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When it comes to buying stuff, who do you trust to sell it: Government, nonprofits or for-profits? BYU study says...

April 26, 2022
Covid-19 tests were in short supply two months ago, but now testing options abound, from free tests mailed by the U.S. government to those available from pharmacies and nonprofit healthcare providers. All other factors being equal, is there an advantage to accessing a test through any one of these avenues?
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Praising essential workers is not just a good thing, it’s critical, BYU study finds

April 12, 2022
A new study from BYU, University of Arizona, Rider University and NYU finds essential workers who receive public praise are energized and recover in healthy ways from the stress of their jobs, while those who don’t receive that praise experience negative emotions and are more likely to drink, smoke or overeat to recover from work.


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BYU study: 'Every Kid Outdoors' program is increasing family hiking, but not for everyone

April 05, 2022
A recent study from BYU business and family studies professors finds that the U.S.’s Every Kid Outdoors program — which gives families with fourth graders free access to national parks for one year — is leading to an increased frequency of hiking with children.


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BYU Law leads list of BYU graduate programs moving up in U.S. News rankings

March 29, 2022
BYU Law has earned its highest U.S. News ranking to date, rocketing up six spots from last year and coming in at No. 23 in the 2023 Best Graduate School rankings released today. The Marriott School of Business once again ranks high and the BYU Nursing program makes a big jump.



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BYU study: 20 years later, accountants burned by Enron scandal outperform peers

March 16, 2022
In a recent study, BYU accounting professor Tim Seidel and colleagues at other universities found that partners who worked at Arthur Andersen during its demise in 2001 now provide higher quality audits than their peer partners at other accounting firms who did not.


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Diagnosing Alzheimer's disease and taking eyecare to third-world countries: BYU student innovators deliver again

March 11, 2022
Every year innovative students at BYU give their best shot at developing new technologies that can make the world a better place. With $50,000 in prize money on the line, the 2022 Student Innovator of the Year Competition once again delivered potentially life-changing results.




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New personal branding course educating BYU student-athletes on business in the time of NIL

October 26, 2021
Class teaches principles of success for life beyond college athletics
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BYU study finds practical solution to conflict arising as workplaces become more diverse: Ethical leadership

September 16, 2021
According to a new study published in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, when a diverse organization has an ethical leader, the negative workplace dynamics that can surface are mitigated. Ethical leaders are those perceived to model integrity, honesty, trust, respect, and the ability to listen well.
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Simple text message reminders may significantly boost COVID-19 vaccination rates

April 30, 2021
A recent mega-study co-authored by a BYU professor showed that sending patients text message reminders to get a flu shot at their routine appointments increased vaccination rates by up to 11%, enough to make a significant impact in national immunity.
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Awards Season 2021: Regardless of discipline, BYU students are taking home the hardware

April 13, 2021
From anthropology to graphic design, BYU students are winning their fair share of year-end awards for excellence in their field of study.


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BYU No. 1 in the nation for launching business, foreign language Ph.D.s

April 06, 2021
BYU prepares more future Ph.D. students in both business management and foreign languages than any other university in the United States.
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Five BYU programs make Top 100 in latest US News Grad School Rankings; Nine BYU programs now hold that designation

March 30, 2021
The J. Reuben Clark Law School rocketed up to No. 29 in the 2022 edition of the U.S. News Best Graduate School Rankings, leading a group of five BYU graduate programs that earned top marks.
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U.S. Special Operations Command turns to BYU researchers for ethics guidance

February 23, 2021
Leaders of U.S. Special Operations Command have turned to the expertise of two Brigham Young University professors for advice on the high-stakes ethical dilemmas their forces face.


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How one BYU professor predicted the GameStop stock bubble 13 years ago, and what he says is next

February 11, 2021
For Bill Tayler, Robert J. Smith Professor and Associate Director of BYU's School of Accountancy, the GameStop stock market surge wasn't surprising at all. Tayler predicted a stock market saga like this in a research paper published 13 years ago. In this interview, Tayler describes what happened and what he thinks will come next.
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Health lobbyists swarming for COVID-19 funding, study finds

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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Study: Going to virtual work spaces has changed leadership. Have you noticed?

June 29, 2020
According to recent BYU research, members of virtual teams identify leaders in significantly different ways compared to members of in-person teams.
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Low-cost ventilator evolves from BYU Capstone project to FDA-approved device for COVID-19

June 19, 2020
A group of BYU alums and BYU students have created a low-cost, lightweight ventilator that just received emergency FDA approval for use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Alums who graduated during past recessions share advice to new 2020 grads

April 20, 2020
With much of the world’s economy shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many graduating students feel anxious about how to navigate a potential economic crisis. In an effort to connect former and current students, Marriott School of Business Dean Brigitte Madrian encouraged alumni to share words of counsel and encouragement by commenting on a LinkedIn post.
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