By recording nearly 5,000 life stories during the past few years, BYU’s Cambodian Oral History Project has brought to light many narratives long suppressed by the trauma of the late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime, during which nearly two million Cambodians were killed or died.
Two new vending machines on BYU's campus will print out free short stories, poems and essays on rolls of receipt paper. One is on the library's ground-floor thoroughfare and another is taking stops all across campus.
Dr. Eggington has had plenty of exciting moments as a forensic linguist. What he really cares about—why he became a linguistics professor to begin with—is using his knowledge of language to help others.