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Life and Breath: Interdisciplinary BYU team travels to Nepal to study health effects of air pollution

By Christie Allen February 21, 2024 02:33 PM
An interdisciplinary BYU team recently came together to conduct a research study in Nepal, aiming to measure brick workers’ exposure to pollutants and to assess their respiratory health. The eventual goal is to determine what information, technology and strategies they can develop with the Nepali people to help them improve their well-being.

The NSF wants to pay tuition, rent and much more for BYU Cybersecurity students

By Shelby Clark February 14, 2024 03:11 PM
The NSF recently awarded the cybersecurity program within the BYU Electrical & Computer Engineering department with a five-year, $3.7 million grant called the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service. BYU is one of only six schools nationwide to receive the award this year, which recognizes students with technical talent, moral integrity, leadership, and second language skills.

A mother, a mission, a major, two minors and a lot of plants

By Grace Pope December 07, 2023 08:00 AM
It was an Education Week workshop that gave Alyssa Bagoyo the courage to major in chemical engineering and pay tribute to her late mom’s BYU degree and heritage by minoring in business and Japanese.

Study reveals cost, energy needed to pump Pacific Ocean water into Great Salt Lake

By Todd Hollingshead November 16, 2023 10:21 AM
A new study by BYU engineers shows just how much it will cost, and how much energy it will take, to save the Great Salt Lake by pumping water in from the Pacific Ocean.