Highlights from BYU colleges


College of Family, Home and Social Sciences

The BYU Faculty Women’s Association awarded Dr. Angela Bradford for her mentoring skills. (BYU Photo)
  • The BYU Faculty Women’s Association strives to enrich the professional life for female professors. Recently, the organization awarded five staff members, including FHSS’s Angela Bradford and Mikaela Dufur for their significant impact on students.
Bringing innovative views to the psychology department, Professor Michael Larson received the University Young Scholar Award in 2015. (BYU Photo)
  • BYU Psychology professor Michael Larson needs volunteers who are overweight, ages 18–45, for a study concerning dietary decisions. Participants will be compensated $100. Including a 10-minute practice four times per week for a month, the study tracks a participant’s response and brain activity when eating high-calorie foods. If interested, contact .

Marriott School of Business

Team Neonatal Rescue with a newborn ventilator after they pitched to investors at BYU’s Y-Prize Competition on Dec. 2, 2016. (Ballard Center) 
  • Thanks to the help and research of BYU students and graduates conducted in Cambodia and Uganda, a life-saving NeoLife ventilator has been constructed and is ready for FDA approval (anticipated Fall 2018). This device is designed to help infants who struggle to breathe and could potentially save the lives of more than 80,000 babies per year.

College of Fine Arts and Communications

London actor Chris Donnelly working with advanced BYU theatre students (Abby Smith)
  • Advanced BYU acting students attended a workshop taught by Shakespearean actor Chris Donnelly. In his instruction to the theatre students, Donnelly emphasized bravery, confidence, character and acting for the benefit of the audience.  

J. Reuben Clark Law School

Religious Freedom Annual Review (Photo by George Simons, BYU Law student)
  • The Religious Freedom Annual Review focuses on informing attendees concerning religious and LGBT rights at this yearly event hosted by the International Center for Law and Religion Studies. Through workshops and discussions led by experts, including Keynote speaker Whitney L. Clayton of the LDS Church’s Presidency of the Seventy, participants can gain the needed skills to promote religious freedom.

The review will take place from June 20 and 21 and is free for all BYU faculty and full-time students.

Click the buttons below to go to each of the colleges news page, or see University news here.

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