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Uniform patch honoring LaVell Edwards
LaVell Edwards will be the 2017 BYU Homecoming honored founder. And the football team will memorialize the legendary coach this season with a special patch, revealed on the football Media Day in June. Also from media day came LaVell's Coaching Tree, a show exploring LaVell's legacy with coaches he mentored including Mike Holmgren, Andy Reid, Kalani Sitake, and Brian Mitchell. Need more football right now? Find the #BYU50 helmet in your state, check out the fall schedule, or buy your tickets.
Mark Rober builds huge supersoaker

Mechanical engineering grad (and awesome uncle) Mark Rober puts his curiosity and skills to good use on YouTube, exploring scientific principles in the most amazing ways possible: building a ginormous supersoaker, filling a pool with 25 million Orbeez, or engineering an automatic-bullseye dartboard.

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What's Killing Journalism?

The Fourth Estate is in shambles. Experts—BYU professors and alumni, their résumés spanning the Atlantic, Fox News, CNN, and more—tell us who can save it. Spoiler alert: it might be you.

BYU's Nerdy Ninja Warrior
Two hours after a life-saving fecal matter treatment, BYU student Taylor "Skippy" Bouton was cured of C. diff., a bacterial infection. He then began training to live his dream of competing on American Ninja Warrior, a show he often watched during hospital visits. See more of his story, his recent run at the Denver qualifier, and his interview on BYUtv Sports.
Photo illustrating a dream about falling

BYU information systems professor James Gaskin wants to improve lives by helping people find meaning in their dreams. See the UDreamed app he and his colleagues built and check out the results of a recent dream poll on BYU's Twitter.

BYU nursing grad Susie Kochevar in South America
BYU nursing grad Susie Kochevar's career of service goes from ER worker to flight nurse to trainer for the CIA and Navy Seals. In fact, Seal Team Six requested, “We want that blonde nurse lady to teach us!” But she also has taught and served—and bondedwith students and patients in Bolivia, Ghana, Ecuador, and her local stake.
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“BYU's latest animation, Taijitu” —Eva Witesman

Taijitu, the Student Emmy–nominated story of the apprentice keeper of the sun, is now available in fullalong with many more BYU animations here.

A Cougarette leaping on the salt flats
Take the talented Cougarettes, add salt flats, and BYU Photo has the ingredients of a successful photo shoot. See BYU Photo's behind-the-scenes video.
BYU Chamber Orchestra tour
Last spring, the BYU Chamber Orchestra embarked on a three-week tour of the Philippines, performing in Manila and Quezon City, and visiting Corregidor Island. Explore this photo essay of their experiences.
Kristin Chenoweth is the BYU Homecoming headliner
It's time. Tickets are now on sale to see BYU Spectacular! on Oct. 7. There are two special 90-minute shows featuring actor and singer Kristin Chenoweth, GENTRI, and BYU performing groups. They cap a packed Homecoming Week, which includes the parade, alumni awards, and football game vs. Boise State.
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