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In this photo illustration, two hands deliver a healthy stream of hand sanitizer to two other hands cupped and extended below, depicting the idea that alcohol-free hand sanitizer can inactivate the COVID-19 virus in less than 15 seconds. Photo by Jaren Wilkey.
BYU researchers recently compared alcohol-free and alcohol-based hand sanitizers for wiping out the COVID-19 virus on surfaces. “Our results indicate that alcohol-free hand sanitizer works just as well,” says BYU graduate student Benjamin Ogilvie, who conceived the idea for the new study published in The Journal of Hospital Infection. See news coverage in Fast Company, Daily Mail, KSL News, or Deseret News.
BYU's Young Ambassadors dance and sing in a grassy field.
BYU Young Ambassadors combine powerful vocals with contemporary dance in their latest music video, “You Say,” providing a message of hope as tumultuous 2020 comes to a close. Don’t miss their performance of Lauren Daigle’s Grammy Award–winning song.
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Kevin J Worthen, President, Brigham Young University, is framed by glass doors and white walls.
This holiday season BYU president Kevin J Worthen reminds all that a great way to show love and compassion to others is to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by wearing masks, maintaining a safe social distance, and limiting social gatherings.
BYU Noteworthy is all dressed up and singing from the ballroom of the BYU library, chandeliers above and votive candles arrayed on the floor below.
Discouraged by the pandemic, work-from-home adjustments, or an impossible holiday to-do list? Join BYU Noteworthy as the singers bring some peace to this harried holiday season with their version of “The First Noel,” performed in the ballroom of the restored Brigham Young Academy Building.
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Former business executive Elder David P. Homer of the Asia Area Presidency spoke to an energized Management Society in India.
Kiran Kota, president of the India chapter of the BYU Management Society, is on a mission to eradicate poverty among chapter and Church members in India. He and his chapter have organized 35 webinars with top-tier presenters from around the globe, enhancing employment opportunities, education, and family life for thousands of participants.
Standing in the water of the Great Salt Lake, Lindsey Stirling holds her violin behind her as she  strikes a reflective pose.
Award-winning violinist and YouTube star Lindsey Stirling returned to the state of her alma mater—she’s a proud BYU grad, class of 2015—to film this heavenly rendition of “Angels We Have Heard on High.”
An aerial view of Diamond Head and the city skyline of Honolulu.
If you have severe asthma, pulmonary conditions, or are immunocompromised, you may want to avoid the Aloha State. See what geologists from BYU and microbiologists from National Jewish Health in Denver are learning as they explore why the infection rate from nontuberculous mycobacteria is more than four times higher on the Hawaiian islands than on the mainland.
Hal and Fili, the behind-the-scenes equipment guys pose for a selfie from the cab of the BYU truck.
Before the game was even official, BYU’s equipment truck hit the road, headed to Conway, South Carolina, on faith and fuel. Many Cougar fans tracked the trip on Twitter, hoping that the game-time goods would arrive in time for a last-minute contest with Coastal Carolina. Get to know Hal and Fili, the behind-the-scenes equipment heroes. Up next: the Cougars will bring out the all-black uniforms for a home game this Saturday against San Diego State.
A cartoon drawing depicting a student dressed as an Australian adventurer whispering to a male friend as a female student looks on approvingly.
“The guy next to me . . . spoke in a thick Australian accent, and I noted (with a hint of jealousy) that all the girls took notice.” Adjusting to campus after a full-time mission can be an adventure. Read alumni tales of making the transition from missionary to student.
A blue and black image accompanies teh text All In, with a projected financial shortfall of nearly 20 million dollars, we need you now more than ever COugar nation. Who is all in?
The pandemic has taken a nearly $20 million financial toll on BYU’s athletics program, according to athletic director Tom Holmoe. Watch his state-of-Cougar-Nation video to learn how you can help.
Singer Lauren Daigle smiles in front of a stage with a curtain, music stands, and circular amber lighting.
Grammy Award–winning contemporary Christian artist Lauren Daigle paid homage to her Louisiana roots as she headlined BYUtv’s annual Christmas Under the Stars. Enjoy her jazz-style renditions of Christmas classics including “What Child Is This?,” “White Christmas,” and “O Holy Night.” Then check out all of the other programs BYUtv has lined up for the holiday season.
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