NEWS AND SPORTS SHORTS
MORE ANIMATION ACCOLADESThe Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation, the nonprofit, educational arm of the organization that awards the Emmys, announced BYU's student-produced short films Faux Paw: Adventures in the Internet and PetShop as winners of "student Emmys" in separate animation categories.
Read more at more.byu.edu/fauxpawNEW ATHLETIC DIRECTORAt a press conference on March 1, President Cecil O. Samuelson announced the appointment of Thomas A. Holmoe (BA '83) as BYU's new director of athletics.
Read more at more.byu.edu/holmoeCOUGARETTES CAPTURE FIFTH NATIONAL TITLE The BYU Cougarettes danced their way to a fifth national title at the USA Collegiate Dance Nationals championship Feb. 67 at the Cashman Center in Las Vegas.
Read more at byucougarettes.comYOUNG ELECTED TO NFL HALL OF FAMEFollowing a stellar career, former BYU quarterback Steve Young (BA '84) was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Feb. 5.
Read more at more.byu.edu/youngfameNEW HEAD COACH FOR VOLLEYBALLJason M. Watson (BS '95) has been named women's volleyball head coach, replacing Karen C. Lamb (BS '79), who led the program for the past three seasons. PUMPING UP WITH NEW Y-FLEX Coming soon to a home gym near youthe Y-Flex, a prototype fitness machine developed at BYU that provides a workout that feels like lifting free weights.
Read more at more.byu.edu/yflex