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Would you find Galileo guilty of heresy? Would you put him to death? These are questions that students grappled with in their two-week mock trial for Philosophy 210 class.
Philosophy and the field of medicine have complementary roles in helping us ask difficult questions and propose workable solutions to today’s pressing concerns.
Eliza Wells teaches how Latter-day Saints will survive and thrive when they care about those around them.
Undercover political fairytales, frustrated peace promoters, and an Enoch-type island utopia fill the minds of those who attended the 2021 P.A. Christensen Lecture.  
Most students have no idea what to expect when they hear “translation and localization,” let alone the numerous career options that are available for those who follow this relatively new minor.
The Department of Philosophy has named Professor David Jensen as associate chair to Professor David Laraway, the current chair of the department. Jensen served previously as the associate chair of the department with the last department chair as well. In this associate chair position, Jensen will assist Laraway in governing and administrative efforts of the department.
Biking over two hundred miles pushes the human mind and body to its limits, but so does trying to learn a new language. Associate Professor Troy Cox (Linguistics) has experience with both.
For the BYU Philosophy Club, many of today's most pressing issues can be understood through reasoned discussion.
BYU students have found creative ways to use their mission languages in professional settings, even though some of these languages are isolated to a single area in the world.
With so many missionaries who have come home early due to COVID-19, the Center for Language Studies has had its work cut out to accommodate so many students.
PROVO, Utah (February 7, 2019)—Dr. Greg L. Thompson has been named the Program Administrator of the BYU Master of Arts program in Second Language Teaching (SLaT), effective Spring 2020. Dr. Thompson, an associate professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, will maintain the position through Winter 2023.
For almost 20 years, the Center for Language Studies has supplied BYU and the foreign language community with the tools to achieve their language acquisition goals.