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A close view of Bertel Thorvaldsen’s beloved sculpture with the words The Meaning of the Christus below.
Most 19th-century artists depicted Christ upon the cross, but for Copenhagen’s Church of Our Lady, Bertel Thorvaldsen sculpted the risen Lord with outstretched, welcoming arms. In the latest A Thing of Beauty video, former BYU Studies editor John W. Welch shares insights about the beloved sculpture and symbolic elements of the accompanying statues of the Apostles.
BYU Vocal Point members in dark winter clothing sing from a snowy pine forest near a lake.
Is this the ultimate BYU Christmas music playlist? Well, BYU Vocal Point is performing “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” near a snow-frosted forest, the BYU Singers are harmonizing “Shine for Me Again, Star of Bethlehem” in festive settings, and BYU Noteworthy’s most-viewed “Gloria (Angels We Have Heard on High)” is a glorious gift of the season. ’Tis the season, so let it stream, let it stream, let it stream.
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This photo illustration shows BYU QB Zach Wilson and a defensive player near a palm tree and graphic lines. Text reads RoofClaim dot com. Boca Raton Bowl, BYU versus UCF. Tuesday Dec. 22 at 7 pm EST.
After a big win over San Diego State, the No. 14 BYU Cougars (10-1) accepted the invite to play the UCF Knights (6-3) in the Boca Raton Bowl. Players and coaches are thrilled and you should be too, says the Deseret News. Here are SI’s three things you should know about the bowl. And here is how to watch on ESPN and listen on BYUradio.
A speaker, multiple screens, and the LED board, along with all of the elements of a BYU devotional being held in Marriott Center. A TV camera is shown in the foreground.
BYU president Kevin J Worthen and his wife Peggy will kick off the semester January 12, followed by Tuesday devotionals and forums featuring leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU employees, and a range of industry leaders and thinkers. Take a look at the schedule.
A young girl being served a meal turns to smile at an older woman.
Religion professor Lloyd D. Newell, voice of Music and the Spoken Word for three decades, shares the story of the time his family volunteered at a homeless shelter. He learned that in order for us to overcome fear we must have hope, develop love, turn to God, and trust Him. Watch this short inspirational Christmas video from BYU Speeches.
Students Allison McIlleece and Jeremy Hills pose in front of the campus library. These two helped create software to transcribe thousands of oral histories.
After recording nearly 5,000 family history interviews in the Khmer language, BYU’s Cambodian Oral History Project recently received a major technological boost. BYU alumnus and speech recognition expert Jeff Adams, who was the lead designer of Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant, stepped in to help students create the first-ever Khmer language speech-recognition program.
A blonde skißer pushes up her goggles to show severely sunburned nose. cheeks, and chin.
New BYU research finds college students—and others—could be just as at risk for developing skin cancer in the dead of winter as they are in the middle of summer. The study, published by BYU College of Nursing researchers, shows that college students rarely use sunscreen outdoors and often use tanning beds during colder months.
Joseph Ahuna performs a Native American hoop dance at a multicultural festival in Hawaii.
BYU engineering grad and top YouTuber Mark Rober lifts the lid on his glitter bomb 3.0, resulting in a rainbow of spinning glitter.
“Merry Christmas, ya filthy animals.” Every year, BYU engineering grad and top YouTuber Mark Rober deploys his smell-spraying, glitter-slinging, GPS and camera-equipped packages to playfully pay back any porch pirates looking to spoil the giving season.
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