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BYU Students Tackle Big Data

BYU Students Tackle Big Data

Computer science and statistics students sat huddled together, heads close together, animatedly debating which company they wanted to work for. BYU’s big-data capstone course partners students with real-world clients and provides them with hands-on work experience...
Student Developed App is an Instagram Game Changer

Student Developed App is an Instagram Game Changer

Millennials might need to put down their avocado toast for this news: BYU computer science student Candice Lusk has developed the perfect solution for 20-somethings posing for Instagram photos as they courageously backpack through Tibet and Thailand. “The real idea...
Picking Up Where Elder James E. Talmage Left Off

Picking Up Where Elder James E. Talmage Left Off

Geology graduate student Collin Jensen isn’t the first Mormon geologist to wonder how the granite of Little Cottonwood Stock formed. “James E. Talmage, not only was he a prominent figure in the Church and an apostle, he was also a geologist,” Jensen said. “He was the...
How Three Numbers Can Save 130,000 Lives

How Three Numbers Can Save 130,000 Lives

The Indian Ocean tsunami that rocked Indonesia on December 26, 2004, shook the ground beneath the locals’ feet for eight whole minutes. Thirteen years later, Dr. Ron Harris is still shaken. In the years before the earthquake and ensuing tsunami, Harris had been...