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Mark Pope and the 2020 BYU basketball team celebrate with water bottles in the locker room after a big win.
Coming soon to a mailbox near you: Y Magazine, the renamed and redesigned flagship magazine of BYU, replacing BYU Magazine with an all-new vibe. With origins in The Alumni Announcer (1920s), Brigham Young Alumnus (1940s–’60s), and BYU Today (1970s–’90s), Y Magazine is wider, more visual, and should be in your hands in a few days. Right now, you can take a sneak peek online, with a slam-dunk cover story on Mark Pope, a think-piece on the relationship of faith and science, and tons of alumni stories. Read about the reasoning and recipe for the latest buffet of all things BYU: “A Feast for Brighams and Youngs.”
A virtual choir with dozens of singers, a pianist, and a violinist.
On March 12, 2020, all BYU choir performances were canceled due to COVID-19. In the months following, past and present members of the BYU Men’s Chorus assembled in a virtual choir to perform “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” from the musical Carousel by Rodgers and Hammerstein. Enjoy what Men’s Chorus members describe as a “song of hope, love, and unity [that] lifted our spirits as we sang it during some very dark days.”
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Elder David Bednar speaks in the Marriott Center at a BYU devotional.
Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, delivered this week’s devotional address. He spoke about modern-day miracles and the faith-filled connections of temple work in 1846 Nauvoo and when the pandemic closed temples in 2020. Read a recap of his speech or access video highlights and the full address.
Dramatic clouds against a pale blue sky with the words I can see the light.
In their latest performance, BYU Noteworthy shares some peace and blue skies. Take a moment to watch the group’s lyric video as they sing Dolly Parton’s “Light of a Clear Blue Morning.”
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Jeopardy! guest host and BYU grad Ken Jennings stands on the set of the trivia show. The words No one will ever replace the great Alex Trebek appear below.
Watch BYU grad Ken Jennings pay tribute to Alex Trebek, host of Jeopardy! for 36 years. Then read the answer to “How Did Ken Jennings Do in His First Jeopardy! Game as Host?”
Wearing Mad Max-style futuristic garb, Lindsey Stirling is bathed in a wave of cyan-blue ethereal light.
In this collab with singer-songwriter Mako, alumna Lindsey Stirling weaves a poignant, visual homage to family and friends she has lost, including her father. Watch for meaningful easter eggs in this reimagined update of Stirling’s earlier instrumental track, “Guardian.”
BYU grad Eric Paul shows off the recently returned class ring he had lost some 50 years ago.
After nearly five decades, a BYU class ring found its way back to Eric Paul, a grad living in Mesa, Arizona. “I can’t tell you how elated I was to receive word,” he says. “I’m reminded of two of my favorite quotes: ‘For friends at first are friends again at last,’ and . . . ‘My Precious.’” Get all of the details on the BYU Alumni site.
A young woman in an athletic jacket looks at mountains on the horizon.
While hiking in the Grand Tetons, BYU Broadcasting director Michael Dunn learned how climbing mountains—both literal and metaphorical—helps us develop strength, courage, and faith. Dunn shared his inspiring views in an October 2019 devotional address. Now you can wonder and ponder “Why Mountains?” in this inspiring short video.
Three BYU basketball in royal blue uniforms celebrate during a game.
After a loss to No. 1 Gonzaga, the men’s basketball team rebounded with two road wins against Saint Mary’s and the University of San Francisco. Back at home, the Cougars (12-3, 3-1) scored a win over Portland. Up next: Pepperdine on Saturday.
An animation showing a researcher and the planet Earth with a vaccine-filled syringe being injected into it.
In this educational video produced by BYU’s microbiology and molecular biology team, learn about some of the COVID-19 vaccines—and how they can create cellular and antibody immunity.
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