Vol. 14 No. 4
E A T U R E S
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On the cover:
Students at the Academy for
Math, Engineering & Science.
by Skip Schmiett
THE DOPE ON DRUGS
A low-profile U of U laboratory catches high-profile cheaters.
by Christopher Nelson
THE GEORGIE FACTOR
Biologist Gordon Lark makes studying Portuguese water dogs his “pet”
by Lena DeTar
A CONVERSATION WITH IBRAHIM KARAWAN
An expert on the Middle East provides some insight into the world’s
most combustible hot spot.
by Linda Marion
YOUNG DOCTORS, SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS
IN LOVE—WITH LEARNING
At an academy that blends high school and college, students are passionate
by Paul Swenson, photos by Skip Schmiett
E P A R T M E N T S
Football and Fansmanship.
by Linda Marion
News of the University.
Creating Champions On and Off the Field.
by Marcia C. Dibble
A tribute to the football team.
Atrocities and Human Nature.
by Calvin R. Petersen
H E A S S O C I A T I O N
The Utah-BYU Food Drive, Fiesta Frenzy, Founders Day Honorees, and Merit
of Honor Recipients.
A profile of alumnus A. Wally Sandack.
by Rick Sandack
A prestigious prize pays homage to Kashmiri-American poet Agha Shahid
by Julie Paegle
THROUGH THE YEARS
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