BYU Leads in Study Abroad
According to Open Doors 2000, an annual report published by the Institute of International Education, BYU sends more students abroad than any other U.S. university. BYU now sends the equivalent of 30 percent of its graduating class abroad each year.
More info: www.byu.edu/news/releases/Nov/abroad.htm
Garth A. Hanson, ’81, an associate professor of business communications, has been appointed associate director for academic programs at the BYU Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies. He replaced Dennis L. Thomson, who returned to a faculty position in the Political Science Department.
J. Scott Miller, ’82, an associate professor of Japanese and comparative literature, has been appointed an associate dean of General Education and Honors.
Carolyn Tuitupou has been named an assistant dean of General Education and Honors.
BYU’s Museum of Peoples and Cultures has been awarded a federal grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to improve the care and condition of the museum’s pottery.
The BYU chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America was named “National Chapter of the Year” at the Public Relations Society of America World Congress 2000.
More info: www.byu.edu/news/releases/Nov/public.htm
For the third consecutive year, graduate and undergraduate accounting teams from BYU placed among the top three schools at the Arthur Andersen National Tax Challenge.