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BYU researchers looked at the long-term weight gain of more than 13,800 U.S. adults and found that more than half of American adults in the study gained 5% or more body weight over a 10-year period. The data reveals critical, rare details about the severity of the obesity epidemic in America.

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Devotional: Rachel Wadham

Tuesday, June 28
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Independence Day

Monday, July 4
(University Holiday)
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Bunches of Oats: BYU professors untangle oat's evolutionary history for Nature paper

By Christie Allen June 13, 2022 06:00 AM
For the first time, researchers have sequenced the entire genome of a modern oat, the Swedish variety “Sang.” BYU plant and wildlife sciences professors Jeff Maughan and Rick Jellen played an important role in the international project, sequencing the genomes of two of oat’s ancient progenitors to elucidate its evolutionary history. The group’s findings were recently published as the cover article in top science journal Nature.

BYU nursing students provide relief to Ukrainian refugees during study abroad in Poland

By Tyler Stahle June 09, 2022 04:42 AM
BYU students helped refugees find clothing, others dutifully assembled hygiene kits. At one point or another, each of the 13 students took time to play with the children; many of whom were eager for a friend and longed for trusted human contact.

BYU announces plans to construct new Arts Building

June 06, 2022 06:09 AM
The building will house academic, gallery and performance spaces for three departments.