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Channing Hoybjerg Voyles, a nurse at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital, wears navy blue scrubs, a mask, and stethoscope and stands in front of the black metal gates of her workplace. Photo: Marilyn in New York City for Flytographer.
Channing Voyles, a nurse at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital, witnessed more deaths in a month this spring than she’d seen during her five previous years on the job. Read how she made sure one COVID-19 patient didn’t die alone. Other alums who stepped up include a children’s theater costume designer who helped thousands learn how to make protective masks at home and an Air Force colonel who worked long hours as a member of the COVID-19 Task Force. Read their stories.
Four members of the BYU Committee are shown in their Instagram stories.
Cambodians suffered extreme hardships under the Khmer Rouge regime in the late ’70s: an estimated two million people died. Since 2016 the BYU Cambodian Oral History Project has recorded nearly 5,000 oral histories from those who survived. Often the interviews are conducted by children or grandchildren. The stories tell of extreme persecution and violence but also of love and faith. All offer important lessons for future generations.
My529: Utah's educational savings plan.
Three BYU football players in white uniforms accompany the 2020 season opener announcement.
This just in: BYU will open the 2020 football season against the Naval Academy in a nationally featured game on ESPN on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7. The game plan is to play at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. MDT. Read more in the Deseret News or on KSL.
Carolina Núñez stands at the microphone in BYU’s Marriott Center during a devotional address.

When the BYU International Folk Dance Ensemble had to cancel its European tour this summer due to COVID-19, the directors got creative. Watch as the dancers honor their American heritage by performing “Traveler,” an American hoedown with music performed by BYU Mountain Strings—all from a safe social distance!

3 acre estate lots in the heart of Midway. If you thought it was beautiful from the Provo side, you should see the back!
CU of vocalist Mary Hoskins.
Opera singer Mary Hoskins sings an intricate aria as easily as most people sing “Happy Birthday.” So said a judge of the BYU vocal performance grad at the annual Classical Singer Music Online Competition in May. Check out the rendition of “Or sai chi l’onore” from Don Giovanni that earned Hoskins second place in the classical emerging professional category.
More than a dozen people pose on the front steps and white porch of a recently remodeled American home.
The BYUtv series Welcome Home was nominated for a 2020 Daytime Emmy. Check out the show to follow hosts Treger and Rob Strasberg as they run a nonprofit dedicated to helping homeless families.
BYU biology professor Liz Bailey stands in an empty classroom, hands resting on a polished table, flanked by chairs, two whiteboards behind her.
Because 60 percent of biology undergraduates nationwide are female, the life sciences have long been thought to enjoy more gender equity than other STEM fields. But a new BYU study challenges the notion that all is well for gender parity in biology classrooms; and it suggests ways to increase female participation: “Having more female peers in the room both significantly increased women’s willingness to talk and improved their scores in the course.”
A rendering of the Brooklyn, a sailing ship that transported immigrants from New york to San Francisco. A smaller rowing vessel, filled with passengers, is shown in the water in the foreground.
BYU Speeches recently discovered hundreds of videos from such beloved speakers as Neal A. Maxwell, Sheri Dew, and Gordon B. Hinckley. This was perfect timing, since there were no BYU summer devotionals. Find a “new” talk every Tuesday and Friday. Additionally, here is the devotional and forum schedule for fall semester 2020.
The words Utah Food are written in ketchup and mustard on a white plate with tater tots arranged in the shape of the state of Utah punctuated with a dollop of fry sauce. Two etched glass containers hold sides of green and red-orange Jello salads. A blue plaid tablecloth acts as backdrop.
Adjusting to life during the coronavirus outbreak, people are finding their new normal. A huge part of this is how and what they eat, with more people cooking in the home. “During the pandemic, people turn to what they are familiar with,” says BYU English professor Eric Eliason, who explores Utah’s food patterns. Watch the video, read the story, or simply try making cheesy funeral potatoes in a Dutch oven.
From left, all dressed in white, are former NBA star Dwyane Wade, his stylist and creative director Calyann Barnett with pale pink hair and Stance EVP Clarke Miyasaki.
“Tell me about this church stuff. I can’t understand it. How could someone as smart as you believe in something so dumb?” That’s what Calyann Barnett (center) said to BYU finance grad and Stance EVP Clarke Miyasaki (right) one day. The two had become friends as they collaborated on designs for former NBA star Dwyane Wade (left). After Miyasaki shared gospel details and mentioned the Book of Mormon, Barnett responded, “Give me one of those books so I can prove you wrong.” Read the rest of the story in the latest Marriott Alumni Magazine.
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