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Cougar Query: "My wife and I have climbed most of the tall peaks in Utah"

May 23, 2022
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Paul Savage, professor of chemistry and biochemistry. Read Full Story

New dean for Undergraduate Education at BYU

May 23, 2022
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Shane Reese announced the hiring of Richard Gill as the dean of Undergraduate Education effective July 1. Read Full Story

Devotional: Spiritually strengthened and intellectually enlarged

By Kailey Marshall May 17, 2022
Adam T. Woolley, dean of Graduate Studies, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. He spoke of BYU’s aim to be both spiritually strengthening and intellectually enlarging. Read Full Story

Richard Osguthorpe named as BYU associate academic vice president

May 17, 2022
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Shane Reese announced the appointment of Richard Osguthorpe as associate academic vice president for undergraduate studies, effective July 1. Read Full Story

Cougar Queries: I dress up with a 1960’s rockstar wig and sing a chemistry parody song

May 17, 2022
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Adam Woolley, dean of Graduate Studies. Read Full Story

Going cashless to prevent COVID-19 was useless, new BYU microbiology study finds

By Todd Hollingshead May 12, 2022
A new study published in PLOS ONE from BYU scientists finds that the SARS-CoV-2 virus is almost immediately nonviable if deposited on a cash banknote. The virus actually shows greater stability on plastic money cards, with the live virus still being detected 48 hours after initial deposition, but no viable virus was detected on either cash or card that was randomly sampled in the study.


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Cougar Queries: The title of my autobiography would be “I Will Die When I Am 93, In a Bookstore, Just Politely Toppled Over.”

May 12, 2022
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Candilyn Newell, career director at the College of Life Sciences. Read Full Story

Devotional: Higher Education

By Kailey Marshall May 10, 2022
Tracy Flinders, vice president of information technology and chief information officer at BYU, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. He spoke on the importance of higher education and discovering our true identities. Read Full Story

Cougar Query: "On Saturday mornings you’ll find me horseback riding in the mountains"

May 09, 2022
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Tracy Flinders, vice president of information technology vice president and chief information officer. Read Full Story

BYU student’s research solves an icy dwarf planet mystery

By Tyler Stahle May 09, 2022
The dwarf planet Haumea has befuddled modern scientists for years. New BYU research details the planet's creation and solves one of astronomy's puzzles. Read Full Story