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Science-based vs. Faith-based Policies for Coping with the Corona Virus

Are we using faith or science to cope? Though I am open about my faith and often welcome steps that allow faith to play a more visible role in society,…

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BYU: A Beautiful Solution for the Needs of Many Families and Students in China

I’ve come back to Utah for a few weeks to start an exciting and challenging new job. After having lived in China for 8 years, loving almost every day of…

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Pro-Choice for Education

I am dismayed that some people who pride themselves on being pro-choice stand for choice when it comes to the decision of a parent to terminate a young human’s life,…

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Learning from Russell M. Nelson’s Response to an Inspired Recommendation from President Kimball

In the October 2017 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,  Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared a story on…

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Pressing Forward

At a recent meeting of the BYU Management Society, Shanghai Chapter, our speaker was Jessica Liu, a local Chinese woman in a prestigious position at Marriott International and a graduate…

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How Mormon Women Party in Shanghai: Liberating Girls in Africa with a “Days for Girls” Service Project

When Mormon women party in Shanghai, the world becomes a better place. Especially parts of the world like Africa where women face roadblocks to education due to lack of feminine…

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Federal Bathroom Intrusion: US Government Accidentally Gives Huge Boost to Home Schooling

While fans of President Obama assured outraged parents that the executive decree on bathroom policies was nothing to worry about, the reality of males entering women’s bathrooms or locker rooms…

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What About Those Who Can’t Sing?

For some people, singing is a challenging part of worship. For those who feel they can’t sing well or who fear to sing around others, music can sometimes be a…

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Clayton Christensen and Henry J. Eyring Team Up for a Monumental Book: The Innovative University

Given the heavy emphasis on education in Latter-day Saint life, it’s encouraging to see one of the most thoughtful books on innovation and reform in higher education not only comes…

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Religious Freedom: An Easy Freedom to Lose (Praise for Cole Durham)

Religious freedom is a blessing and right that everyone should have, but one of the easiest liberties to lose. Intolerance and bigotry are rarely noticed by those afflicted with those…

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