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Cougar Query: "You'll always find Brie, Greek yogurt and insulin in my fridge."

July 05, 2022
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Brooke Smith, policy manager and analyst in the Integrity and Compliance Office. Read Full Story

Devotional: Cultivating godliness in mortality

By Kailey Marshall June 28, 2022
Rachel Wadham, senior librarian at the Harold B. Lee Library, delivered Tuesday's devotional address. She spoke about how vital it is to become more information literate, and how doing so will help us better navigate the world. Read Full Story

BYU names new interim dean, associate dean and department chairs

June 28, 2022
Academic Vice President Shane Reese announced new administrative appointments, including an interim dean, associate dean and five new department chairs. All these new hires are effective July 1. Read Full Story

Cougar Query: “The title of my autobiography would be 'Loud Librarian'"

June 28, 2022
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Rachel Wadham, senior librarian for education and juvenile collections at the Harold B. Lee Library. Read Full Story

As the U.S. obesity epidemic grows, new BYU study shows who is most likely to be part of it

By Todd Hollingshead June 23, 2022
BYU researchers found that more than half of American adults in a new study gained 5% or more body weight over a 10-year period. What’s more, more than a third of American adults gained 10% or more body weight and almost a fifth gained 20% or more body weight. Read Full Story

Devotional: Faith in the Lord, faith in ourselves

By Kailey Marshall June 21, 2022
Tiffany Turley Bowcut, Title IX coordinator, delivered today's devotional address. She spoke on the importance of having faith in the Lord and in ourselves. Read Full Story

Cougar Query: "The title of my autobiography would be, 'Life Is Hard, But God Is Good.'"

June 21, 2022
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Tiffany Turley Bowcut, Title IX coordinator. Read Full Story

Bunches of Oats: BYU professors untangle oat's evolutionary history for Nature paper

By Christie Allen June 13, 2022
For the first time, researchers have sequenced the entire genome of a modern oat, the Swedish variety “Sang.” BYU plant and wildlife sciences professors Jeff Maughan and Rick Jellen played an important role in the international project, sequencing the genomes of two of oat’s ancient progenitors to elucidate its evolutionary history. The group’s findings were recently published as the cover article in top science journal Nature. Read Full Story

Cougar Query: "Returning to school after being a college dropout for 20 years sparked my interest in my field"

June 12, 2022
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Rhonda Sandberg, Marriott School undergraduate advisement center director. Read Full Story

BYU names new assistant administration vice president of finance

June 09, 2022
BYU Administration Vice President and CFO Steve Hafen announced today the hiring of Alan Moose as the new assistant administration vice president, finance. Read Full Story