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  • NASA takes flight with BYU student’s work

    Senior Andrew Wallace builds simulations for NASA to manage congested airways

    The sky’s the limit for BYU computer science student Andrew Wallace. Partnering with NASA, the senior is studying the world’s busiest air space and designing simulations to improve workloads for air traffic controllers.

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  • BYU Religious Freedom Conference to promote 'Fairness For All'

    From state houses and houses of worship to social media and the United States Supreme Court, discussions surrounding religious freedom are popping up everywhere. In an effort to continue a productive dialogue on this topic, the BYU International Center for Law and Religion Studies is inviting the public to a conference next week focused on the current state of religious freedom and what can be done to ensure fairness for all. 

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  • Most of America’s poor have jobs, study finds

    'Science' magazine asserts new study’s importance in presidential election

    The majority of the United States’ poor aren’t sitting on street corners. They’re employed at low-paying jobs, struggling to support themselves and a family. 

    Sociology professor Scott Sanders co-authored a study that compared more than 100 ways of measuring "working poor." The most useful definition produces an estimate that 10 percent of all working households are poor. 

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