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Forum: The value of faith in your education

By Christie Allen February 27, 2024
“Tell your story and your journey, not to say that you’re so great, but rather to say, you are so blessed,” taught Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, president emeritus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, in Tuesday’s forum. Read Full Story

Q&A with President Reese on “strengthening the student experience”

By Aaron Sorenson February 23, 2024
In this Q&A series with President Reese, he shares more about the seven initiatives he shared in his 2023 inaugural response and how they apply to BYU employees. Read Full Story

Life and Breath: Interdisciplinary BYU team travels to Nepal to study health effects of air pollution

By Christie Allen February 21, 2024
An interdisciplinary BYU team recently came together to conduct a research study in Nepal, aiming to measure brick workers’ exposure to pollutants and to assess their respiratory health. The eventual goal is to determine what information, technology and strategies they can develop with the Nepali people to help them improve their well-being. Read Full Story

Matt Giles named new assistant administration vice president

February 20, 2024
BYU Administration Vice President and CFO Steve Hafen announced today the hiring of Matt Giles as the new assistant administration vice president of physical facilities. Read Full Story

The NSF wants to pay tuition, rent and much more for BYU Cybersecurity students

By Shelby Clark February 14, 2024
The NSF recently awarded the cybersecurity program within the BYU Electrical & Computer Engineering department with a five-year, $3.7 million grant called the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service. BYU is one of only six schools nationwide to receive the award this year, which recognizes students with technical talent, moral integrity, leadership, and second language skills. Read Full Story

Devotional: "Can you imagine?"

By Kailey Marshall February 13, 2024
Elder Evan A. Schmutz, a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday's devotional address. He urged the audience to consider the importance of their mortal lives. Read Full Story

Wheatley Institute report: Flourishing romances are more the result of proactive behaviors than soulmate spark

February 13, 2024
Sixty percent of Americans believe in the idea that true love is found in a one-and-only soulmate relationship, confirming that the quest to find one’s soulmate continues to play a significant role in our modern dating culture. However, a new report finds that enduring connection in romantic relationships results more from the personal virtues and intentional efforts of the partners, than it does from spontaneous love and emotional spark. Read Full Story

BYU documentary on Wyoming Black 14 featured at College Football Hall of Fame Black History Month event

By Tyler Stahle February 12, 2024
Against the backdrop of iconic football memorabilia in the heart of the College Football Hall of Fame, a story of reconciliation and love took center stage last week. BYU students and professors were part of it. Read Full Story

Newly discovered (tiny) animal species now carries the name of a BYU professor

By Todd Hollingshead February 08, 2024
Meet the newest nematode to be discovered on Earth: Steinernema adamsi, named after BYU professor Byron Adams. It’s not cute or cuddly, but it’s part of a special group of nematodes considered beneficial to humans because it can infect and kill insect pests. Read Full Story

Devotional: Magnifying our precious gift of time

By Kailey Marshall February 06, 2024
Brother Jan E. Newman, Second Counselor in the Sunday School General Presidency, delivered the Tuesday morning devotional. He taught that making time for the most important things in our lives is essential no matter our stage in life. Read Full Story