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Suzy Bills Helps Editors Get More Done

January 12, 2022 09:35 AM
Are you struggling with productivity and time management? Try these six suggestions to get focused.
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Identifying and Rooting Out Racism in Writing

January 11, 2022 11:31 AM
Adjunct Professor Madeleine Dresden highlights common racist tropes and stereotypes in writing and offers solutions and alternatives for more diverse and inclusive writing for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) communities.
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Want to Escape to France? Visit the MOA

January 06, 2022 09:30 AM
Walk the streets of Paris this winter without leaving Provo. (Sadly, no food or drinks allowed.)
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How Publishing Saved a Country

December 10, 2021 08:11 PM
For the last five centuries, book publishing played a remarkable role in preserving Welsh identity and language in the face of external cultural and linguistic challenges.
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Learning from the Past: The Exponent Advertisements Database

December 03, 2021 02:30 PM
Dive into 1800s Latter-day Saint women’s culture with a database of newspaper advertisements.
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Blazing Trails: Thelma and Louise Reinvent the Road Trip

October 29, 2021 12:41 PM
Associate Professor Rob McFarland discusses how Thelma and Louise challenged the film industry thirty years ago and continue to do so today.
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The Poetic Sounds of Abraham Smith

October 13, 2021 11:35 AM
Do you need poetic inspiration? Try gathering from the symphony of life to create the perfect audio experience.
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Expanding the Conversation on Racial Inclusion

October 11, 2021 11:28 AM
The conversation about racial diversity and inclusion at BYU has grown increasingly urgent since the events of Charlottesville in 2017, and the continuing pattern of racial oppression and injustice has brought these issues to the forefront of national attention.
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God, Crisis, & Narrative: A Vaster Kind of Humanities Education

October 11, 2021 11:26 AM
How do we encounter God during moments of crisis?
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Martine Leavitt Explores Writing from Innocence

October 11, 2021 08:47 AM
Martine Leavitt crawled into her characters’ skins, journeyed to other worlds, and let the Spirit guide—becoming an award-winning author along the way.
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Thriving Through Christlike Caring

October 08, 2021 11:35 AM
Eliza Wells teaches how Latter-day Saints will survive and thrive when they care about those around them.
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Winning the Fight for Peace

October 07, 2021 10:43 AM
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.  
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Photographs of Hardship Inspire Perseverance and Hope for Today

October 06, 2021 10:03 AM
A recent historical photography exhibit invites you to consider how looking to the past can strengthen and inspire your life today.
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Creative Isolation

October 04, 2021 11:28 AM
Art and writing are means of self-expression. They provide an outlet to escape into another world, especially when the real world is full of chaos and cacophony. Some have become so removed from the world that they become known as “reclusive artists.”
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Art Reimagined and Recreated

October 04, 2021 11:27 AM
As art museums shut down or limited their displays last spring, some looked for new ways to appreciate art while confined at home.
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Matthew Wickman Gives a Spiritual Workshop on Poetry, Christ, and Conversion

September 21, 2021 03:43 PM
At Education Week, Dr. Matthew Wickman used modern poetry to show how we can find answers to our questions through Christ.
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Steve Moody Explores How We See Identity, Unity, and Diversity

September 17, 2021 02:17 PM
In a four-part lecture series at BYU Education Week, Assistant Professor Dr. Steve Moody shared answers to the question “Who am I?”
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