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New BYU assistant academic vice president position created

April 11, 2022
BYU Academic Vice President Shane Reese appointed Dr. Reid L. Neilson as the assistant academic vice president for religious scholarly publications. This newly created position at the university will oversee three organizations on campus: the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, the Religious Studies Center, and BYU Studies. Read Full Story

Fueled by a love of literacy, BYU graduate anxious to serve

By Tyler Stahle April 11, 2022
“It’s been a privilege to come to BYU, and I want to make sure I’m living up to that incredible privilege. I feel called by God to a life of teaching and helping those who might be less fortunate.” Read Full Story

Cougar Query: "When I have 30 minutes of free time, you can find me at the library. I’m not sure what I’d do without the HBLL in my life!"

April 07, 2022
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Bridger Talbot, Enrollment Services counselor. Read Full Story

BYU dean captures never before seen images inside living cells with innovative microscopy method

By Tyler Stahle April 06, 2022
Thanks to the work of Dean Grant Jensen and his students, scientists are now learning much more about the structure and function of cells.
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Devotional: We need an endowment

By Katie Child April 05, 2022
Anthony Sweat, associate teaching professor of Church history and doctrine, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. He spoke on the importance of the endowment and drawing upon God’s power in our lives. Read Full Story

BYU study: 'Every Kid Outdoors' program is increasing family hiking, but not for everyone

By Trevor Jones April 05, 2022
A recent study from BYU business and family studies professors finds that the U.S.’s Every Kid Outdoors program — which gives families with fourth graders free access to national parks for one year — is leading to an increased frequency of hiking with children.

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Cougar Query: "Students don’t think I notice their shoes (especially if they're Air Jordans)"

April 05, 2022
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Anthony Sweat, an associate teaching professor of church history and doctrine. Read Full Story

BYU animation, AdLab students win Student Emmy awards

By Tyler Stahle March 31, 2022
The Television Academy announced the winners of the 41st College Television Awards or “Student Emmy’s” last week and BYU students claimed the top spot in the best animation series and the best commercial.
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Forum: Overcoming political tribalism

By Jenna Knaupp March 29, 2022
Amy Chua — the John M. Duff Jr. Professor of Law at Yale Law School, a legal scholar and a writer — delivered Tuesday's forum address. She spoke on the root causes of political tribalism and offered proposals on how the future leaders of America can overcome them. Read Full Story

BYU Law leads list of BYU graduate programs moving up in U.S. News rankings

By Todd Hollingshead March 29, 2022
BYU Law has earned its highest U.S. News ranking to date, rocketing up six spots from last year and coming in at No. 23 in the 2023 Best Graduate School rankings released today. The Marriott School of Business once again ranks high and the BYU Nursing program makes a big jump.

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