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BYUtv's new sci-fi series Extinct
Four hundred years after the extinction of the human race, an alien civilization has regenerated a small group of humans on Earth. Catch a glimpse of this riveting new world in the trailer for BYUtv's original sci-fi series Extinct, coming October 1st.
BYU baseball team kneeling in prayer

With 37 victories, including an impressive run to win the WCC tournament (their first outright conference title since 2002), BYU baseball advanced to the NCAA playoffs. This was BYU’s 10th-best season on record. In this video, see how the team overcame a flat tire to win their second game in the NCAA regionals. Looking to next year the Cougars will have some new turf to protect (spoiler alert: it's heated). Finally, enjoy these photo essays from the NCAA tourney.

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Silverware sculpture from Cannon Commons

"You have heard that food is an art. Even the dish room joins in!" says BYU Dining Services employee RoyAl Weakley. "These were pulled from the pulper, our giant disposal here in the Cannon Commons." See all of the winners from the Y News “Day in the Life of a BYU Employee” photo contest.

Image of a highway leading to the mountains
Thanks to you, 427 students have received BYU Alumni–funded replenishment grants for the coming 201718 academic year, a 13.3 percent increase from last year (with even more projected for 201819). Learn more about how alumni chapters support current students from their areas through this pay-it-forward program.
Chizoma Nosiri, BYU alumna
At age 6 Chizoma Nosiri and her family moved from Nigeria to Washington, D.C., and Nosiri began to learn English. When she was laughed at in school, her mother told her not to worry, saying, "You are the queen of Africa." Read how Nosiri's family support and passion for communicating led her to study at BYU.
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“Jesus hurried to the widow, and he will hurry to you as well.” —Keith Wilson

God is aware of each individual, says ancient scripture professor Keith Wilson in his recent BYU devotional. And he encourages all of us to reach out and serve others as the Savior did. Read or watch the complete address.

Plate lunch
Does it seem like the Cougareat is different every time you visit campus? In this case that's a good—no, a delicious—thing. Read about BYU's newest award-winning lunch spot, Aloha Plate, in the Nation's Restaurant News.
Track stars Mitchell and Kristi Rush-Briggs
Track stars Mitchell and Kristi Rush-Briggs are both competing in this week's NCAA championships in Eugene, Oregon. In the same event. “I’ve never heard of a married couple competing in the same event at nationals,” says BYU track coach Ed Eyestone in a Deseret News article describing how the track stars met, married, and now train together.
The entire Pachev family runs in Crocs
In 2015 this Crocs-wearing Utah family of 12 set out on a quest to become the fastest large family in the world, according to Runner's World. And the Pachevs are well on their way: eldest son Benjamin just finished 16th in a half-marathon, with a time of 1:11:53. His dad, Sasha, was about five minutes behind. But why the colorful Crocs? Sasha gave his thrifty explanation after the race.
Scenic image of new MTC classrooms
The MTC expansion is nearly complete—the new six-story classroom buildings increase the facility's capacity to as many as 3,700 elders, sisters, and senior missionaries. On July 10 you can get tickets for the public open house, which will run July 31 through August 19. For now, watch the buildings rise up in this construction time-lapse.
Kristin Chenoweth in the Homecoming headliner
Mark your calendar for July 17 when tickets go on sale for this October's BYU Spectacular! Actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth will perform in two special 90-minute shows. Check out the entire Homecoming schedule.
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