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BYU students should be inspired to learn, and that learning should lead to inspiration, says President Kevin J Worthen. Read one or all eight stories of studentsin pajamas or in Antarcticabeing challenged through experiential, inspiring learning.
Eric Mika and Przemek Karnowski

Those words from an ESPN commentator summed it up as the men's basketball team gave top-ranked Gonzaga (29-0) its first regular-season loss. In the days after a raucous airport celebration, Coach Rose discussed the win on BYUtv's Sports Nation, Erik Mika was named NCAA Player of the Week, and now all eyes are on this weekend’s WCC tournament. Watch the victory again or analyze the stats. Oh, and our women's team also beat Gonzaga and will begin tourney play on Friday.

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Christine Amaya and her two boys

Chris Amaya returned to school to finish her degree and gain skills to provide for her two boys. Read how grads in the BYU Alumni Denver Chapter rolled up their sleeves and made sure she received a replenishment grant.

Using video game VR for engineering training
Engineering students are collaborating with Lockheed Martin to create immersive gaming technology that allows a user to climb into a helicopteror any environment—and practice installing, repairing, or replacing system components. See how it works.
Perfection is not about being flawless, it is about being finished.
Cassy Budd, professor in the School of Accountancy, shared stories of piano lessons, fitness trainers, and spelunking to teach of the strength that comes from acknowledging personal¬†weaknesses. “Living perfectly is not the plan. Repentance is the plan; Jesus Christ is the plan,” she said. Read a recap of this BYU speech or watch the entire address.
Noteworthy visits schools and hospitals
Watch as BYU’s female a cappella group sings “Amazing Grace” in a maternity ward as part of BYUtv's Random Acts show. Noteworthy also recently visited a high school (for a workshop) and another hospital (to visit a fan), in a trip coordinated by the BYU Alumni Iron County Chapter.
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This wise family builds bonds on the sand—and on yoga mats. Catch some waves or stay grounded in this video interview with the Collinses of California.
Sharla Morgan has an uncommon bond with Kimberli Seely
Sharla Morgan, a BYU grad and nurse practitioner at the Thyroid Institute of Utah, has an uncommon bond with alumna Kimberli Seely, who found a lump in her neck after watching a video about Morgan’s own experience with thyroid cancer.
New Vocal Point video
If you need a moment of peace, “It Is Well with My Soul,” the latest release from BYU Vocal Point, is worth a listen.
Sally and Lon Brown at 70 Years of Marriage
It's the number two question every astronaut faces on career day—and a real logistics challenge for extended space missions. NPR reports on how Thatcher Cardon, a BYU grad, Air Force officer, family practice physician, and flight surgeon was one of five winners of the Space Poop Challenge.
 
 
 
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