BYU Research

Letters
Utah Food Lore
Eric Eliason breaks down Utah food traditions like fry sauce, scones, green jell-O, funeral potatoes, and more.

Family

The Rewards of Indebtedness

Deep gratitude to God is a remedy for entitlement and selfishness.

Research

Pillars of a Happy Life

Positive psychologist Dan J. Daley (PhD ’98) helps people answer the age-old question: how can I be happy?

Research

Disinfomania

In the battle over facts and fakes, insights and hot takes, how can you become a savvier consumer of information?

Sciences
Targeting Tumors
BYU researchers, in tandem with a pharmaceutical company, developed a new cancer drug that's ready for human trials.

Family Focus

Nourish and Strengthen

Empowering children to improve their relationship with food and body image starts at home.

Research

Speaking Their Language

Raised in Samoa and Utah, biology PhD student connects science and family to help Pacific Islanders with Alzheimer's.

Research

Coping Cards

BYU clinical psychologist Jonathan C. Cox created a card game as a playful way to teach therapeutic concepts.

Arts
Austen Found
Three BYU grads turned their literary excavation of England into a love letter to Jane Austen.

Campus

Mixed Backgrounds

The plants, patterns, and poses in this art student's portrait series are based on interviews with people of mixed race.

Campus

Memory Preserves 

A BYU student takes inspiration from preserving apricot jam to create art that lasts.

Campus

Heritage Halls Murals

Heritage Halls murals at BYU tell the stories of early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.