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September 25, 2020
Student education records at BYU are generally accessible to eligible students according to the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). BYU has adopted Access to Student Records Procedures that explain in detail student rights relating to their education records.
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September 25, 2020
Dr. Eggington has had plenty of exciting moments as a forensic linguist. What he really cares about—why he became a linguistics professor to begin with—is using his knowledge of language to help others.
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September 23, 2020
BYU student- and faculty-run weather station sees record-high temperatures and little rain this summer.
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September 23, 2020
Estela Marquez, an advisor at BYU Multicultural Services, delivered Tuesday’s devotional. She shared several personal experiences and challenges, speaking about enduring to the end and trusting in God.
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September 22, 2020
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President C. Shane Reese announced today that Grant Jensen has been named the new dean of the BYU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.
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September 18, 2020
Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Estela Marquez of BYU Multicultural Student Services.
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September 18, 2020
Thanks to its passionate student body, faculty, alumni and friends, BYU is ranked No. 10 in the nation among universities for social media engagement.
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September 18, 2020
Brigham Young University Advancement Vice President Keith Vorkink announced today that Mike Roberts has been named the managing director of BYU Alumni and External Relations.
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September 17, 2020
Brigham Young University today announced the creation of the David E. and Verla A. Sorensen Center for Moral and Ethical Leadership. The new Center was made possible by a $40 million endowment from the Sorensen Family, longtime supporters of BYU and members of the BYU President’s Leadership Council.


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September 15, 2020
Elder James B. Martino, general authority seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday’s campus devotional, which was livestreamed from the Marriott Center. He spoke about making choices that align with a desire for righteousness.
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September 14, 2020
Roughly 120 local first responders were assisted in completing their basic estate planning documents, free of charge, as BYU Law sponsored it’s second Wills for Heroes project last week.


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September 09, 2020
A collaborative album between the BYU Chamber Orchestra and Broadway superstar Lea Salonga, “The Story of My Life: Lea Salonga Live from Manila,” recently received the 2020 BroadwayWorld Album Award for Best New EP/Solo Release.
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September 08, 2020
President Kevin J Worthen and Sister Peggy S. Worthen welcomed students back to campus with the first devotional of the semester. They spoke about maintaining faith and hope during challenging times.
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September 02, 2020
Hoping to create a solution to the eye-contact conundrum for children with autism, a BYU Engineering Capstone team and their sponsor have created a pair of glasses that display dynamic animated images on the lenses, potentially increasing the engagement and comfort of the child as they work to improve eye contact.


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August 27, 2020
In his general session address, President Kevin J Worthen encouraged faculty and staff to continue to push forward through the circumstances brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. 
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August 26, 2020
Researchers evaluated over 40 million individual voting records and found the system is unlikely to advantage Democrats, disadvantage Republicans.
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August 25, 2020
Researchers, led in part by BYU’s Byron Adams, are using the history of tiny little microscopic Antarctic animals to solidify exactly how ice sheet dynamics played out over time and how they impacted historical ecosystems.


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August 24, 2020
Over this past year and throughout their careers, 47 BYU employees—professors, accountants, office managers, photographers and more—have found significant ways to contribute to the university.
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August 21, 2020
The Office of Research and Creative Activities (ORCA) is now the Research and Administration Office (RAO). The name change, approved in June 2020, will more accurately reflect the office’s primary functions.
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August 21, 2020
The conditions created by COVID-19—unexpected time at home, unemployment and financial insecurity, anxiety and stress—are the same conditions known to aggravate domestic violence.
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August 13, 2020
Recognizing the disruption COVID-19 has created for prospective students, potentially interfering with test preparation and the logistics of taking the ACT/SAT exams, Brigham Young University has temporarily suspended the ACT/SAT test score requirement for admission and scholarships.
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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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August 06, 2020
BYU President Kevin J Worthen and his wife Peggy kick off the semester and are followed by members of the leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU employees and a range of industry leaders and thinkers.
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August 05, 2020
Launched in January of 2016, the Cambodian Oral History Project works to collect and preserve the records of the Cambodian people.
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August 05, 2020
Because 60% of biology undergraduates nationwide are female, the life sciences have long been thought to enjoy more gender equity than other STEM fields. But a new BYU study challenges the notion that all is well for gender parity in biology classrooms.
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July 28, 2020
Brigham Young University Vice President of Information Technology Tracy Flinders named John Payne as the new chief information security officer and Howard Loos as the new chief information privacy officer responsible for protecting the university’s information.
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July 27, 2020
New BYU research published in PLOS One found that the more scientific publications were referenced in popular media — mainstream news and social media — the more they were also cited in peer-reviewed literature.
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July 23, 2020
In an analysis of more than 115 studies on the effectiveness of masks in controlling COVID-19, BYU researchers found that masks could be one of the most powerful and cost-effective tools to stop COVID-19 and accelerate the economic recovery.


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July 23, 2020
We may be in the middle of a global pandemic, but there is no way Utahns would ever give up their fry sauce!
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July 22, 2020
Three separate statistics articles by BYU professors recently won paper-of-the-year awards from three academic journals.
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