PROFESSIONALS AND ATHLETES A perpetual pickup game in the Smith Fieldhouse is notable, not for high-flying dunks or amazing speed, but for the players who just keep showing up.
MOREGLOBAL GET-TOGETHER BYU's first Worldwide Alumni Gathering brought the university family together from all over for one event- in 200 places around the world.
A GREAT AND DISTINGUISHED FAMILY This article is an excerpt from President Hinckley's address at the Worldwide Alumni Gathering, Nov. 7, 2003, in the Tabernacle on Temple Square.
BEN LOMOND Kathryn L. Street, '03, an English major from Stockton, Calif., won first prize in the annual George H. Brimhall Memorial Essay Contest for this 1,000-word essay which she read at Homecoming opening ceremonies.
ENERGETIC EMERITI LEADER Ruth J. Jackson, '59, remembers walking early in the morning from Heritage Halls to the Smith Fieldhouse for devotionals. The land where the Wilkinson Center now stands used to be occupied by orchards.
REPLENISHMENT GRANTS FULFILL DREAMS More than 100 BYU undergraduates received Alumni Association Replenishment Grants and Chapter Replenishment Grants in 2003 to help them finance their educations.
COLORFUL HISTORY More than 50 alumni and friends of BYU participated in a fall foliage tour in October that included Church history sites from Missouri to New York.
BACKCALL FOR AWARD NOMINATIONS Some of BYU's most prestigious alumni honors are the Distinguished Service, Service to Family, and Honorary Alumni Awards. Recipients are recognized at Homecoming each year.
TAKE A COUGAR TO LUNCH Through the Take a Cougar to Lunch program, the Alumni Association invites you to make a difference in the life of a BYU student by sharing food and advice with someone pursuing a similar career.
PAVING THE WAY TO BYU The Office of School Relations helps prospective BYU students find their way to Provo.
PURPLE AT HEART After 20 years of loyal service to Weber State University, a BYU alum becomes its 11th president.
PROFILES BYU alumni updates on job changes, relocations, additional degrees, community service, and family news.
A CONTINENTAL CROSSING When Californians Eve Evans Fee, '65, and R. Chris Fee, '68, started walking for exercise in 1989, they didn't expect to find themselves knee-deep in the Atlantic Ocean nearly 15 years later.
NOT IN IT FOR THE MONEY It's not every day you find someone who would trade a high-profile sports-management job to become a nursing-home administrator and take a $20,000 salary cut.
MAKING WAVES There is a lot of talk going on at Utah's KSTAR radio thanks to Roberta (Robbie) Henry Lawler, '78, and Kimberly Power Stilson, '88.
BYU EMPLOYEES HONORED AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE A professor of manufacturing technology who is a nationally recognized expert in polymer technology was named this year's Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer.
GRIDIRON GREATS HONORED For over 15 years, BYU's quarterback factory churned out QBs with assembly-line efficiency. But before these players ever laced up their cleats and threw their first spirals, two other football greats graced BYU's gridiron: Marion E. Probert, '55, and J. Eldon Fortie, '63.
SCALY REPTILE GENEALOGY BYU biologist Jack W. Sites Jr. has been tapped to join a project the National Science Foundation (NSF) likens to the missions that placed a man on the moon and that deciphered the human genome.
PARTICULATE MATTERS Tiny particles of pollutants emitted by automobiles, power plants, and factories significantly increase the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease in the United States, according to a new study.
THEY THAT WAIT UPON THE LORD Waiting upon the Lord takes many forms. Whether for support in childbirth or guidance in making decisions, those who wait upon the Lord deepen their discipleship with a broken heart, a contrite spirit, a yielded will, and a consecration of self.