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Opinion: Three key ways to reading well in college

As college students, reading is less about the letters and sounds we learned as children and more about learning new information. This can be difficult, especially when trying to learn abstract concepts and unfamiliar vocabulary embedded in long and complex texts.

Artists say abstract art requires understanding in order to be appreciated

The key to understanding abstract art is understanding its principles, elements, and designs, according to BYU-Hawaii Art Professor Jeff Merrill.

Learning multiple languages worth the time and effort, increases understanding of other cultures

Multilingual BYU-Hawaii professors learning other languages helps them understand other cultures and their own language better. “[It’s] one of the best long-term investments,” said Yifen Beus, an international cultural studies professor.

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