BYU students, law professors attend International Religious Freedom Summit in Washington

Seven BYU students represented the university’s International Center for Law and Religion Studies at the International Religious Freedom Summit in Washington, D.C., from Jan. 29-31.

North Korean defector, New York Times bestselling author addresses Utah community at UVU

North Korean defector Yeonmi Park addressed students, members of the Utah State Legislature, Orem and Provo city councils and former Gov. Gary Herbert at UVU on Feb. 7.

Women’s rights author and activist encourages BYU to support Afghan students, refugees

Women’s rights activist and writer Homeira Qaderi spoke at the BYU Kennedy Center on Jan. 31, focusing her remarks on the struggles of Afghan women and inviting the BYU community to support Afghan refugees.

From Afghanistan to Salt Lake City: a refugee’s journey

After a perilous escape from Taliban forces and nine long months in Germany, the family relocated again to Salt Lake City, where at age 22, Naween Saeed has rebuilt her life. 

Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant starts 3rd round of wastewater release, potentially impacting seafood quality in U.S.

The Fukushima-Dachii nuclear plant started its third release of nuclear wastewater Nov. 2 as scientists warn that seafood products from the Pacific Ocean could be contaminated.

Voices from the street: Provo protestors speak out against violence in Gaza

Hundreds gathered at the Provo City Library on Saturday, Nov. 4 to peacefully protest the extent of damage and lives lost in Palestine from the recent Hamas terrorist attacks and Israeli conflict.
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