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Five BYU students are YouTube famous in Cebu
Simply by celebrating the Cebuano language and culture they enjoyed on their missions, five unassuming BYU students became huge YouTube stars in the Philippines. Read the story or see their unexpected rise to fame in this new video.
Marriott Center interior, spring graduation

The 2017 graduating class heard this unexpected advice from BYU president Kevin J Worthen. But then he emphasized the original meaning of awful, which is "worthy of respect" or "awe-inspiring." Read more and see great photos from April's commencement. Or go back in time to read classic graduation excerpts from Cecil B. DeMille, Henry B. Eyring, Cecil O. Samuelson, and Richard G. Scott.

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Mary Bee Jensen, folk dance founder

Discouraged from dancing as a child, Mary Bee Jensen, founder of BYU’s International Folk Dance Ensemble, turned her dreams into reality. On May 21 she will turn 100. Happy birthday, Mary Bee!

Vocal Point takes on bullying with new video
One in four teens is bullied, according to Stomp Out Bullying. See how BYU's Vocal Point raises awareness with "You Will Be Found," its latest a capella cover performance.
Jake Langlois, volleyball player
Men's volleyball took a shot at this year's national championship but fell to Ohio State. Outside hitter Jake Langlois was a big part of this year's success. Learn about his journey from ball boy to first-team All-American.
Tanner Mangum speaks up about mental health

New research from social work professor Kevin Shafer shows that dads' depression deeply affects their children. He says it's helpful when prominent male figures like Tanner Mangum speak up about mental health. Here is a related article from BYU Magazine, "Real Men Get Help."

Pritha Lal
Despite differences in her faith and background, Pritha Lal has found acceptance at BYU and in her Utah community.
Ray Beckham with grateful kids
No one who knows him is surprised that Ray Beckham—a former BYU comms professor, fundraiser, and alumni association leaderturned out to be the secret sponsor paying for thousands of kids to play at the Provo Rec Center this spring. Don't miss the KSL report on this modern BYU pioneer.
Stephen Merrill, BYU graduate
Six years ago an accident left Stephen Merrill paralyzed, overwhelmed, and insecure. This April he graduated with a master’s degree in applied statistics. See how he faced his challenges and found success.
Celebrate BYU in an alumni chapter
Alumni all over the country are getting together and celebrating BYU: from Boise's fanfest to Fresno’s sendoff of new freshman class, from Tallahassee’s Chapter Kickoff to Reno’s world-class speaker event. Find out what's happening at a chapter near you.
Two students print 3-D printers
Eddie was their first 3-D printer. And when Eddie grew old, engineering students Scott Harris and Ryan Garrison patched him up with 3-D printed parts. The next challenge was to print a complete 3-D printer. And then one more.
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