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Forum: Where else but BYU?

By Christie Allen June 06, 2023
While BYU provides excellent, affordable academic and professional training, its deeper purpose is much more ambitious, said mechanical engineering professor Brent Webb in Tuesday’s forum. Webb explained how BYU’s combined focus on faith and study uniquely helps students develop their divine potential. Read Full Story

Music and medicine: BYU student uses unique combination of talents to inspire others

By Tyler Stahle June 06, 2023
Ethan Hardy started his BYU experience as many students do — eager, yet undecided on a major, maybe music or biology — but he knew one thing for certain: he was going to take advantage of every opportunity BYU provided him by paying it forward. Read Full Story

Cougar Query: Brent Webb

June 06, 2023
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Brent Webb, a professor of mechanical engineering. Read Full Story

Cougar Quinoa: BYU, Washington State University release new quinoa varieties to address global food security, nutrition

June 01, 2023
Scientists at Brigham Young University and Washington State University have developed a version of the protein-rich quinoa plant that can survive and thrive in the often-harsh growing conditions of Rwanda and other African countries.
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President Worthen accepts two distinguished appointments

May 25, 2023
Just one month after leaving the president’s office, Kevin J Worthen has been named as a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the first BYU Wheatley Institute Distinguished Fellow in Constitutional Government. Read Full Story

BYU team using wearable nanocomposite sensor and AI to create prescription-like system for chronic back pain

By Emily Lambert May 24, 2023
To find effective therapies for chronic low back pain, and to help curb opioid addiction, the NIH created the Back Pain Consortium Research Program. BYU is one of 10 major universities (along with Harvard, Ohio State and the University of Utah) tapped to help with this effort, and new work from researchers here has led to a system to prescribe patient-specific back pain remedies like doctors would prescribe medication. Read Full Story

Devotional: Choosing Christ's light burden

By Kailey Marshall May 23, 2023
In a world in which so many view religion as a burden, it can be easy to be consumed by the message that by abandoning religion you can live a better, freer and more “advanced” life, taught Justin Dyer. Read Full Story

Cougar Query: Justin Dyer

May 23, 2023
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Justin Dyer, a professor of Church history and doctrine. Read Full Story

Motivated by a love of God and His children, BYU student helps others find belonging

By Shelby Clark May 18, 2023
Devoted BYU student Josie Zenger combines her passion for research and community, helping to create a sense of belonging for all students. Read Full Story

Devotional: The process of Christlike transformation

By Kailey Marshall May 16, 2023
Melissa Larson, a teaching professor in the School of Accountancy at BYU Marriott School of Business, delivered Tuesday's devotional address. She testified that while transforming moments can often be difficult, they are essential in order to become more like the Savior. Read Full Story