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The Wizards of Ha-Has
Comedy is divine at BYU, thanks to Divine Comedy—a troupe that fetches laughs not only in Provo but far from Happy Valley. Read BYU Magazine's article on the group and watch their popular "Shoulder Angel" sketch.
Holy Smokes, Batman!
Student engineers created a tool fit for a superhero. See the vertical-ascension "Batman gun" that took third in an Air Force–sponsored competition.
Hip Hop Hooray
BYU's Cougarettes once again claimed the hip hop national championship. Check out video of the routine that earned them an almost-perfect score.
Still Rooting after 100 Years
Centenarian Verl Lambert's father was captain of BYU's first football team. She attended BYU, then raised seven Cougars herself. Watch her story.
Of Crown and Country
Robert King represents the United States in one of its most sensitive relationships. His service to country began with a BYU study abroad and a fake crown.

David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies
Reactions to KONY 2012
Watch BYU faculty members address responses to the viral KONY 2012 video campaign.
A Decline in "Going Green"
Peter Kareiva, chief scientist at the Nature Conservancy, looks at environmentalism and conservation in the 21st century.
Japanese Cinema
William and Mary professor Hiroshi Kitamura explores links between Hollywood and Japanese cinema.
The Birth of Lyric Opera
Luca Bonomi, president of Societa Dante Alighieri, discusses the birth of lyric opera as a turning point in music history.
David O. McKay School of Education
Making a Free Textbook
Instructional technology professor David Wiley and his students created a free online version of an existing textbook.
Bullying Breakthroughs
McKay School alum Curt Johnson was honored for making strides in psychological profiling of bullies.
A Passion for Art
The McKay School recognized a high school art student of the year and an art teacher of the year. See who won.
Working Together
Students and professors presented the results of their collaboration at the Mentored Research Conference.
College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences
Best of Student Research
See what student projects took first at the annual Mary Lou Fulton Mentored Research Conference.
Archaeology Block Party
The Museum of Peoples and Cultures will host its annual block party on May 12 to celebrate Utah Archaeology Week.
College of Fine Arts and Communications
Globe Trotters
From Louisiana to Botswana, BYU students inspire audiences around the world. See where they'll travel this year.
Arabian Nights
BYU's new adaptation of The Thousand and One Nights brings adventure and romance to the stage.
Portraits of Influence
Read BYU Magazine's feature on the Museum of Art's Weir exhibit—and watch a video on a piece of art that was stolen.
Bringing Books to Life
A NYC children's theater company will perform musical versions of Fancy Nancy and other children's books at BYU.
College of Humanities
Arabic Without Walls
BYU's Arabic programs for high schoolers help participants become as fluent as college students.

College of Life Sciences
BYU's Very Own Biotech Startup
Students develop new drugs and compete to impress industry experts in the new life sciences capstone program.
Bean Museum Closure
The Bean Museum will close July 1 in order to begin construction to add 30,000 square feet—and new exhibits.
College of Nursing
Transforming Education
At a national conference, two BYU nursing students presented a study on perceptions of patient simulation.
Healer's Art Gallery Open
See how the new nursing exhibit in the Education in Zion gallery was welcomed in by students and visitors.
60 Years of Healing
Former dean Elaine Marshall discusses Learning the Healer's Art, the new commemorative history she authored for the College of Nursing.
New Faculty Spotlight
New nursing professor Suzette Bramwell lives by a "doctrine of options" as she helps students plan for the future.
College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Astrofest Arrives
BYU's Astrofest on May 19 will combine science and fun with paper airplanes, planetarium shows, and more.
Happily Ever Animating
See why animation professor Brent Adams is known as the "Walt Disney of BYU."
Enhancing Cancer Treatment
Chemistry professor Josh Price's research in protein-based medications may help cancer treatments be more effective.
Back to the Basics
Math ed professor Dawn Teuscher found that only AP calculus classes steeped in the basics help students in college calc.
Lighting Up the Stage
See how electrical engineering students teamed up with the ballroom team to make light suits for dancing in the dark.
Fellowship Recipients
Six Fulton College students received prestigious National Science Foundation post-graduate fellowships.
Five Firsts
BYU technology and engineering education students won five of seven events at an international conference.
Bridge to Nationals
Civil engineering students landed BYU's first regional title in building steel bridges. The team heads to nationals on May 25.
J. Reuben Clark Law School
Fighting Terror
Can international law help in the fight against terror? Here's what law professor Shima Baradaran discovered.
New General Authority
Law professor Larry Echo Hawk left the Department of Interior to serve in the First Quorum of the Seventy.
High Honors
The Utah State Bar honored law professor David Dominguez for paving the way for minority lawyers.
Standout Service
Third-year student Camille Borg has spent more than 1,300 hours in community service since enrolling in law school.
Marriott School of Management
Students with Big Plans
This year's Social Venture Competition attracted students focused on improving lives with sustainable businesses.
Budget Backfires
A new BYU study found that consumers who shopped with a price limit spent up to 50 percent more than those who didn't.
Administrator of the Year
Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair was named Administrator of the Year by BYU's Romney Institute of Public Management.
Museum of Art BYU Broadcasting
People in a Hard Land
A new exhibit features memorable images of the American West.
More news from the Museum of Art
Music to Your Ears
BYUtv's new show visits famous musicians to ask what songs changed their lives.
More news from BYUtv
The Mom and Dad Scholarship
How many parents pay for their kids' college? See what BYU researchers found.
More news from BYU
Sharing the Symposium
Watch Elder M. Russell Ballard speak about his great-grandfather Joseph F. Smith.
More news from Religious Education
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