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Dear Friends, From our family to yours, Peggy and I send you our warmest holiday wishes. We hope the joy of Christ’s birth and life will bring you heavenly peace during this special season and throughout the coming year. Thank you for being a part of our BYU family. Merry Christmas, Kevin J Worthen, BYU President

BYU Vocal Point's new single, What Child Is This?
The music of BYU Vocal Point is going to a much bigger stage. The nine-man a cappella group just signed a recording deal with Decca Gold, Universal Classics, U.S.—part of Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music company. Here is Vocal Point's "What Child Is This?"—the first of 20 songs on this BYU Christmas music playlist.
BYU Noteworthy sings near a hearth with Christmas stockings
Noteworthy's latest music video features a combination of "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" and "Go Tell It on the Mountain." Don't miss this hearth-warming a cappella mashup.
Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir with Sutton Foster and Hugh Bonneville, tonight at 6 on BYUtv
Brad Wilcox shares a Christmas fireside about poinsettias and Christ's love
In this Christmas fireside, beloved BYU speaker Brad Wilcox shares the legend of how the poinsettia, or "flower of the holy night," became a Christmas symbol, and how it relates to Jesus Christ's message of love and His heavenly gift of grace.
Student alumni gather together to bond during the holiday season
To help make the season bright, the musical group National Parks let BYU Student Alumni use their brand-new single, "Far Away," for this heartfelt Christmas video. If you want to sing along—you willhere's the lyric version, and if you like acoustic—you do—here's the live, raw first take.
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In the Hopak, Cossack warriors return from battle, enter the barn, and dance.
When the Cossack warriors returned from battle, they were greeted with traditional bread and salt followed by a celebration of music and dance.The International Folk Dance Ensemble's latest video celebrates Hopak, the national dance of Ukraine.
BYU grad Lindsey Stirling performs on the 2018 CMA Christmas special
BYU grad, YouTube star, and hip-hop violinist Lindsey Stirling performed "Angels We Have Heard on High" and "Carol of the Bells" on the CMA Country Christmas special. Or, if you're looking for something retro and jazzy, here's the title track from her latest album, "Warmer in the Winter."
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In their 2018 holiday video, the BYU Singers—conducted by Andrew Crane—perform "Sing We Now of Christmas"; the carol transports the performers from the concert hall to scenic, snowy outdoor scenes.
Mark Rober's ingenious glitter stink bomb exacts revenge on package thieves
After someone stole a package from BYU grad and former NASA engineer Mark Rober, the police didn’t do anything about it. So he spent the last six months engineering up some glittery, smelly vigilante justice. And he caught it all on camera.
National Coach of the Year Heather Olmstead
In a near-perfect season, the BYU women’s volleyball team ranked No. 1 in the nation for 11 weeks and hosted an NCAA Regional for the first time since 1986, winning home matches over Florida and Texas. The Cougars traveled to Minneapolis to face Stanford in the final four, losing to the eventual national champs. Heather Olmstead was named National Coach of the Year, Heather Gneiting is the National Freshman of the Year, and BYU had six All-Americans, a program record.
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How do you improve a highly successful water-well drill? Take the BYU drill that has provided clean drinking water to over 2 million people in 33 countries and make it even more portable. See the new SubT Village Drill, redesigned by BYU students, in action in a remote area of Uganda.

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