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Inauguration of President Reese: “Becoming BYU”

By Kailey Marshall September 19, 2023
The inauguration of C. Shane Reese as the 14th president of Brigham Young University this Tuesday not only marked his formal induction to the presidency but also unveiled his commitment to help BYU fully reach its prophesied potential. Read Full Story

Additional details regarding this week's presidential inauguration

September 18, 2023
This special event will mark the formal induction of President C. Shane Reese as the 14th president of BYU and give the university community a chance to celebrate a milestone in BYU’s history. Read Full Story

Michael Barnes named associate academic vice president

September 18, 2023
Michael Barnes replaces Justin Collings as associate academic vice president for faculty development. Read Full Story

BYU educators, Native American tribal leaders team up to enrich Utah elementary arts programs

By Christie Allen September 14, 2023
The BYU ARTS Partnership, part of the David O. McKay School of Education, began 16 years ago to increase the quality and quantity of arts education through dance, drama, music and visual art in elementary schools. The NACI is one of its four initiatives. Read Full Story

New Title IX coordinator named at BYU

September 13, 2023
BYU Student Life Vice President Julie Franklin announced the hiring of David Rasmussen as the university’s new Title IX coordinator. He began his tenure in late August after serving as the interim director since February. Read Full Story

Devotional: No coincidences

By Kailey Marshall September 12, 2023
President C. Shane Reese and Sister Wendy Reese welcomed students back to campus with the first devotional of the fall 2023 semester on Tuesday at the BYU Marriott Center. Read Full Story

Female judges, especially women of color, cited far less frequently than male judges

By Todd Hollingshead September 12, 2023
Researchers from UNC Charlotte, University of Louisville, University of Georgia and Brigham Young University analyzed how the race and gender of federal judges might be impacting judicial processes. Specifically, they wanted to see which types of judges get the most attention from their peers when they have complete discretion to reference another judge’s work.

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Cougar Query: President and Sister Reese

September 11, 2023
In this special edition Cougar Query, University Communications’ Aaron Sorenson met with President and Wendy Reese to help give insight into today’s devotional speakers. Read Full Story

BYU is one of the top universities in the nation, according to new Wall Street Journal rankings

By Todd Hollingshead September 06, 2023
BYU comes in at No. 20 overall in the newly released 2024 Best Colleges in America rankings from The Wall Street Journal and College Pulse, joining the likes of Princeton, MIT, Yale, Stanford and Harvard in the top 25. Read Full Story

Pathway to Provo: How musician Ariana Abadia found peace and purpose at BYU

By Tyler Stahle September 06, 2023
At BYU, Abadia says she has strengthened her complete character and she’s eager to use her talents to extend love and hope. She envisions returning to Ecuador to help shape the country’s music curriculum and make an education in the arts more accessible to students; maybe even starting a school to teach voice to young students. Read Full Story