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Todd Michaelis
Raising the Career Bar
Fall 2005
BYU alum is the new president of Gymboree, an international chain of children’s clothing and accessories stores.
Finals Survival Kits: A Spell of Relief
Fall 2005
Bringing the Y Back to You
Fall 2005
Through affinity chapters, groups like the Young Ambassadors can continue friendships and serve BYU.
Storytelling Spark
Spring 2015
Alum Christian Jensen’s Oscar-nominated White Earth explores themes of innocence, home, and the American dream.
The Grant That Keeps On Giving
Spring 2014
Painting Memories
Winter 2014
Larry Macfarlane does family history work—by painting others' childhoods.
Train of Thought
Summer 2013
Lighting a Village
Summer 2013
This alum came up with an ingenious solution to bring electricity to a remote Dominican Republic village.
From Refugee to City Councilmember
Fall 2012
Tom V. Huynh met the missionaries in a refugee camp. He's since served a mission, graduated and is on the Town Council.
High Caliber
Summer 2012
At age 50, he began looking for a new challenge and applied to compete on the History Channel’s Top Shot.
Pearl Harbor Aerial Peril
Spring 2012
Photographs captured depicting the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Rockin’ Cougars Land Contract
Winter 2012
Jacob Jones, Stuart Maxfield, and Aaron Anderson rock out in the Provo band Fictionist signed by Atlantic Records.
Dogs for Diabetics
Spring 2011
This alum trains assistance dogs to help identify the onset of hypoglycemia in insulin-dependent diabetics.
Triple Twins
Fall 2010
Flour Power
Spring 2010
BYU alum is an expert when it comes to baking with whole wheat, having made over 6200 loaves of bread.
Technology for the Taking
Spring 2010
BYU has been building some incredible technology including a gentler dental drill and a portable chemical analyzer.
The Power of Music
Fall 2009
Head in the Clouds
Fall 2009
Chapter Focus: Bringing Calm After the Storm
Spring 2009
A Career on the Gridiron
Winter 2009
A major force on BYU's offensive line, Jake Kuresa went on to play arena football for the Utah Blaze.
Caring Clothier
Fall 2008
BYU alum found Sattler Clothing, an eco-friendly clothing company that provides internships to students in Cape Verde.
Car Customizer
Fall 2008
The Kid with the Stratocaster
Fall 2008
Helping Hands
Fall 2008
Student’s Loss Succeeds at Sundance
Summer 2008
The Guru of Green
Summer 2008
Gardening expert Larry Sagers cultivates green thumbs. 
Telling Stories on TV
Spring 2008
BYU’s Second Home Court
Spring 2008
Tracey and Larry Long build the spirit of the Y in Las Vegas.
The Matchmakers
Spring 2008
PR in D.C.
Winter 2008
Matters of Migration
Winter 2008
Fighting Cancer with Vitamins
Fall 2007
Going Dutch
Fall 2007
Resolve to Get Involved
Fall 2007
Majestic Photographer
Summer 2007
Swinging for Scholarships
Summer 2007
An Affinity for Animation
Summer 2007
With a successful animation career, Eric Hochhalter wants to stay connected to BYU animation faculty.
I Spy Wi-Fi
Spring 2007
A Tale of Truth
Spring 2007
Strength From a Stroke
Spring 2007
A First Chapter in the Last Frontier
Spring 2007
These alumni started a chapter in Alaska.
A But for Investigations
Winter 2007
For Michael McPheters, 30 years as an FBI agent were not enough to exhaust an interest in investigation.
Driven to Design
Fall 2006
Calling Plays in Dallas
Summer 2006
This couple says being chapter chairs is a rewarding way to give back to BYU.
Super Slider
Spring 2006
A Modest Fashion Statement
Winter 2006
From Web Site to Job Site
Winter 2006
A Golden Anniversary
Winter 2006
Active Voice
Summer 2005
Telling the Emeriti Story
Summer 2005
Dental Detective
Winter 2005
John D. McDowell, ’70, has crossed paths with the infamous outlaw Jesse James.
Soul Music
Fall 2004
Net Gain
Fall 2004
Fruits of Success
Summer 2004
Wearing Many Hats
Spring 2004
Honoring Emeriti
Spring 2004
Making Waves
Winter 2004
Restoring a Dream
Fall 2003
Returning to Blue
Summer 2003
Family Time In The Mountains
Summer 2003
Honoring Emeriti
Summer 2003
BYU Sponsors Regional Conference, Promotes “Peak Performance”
Summer 2003
Chapter Focus: Gathering Strength in Colorado
Spring 2003
A Stellar Career
Winter 2003
Aaron D. Gilchrist helped to design and test the Mars Odyssey, which now orbits Mars.
Artist Enjoys Life in the Drivers Seat
Fall 2002
It’s All in the Card
Summer 2002
Chapter Raises the Bar while Raising Funds
Summer 2002
A Rocket-Powered Career
Spring 2002
Do Good and Be Good
Spring 2002
Bird Leader
Winter 2002
Chronicling the Dark Remedy
Summer 2001
Trent D. Stephens researches thalidomide, which causes deformities in some 10,000 children in 46 countries.
Alum Grabs Grammy Attention
Summer 2001
Former Golf Pro Sinks His Talent into Course Design
Spring 2001
According to Fought, a great course requires more than good grass and appeal.
Reunions ’00: Reliving Great Memories
Spring 2001