Like a Good Neighbor
The Boulders, a low-income apartment complex in Provo, faced serious problems related to crime and poverty. To help, BYU law students designed a class project that grew to include social programs run by students across campus. The program has helped decrease the crime rate and improve conditions, and Provo City honored the organizers with Good Neighbor awards.
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A team of four Marriott School undergraduate business students took first place at the Center for International Business Education and Research Case Competition.
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Divine Dante: Twice Blessed BYU
For the second consecutive year a BYU student has won the Dante Prize for the top undergraduate essay in the nation about Italian author Dante Alighieri. English major Benjamin F. Johnson, ’04, won the prize for his essay, “Rekindling Dante’s Carboni Spenti: Vindicating Virgil to Preserve an Empire.”
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English professor Christopher E. Crowe, ’76, received a 2004 Jane Addams Honor Book Award for his book Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case. Crowe’s book was also added to the American Library Association’s 2004 Best Books for Young Adults.
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