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Land Speed Record
Hitting 175 mph, a BYU electric streamliner designed and built by engineering students set a world land speed record in its class. Download computer wallpaper of the streamliner and watch video of the record-setting day. Play clip
NY Times Features Fires of Faith
The New York Times twice featured BYUtv's Fires of Faith, which tells the story of the King James Bible. Read the Oct. 26 and Oct. 30 reviews. Watch the show.
Made with LOVE
With handicrafts and more, grad student Patricia Lund is helping students with disabilities see just how much they can do. Read her story in BYU Magazine.
Faith and the Public Square
U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman delivered a university forum address titled "Faith and the Public Square." Watch highlights of his address.
Swearing and Teen Aggression
Profanity in TV and video games is linked to adolescent aggression, according to a new BYU study published in Pediatrics, a top-ranked medical journal.
David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies
Is the Euro Toast?
Watch poli-sci professor Wade Jacoby and econ professor Richard Evans deliberate on the fate of the euro.
90 Days, 17 Cities
A photography exhibit on display now in the Kennedy Center reveals Spain through the unique lenses of 29 students.
Choose Your Connection
Keep tabs on the Kennedy Center via Twitter, LinkedIn, RSS feed, iTunes, Facebook, and more.
The End of the Beginning
Watch Kings College professor George Joffe analyze the regional implications of Libya's recent revolution.
David O. McKay School of Education
Teach with Compassion
Helping at-risk students transform in the face of adversity was the topic of the latest Power of Teaching lecture. Watch it here.
Real-World Problem Solving
At a TEDx event, McKay School professor Peter Chan shared his e-learning method for training better thinkers.
A Model that Works
See what schools in the BYU-Public School Partnership received $10K from the BYU Principals Academy—and why.
Screening Out Sex Offenders
Counseling psychology professor Lane Fischer and his student team are developing techniques to keep potential sex offenders out of schools.
College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences
Europe's Economic Crisis
Hear poli-sci professor Wade Jacoby tackle the implications of the changing status of the euro on Thinking Aloud.
The Principle of the Thing
Listen to Don Staheli, former secretary to the Quorum of the Twelve, speak in BYU's honored alumni lecture series.
College of Fine Arts and Communications
Avid Insider Now Director
Mark Magleby, a BYU art history faculty member since 1997, is now director of the BYU Museum of Art.
White Christmas
With music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, this bright 1950s-style musical is filled with songs just like the ones you used to know.
Big Band Night
Synthesis features some of BYU's most versatile student musicians. See them play swing, blues, jazz, and more Nov. 16.
Style, grace, and athleticism take the stage at BYU's annual competitive ballroom event, Nov. 11–12 in the Wilk.
College of Humanities
Angelou Companion
American studies professor Jacqueline Thursby (left) published a critical companion to the works of Maya Angelou.

College of Life Sciences
The Solution: Evolve
Honored alumni speaker David Mindell, a California Academy of Sciences dean, put evolution in a new perspective.
Pandemic Prevention
One mutation can turn treatable viruses into pandemics. Biology professor David Busath hopes to stop viruses for good.
College of Nursing
Native Nursing
Working with Native American patients, students didn't travel far to be immersed in a new culture and language.
Laud for Lassetter
Blazing trails like her pioneer ancestor, professor Jane Lassetter received the college's first Alcuin Fellowship.
Raving about Ravert
Associate dean Patricia Ravert, a leader in simulation instruction, was made a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.
Service on a Roll
Armed with paint rollers and buckets, nursing faculty members gave service in Utah County's Day of Caring.
College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Seeing Stars
The planetarium's newest asset—a Digistar 4 full-dome projection system—means better shows and more research.
Family Night at the Museum
For families and FHE groups, the Museum of Paleontology has extended Monday-night hours to 6–9 p.m.
Biggest Bang for Your Buck
Check out a photo slideshow of BYU's Sounds to Astound show and get ready for the Nov. 18 show.
Nitrogen-Frozen Zucchini?
Nitrogen-frozen zucchini and laser explosions brought science to life during National Chemistry Week.
Innovator-of-the-Year Material
A light, strong, flame- and insect-resistant material won two students the title of 2011 Student Innovator of the Year.
Flames in 3D
Two BYU professors are trying to make the first 3D reconstruction of fire. Hear why on NPR or watch a Science Friday video.
Singing Engineers
Did you know four members of Vocal Point are Fulton College majors? See them compete on NBC's The Sing-Off.

J. Reuben Clark Law School
Put It on Paper—Er, Bronze
Two 1,900-year-old bronze plates granting rights to a Roman soldier were the object lesson at a recent Law School lecture.
New Courtroom on Campus
After generous contributions and years of planning, the Law School has a new courtroom for trial advocacy.
Duke in Class
Through video-conferencing technology, BYU and Duke law students went to class and practiced interviewing together.
51 Constitutions in Action
Utah Supreme Court chief justice Christine Durham spoke on the influence of state constitutions.
Marriott School of Management
Apps, Models, and Mobs
BYU's first-ever Entrepreneurship Week featured workshops, networking, competitions, and even a flash mob.
BYU's Global Ambassadors
Get to know the seven students who made the cut to be the Marriott School's first Global Ambassadors.
Stice of Life
Accounting professor E. Kay Stice won the Maeser Teaching Award for his ability to engage students.

Museum of Art
See the Weir Wares
The transatlantic encounters of the Weir family shaped American art for almost a century.
More news from the Museum of Art
New Conference, New Reign
The BYU men's cross country team, 2011 WCC champions, broke Portland's 32-year streak.
More news from Cougar Sports
Continuing Education
Can't Buy Me Love
The Beatles lyric is true: BYU research shows materialistic couples have more problems.
More news from BYU
Genealogy with the Pros
Meet the developers of cutting-edge genealogy technology at RootsTech 2012.
More news from Continuing Education
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