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Gospel on the Go

Seeking some podcasts to enrich your gospel study? Look no further. Listen to this Y Magazine podcast episode to learn about more BYU podcasts filled with spiritually enriching stories, devotionals, and research: the Y Religion Podcast, the Maxwell Institute Podcast, and BYU Speeches podcasts. And subscribe to future episodes of the Y Magazine podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or YouTube.

Embracing the Chill

Smack-dab in the center of a Venn diagram with inspired teaching and research on one side and the spirit of adventure and childlike wonder on the other, you’ll find BYU biologist Byron Adams. With his surfer-dude lingo and his love for the microscopic biota of Antarctica, this one-of-a-kind scholar has accumulated countless stories on his quest to uncover the mysteries of the humble nematode. Check out the “totally face-melting” cover story and the rest of the spring issue of Y Magazine online.

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Cap-and-Gown Recap

Take two minutes to watch a video recap of this year’s commencement and celebrate with the graduating class of 2024.

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Becoming Our Best BYU Self

Elder Gerrit W. Gong shared inspiring counsel with recent graduates in his 2024 BYU commencement address, including more than a few humorous words. You can watch his and all of the grad-day talks on the BYU Speeches YouTube playlist.

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Your God, My God

Based on the Biblical story of faithfulness and devotion, “Song of Ruth” was performed by the BYU Women’s Chorus, just before the group’s current tour to Germany. In this rehearsal video, the chorus performs in the lobby of the newly constructed BYU Music Building. Enjoy this inspiring arrangement.

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The New-Look Cougars

A lot has happened with BYU men’s basketball in the past few weeks—from signing new head coach Kevin Young and assistant coaches Brandon Dunson and Chris Burgess to recruiting players like Brody Kozlowski and Keba Keita and welcoming back Dallin Hall and Richie Saunders from their forays into the transfer portal. Stay up to date on Instagram and the official website.

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Mr. Mantz, right, has a close relationship with the children of Mr. Young, left. Mr. Young’s daughters Lucy and Jenna call Mr. Mantz “diddum.” Credit: Russel Daniels for The New York Times

Friendly Olympic Competition

BYU grad marathoners Clayton Young (left) and Conner Mantz (right) qualified for this summer’s Paris Olympics back in February. A recent article in the New York Times reports that these two training partners and competitors say that “their faith puts their running in perspective: Like all athletes, they have faced injuries and setbacks, and can get sucked into the cutthroat nature of competition, even with each other. But, as Mr. Mantz put it, ‘we are very focused on the eternal.’” Read the article here.

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The World Is Their Stage

Follow along on the journeys of four BYU performing groups—the Ballroom Dance Company, International Folk Dance Ensemble, Noteworthy, and Vocal Point—as they grace stages from Mongolia to Mexico over the next few weeks. Read about the many opportunities that await these artists, check the calendar for performances near and far, and watch reels from BYU Vocal Point and BYU Noteworthy.  

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Trusting Truths

BYU Women’s Conference, the largest gathering of Latter-day Saint women anywhere in the world, was held on campus May 1–3, with the theme “O Lord, I have trusted in thee, I and will trust in thee forever” (2 Ne. 4:34). The Relief Society general presidency opened the conference by teaching about covenant transformation, belonging, and rest. Watch President Camille N. Johnson’s conference message and enjoy a collection of quotes from several sessions by BYU employees and Church leaders.

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Get In on the BYU Plan

Here is an exciting new benefit for the BYU community: the BYU Alumni Cell Phone Plan, a partnership with AT&T. If you already have a smartphone, this affordable and convenient plan is just $18.75/month + taxes for unlimited data, talk, and text. Alumni can add as many lines to an account as needed, including their entire family under one convenient account. Handle billing, equipment purchases, and feature adjustments effortlessly through the BYU Cell Phone website or the BYU Cell Phone Office. Check it out.