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Economics professor Olga Stoddard conducted real-world experiments with a major financial firm that tripled the amount of racial minority applicants.
By Todd HollingsheadAugust 22, 2019
A group of BYU researchers may have found a way to reverse falling crop yields caused by increasingly salty farmlands throughout the world. Read Full Story
By August 21, 2019
The BYU Honor Code Office has changed the way it contacts students and tracks the progress and outcomes of its work. Read Full Story
By Kaylee EsplinAugust 20, 2019
Elder Gary E. Stevenson, a member of The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered the Education Week Devotional address about the history of education week, Joseph Smith, The Book of Mormon and the ongoing restoration of the gospel. Read Full Story
By August 20, 2019
Thanks to its passionate student body, faculty, alumni and friends, BYU finds itself ranked No. 6 in the nation among universities for social media engagement. Read Full Story
By August 19, 2019
A new study from researchers at Brigham Young University and Pennsylvania State University provides the most accurate estimate of the number of Earth-like planets in the universe. The team looked at the frequency of planets that are similar to Earth in size and in distance from their host star, stars similar to our Sun. Knowing the rate that these potentially habitable planets occur will be important for designing future astronomical missions to characterize nearby rocky planets around Sun-like stars that could support life. Read Full Story
By August 18, 2019
Brigham Young University has created two new majors, one new department and several new classes available to its students starting Fall Semester 2019. Read Full Story
By August 16, 2019
Brigham Young University today announced a few adjustments to the upcoming Homecoming festivities in October: Read Full Story
By Todd HollingsheadAugust 15, 2019
Is the way we bark out orders to digital assistants like Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant making us less polite? Prompted by growing concerns, two BYU information systems researchers decided to ask. Read Full Story
By Kaylee EsplinAugust 12, 2019
Every Tuesday at 11:05 a.m., students, faculty and staff head to the Marriott Center for the weekly Devotional or Forum address. BYU President Kevin J Worthen and his wife Peggy kick off the semester and are followed by members of the leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU employees and a range of industry leaders and thinkers. Entertainment assemblies celebrating the talent of BYU Arts round out the semester schedule. Read Full Story
By Kaylee EsplinAugust 06, 2019
Pam Musil, associate chair of the department of dance, delivered Tuesday’s Devotional address in the de Jong Concert Hall about the importance of changing and transforming our lives to prepare to meet God. Read Full Story