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Kayla M. Spencer


Going Forth: Seeing Human to Human

An alumna in Houston has mustered the “Minivan Brigade” to provide relief for refugee families.


Going Forth: Parasite Hunter

Toxoplasma gondii—a deadly, if mostly unknown, parasite—has the full attention of researcher Kjerstie Olson.


Preserving Pollinators

A grad is helping the western monarch butterfly avoid extinction.


Speaking Out

Alum Ashley Armand watch her mother endure adversity as a deaf, Black, immigrant woman—and learned how to advocate.

Mothers (and Fathers) of Invention
Summer 2020
Most BYU alumni have had to innovate and adapt during the COVID-19 pandemic.