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An interior shot of the bedroom and bath of BYU's zero-energy dome home.

For the first time ever, BYU will be a stop on the Utah Valley Parade of Homes. BYU students have designed, engineered, and built a truly one-of-a-kind sustainable, transportable, energy-efficient home—right on campus. Take a look at the innovations inside and out.

BYU track athlete Kenneth Rook clears a hurdle in the NCAA  2023 DI men steeplechase.

At the 2023 NCAA outdoor track and field championships on June 9, BYU’s Kenneth Rooks won the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase. The BYU men’s team finished 10th overall. Rooks and coach Ed Eyestone shared their experience at nationals on BYU Sports Nation. Read about the results or watch the full race here.

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BYU biology student Kalai Ellis stands ankle deep in the coastal waters of Molokai.

Recent BYU biology grad Kala’i Ellis already had a strong connection to the island of Molokai; his grandmother was a teacher and mentor to native Hawaiians working to preserve traditional sea-and-land management techniques. Now Ellis is even more tied to the island as he and a BYU team of engineers and biologists have discovered ways to use technology to keep a watchful eye on Molokai’s reefs. Listen to the latest Y Magazine podcast, read the Y Magazine article, and watch a video documenting the reef conservation project.

BYU students and professors spent time serving in Ukrainian refugee centers during the College of Nursing's global health study abroad program. Photo by Nadia DeVol.

“I have family in Ukraine, and I had been praying for opportunities to help these people who are going through so much,” says nursing student Nadia DeVol. “BYU gave me these resources and led me to professors who made this happen.” DeVol was part of a group of BYU nursing students and professors recently returned from Poland where they served in Ukrainian refugee centers. The students provided medical aid, taught classes on health and wellness, and delivered thousands of dollars worth of donated medical supplies. Learn more about this memorable study abroad trip.

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Former BYU president Kevin J Worthen answers questions from students Anna Hair and Kalei Fink as part of their final capstone project prior to graduation.

Kevin J Worthen recently concluded his tenure as BYU’s 13th president. During those nine years, he kept his focus on students as he spearheaded inspiring-learning initiatives, oversaw the creation of the Office of Belonging, and dealt with challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch this touching Daily Universe interview.

A black-and-white photo of Cougar Stadium in the early 80s. Photo by Mark Philbrick.

“As a tow-headed 10-year-old girl who loved Barbies and kittens, I was more like my mom—nothing was worse than those home-game Saturdays,” says BYU grad Melissa Camacho. “I would have rather stayed home with my dolls.” As the years passed, however, she discovered that football could help her reconnect to her late father.

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Cosmo and the spirit squad meet with fans at a park.

Ready to celebrate the beginning of a new era in BYU sports history? From a movie night at the stadium to Cosmo in the park to a special devotional and Big 12 launch parties, there’s something for every fan in Cougar Nation. Check out the long list of events.

Despite a busy school schedule, Ethan Hardy has volunteered as a piano teacher at Provo's South Franklin Community Center. Photo by Joey Garrison of BYU Photo.

Ethan Hardy started his BYU experience as many students do—eager, yet undecided on a major (maybe music or biology?)—but he knew one thing for certain: he was going to take advantage of every opportunity BYU provided him by paying it forward.

Anthropology student Yang Vang was called to be a Hmong shaman and spiritual healer as a child. At BYU, he’s working to preserve the rites and culture of his people. Photo by Bradley Slade.

BYU anthropology grad student Yang Vang is a great example of the Hmong culture, a people known as open and welcoming. Though he and his wife, Pa Yong Lo, are not members of the Church of Jesus Christ, they often attend meetings, and their children decided to be baptized. Learn more about this faithful shaman and teacher.

On the set of their latest music video, BYU Vocal Point poses with an actor portraying Cruella De Vil.

🎶 If she doesn’t scare you, no evil thing will. 🎶 The infamous Dalmation dognapper Cruella de Vil takes center stage in this howlingly good musical performance by BYU Vocal Point. Don’t miss it.

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