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BYU tapped as major lead in $360 million national water resources effort

By Todd Hollingshead June 07, 2022 03:20 PM
This spring the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced a massive $360 million grant to fund a four-part initiative to conduct research on water resources nationwide. BYU has been tapped to lead one of the four pillars of this major effort over the next five years.

BYU students build Mars rover, travel to Mars-like terrain, compete for Earth's top prize

By Emily Lambert June 06, 2022 12:43 PM
BYU engineering students and undergrads from universities representing 10 countries traveled to the deserts near Hanksville, Utah, last weekend for the annual University Rover Challenge. There they tested their student-built rovers to the limits and the BYU team competed admirably with some of the finest student engineering minds in the world.

Drought in Utah, Year Three: A Q&A with a BYU water expert on managing the ongoing threat

May 31, 2022 06:00 AM
BYU professor Rob Sowby has contributed to over 200 civil engineering projects throughout North America, including many addressing sustainable water supply. With the current drought crisis in the Mountain West, he’s refining his efforts to be most helpful to water suppliers, policy makers and residents here in Utah.

BYU Alumni Offer a Solution to the Opioid Crisis

By Mandy R. Herrera May 26, 2022 02:43 PM
Drug overdose deaths have surged since the pandemic. Discussion about the problem has risen as well, and people want a solution. Two BYU Alumni plan to provide that.