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There’s an object deep in the solar system that has befuddled modern scientists for years. But now the key element has been found.

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Athletics

Softball vs. Saint Mary's

1:00 PM
Saturday, May 14
Gail Miller Field, Provo, UT
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Athletics

Baseball vs. Utah

6:00 PM
Tuesday, May 17
Miller Park, Provo, UT
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Devotionals & Forums

Devotional: Adam T. Woolley

11:05 AM
Tuesday, May 17
Adam T. Woolley, the dean of Graduate Studies, will deliver the 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.


Devotional: Higher Education

By Kailey Marshall May 10, 2022 09:52 PM
Tracy Flinders, vice president of information technology and chief information officer at BYU, delivered Tuesday’s devotional address. He spoke on the importance of higher education and discovering our true identities.

Cougar Queries: The title of my autobiography would be “I Will Die When I Am 93, In a Bookstore, Just Politely Toppled Over.”

May 12, 2022 05:45 AM
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Candilyn Newell, career director at the College of Life Sciences.

April 2022 Commencement: A life centered on Jesus Christ

By Jenna Knaupp April 21, 2022 01:02 PM
At the first in-person commencement since April 2019, over 6,800 students were honored for their completion of higher degrees at Brigham Young University.