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The Fredette Effect
A stellar NCAA basketball or football season brings a flood of prospective students, says new BYU research—and it holds true at BYU. Watch BYU's new class of students, who applied post-Jimmer, create a giant human Y.
The Second Century
President Spencer W. Kimball's address at BYU's 1975 centennial helped set the university's course. Read the speech and hear his voice in a campus time lapse.
100 Candles
Happy birthday, Maeser Building! This Homecoming, BYU throws a party to celebrate the Maeser's 100th— and to honor all that the building represents.
Of Calories and Capitalism
Diet and exercise affect employee productivity, says new BYU research, which suggests that expanding waistlines may shrink companies' bottom lines.
Cougars—Up Close
Catch the sights and sounds of BYU's home opener, where LaVell Edwards Stadium debuted two new LED video walls. Replays are now better than ever.

David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies
Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma
See Yale political science professor Susan Hyde explore why election monitoring became an international norm.

David O. McKay School of Education
Best Parenting Practices
BYU published an analysis on parenting children with developmental disabilities in the no. 1 journal on special education.
Teaching Children of Leprosy
After helping organize and direct a school for kids affected by leprosy, a McKay School professor shares his experiences.
School's in for Summer
Full-time teachers working on a master's in educational leadership at BYU can now fit in their internships during the summer.
Partners in Education
How does the McKay School serve the Provo community? Read about BYU's public school partnership.
College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences
Class with a History
American Heritage professors have danced in tutus and eaten goldfish to teach the nation's founding.
Dad's Brain > Dad's Money
Rich dads often have sons with high incomes, but new research shows it's more than Dad's money that helps.
How Strong Is Your Marriage
Through questionnaire analysis, BYU researchers are rooting out the secrets to strong relationships—and they can help you measure the strength of yours.

College of Fine Arts and Communications
2012–13 Arts Highlights
Check out the lineup for the 2012–13 BYU performing arts season in a brochure now available online.
eviDance Sneak Peek
BYU's annual World of Dance tradition has a new look—and a new name. Watch a sneak peak of the new show.
University Honors
See why BYU honored theatre and media arts professor Megan Jones at its Annual University Conference. 
Prof with Promise
Music professor Jeremy Grimshaw received a Young Scholar Award at BYU's Annual University Conference.
College of Humanities
Exploring Dickinson's Roots
Linguistics professor Cynthia Hallen studied Emily Dickinson's ancestral home of Shaftesbury, Great Britain.
Alcuin Fellow
Kristin Matthews, professor of English and director of the American Studies program, was named an Alcuin Fellow at BYU's Annual University Conference.
College of Life Sciences
Setting the Chairs
Three departments have new leaders. Find out who now chairs biology, plant and wildlife sciences, and physiology and developmental biology.

College of Nursing
Going Forth to Serve
The college honored 83 students at graduation in August. Read some words of advice given to the new grads.
A Career of Giving
Beth Cole, the recently retired dean of the College of Nursing, leaves behind a legacy of service.
Ravert Takes the Reins
Patricia Ravert, formerly the associate dean of the undergraduate nursing program, is now dean of the college.
Weathering the Storm
See what nursing students learned in Ghana as they faced poverty, limited resources, and tropical storms.
College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Stumping the Stylist
In BYU's latest animated film, which has already won awards, a famed hairdresser faces his biggest test: a bald client.
Deciphering Ancient Aramaic
PhD student Paul Felt is using computer science to study texts from the time of Christ in an ancient dialect of Aramaic.
Building for Better Lives
Watch students in BYU's Global Engineering Outreach Club build homes for Navajo families in southern Utah. 
Ultimate Origami
The National Science Foundation awarded BYU a grant to translate origami designs into engineered systems.
University Honors
BYU honored eight engineering faculty members at the 2012 Annual University Conference. Find out who was recognized.

J. Reuben Clark Law School
Unconstitutional Treaties
Should the president have the authority to make treaties? No, says Professor David Moore. Read more on his research.
Discretion in Immigration Law
Check out a Jurist op-ed by Professor Carolina Núñez about the role of discretion in immigration law.
Welcome, Class of 2015
The J. Reuben Clark Law School welcomed a new crop of first-year students. Read about the new class.
Adjunct Excellence
Adjunct faculty member Jane Wise received an award at BYU's Annual University Conference.
Marriott School of Management
The Highly Effective Person
Read Marriott Magazine's feature on the late Stephen Covey, a man who enabled greatness in people and organizations.
Eavesdropping in the Tanner
From Blake Griffin to steroid networking to a dog named Audit, listen in on Tanner Building buzz via Marriott Magazine.
Business Is Good
See the start-ups BYU students dreamed up that are winning national business contests—and $50,000 prizes.
Intentional Recreation
Watch rec management chair Patti Freeman's recent forum on the things that matter most.
Museum of Art BYU Broadcasting
Warhols at BYU
The new exhibit Think Flat features the pop art of Andy Warhol and Takashi Murakami.
More news from the Museum of Art
Join the Team
Are you a true blue BYU fan? Create a profile on to share your spirit. 
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Friends of Education
Jack R. and Mary Lois Wheatley received a national honor for their gifts to education.
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Wildflower Guide
Biology professor Richard Gill takes you on a wildflower tour of BYU's Wasatch backyard.
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