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Spotting a Forgery

Move over, Indiana Jones. Anthropology student Chloe Burkey has developed an eagle eye for the microscopic details that distinguish authentic artifacts from forged ones.

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COVID-19 and Vaccination Rates: Answers from a BYU statistician

By Todd Hollingshead September 15, 2021 06:00 AM
In this Q&A, BYU Academic Vice President and statistician Shane Reese discusses the complex numbers behind COVID-19 and vaccination rates.

BYU announces the formation of a new Office of Belonging

August 23, 2021 09:44 AM
President Worthen shares BYU's Statement on Belonging as a guide for addressing the needs of all marginalized individuals on campus.

Praising middle school students improves on-task behavior by up to 70%, BYU study finds

By Christie Allen August 19, 2021 08:17 AM
The study found that when middle school teachers praised students at least as often as they reprimanded them, class-wide on-task behavior improved by 60–70%. Students at high risk for emotional and behavioral disorders were also more likely to be on task, and their classroom marks went up by a full letter grade, compared to high-risk students in classrooms where teachers rarely offered praise.