Fall 2016 Issue

Features

Feature

The Power of Not Knowing

In leadership and in life, what you don’t know might help you, says bestselling author and alumna Liz Wiseman.

Feature

An Ode to the Y

Here’s a primer on everything you never knew about BYU’s beloved symbol on high.

Departments

First Person

Stepping Up—and Up and Up

In sets ranging from a few to 192, BYU’s stairs provide its trekkers a chance to sweat and make memories.

Family Focus

Building the Teenage Self

How do teens build self-control? First, they have to grapple with adversity, says BYU research.

At The Y

At the Y

The Big Q: The Next Big Thing

BYU professors discuss the world-changing developments that they would like to see in their fields of study.

At the Y

Finding a Terminal Velocity

With funding from NASA, BYU researchers work to find out what it takes to kill bacterial hitchhikers.

At the Y

Feeling the Magic

Run by BYU student volunteers, Camp Kesem is a summer camp for children whose parents have suffered from cancer.

At the Y

Exceptional Employees

As part of its annual University Conference each August, BYU recognizes campus employees who are making a mark.

At the Y

Telling Her Story

History professor Rebecca de Schweinitz added authenticity to the new, civil rights–era American Girl Doll.

At the Y

Q&A: Reason and Revelation

Religion professor Kerry Muhlestein believes in asking hard questions about LDS Doctrine and Church history.

Alumni News

Alumni News

Standing Tall

Becky Reeve, left quadriplegic after a car accident, learned to “walk by faith”—and to walk again on her own.

Alumni News

Called to Surf

This wise family builds its bonds upon the sand.

Alumni News

Honored Alumni: Fall 2016

During Homecoming, 16 individuals were recognized for their contributions to their field, the family, and BYU.

Alumni News

Moving Artwork

An alum’s intricate moving sculptures are full of unexpected combinations.

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

All Eyes Are on These Beetles

BYU researchers have discovered what the Emerald ash borer can’t see—and it may be the key to saving ash trees.

Web Only

Web Only

Devotionals in Color

After inspiration from devotionals, BYU student Amber Ellis paints her testimony.