU through April 7. The musical features original work of theatre and media arts professor George Nelson and was ranked as one of the 10 best Broadway shows in 2015.
(left to right) BYU students Jasymn Swindall, Meg Flinders and Jessica Jensen perform in The musical “Single Wide.” The musical features work from professor George Nelson and is debuting at BYU through April 7. (BYU Photo)
  • School of Communications professor Chris Cutri will give the Faith and Works lecture on April 12. He will discuss the ability to create art that inspires audiences to serve.
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School of Communications professor Chris Cutri will give the April Faith and Works lecture. (BYU Photo)

College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

  • BYU alum Scott Ruoti was a co-recipient of the 2017 John Karat Usable Privacy and Security Student Research Award. Ruoti conducted research on developing easy-to-use security systems.
BYU alum Scott Ruoti is a recipient of the John Karat Usable Privacy and Security Student Research Award. (College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences)
  • Computer science student Candice Lusk developed an app called Cake Cam. The app allows users to frame the exact positioning of the photo they want to take before handing it off to a stranger to actually take the photo.
Computer science student Candice Lusk designed the app Cake Cam to make it easier for strangers to capture the photo users want. (BYU Photo)

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