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BYU seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character. In addition to teaching classes, most BYU professors also conduct research in their academic field. Students – even at the undergraduate level – participate in research and publish their work alongside a faculty mentor. Here are the stories of what they discover together.

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There’s a reason marketers make appeals to our senses; the “snap, crackle and pop” of Rice Krispies makes us want to buy the cereal and eat it. But as savvy as marketers are, they may be missing an ingredient in their work.

BYU Abroad Takeover Participants

BYU recently featured five students in five study abroad locations over five days in Instagram Story takeovers, garnering 1.6 million views.

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Nokbak is the third BYU-created video game in five years to be nominated as a finalist in E3’s College Game Competition.

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A team of BYU students took the top prize in the country’s most competitive student advertising competition — for a project they did not for a class or client, but for fun.

KELT-9b and its host star

The temperature of KELT-9b, whose discovery BYU researchers contributed to, is 8,000 degrees Fahrenheit — just shy of the temperature of our sun.

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Schoolchildren have become accustomed to digital communication — think texting — but haven’t necessarily learned to switch off the habits formed in casual communication when using digital media for academic purposes.

BYU Nursing Honor Flight

For more than a decade, the BYU College of Nursing has offered a class exclusively focused on veteran care, the first of its kind in the U.S. Now nursing schools across the country are turning to BYU for help implementing the curriculum.

Move over Toyota Prius, Chevy Volt and other hybrids: BYU engineering students just built a car that gets 1,700 miles per gallon.

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Taijitu, BYU's newest animation short, recently received a student Emmy nomination — the animation program's 19th since 2004.

Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer and psychology professor Brent D. Slife shared his findings on his understanding of love and how love is also unexplainable at Tuesday's Forum.