Fall 2019 Issue



China Connections

BYU colleges, in just about every BYU discipline, are finding ways to connect with China.


Beyond Compare

When we feel inclined to compare, we should remember that the race is against sin, not each other.


The Turkey Trot

A BYU professor wins the prize for name confusion.


A Bridge to China

A bond forged 40 years ago was renewed this year by BYU’s largest-ever performing tour.


Family Focus

Cultivating Self-Compassion

Speak to yourself in loving ways and talk about yourself with others as gently as you would speak about another person.

First Person

We Live in a Mobile Home

After their house is damaged by a fire, a family sifts through the ashes and learns that “home” is more than a building.

At The Y

At the Y

All the Intramural T-Shirts

Ultimately, it’s just cloth. But to those who played in the intramural program, the cotton trophy is so much more.

At the Y

Far-Out Findings

BYU and NASA are reaching deep into space with dust analyzers, rotorcrafts, and computer simulations.

At the Y

Q&A: Plan Your Pilgrimage

Hidden gems in the Holy Land from a Jerusalem Center–inspired BYU professor of ancient scripture.

At the Y

Squishy Service

BYU students teach elementary students how to combat obesity and live healthy lifestyles in fun, creative ways.

At the Y

Keeping Kiribati Afloat

A new professor is teaching her native language in the first university-level class ever offered for it.

At the Y

Scales and Talking Skills

Professors and students at BYU are working to help kids with autism learn social skills . . . through a fish.

At the Y

No Lawyer, No Problem

BYU law students create free tools to help people navigate the law and even the scales in areas such as evictions.

At the Y

Retiring a Tradition

A BYU tradition that stood for more than 100 years is being retired due to decreasing participation.

At the Y

Dunking Queen

Camdyn Roberts makes history by becoming the BYU dunk team’s first female member.

Alumni News

Alumni News

Steppe-ing Up in Mongolia

More than 200 people attended the BYU Management Society's two-day entrepreneurship conference.

Alumni News

A Wild Ride

Need a break from school or work? Follow in these two alums' footsteps and visit this beautiful landmark.

Alumni News

Astride the Great Divide

Two BYU Alumni use their science education to encourage wildlife preservation in the wilds of Glacier National Park.

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

Reach for the Rainbow

The Museum of Art at BYU doesn't just house beautiful works of art; it also provides free yoga sessions.

Out of the Blue

Model Campus

The Gordon B. Hinkley Alumni and Visitors Center now features a 9-by-12 foot model that re-creates 367 acres of campus.

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