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BYU Magazine sent a sprawling survey to BYU alumni to learn everything from family makeup to political leanings to knowledge of the Cougar fight song. This sneak preview from the fall special issue (coming to your mailbox soon), shows how members of the far-flung BYU family stand out from the crowd in all sorts of ways.

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The Inspiring Learning initiative, launched this year by BYU president Kevin J Worthen, increases university funding for mentoring, research collaboration, hands-on experiences, and other innovative programs that facilitate learning outside the classroom. In this video, BYU students share their own transformative experiences. For more stories, visit BYU Magazine.

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He can help us recognize and comprehend our true worth.

In a world filled with online scrutiny, Elder Carl B. Cook asked devotional listeners to look to God and let Him communicate their value, rather than seeking for validation through digital means. Cook said, "His 'likes' will be accurate, consistent, and much more merciful than the 'likes' we may or may not receive from the rest of the world." Watch the complete devotional or view a highlight reel.

Alum Angela Reichman and her emotional painting
Emotionally burdened by this year's natural disasters and man-made tragedies, alumna artist Angela Reichman painted The Homecoming as part of her healing process.
Kristin Chenoweth in BYU Homecoming Spectacular!
After BYU Homecoming Spectacular!, Kristin Chenoweth tweeted, "Feeling grateful for today. @BYU you guys are killing it in the arts. Everyone was amazing!! Love you!" Take a look back at the entire fun-filled Homecoming week—true-blue foam, hiking and lighting the Y, football, soccer, pancakes, and the parade—with this photo essay.
Grad Amy Antonelli holding an Indian child
Grad Amy Antonelli had a bright future in Silicon Valley, but her life changed during a trip to the coast of India following a devastating tsunami. “It was horrifying and tragic,” Antonelli recalls. “But it was also really beautiful because there were a lot of people that were coming together to help.” Read how she left her job and found motherhood, charity, and hope in the leper colonies of India.
A Lot faculty intramural football game action
This PhD-packed women's faculty flag football team is named for the coveted campus parking lots. Learn why A Lot celebrates first downs like they are touchdowns and, win or lose, loves every minute of it. See the video, with commentary by the voice of the Cougars, Greg Wrubell.
Family-friendly Study Room
The Harold B. Lee Library now has a space for students who carry diaper bags to class—the Keith and Dolores Stirling Family-Friendly Study Room. Check out all of the amenities, from a jungle gym to toys galore in this slideshow of adorable kids at play.
Family-friendly Study Room
Victory is sweet for one of the most decorated coaches in BYU history, women's soccer coach Jennifer Rockwood, and so is the new ice cream flavor she inspired. Next time you are at the Creamery, try throwing in some Cherry Rockwood ice cream.
Cosmo and the Cougarettes dance

After breaking 2 million views with last year's mascot dance sensation, Cosmo and the Cougarettes are at it again. Read all about it in the Washington Post, CBS This Morning, USA Today, Daily Mail, SB Nation, Bleacher Report, and the Salt Lake Tribune.

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