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Biology: the Study of Life

By Amelia Mecham
June 03, 2019
Biology
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Bringing Color to Campus: Experiential Learning

By Alexandra Palmer
June 03, 2019
You may have heard of experiential learning, but you probably didn’t know it started from raising sheep and horses.
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BYU Connect

By Amelia Mecham
June 05, 2019
Mentorship helps students get jobs and alumni give back. However, students often struggle to find and foster relationships with mentors.
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BYU's Herbarium

By Amelia Mecham
June 05, 2019
What happens behind locked doors at the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum?
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Melissa Sevy: Going Forth to Serve

By Alexandra Palmer
June 05, 2019
In October 2018, Melissa Sevy received the prestigious BYU Alumni Achievement Award, and no one can deny that she deserves it. Take a look at the way she is using her skills to bless others.
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Spring 2018

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Changes in Life Sciences Faculty

June 05, 2019
Gordon Lindsay: HLTH
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Dean’s Message

June 05, 2019
It is noteworthy that our professors who are exploring ways to respond to a changing climate (their scholarship) are also guided by admonitions in the scriptures to care for the earth (their faith).
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Ensuring a Thriving Future: BYU alumna Dr. Fernanda Werneck recognized with international award

June 05, 2019
As one of fifteen recipients in the world, Dr. Fernanda Werneck was chosen for a prestigious International Rising Talent Grant from the L’Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science program.
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For the Love of Food

June 05, 2019
The Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science is passionate about food, its effects on the body, and its processing and storage.
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Interdependence and Stewardship: Piecing Together Humanity’s Relationship with the Earth

By Carlee Reber
June 05, 2019
Will we show up in the geologic record in millions of years? The Anthropocene suggests the answer is yes: collective human impact on the environment will leave a definitive mark in future bedrock.
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So what are you going to do with that?

June 05, 2019
Those who ask you that mean well. But the truth is that graduates of the College of Life Sciences can do a lot with their degrees. Take a look at what ten alumnae had to say about what they’ve done over the years.
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2017

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In Memory of Dr. Clayton S. Huber

By Carlee Reber
June 05, 2019
After a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease, Clayton S. Huber died on September 5, 2017.
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Perfecting the Design

By Christy Eck
June 05, 2019
The 2017 Alumni Award recipient John D. Bell's influence on BYU
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Studying Life on a Small Scale

By Christy Eck
June 05, 2019
Here’s a rundown of the benefits of each of the three majors in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology.
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Improved and Protected

By Carlee Reber
June 05, 2019
New Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum director Dr. Duke Rogers spearheads ambitious projects
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Upcoming Exhibits

By Carlee Reber
June 06, 2019
Exhibits are free for any visitor thanks to the donors and endowments given to the museum.
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Changes in Faculty and Staff

By Christy Eck
June 06, 2019
Incoming Faculty
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Message from the Dean: Fall 2017

June 16, 2019
The College of Life Sciences can be a refining host for our students when faculty and staff are dedicated to the notion that our primary responsibility is to help students realize their full human potential.
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No Place Like Home

By Brendan Gwynn
June 05, 2019
The sense of smell can be powerful. While each of the senses can provide a nostalgic effect, research has shown that smell is perhaps the strongest of the five when it comes to triggering emotional memories.
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Distinguished Service Award: Dr. Marion B. Stevens

By Elizabeth Barton
June 06, 2019
At age 92, Marion Bennion Stevens’ memory is crystal clear and her wisdom is almost palpable. “I don’t deserve it,” she laughs. “I’m just someone who has survived long enough.”
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Exercise Sciences Highlight

By Brendan Gwynn
June 05, 2019
The department focuses on viewing the human being as sacred, and seeks to strengthen both body and spirit through the dissemination and sharing of knowledge.
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A Fond Farewell to Marta Adair

By Brendan Gwynn
June 03, 2019
Renowned biology professor Marta Adair recently retired from BYU after working in a variety of capacities on campus, beginning in 1992.
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In Case You Missed It

By Elizabeth Barton
June 06, 2019
Society for Range Management:
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New Life Sciences Faculty

By Brendan Gwynn
June 05, 2019
Ryan Cordner
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Message From the Dean: Spring 2017

June 05, 2019
“All instruction, programs, and services at BYU, including a wide variety of extracurricular experiences, should make their own contribution toward the balanced development of the total person.”
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