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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

BYU grad programs shine in 2023-2024 edition of U.S. News rankings

By Todd Hollingshead May 16, 2023
Once again, BYU graduate programs shined in the newly released annual U.S. News & World Report graduate school rankings, with the J. Reuben Clark Law School earning its highest ranking to date. Read Full Story

Cougar Query: Melissa Larson

May 16, 2023
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Melissa Larson, a teaching professor in the School of Accountancy. Read Full Story

BYU students engineer most fuel-efficient vehicle on the continent, drive away with national title

By Shelby Clark May 11, 2023
Engineering students at BYU have built a vehicle that can travel from Provo to Niagara Falls on one gallon of gas. To be exact, it can travel 1,915.83 miles per gallon, an astounding distance that is not only the best in the United States, but the best across the Americas.
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Devotional: "Here's my heart, O take and seal it"

By Kailey Marshall May 09, 2023
Delivering the first devotional address of the spring term, Brooke Robertson, a policy manager and analyst for BYU’s Integrity and Compliance Office, shared several personal experiences and testified that by binding herself to Jesus Christ, she has been able to navigate the unexpected. Read Full Story