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BYU announces significant changes to its student housing program effective fall 2022

September 23, 2021
Beyond their first two semesters, BYU undergraduate, single students will no longer be required to live in BYU On-Campus or BYU Off-Campus Contracted Housing. Read Full Story

Playing the cards right: New game aims to help youth improve mental health

By Tyler Stahle September 21, 2021
Data from the National Alliance on Mental Illness found that one in six U.S. youth aged 6–17 experience a mental health disorder each year, and nearly half of all mental illness begins by age 14. BYU clinical psychologist Jon Cox hopes to reverse these alarming trends.
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Devotional: BYU: Building a community of trust and respect

By Jenna Knaupp September 21, 2021
Elder Paul B. Pieper, a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints delivered Tuesday's devotional address. He spoke on the spirit of BYU and how we can contribute to the campus’s uniqueness and unity. Read Full Story

BYU study finds practical solution to conflict arising as workplaces become more diverse: Ethical leadership

By Todd Hollingshead September 16, 2021
According to a new study published in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, when a diverse organization has an ethical leader, the negative workplace dynamics that can surface are mitigated. Ethical leaders are those perceived to model integrity, honesty, trust, respect, and the ability to listen well.
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COVID-19 and Vaccination Rates: Answers from a BYU statistician

By Todd Hollingshead September 15, 2021
In this Q&A, BYU Academic Vice President and statistician Shane Reese discusses the complex numbers behind COVID-19 and vaccination rates. Read Full Story

Devotional: Lifelong conversion

By Jenna Knaupp September 14, 2021
Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints delivered Tuesday's devotional address. He spoke on how lifelong conversion produces authentic happiness. Read Full Story

Can you tell the difference between an authentic Mesoamerican artifact and a forgery? This BYU student can.

By Christie Allen September 14, 2021
Move over, Indiana Jones. In her undergraduate work authenticating the Mesoamerican greenstone collection at BYU’s Museum of Peoples and Cultures, anthropology student Chloe Burkey developed an eagle eye for the microscopic details that distinguish authentic artifacts from forged ones. Read Full Story

Three national outlets rank BYU one of the best values in the country

September 13, 2021
Brigham Young University continues to be one of the best values in the country when it comes to higher education, according to new rankings from Forbes, U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review.
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Devotional: President and Sister Worthen fall 2021

By Jenna Knaupp September 07, 2021
President Kevin J Worthen and Sister Peggy S. Worthen welcomed students back to campus with the first devotional of the fall 2021 semester. Sister Worthen spoke on navigating fearful uncertainty, and President Worthen explained how we can create a more interwoven BYU community. Read Full Story

Cougar Query: "When I have 30 minutes of free time, you can find me down a rabbit hole in FamilySearch"

September 01, 2021
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Shaunna George, business manager for BYU General Education. Read Full Story