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Melissa M. Larrocha Osorio

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When COVID-19 Struck

A winter semester like no other—with events canceled, classes online, grading adjusted, and social lives disrupted.

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Tales from Quarantine

Looking for some new reads during quarantine? BYU professors suggest these books to escape the world for a moment.

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Q&A: The Power of Praise

Sticky notes come in clutch for a BYU professor. He’s learned praise is one of the best tools to help improve behavior.

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When Cancer Is Part of the Family

A BYU professor shares why relatives of cancer patients are missing crucial knowledge about their own cancer risk.

Nothing Gold Can Stay
Spring 2020
A student won the David M. Kennedy Center’s annual photo contest for capturing the Múlafossur Waterfall.