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Memorial Day Holiday

Monday, May 30
(No Classes)
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Devotionals & Forums

Devotional: Dean Richard Osguthorpe

11:05 AM
Tuesday, June 07
Richard Osguthorpe, dean of the David O. McKay School of Education, will deliver a devotional address.
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News

Going cashless to prevent COVID-19 was useless, new BYU microbiology study finds

By Todd Hollingshead May 12, 2022 06:00 AM
A new study published in PLOS ONE from BYU scientists finds that the SARS-CoV-2 virus is almost immediately nonviable if deposited on a cash banknote. The virus actually shows greater stability on plastic money cards, with the live virus still being detected 48 hours after initial deposition, but no viable virus was detected on either cash or card that was randomly sampled in the study.


Cougar Queries: I dress up with a 1960’s rockstar wig and sing a chemistry parody song

May 17, 2022 06:28 AM
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Adam Woolley, dean of Graduate Studies.

BYU student’s research solves an icy dwarf planet mystery

By Tyler Stahle May 09, 2022 10:51 AM
The dwarf planet Haumea has befuddled modern scientists for years. New BYU research details the planet's creation and solves one of astronomy's puzzles.