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An archival photo of a BYU takeout counter. Cougar Eats: A BYU Dining History.

From a $10/month boarding house with three meals a day in 1884 to the creation of the Wilkinson Center kitchen in 1964 to a cafe coming to the library in 2022, check out BYU’s campus dining scene over nearly 150 years.

Elder Clark Gilbert shares his Education Week  message from the stage at the Marriott Center.

Elder Clark G. Gilbert, Church commissioner of education, spoke at BYU Education Week about why the Church invests so much in education and why there are multiple institutions. “We ask our universities to be different from the world and from each other,” he said. Before describing each, he emphasized that the schools share one goal: “To develop disciples of Jesus Christ who are leaders in their homes, the Church, and their communities.” Also, see what 100 years have looked like for BYU Education Week.

Prophets, Priests, and Queens: James Tissot's Men and Women of the Old Testament | Open Now | BYU Museum of Art
Folklore professor Eric ELiason with a tray of Utah's distinctive food items.

Fry sauce, green Jell-O, funeral potatoes: Utah definitely has some distinctive foods. Folklore professor Eric Eliason has dipped into the lore and traditions behind some of Utah’s most iconic dishes. Grab a thick shake and a spoon and enjoy as Eliason serves up some flavorful stories in this Q&A.

A young student smiles at a friend at lunchtime.

New BYU research indicates that students who enjoy lunchtime are more likely to feel that they belong at school, which is correlated with better academic outcomes and better mental health. Learn more, including what schools can do to build and strengthen the school community and improve student experiences.

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A young man in a new suit smiles while adjusting his collar and tie.

Joseph arrived at what he thought was an interview and was surprised with a free custom suit to outfit him for the next phase of his life. BYU social-impact interns—working with the BYU Ballard Center, local agencies, and menswear brand Tom Nox—helped to orchestrate this special moment.

Al Switzler (left) and Mike Carter stand in a food pantry.

Learn how BYU grads and business partners Al Switzler (left) and Mike Carter, along with a host of volunteers, are providing food and other basic necessities for individuals facing food insecurity in Utah County.

BYU Noteworthy wades into a lake while performing a new song.

“I will call upon Your name, and keep my eyes above the waves. When oceans rise, my soul will rest in Your embrace—for I am Yours and You are mine.” Step into the water with BYU Noteworthy in this inspiring arrangement of “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail).”

A BYU employee paints a large number onto the turf of the practice field.

See dozens of photos capturing this year’s fall football camp. If you’re needing more of a summer sports fix, check out the 17th annual Cougar Kickoff and the result of last night’s first regular-season women’s soccer game.

BYU Singers performing in a concert hall. Caption reads Drifting, fading into pools of light. I have never been this much in love.

In November 2021 the BYU Singers performed “In Love with You,” with music and lyrics by Alec Powell, in the de Jong Concert Hall. Enjoy this recently released choral arrangement.

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 and BYU grad Clarke Miyasaki.

Caught up in a fast-paced career as a celebrity stylist for Dwyane Wade and others, Calyann Barnett discovered the Book of Mormon and restored gospel of Jesus Christ through her colleague, BYU grad Clarke Miyasaki. BYUtv’s Hello Sunday offers an insightful interview with Barnett about her initial doubts and eventual decision to be baptized.

A graphic showing Cosmo doing a one-armed handstand. BYU Homecoming is October 11-15. Opening ceremony, Cougar Run, noonday activities, football game, award lectures, hike and light the Y. See more events online. BYU Alumni.

Homecoming is just around the corner. Mark your calendars for October 11–15. The week kicks off with a spirited opening ceremony followed by fun events like Hike and Light the Y, Alumni Award lectures, baseball and softball games, a 5K run, the big football game, and more! There is no better time to visit campus. Check out all of the events and watch for more Homecoming 2022 updates.

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