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Flexible glass chip set to streamline medical devices

PROVO, Utah – Breakthrough research being done by a team of Brigham Young University electrical engineers could result in a chip with the potential to replace an entire medical diagnostic laboratory. Dr. Aaron Hawkins’ research team has found a way to make glass bend enough to transport very small amounts of liquid. The chip would...
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BYU creates new registration tool for students

PROVO, Utah  – Brigham Young University students have a tradition of staying up until midnight to register for classes. However, the university has released a new system that’s changing that: the registration cart. Matthew Millar, the registrar office student supervisor, compared it to “a shopping list on Amazon.” Here’s how the cart works: students choose all...
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BYUSA Holds Black-Tie Bowling Event

PROVO, Utah – People came to Brigham Young University’s Bowling Center dressed to the nines and swapped out their fancy kicks for bowling shoes. “I thought I was going to rip my pants. I’ve never bowled in dress pants before,” said attendee Daniel Steiner. The BYU Student’s Association put on the event in an attempt...
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BYU's Clery report releases campus crimes

PROVO, Utah – The Brigham Young University Police Department has released its annual Clery Report, which contains the statistics for sexual assaults and other crimes on campus. With all the talk about the Title IX office, BYU Police re-released their October 2016 Clery report in order for students to see how safe their campus is....
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BYU Men's Volleyball takes new serving approach

PROVO, Utah – The Brigham Young University men’s volleyball team is hoping to keep its nine-game streak alive. Head coach Shawn Olmstead said they knew something needed to change after the team lost to Ohio State in the NCAA Championship match last season. The players have since changed their strategy when it comes to serving....
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Dillon Ostlund and Katelyn Strobel win BYUSA election

PROVO, Utah – Candidate pair Dillon Ostlund and Katelyn Strobel were announced as the BYUSA election winners on March 2 at Brigham Young University. They beat out opposing candidate pair Matt Youngberg and Alex Gosch. Ostlund and Strobel’s “BeYoU” platform focuses on the creation of a campus connection council, more students participating in campus clubs,...
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BYU Women's Services hosting events during National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

PROVO, Utah – It’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, and Brigham Young University Women’s Services is hosting multiple events to raise awareness for the community. Events include keynote speakers who specialize in different areas involving eating disorders. Eating disorders impact millions of people every year, with anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating being the most common. “A very...
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Wheatley Institute Roundtable on Family discusses religion and family ties

PROVO, Utah – Scholars from across the country came to Brigham Young University to attend the Wheatley Institute’s Roundtable on Family and discuss the negative effects society has had on the family. Mary Eberstadht, the conference’s keynote speaker, talked about research that shows a correlation between religious observance and strong family ties. She claimed the...
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Study Shows Running may be Good for your Knees

     PROVO – A new study from a Brigham Young University professor shows running may actually be good for people’s knees.      Exercise Science professor Robert Hyldahl and his colleagues recruited volunteers to sit and then run for 30 minutes. The researchers then tested the blood and the amount of synovial fluid, the latter...
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Students, emotional support animals struggle to find housing

PROVO – The beginning of the semester is high time for students to find housing, but one Brigham Young University student has a roommate more unique than others. Miranda Hirsche and her emotional support dog, Tucker, sometimes struggle to find housing because of landlords who are wary of pets. The Fair Housing Act states rentals...
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