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Among competition from Harvard, Carnegie Mellon and other top schools, BYU students swept the contest, winning all of the first-place juried prizes.
From her home kitchen one evening in December, BYU Italian professor Marie Orton peered at the Zoom grid on her laptop screen, where she could see one of her students holding up a saucepan of poorly incorporated batter.
Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered this week’s devotional address. He spoke about modern-day miracles and the connection between faith-filled temple work in 1846 and 2020.
BYU professors and students developed a tool that can auto-index the cause of death from death certificates.
In Dr. Paul Frandsen’s lab, BYU College of Life Sciences student Andrew Sheffield filtered countless jars of environmental DNA. He had no idea that his hours of work and eye for detail would provide him with the skills to contribute to his community and make a difference during a world-wide pandemic.
In studies published over the last year, BYU’s interdisciplinary research group Autism Connect has outlined ways to change these norms by improving the accuracy, timeliness and helpfulness of autism diagnoses.