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Intellect

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.

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August 26, 2019
Brigham Young University's unique opportunity to educate students in a way that integrates faith, emotion and intellect is a recipe for nurturing characters who have a devoted heart, courageous mind and a purposeful soul.
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August 26, 2019
Elder Dale G. Renlund encouraged BYU employees to strengthen the kingdom of God by building a Christlike culture on campus.
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August 22, 2019
A group of BYU researchers may have found a way to reverse falling crop yields caused by increasingly salty farmlands throughout the world.
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August 19, 2019
A new study from researchers at BYU and Penn State provides the most accurate estimate of the number of Earth-like planets in the universe.
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August 18, 2019
Brigham Young University has created two new majors, one new department and several new classes available to its students starting Fall Semester 2019.
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August 15, 2019
Is the way we bark out orders to digital assistants like Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant making us less polite? Prompted by growing concerns, two BYU information systems researchers decided to ask.
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August 08, 2019
In the United States, nearly 90 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs are white males, while less than four percent of CEOs are African American or Hispanic. With these numbers in mind, companies are constantly trying different strategies to increase diversity in the workplace.
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August 01, 2019
Researchers at BYU examined the sediment content of Utah Lake and its connection to toxic cyanobacteria
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July 29, 2019
In the 2015-16 academic year, students received $28 billion in Federal Pell Grants. The monetary assistance helps students who display exceptional financial need pay for their tuition. But more than the dollar amount is how that aid helps college students shape the rest of their lives.
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July 25, 2019
Study details first global analysis of world's most abundant creatures
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July 24, 2019
The estimate of lives that could be saved by further reduction of air pollution levels is more than thirty thousand, which is similar to the number of deaths from car accidents each year.
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July 16, 2019
Christine Hurt, associate dean and professor at BYU Law, delivered Tuesday’s forum address in the de Jong Concert Hall about capital markets and human flourishing.
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July 16, 2019
Researchers from BYU and the Netherlands’ Delft University of Technology may have figured out a secret to get people to buy more fresh produce: dress veggies up in black.
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July 10, 2019
Learning more about a specific protein complex and how it works is a stepping stone for others who might look for cancer therapies or ways to help treat diabetes and other diseases.
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July 08, 2019
Led by Professor Iain Hunter, researchers at BYU studied top marathon running shoes to discover if one could help runners be more efficient
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June 27, 2019
Researchers from Brigham Young University and University of Utah capture how Cdc48, harvested directly from yeast cells, unfolds proteins.
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June 23, 2019
New research discovers employees who view pornography aren’t just costing companies millions of dollars in wasted time, they’re causing harm to the company.
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June 19, 2019
Although home environments affect the way many feel which, in turn, has the potential to influence family relationships, researchers at BYU recently found that how individuals perceive the space (too crowded or too spread out) in their homes has more of an effect on family functioning than actual characteristics, such as the size of the house or number of bedrooms.
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