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Forum: A higher purpose for religious education

By Christie Allen January 31, 2023
In Tuesday’s forum, Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, president of Yeshiva University, described religious education as a potential antidote to America’s pervasive consumerism. Read Full Story

Women are routinely excluded from exercise research across the country. A new BYU study shows why that’s misguided

By Christie Allen January 26, 2023
A new BYU study debunks the assumption that menstrual cycles disqualify women from exercise research. Analyzing women’s exercise performance across their menstrual cycles, researchers found no variability in endurance thresholds or performance: from workout to workout, women’s performance was just as consistent as men’s.
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Devotional: Why a Church?

By Kailey Marshall January 24, 2023
“Why do we need a Church, especially this Church?” This question was posed by Elder Kevin S. Hamilton, a General Authority Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as he delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. Read Full Story

Kendra Hall-Kenyon named dean of David O. McKay School of Education

January 24, 2023
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Shane Reese appointed Kendra Hall-Kenyon as the new dean of the David O. McKay School of Education effective immediately. Read Full Story

BYU business study: Key to innovation is fostering intellectual honesty

By Todd Hollingshead January 19, 2023
New research published this week from BYU Marriott School of Business professors Jeff Dyer and Taeya Howell finds that innovation can be hampered when organizations prioritize “psychological safety” at the expense of intellectual honesty.

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BYU becomes first U.S. university to offer Azerbaijani 101

January 18, 2023
“There could be no better place than BYU to have the first Azerbaijani class,” said ambassador Khazar Ibrahim. “BYU’s programs are at the top of the list because of their depth––BYU teaches not only about the language, but the culture too. The cultural nuance of a people is integral in understanding their language.” Read Full Story

Devotional: Allowing your faith in Jesus Christ to guide your life

By Christie Allen January 17, 2023
Make your hope in Jesus Christ “the burning, bright powerful star in your life,” urged Elder Neil L. Andersen, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Tuesday’s devotional address on campus. Read Full Story

Devotional: The Power of prophetic promises

By Kailey Marshall January 10, 2023
President Kevin J Worthen and Sister Peggy S. Worthen welcomed students back to campus with the first devotional of the winter 2023 semester. Sister Worthen spoke on the need to overcome spiritual logokophosis, or the inability to hear God and listen to His directions. President Worthen focused his remarks on the power of promises and their ability to help us overcome anxieties about the future. Read Full Story

Antarctic icebergs still exist today where 1700-era sailors spotted, tracked them

By Todd Hollingshead January 10, 2023
A new study comparing observations of large Antarctic icebergs from the 1700s with modern satellite datasets shows the massive icebergs are found in the same areas where they were pinpointed three centuries ago. The study shows that despite their rudimentary tools, the old explorers truly knew their craft, and it confirms that the icebergs have behaved consistently for more than 300 years. Read Full Story

Devotional and forum schedule for winter 2023 semester

January 05, 2023
For the weekly devotionals and forums during the 2023 winter semester, select BYU employees, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and industry experts will bring their industry knowledge, life experiences and spiritual insights to aid students in achieving BYU's aims. Read Full Story