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Q&A with President Reese on “dare to be different”

May 16, 2024
In this Q&A series with President Reese, he shares more about the seven initiatives he shared in his 2023 inaugural response and how they apply to BYU employees
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Devotional: Eternal belonging and becoming

May 14, 2024
“You do belong. You matter and you are loved. There is a place for you,” said Michelle Bennett, assistant vice president of information technology, as she delivered Tuesday’s devotional address.
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Cougar Query: Michelle Bennett

May 13, 2024
Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life.
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Notable achievements and scholarship wins highlight BYU awards season 2024

May 10, 2024
While it’s impossible to recognize every award-winning student, these highlights capture the considerable work and creative capabilities of our Cougars during the past academic year.
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Devotional: Choosing God's best blessings — family

May 07, 2024
“Real history and real relationships develop over time. Love is earned through service, and that’s why it is so strong within families.” said Grant Jensen, dean of the College of Computational, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, as he delivered Tuesday’s devotional address.
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BYU professors using game-changing strategies to prevent injuries, promote wellbeing in youth athletes

May 07, 2024
BYU professor Matt Seeley created the Strong Youth Project after watching all five of his children participate in youth sports. While he loves the many invaluable benefits of youth sports, he laments that his children often miss family activities for practice or face pressures to compete in sports during the offseason. These concerns have fueled his collaboration with professors from disciplines across BYU’s campus to improve organized sport experiences for youth, parents and coaches.
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Cougar Query: Grant Jensen

May 06, 2024
Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life.
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Inspiring quotes from 2024 Women's Conference

May 05, 2024
The theme for this year's Women's Conference came from 2 Nephi 4:34: “O Lord, I have trusted in thee, I and will trust in thee forever.”
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Hal Boyd hired as president's chief of staff

April 30, 2024
Boyd will begin working in this newly created role on May 6.
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April 2024 commencement: Becoming our best BYU self

April 25, 2024
At the 2024 commencement ceremony on Thursday, April 25, more than 7,100 students were honored for completing higher degrees at Brigham Young University.
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Limitless opportunities: A Q&A with the 2024 commencement student speaker

April 24, 2024
At BYU’s commencement exercises this week, University Honors student Macy West will represent the graduates as the student speaker.
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Discovering divine potential through dance, BYU student is set for the stages of NYC

April 23, 2024
When Kyla Balser took her first twirl on the dance floor at her local studio in Salem, Utah, she was only eight years old. Ever since that time, she dreamed of someday leaving her small town and six-acre farm to pursue a career as a professional dancer.
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New BYU computer science study shows four ways students are actually using ChatGPT

April 23, 2024
The results of a new BYU study show that students are taking advantage of OpenAI’s interactive, iterative nature to converse with ChatGPT as they might with an instructor.
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Spring + summer 2024 devotional and forum schedule

April 23, 2024
Every Tuesday at 11:05 a.m., students, faculty, staff and the greater BYU community attend the weekly devotional or forum address. Unless specifically marked below, the devotionals and forums will be held in the BYU Marriott Center.
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BYU Law grad finds joy in lifting the marginalized, fostering belonging

April 22, 2024
With its forced grading curve, law school is infamously competitive. But when she started at BYU Law in her thirties, returning to the university as a mother with two degrees already under her belt, Carly Madsen decided that rankings wouldn’t define her achievement.
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Elder Gerritt W. Gong to speak at April 2024 commencement exercises

April 22, 2024
Vishwanath Dadarao Karad to receive honorary doctorate.
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BYU student’s Nepal internship leaves lasting impact

April 22, 2024
Last summer, in the mountains of Nepal, thousands of miles away from Provo, BYU student Leilani Harmuth knew her global health internship was not just a fun vacation.
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Language study helps BYU grad make deeper connections with others

April 18, 2024
In her years as a student, Bates has packed in many such opportunities to learn, grow and serve. In addition to her internship in France, she did a summer study abroad in Spain, completing the 470-mile Camino de Santiago pilgrimage to Saint James’ tomb.
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BYU animation, AdLab students win Student Emmys

April 18, 2024
BYU continues to be well-represented at the College Television Awards.
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Nationals to NICUs: shared path two sisters took at BYU

April 17, 2024
Sisters Lauren Ellsworth-Barnes and Alena Ellsworth shared nearly everything at BYU: classes, homework, two majors, track workouts and even a track and field national title. They have so much in common that they are often mistaken for fraternal twins despite their two-year age difference.
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From campus to cinema: BYU students win Coca-Cola Refreshing Films contest

April 17, 2024
The next time you settle into a recliner at your favorite movie theater and the pre-movie ads start rolling, be on the lookout for a Coca-Cola Refreshing Films branded spot created by BYU students.
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Code warriors: Trio of BYU students take on world’s toughest collegiate coding challenge in Egypt

April 16, 2024
In a high-stakes showdown of wit and code, three BYU students are set to compete in the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) world finals. Armed with a single computer and five hours to solve 12 complex programming problems, Lawry Sorenson, Thomas Draper and Teikn Smith are vying for the title of the globe’s finest programmers.
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Conversion, connection bookend BYU grad’s journey

April 15, 2024
Growing up in Houston, Texas, Garrett Mast had always envisioned attending college on the East Coast, home to some of the nation’s oldest and most iconic campuses. But after joining The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a 16-year-old, the opportunity for an education at BYU was something he couldn’t resist.
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Q&A with President Reese on promoting BYU’s "double heritage"

April 12, 2024
In this Q&A series with President Reese, he shares more about the seven initiatives he shared in his 2023 inaugural response and how they apply to BYU employees.
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BYU’s space ace: Minor planet named in honor of Jani Radebaugh

April 10, 2024
BYU planetary geology professor Jani Radebaugh’s contributions to planetary science have reached cosmic proportions as she recently received the prestigious honor of having a minor planet named her. The asteroid, previously known as “45690,” now bears the name “45690janiradebaugh” on official NASA/JPL websites.
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Devotional: Finding direction in uncertainty

April 09, 2024
Mary Davis, an associate professor of microbiology and molecular biology, delivered Tuesday's devotional address. She focused her remarks on learning how to move forward in uncertainty and refraining from comparing life paths with others.
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BYU team helps create diagnostic tool that achieves accuracy of PCR tests with faster, simpler nanopore system

April 09, 2024
A new diagnostic tool developed by Brigham Young University and UC Santa Cruz researchers can test for SARS-CoV-2 and Zika virus with the same or better accuracy as high-precision PCR tests in a matter of hours.
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Cougar Query: Mary Davis

April 08, 2024
Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life.
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BYU professor’s designs featured on new Congressional Gold Medal

April 03, 2024
A new Congressional Gold Medal featuring the designs of BYU illustration professor Justin Kunz was recently unveiled at a ceremony held at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
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Devotional: The tree, the fruit and the building

April 02, 2024
Rick Anderson, the university librarian, explored symbols from Lehi’s vision in the Book of Mormon as he delivered Tuesday’s devotional. He emphasized the choice individuals face between following worldly wisdom and finding joy in partaking of God's love.
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