Fall 2018 Issue

Features

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Lean Back Into the Future

In the biggest revolution in transit since the Model T, BYU experts are working to make backseat drivers of us all.

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Inside Micropolis

With trillions of inhabitants, your gut microbiome affects your health in more ways than scientists ever imagined.

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Hands on Hearts

A BYU program is sending doctors, sonographers, and students across the Pacific to help relieve a hidden sorrow.

Departments

Commentary

Deep Joy

President Worthen discovered that a good measure of our eternal progress is how much joy we derive from service.

At The Y

At the Y

Five Little-Known HBLL Secrets

The Harold B. Lee Library isn’t just for book lovers—it’s for musicians, designers, and film junkies, too.

At the Y

4 New Majors

BYU launched four new majors in fall 2018, from data science to design. Learn more about the new programs.

At the Y

NFL-Quality Wi-Fi

BYU is the first college football program in the country with the same cutting-edge WiFi used in many NFL stadiums.

At the Y

Q&A: Radio from the Stars

The National Science Foundation awarded these two professors $5.8 million to upgrade a giant radio telescope.

At the Y

Anything but Traditional

Computer scientist and mother of four Meher Shaikh sees no sacrifice as too high a cost for education.

At the Y

Up Your Parenting

The latest BYU research reveals two ways moms and dads can up their emotional skills.

At the Y

All-American Mom

All-American XC runner Erica Birk-Jarvis returns after a yearlong hiatus with record-breaking times and . . . baby Jack.

At the Y

Like a Frayed Cord

After Ryan Moffett was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, he turned to his art as a way to find peace.

At the Y

BYU and the Great War

During World War I, BYU students went forth to serve their country—both at home and abroad.

Alumni News

Alumni News

Witness to Suffering

The greatest work for this portrait photographer is recording the lives of refugees.

Alumni News

RISE: Acting for Good

Heidi Méndez Harrison loves the theater, and her favorite writers and audiences are kids in juvenile detention centers.

Alumni News

Naturally Curious

She loves salamanders; he loves rats. Together, they research the endless biodiversity of the Amazon.

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

A Moving Class

Instructors from the Martha Graham Dance Company teach BYU students how to communicate through dance.

Out of the Blue

On-Court Reunion

For Jimmer Fredette, Charles Abouo, and Brandon Davies, it was like 2011 all over again on the court.

Out of the Blue

Last Laughs

The original 10 cast members film the kick-off for season nine in NYC with SNL star Kenan Thompson.

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