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lake restoration...
Mark Jones

BYU study: Great Salt Lake could dry up in 5 years if changes aren’t made

A study co-authored by a BYU professor says the Great Salt Lake could be gone in five years unless changes are made.
13 days ago
The Brigham Young University campus in Provo is pictured on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. (Deseret News)...
Heather McShane

First Black student at BYU walked the halls over eight decades ago

The first black student at BYU was actually a master's student named Norman Wilson studying agricultural economics.
22 days ago
Researchers at the BYU and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute used samples from one cap...
Waverly Golden

Researchers at BYU successfully sequenced the entire genome of leopard species going extinct

Researchers at the BYU and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute used samples from one captive mainland clouded leopard and one wild Sunda clouded leopard to successfully sequence the entire genome of leopard species.
2 months ago
video game...
Elizabeth Weiler

BYU students win international award for video game

The interactive computer game in question is titled Liminus: The Silent Guard, it was initially created as a capstone project for nearly 50 students.
2 months ago
BYU...
Mark Jackson

BYU wellness students return from Blue zone with healthy lifestyle tips

Some BYU students are learning how to live healthy and happier lives from a trip to Ikaria, Greece.
3 months ago
The anticipation of hosting the Arkansas Razorbacks will not be the only source of excitement at BY...
Elizabeth Weiler

BYU to host Arkansas with a Fighter Wings flyover

The anticipation of hosting the Arkansas Razorbacks will not be the only source of excitement at BYU's stadium this Saturday. Hill fighter wings will perform a flyer-over. 
4 months ago
A new exhibition is opening soon at the BYU Museum of Art....
Waverly Golden

New exhibition coming to the BYU Museum of Art, depicts 20th century African American History

A new exhibition is opening soon at the BYU Museum of Art on October 15, 2022, featuring over 50 works depicting African American History.
4 months ago
The Book of Mormon Art Catalog offers users a variety of ways to conduct specific searches and to b...
Devin Oldroyd

Book of Mormon digital visual art catalog launches Monday

A digital catalog of visual art inspired by the Book of Mormon became available on Oct. 3. It features more than 2,000 pieces.
4 months ago
The wafer with the etched Book of Mormon on it, made by BYU students...
Samantha Herrera

BYU engineering students put ‘world’s smallest Book of Mormon’ on 4 inch disc

The entirety of the Book of Mormon is now on display on a gold-plated 4-inch disc in the Clyde Building at BYU. It'll last millions of years.
4 months ago
academic website, BYU race...
Aimee Cobabe and Alex Cabrero

Researchers using dirty diapers to develop new autism test

Dirty diapers are being used by researchers at Brigham Young University as a way to try and detect autism in young children at an earlier age.
4 months ago
Screenshot from the BYU documentary about the Black 14. 10 of the players are pictured next to a ne...
Chris Jacobs

BYU premieres documentary ‘The Black 14: Healing Hearts and Feeding Souls’

The new BYU documentary, "The Black 14" Healing Hearts and Feeding Souls," focuses on a 1969 football game between BYU and the University of Wyoming.
5 months ago
EUGENE, OR - SEPTEMBER 17: The line of scrimmage between the Oregon Ducks and the Brigham Young Cou...
Curt Gresseth

Reporter talks about ugly chant from students at BYU-Oregon game

A Deseret News reporter tat the BYU-Oregon football game on Saturday talks about the anti-LDS chant heard and filmed from the student section and what may happen next.
5 months ago
BYU Student athletic building. A racist slur was investigated by BYU...
Samantha Herrera

BYU Athletics says investigation found ‘no evidence’ of racist heckling

Weeks after a Duke volleyball student reportedly suffered racist heckling at a match against BYU, the school says it found no evidence of the harassment.
5 months ago
academic website, BYU race...
Becky Bruce

Police report shows authorities can’t prove BYU fan used a racial slur

A police report obtained by KSL shows BYU Police cannot prove a fan used a racial slur toward a Duke volleyball player during a match in Provo.
5 months ago
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 15:  A logo is seen for the National Association for the Advancement of Color...
Curt Gresseth

When you see or hear racism, take action, says Salt Lake NAACP president

If you hear racial slurs, such as a fan at a sporting event, inform someone in authority says the president of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP.
5 months ago
The Smith Fieldhouse is full as BYU faces UC Irvine in NCAA volleyball in Provo, Friday, Jan. 18, 2...
Waverly Golden

Duke volleyball players receive racial slurs during a game against BYU

The tweet went on to say how the Duke volleyball player was also threatened by a white male to watch her back.
5 months ago
BYU PD Vehicles...
Amie Schaeffer

BYU Police Department seeks help identifying bike thief

Surveillance video captured a bike thief on on the BYU campus. The suspect got away with an electric scooter and a bike.
6 months ago
A discovery of ancient Jewish art is one of the first depictions of heroines from the Torah found....
Kira Hoffelmeyer

BYU archaeologists help find rare Jewish art depicting female heroines

Some rare Jewish art was discovered in Haqoq, depicting two heroines archaeologists haven't ever seen before. The mosaics of Jael and Deborah are unique, but you'll have to wait to see them.
6 months ago
Midterm Elections...
Chris Jacobs

BYU study finds lower voter turnout among certain demographics

The study found minorities, voters under 30, and Democrats are less likely to vote while Republicans over 30 had the highest rate of voter turnout.
6 months ago
Screen shot of video provided by BYU Police showing a shooting at the MTC in Provo. (BYU Police)...
Alejandro Lucero

Police release video of Provo MTC shooting, hope for more information

BYU police have released never before seen video of the 2020 shooting at the MTC in Provo. They are asking the public for helpful information.
6 months ago
BYU competes in URC....
Amie Schaeffer

BYU students compete in a contest that’s out of this world

A team of BYU engineering students placed in the top ten in the University Rover Challenge. The competition hosted students from 10 countries.
8 months ago
BYU study COVID money...
Martha Harris

BYU study says ‘going cashless was useless’ during height of pandemic

Many businesses went to a cash-only model at the start of the pandemic. A recent BYU study found the effort made little impact.
9 months ago
BYU professors finds that insulin plays a vital role in obesity...
Waverly Golden

BYU professor finds that insulin plays a big role in obesity

Ben Bikman, a professor at BYU, conducts research to find how insulin plays a role in obesity.
10 months ago
essential workers show signs of less stress during pandemic when getting gratitude...
Dan Bammes

Essential workers manage job stress during pandemic better with gratitude

A study by a BYU found that essential workers manage job stress during the pandemic better when getting gratitude, compared to those who don't.
10 months ago

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