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YouTube Rock Star—On Violin
A forte for the violin, quirky style, and funky dance steps draw millions—and millions—of YouTube views for BYU student Lindsey Stirling. Read more in BYU Magazine and watch her in action.
Animation Groundbreaker
Bottom of the Ninth, an interactive iPad app created by animation professor Ryan Woodward, is the first comic book of its kind. Check it out.
Two Words, Sounds Like . . .
Four languages, 100,000 app downloads, and 2,000 stores—see how a game by two BYU alums got onto the Today Show and into Barnes & Noble.
Ready for Kickoff
Watch BYU football's new commercial and get hyped for the season's biggest matches, from Boise State to Notre Dame. Get the scoop in the season prospectus.
Top Six Speeches
Find BYU's six most-viewed speeches of all time—and access a trove of more than 1,000 devotionals and forums—on the new BYU Speeches website.

David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies
Arab and Christian in Israel
European Economic Chamber's Fadoul Mazzawi will speak at BYU on Aug. 6 about an Arab Christian family in Israel.
Nothing to Envy
Watch Los Angeles Times bureau chief Barbara Demick discuss her book on North Korea, Nothing to Envy.
David O. McKay School of Education
Therapeutic Education
In BYU's Speech and Language Clinic, grad students perform therapy alongside licensed speech pathologists.
The Art of Teaching
The BYU A.R.T.S. Express conference gave teachers fresh ideas on how to weave the arts into their classes.
A Right to Education
As a newly appointed Fulbright specialist, faculty member Macleans Geo-JaJa is headed to Tanzania. See why.
Not So Different After All
See what teacher education professor Eula Monroe shared and learned at a conference in Thailand.
College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences
A Mover and a Motivator
Get to know Martin Hickman,the first dean of the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences.
Monkey See
Using monkey photos, a BYU psychologist is uncovering new insights on how infants process faces. 
How to Parent Your College Student
Family life professor Larry Nelson studies emerging adults (ages 18 to 29). Read his advice on parenting your emerging adult through the college years.
The Bookshelf
Looking for a summer read? Check out overviews of the latest books authored by faculty members in the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences.
College of Fine Arts and Communications
Best of Show
Recent illustration-program grad Mary Sauer won Best of Show in an international portrait competition.
Free Concert
The BYU Chorale will perform its final concert of the summer on Aug. 2 at 7:30 p.m. The event is free.
Universe Makes Headlines
In its last year as a daily newspaper, the Daily Universe won 10 awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.
Roll Out the Blue Carpet
BYU Magazine explores the film program's success in fiction—telling stories of a recluse, an action figure, and an exile.
College of Humanities
Who Is This Russian?
Can you name this influential Russian? Check out profiles of Russians, both famous and infamous.
Adventures in Languages
Five BYU students won Critical Language Scholarships, taking them to Russia, Tajikistan, and Morocco.
Missionary-Focused Master's
Student Rachel Tui Smith's master's work focuses on helping missionaries teach English around the world.

College of Life Sciences
Food Fight
In a college bowl that pits universities against each other in food-science trivia, BYU holds the most national titles.
College of Nursing
Honoring the Unknown
Students participated in a special wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknowns.
Patience and Posies
Associate dean Patricia Ravert spoke about persistence, patience, and posies in her July 10 devotional address.
Experience: The Best Teacher
Get to know faculty member Debbie Edmunds and the life experiences that she says make her a better teacher.
College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
New Molecule Tape Measure
Chemistry professor David Dearden has broken new ground in his field with a novel technique for measuring molecules.
Cran? Arr? It's All Stats to Me
Stats professor Gilbert Fellingham led classes on cran, arr, and more at the BYU Summer Institute of Applied Statistics.
NASA Picture of the Day
A composite photo made using images from BYU's West Mountain Observatory was NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Alums Win NSF Backing
Four BYU alums received $30,000 National Science Foundation fellowships. Read about their research.
1,135 MPG
See the vehicle that reached 1,135 miles per gallon and won BYU second place at its first super-mileage competition.
White House Award
The White House honored engineering professor Christopher Mattson with its highest award for young researchers.
Cybersecurity Congrats
BYU was recognized as one of the nation's leaders in cybersecurity education, thanks in part to a new Fulton College hire.
Optimizing His Education
Junior Braden Hancock received the top scholarship from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
J. Reuben Clark Law School
Is Religion Distinct?
Watch Professor Elizabeth Clark take on the distinctiveness of religion in light of recent controversies.
Externship in Kazakhstan
Law student Chase Hansen is completing an externship this summer in Kazakhstan. Watch his YouTube updates.
Jurist Op-Ed
Read Professor David Moore's op-ed in the Jurist on the Supremacy Clause and international law.
Counsel for the Defense and Offense
Alum Mark Atuaia was hired as an assistant to BYU's athletic director of student services and will serve as a mentor and liaison for student athletes.
Marriott School of Management
Daddy Time
For teens, fun at home with dad is more important than pricey vacations. See what activities are best.
Adding an Associate Dean
The Marriott School has added another associate dean, Lee Perry, to oversee research, placement efforts, and more.
Auditing Auditing
School of Accountancy director Steven Glover received two research grants from the Center for Audit Quality.
Forbes Deems Provo No. 1
Forbes named Provo the best place for business and careers, due in part to BYU and the city's robust job growth.
A Stunning Find
A BYU professor and an alum helped discover a Samson mosaic in an ancient village.
More news from Religious Education
Education Week Almost Here
With Vocal Point shows and 1,000-plus classes, Education Week is hard to pass up.
More news from Continuing Education
Science of Skipping Rocks
Find out how to better skip a rock—and see how it can help solve engineering problems.
More news from BYU
Civil War Voices
See what Civil War artifacts the library is pulling out for a new exhibit.
More news from the Harold B. Lee Library
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