Highlights from BYU colleges

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College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Dr. Jay H. Buckley has been selected as the new director of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies. (Bradley Slade)
  • BYU history professor Dr. Jay H. Buckley will replace Dr. Brian Cannon as director of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies. Buckley, current director of the American Indian Studies academic minor and author of the award-winning William Clark: Indian Diplomat, will begin his three-year term on September 1, 2018.
Youth at BYU Museum Camp participated in several activities including replicating fossil and the artifact drop. (Museum Camp staff)
  • At BYU Museum Camp, youth participants explored various museums on campus and learned about the importance of artifact preservation, experiencing the museum world first-hand. Museum Camp even sparked interest in some students to potentially work at a museum in the future.

Marriott School of Business

Mutual, created by a BYU alum, is an LDS dating app designed to help Mormons meet others of similar values. (Kickstarter)
  • BYU Marriott alum Cooper Boice has helped many find love by developing Mutual, a dating app for LDS singles. While Mutual is now the fastest-growing LDS dating app, Boice attributes his business success to the things he learned at BYU Marriott, especially focusing not on money but rather improving the lives of others.

College of Life Sciences

 

Due to the brick kiln industry, Nepal’s poor air quality causes several health problems among the community. (Laney Whitney)

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