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.

elementary school student typing

Schoolchildren have become accustomed to digital communication — think texting — but haven’t necessarily learned to switch off the habits formed in casual communication when using digital media for academic purposes.

BYU Nursing Honor Flight

For more than a decade, the BYU College of Nursing has offered a class exclusively focused on veteran care, the first of its kind in the U.S. Now nursing schools across the country are turning to BYU for help implementing the curriculum.

Move over Toyota Prius, Chevy Volt and other hybrids: BYU engineering students just built a car that gets 1,700 miles per gallon.

Taijitu still shot

Taijitu, BYU's newest animation short, recently received a student Emmy nomination — the animation program's 19th since 2004.

Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer and psychology professor Brent D. Slife shared his findings on his understanding of love and how love is also unexplainable at Tuesday's Forum.

textbooks vs. open educational resources

Dozens of studies from a team of BYU researchers show college students don't necessarily need to spend thousands of dollars on textbooks to get a high-quality education.

Mountain biking

But new research from Brigham Young University reveals you may be able to slow one type of aging — the kind that happens inside your cells. As long as you’re willing to sweat.

BYU engineering professor Oliver Johnson

Three BYU professors recently received Career Awards: the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty.

Tanner Mangum Mental Health

A father’s depression has a direct effect on both internalized and externalized behavioral problems in adolescents, according to a recent study out of BYU's School of Social Work.

BYU's 2017 Student Innovator of the Year created a lightweight insulator that covers hammocks for cold-evening camping.