• A research mission that's personal

    Four students with Type 1 diabetes work in a lab that's on a mission to switch on insulin production.

    See what they just discovered and how their personal experiences with the disease motivate them. More

World premiere of Princess Academy

Shannon Hales' bestselling book Princess Academy - which won a Newbery Medal in 2006 - will make its stage debut at BYU.

The show runs May 30 to June 13 in the Pardoe Theatre. Students, alumni and children get a discount on tickets.  

Read more about the student cast and production

James Porter named dean of Life Sciences

Beginning June 1, James Porter will be the dean of the College of Life Sciences. Porter is a professor of physiology and developmental biology and has taught at BYU since 1998. He replaces dean Rodney Brown, who will retire after serving as the dean since 2007.

Academic Vice President Brent Webb also announced the appointment of Professor Brad Neiger as an associate academic vice president of undergraduate studies. Read more