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BYU research: Housing market prices, purchasing decisions being driven by unseen forces

By Adriana Sanchez December 08, 2022
As the supply of unsold housing increases in Utah — and across the nation — and as home prices continue to fall, new research coauthored by a BYU Marriott School of Business professor has discovered under-the-radar forces that are quietly impacting home pricing and purchasing decisions.


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Devotional: Light and Truth

By Kailey Marshall December 06, 2022
Elder Ulisses Soares, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered today’s devotional address. He taught that as one strives to find truth and light daily, they will begin to walk with Jesus. Read Full Story

BYU student created video game wins international award

By Tyler Stahle December 01, 2022
A new video game created and produced by BYU students recently received the “Highly Commended” award from the Rookie Awards – an international board that evaluates and ranks top video game design schools around the world. The award earned BYU the number five school in the world for game design and development. Read Full Story

2022 BYU Holiday Event Guide

By Kailey Marshall December 01, 2022
Festivity, fun and inspiration are everywhere this holiday season, especially at BYU. Read Full Story

Forum: Fighting climate change is loving God’s creations

By Christie Allen November 29, 2022
Climate change poses a call to Christian action, said climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe in Tuesday’s forum on campus. As chief scientist for the Nature Conservancy and professor at Texas Tech University, Hayhoe has always understood the global climate crisis through the lens of her faith and her belief in our responsibility to care for others. Read Full Story

Social media conversations are driven by those on the margins, says new BYU research

By Tyler Stahle November 28, 2022
The study found that most people – moderate Democrats and Republicans – are self-censoring their comments on social media to not create contention, lose friends online, or be perceived a certain way. Read Full Story

BYU study shows changing population and income patterns in rural Mountain West

By Christie Allen November 22, 2022
BYU professors Samuel Otterstrom and Matthew Shumway analyzed population and income trends in the Mountain West region over the past 20 years. Their research confirmed the widening inequalities between less wealthy “Old West” counties known for traditional mining, farming and ranching, and wealthier “New West” counties boasting natural beauty and recreational opportunities like hiking or skiing. Read Full Story

BYU students learn from the healthiest humans on earth in the blue zone of Ikaria, Greece

By Todd Hollingshead November 17, 2022
There are five locations around the globe where people reach the age of 100 at 10 times greater rates than U.S. averages. These Blue Zones, as they are called, are home to the healthiest people on earth: Read Full Story

How paperwork at the doctor's office can lead to medical misdiagnoses

By Adriana Sanchez November 16, 2022
While HIPAA privacy forms are supposed to assure patients that their personal information will be protected, new research from BYU and the University of Utah finds that they cause people to lie more about their medical history rather than feel more comfortable about sharing information. Read Full Story

Devotional: Christ's Atonement, invitation to act, and promised blessings.

By Kailey Marshall November 15, 2022
Elder Peter M. Johnson, General Authority Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. He taught that by coming unto the Lord, He will provide a certain pattern of instruction that leads to an increase of inspiration and spiritual strength. Read Full Story