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President Russell M. Nelson and Wendy Nelson greet teh crowd gathered in BYU's Marriott Center.

During Tuesday’s BYU devotional President Russell M. Nelson shared five truths with a capacity crowd in the Marriott Center and others watching around the world. The prophet addressed current Church policies and God’s laws, stressing that both are created out of love. Watch or read the full address or take a minute to hear the blessing the prophet gave to his beloved young adults.

A BYU football player wearing vintage tube socks with two blue stripes is shown holding an original block Y helmet in one hand and a modern helmet with a retro logo in the other.

For the second time in two weeks, BYU football went to OT and won. Relive the Cougars’ victory over USC in video or photos. As the Cougars host No. 21 Washington this Saturday, the team uniforms, playing field, cheer squad, and Cosmo will all be going retro, featuring designs from eras past. Check out just how vintage BYU will be.

2019 gameday football tee only $10. Shop now at BYU Store.
A wide look at BYU campus and Y mountain with dramatic clouds. Photography by Nate Edwards/BYU.

According to the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education, BYU is well worth the cost. BYU tied for first with the U.S. Naval Academy in results based on a survey of 175,000 students—scoring 9.6 on a 10-point scale. Earlier this year Forbes named BYU the nation’s top best-value university.

A joyful female BYU student is surrounded by blue foam and sunlight.

Moved to an earlier date in the fall, BYU’s True Blue Foam event broke previous attendance records. Watch as students glide down a slip-and-slide in a spray of bright blue foam. And be sure to catch BYU advancement vice president Matt Richardson, dressed in his signature suit and tie, taking his turn.

BYU Spectacular! features Ben Rector with Hilary Weeks. Buy tickets.
Teacher ed professor Terrell Young is framed by stacks of books for young readers.

BYU teacher-ed professor Terrell Young, a member of the 2019 Newbery Medal selection committee, shares his top picks for young readers. Will your family love The Girl Who Drew Butterflies or discover author Sy Montgomery?

BYU illustration professor Justin Kunz's design for the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin shows three players—one male, one female, one in a wheelchair—reaching for a basketball.

BYU illustration professor Justin Kunz’s design was chosen for the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin. The design, unveiled on NBA TV earlier this month, shows three players reaching for a ball, a reflection of how basketball can unify people from all walks of life. Read about other coins Kunz has designed, including a 2017 Lady Liberty.

Two female BYU students use a clothes iron to grill cheese sandwiches.

From PB&J spaghetti to dinner in the JKB, there’s a fine line in college cuisine between crazy good and just crazy. BYU Magazine asked alumni to share their college-cooking successes and disasters. See how many stories you can relate to.

A young girl with curly blonde hair and blue eyes sitting on a green lawn.

BYU researchers found that a child with good friends and neighbors, teachers who care, predictable home routines, and opportunities for fun can achieve long-term health—even when the child has dealt with such adverse experiences as divorce, addiction, mental illness, or abuse.

A six-color lithograph of a man with his head inside a hole in a tree. By Luke Dorman, Looking for a Place to Get Lost (State I).

Bringing together stone, grease, and chemicals, lithography can result in something beautiful. Take a look at some of BYU grad Brandon Gunn’s personal and collaborative print work and watch a video to see lithography’s laborious process.

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