College of Family, Home and Social Sciences
- BYU family history students are assisting in connecting families by tracking the living relatives of deceased and missing soldiers. Partnering with the Army and the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency as well as historians and archaeologists, students study cases and find potential DNA matches from soldier remains. So far, they have been assigned more than 65 cases and have completed 48.
Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology
- A team of BYU students paired up with students from two European universities to create an outdoor lighting product. The result was “Ember,” a portable lantern which provides long-lasting light with adjustable colors and light intensity. This task was initially encouraged by Black Diamond, a Utah-based retailer who reached out to BYU for help in creating a product appealing to outdoor enthusiasts.
David O. McKay School of Education
- Educators attended the annual LDS Educators Association Conference held in the BYU Hinckley Center. Attendees participated in breakout sessions and were uplifted by keynote speakers, all focusing on the theme, “Feed the Shepherds, lead the Sheep.”
College of Life Sciences
- BYU students, faculty and staff traveled to Samoa to help test children for rheumatic heart disease. During the trip, they worked in 24 schools, screening a total of 6,288 children. Throughout this fulfilling opportunity, BYU students experienced education and service intertwined.
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