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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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U.S. News rankings put three BYU grad programs in Top 50, eight more in Top 100

March 30, 2020
BYU's Master of Public Administration program joins the BYU MBA and BYU Law programs with elite marks. Other graduate programs, including Speech-Language Pathology, Education, Nursing and Engineering also land in the Top 100.
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Nature Study: Increasing number of university-licensed startups in the U.S. are not actually operating

January 23, 2020
An analysis of the Top 50 patent-producing universities in the United States finds a staggering increase in the amount of university-licensed startups that exist on paper, but are not really doing anything — no employees, often no physical location, no economic impact, finds the Nature Biotechnology study.
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Accounting students land BYU another No. 1 ranking

December 23, 2019
School of Accountancy students are the top large program in the country for first-time pass rates of the Certified Public Accountant Exam.
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Shark Tank deal for BYU inventors of massage therapy ball

October 28, 2019
Rollins Center-supported startup Myostorm lands deal on ABC's prime-time show.
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Impostor Syndrome is more common than you think; Study finds best way to cope with it

September 23, 2019
A new study from researchers at BYU reveals that perceptions of impostorism are quite common and uncovers one of the best — and worst — ways to cope with such feelings.
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Not making a top 100 corporate ranking is better than just making the cut

September 17, 2019
Just making the list could cost your company millions in value
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Are Siri and Alexa making us ruder? The answer is...

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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