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August 13, 2020
Recognizing the disruption COVID-19 has created for prospective students, potentially interfering with test preparation and the logistics of taking the ACT/SAT exams, Brigham Young University has temporarily suspended the ACT/SAT test score requirement for admission and scholarships. Read Full Story
By Todd Hollingshead August 12, 2020
To date, Congress has authorized roughly $3 trillion in COVID-19 relief assistance— the largest relief package in history. With more COVID relief money on the way, a new study led by two Brigham Young University business professors finds these newly available funds led to a significant surge in health sector lobbying activity, especially within the pharmaceutical industry.

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By Natalie Ipson August 06, 2020
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. Read Full Story
By Brenna Seeman August 05, 2020
Launched in January of 2016, the Cambodian Oral History Project works to collect and preserve the records of the Cambodian people. Read Full Story
By Christie Allen August 05, 2020
Because 60% of biology undergraduates nationwide are female, the life sciences have long been thought to enjoy more gender equity than other STEM fields. But a new BYU study challenges the notion that all is well for gender parity in biology classrooms. Read Full Story
By Natalie Ipson July 28, 2020
Brigham Young University Vice President of Information Technology Tracy Flinders named John Payne as the new chief information security officer and Howard Loos as the new chief information privacy officer responsible for protecting the university’s information. Read Full Story
By Christie Allen July 27, 2020
New BYU research published in PLOS One found that the more scientific publications were referenced in popular media — mainstream news and social media — the more they were also cited in peer-reviewed literature. Read Full Story
July 23, 2020
In an analysis of more than 115 studies on the effectiveness of masks in controlling COVID-19, BYU researchers found that masks could be one of the most powerful and cost-effective tools to stop COVID-19 and accelerate the economic recovery.

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By Brenna Seeman July 23, 2020
We may be in the middle of a global pandemic, but there is no way Utahns would ever give up their fry sauce! Read Full Story
By Aaron Sorenson July 22, 2020
Three separate statistics articles by BYU professors recently won paper-of-the-year awards from three academic journals. Read Full Story