Highlights from BYU colleges


David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies

Lee Simons
Mexican laborers leaving their homes to work in the U.S. (Photograph by the Mayo Brothers)
  • The Kennedy Center is currently hosting Braceros, an exhibition featuring images of Mexican laborers recruited to work in the U.S. during and following World War II. The exhibition will run through August 15, 2018.

Marriott School of Business

Camille Baker
Emily Smith, left, and Whitney Royal pose at the Sego Awards gala on May 11, 2018. Both Smith and Royal were selected as finalists for the Student Founder award. (Camille Baker)
  • Celebrating female founders and CEOs, the Sego Awards nominated Emily Smith and Whitney Royal, both alumni from the BYU MBA program, for the student founder award. At the first-ever Sego Awards gala on May 11th, Smith took second place for her company, Mentionables.


Kelleen Potter believes there is a need for women in leadership in order to inspire the rising generation of young girls. (Kelleen Potter)
  • After serving four years as a City Council member for Heber City, BYU alumnus Kelleen Potter is starting her first term as the city’s first female mayor. Prior to her nomination, Potter graduated from BYU with a degree in political science and later received her Master’s degree in Public Administration. Potter hopes to increase communication with residents and develop an effective approach to Heber’s rapid growth.

David O. McKay School of Education

Graduate winners: each winner received prize money (McKay Creative)
  • BYU students and faculty mentors from the McKay School and secondary education departments across campus competed at the largest Mentored Research Conference to date. The teams showcased their research by presenting to a panel of judges and the winners were awarded certificates and prize money.

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