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BYU seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character. In addition to teaching classes, most BYU professors also conduct research in their academic field. Students – even at the undergraduate level – participate in research and publish their work alongside a faculty mentor. Here are the stories of what they discover together.

BYU continues to be one of the top schools in the nation for producing future Ph.D.s, according to a recently released report sponsored by six federal agencies.

BYU Forum Speaker Benjamin Bikman

Benjamin Bikman, professor of physiology and developmental biology, delivered teh Forum address on Tuesday. He discussed the "plagues of prosperity" that result from insulin resistance and how we can improve our health.

Mary Davis research

A study published in Nature Genetics identifies biomarkers in multiple sclerosis patients that indicate if they are more likely to develop liver injury when treated for the disease.

Daily Universe awards

BYU's newspaper took the first-place general excellence award in the National Newspaper Association’s 2018 Better Newspaper Contest. The Universe received nine other national awards and 17 state awards in journalism.

BYU industrial design students joined with students from two European universities this year to design and prototype mobile lighting equipment for outdoor retailer Black Diamond.

supreme court building

With a Supreme-Court-nominee recently announced and a contentious approval process looming, a BYU political science professor is raising questions about some of the problems associated with the nomination process. 

BYU chemistry professor with microscope

New BYU research presents a technique that could help treat African sleeping sickness, which impacts millions in sub-Saharan Africa and — in its late stages — can be fatal.

TEDx BYU

BYU researchers found that though most comments on TEDx and TED-Ed videos are neutral, women receive more of both positive and negative comments than men.

Elder L. Whitney Clayton

Elder L. Whitney Clayton said religious identity deserves as much attention and protection as racial and sexual identities at BYU’s 2018 Religious Freedom Annual Review.

BYU traffic engineers Grant Schultz and Mitsuru Saito are on a mission to stop people from making left turns on busy roads. It’s not because they want to make life more difficult; it’s because they want to save it.