Winter 2021 Issue

Features

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Slam Dunk

With boundless enthusiasm, Coach Pope is quickly—and not quietly—making his presence known.

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How to Win @ Online Learning

Love it or loathe it, online learning is here to stay. See how BYU experts are navigating the new currents of edtech.

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Symbiotic Pathways to Truth

Choose faith until you better understand science—or until science can provide better explanations.

Insight

Departments

Family Focus

Seeing Differences

Beginning with their own example, parents can teach their children to be loving and inclusive.

First Person

Best Ward Ever

Grads recall inspiring church leaders, meetings, and activities.

The Y Report

The Y Report

Miscellaneous Glory

Alien planets? UFOs? Photographer Daniel George's latest work features something more mundane: the Utah Jell-O salad.

The Y Report

The Miracle of People

BYU alumna Hannah Larson shares the light of others on her Instagram account @HumansofBYU.

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Perfectly Odd

BYU professor Pace Nielsen is on a mission to solve a centuries-old math problem: the odd perfect number.

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Charity Never Waiteth

Jesse and Amanda Knight lived lives of service and made significant financial contributions to BYU.

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Space Selfies

This NASA-sponsored “selfie space cam” cheaply and safely monitors the condition of spacecraft.

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Record Highs in Provo

Provo temps hit record highs last summer, and Sept. 5 was the latest date on the calendar ever to reach 100 degrees.

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Heritage Walls

Created with input from a Native American advisor, a BYU mural displays an interaction between pioneers and the Lakota.

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Three BYU Masks

See how campus mask requirements inspired these BYU groups to get creative.

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On the Front Lines

BYU student nurses stepped up to carry out voluntary COVID-19 testing on campus.

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

Lights, Camera

The show must go on: performing arts at BYU responded to COVID-19 restrictions with face masks and online performances.

Out of the Blue

Here Be Dragons

To map the history of the colorful dragonfly, the NSF granted $2.3 million to a BYU life-sciences research team.

Web Only

Web Only

Heritage Halls Murals

Heritage Halls murals at BYU tell the stories of early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

True Blue

Winter Inversion

This entry to the 1969 Winter Carnival snow sculpture challenge elicited smiles from campus passersby.

True Blue

Return of the Ring

After five decades and a little detective work, a class ring found its way back to Eric Paul.

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Family Photo

With adult children, coordinating a photo shoot should be easy, right?

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Owed to the Fallen

This grad’s goal is to tell the stories of 400,000-plus fallen servicemen and women.

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Crispy Treats

Alumni crafted BYU-themed rice crispy treats.

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Glassworks

Mark Bigelow found a new light in his life (literally) when he began making stained glass art and sculptures.

True Blue

Slow Food

Food blogger Leigh Anne Wilkes has a secret weapon: the slow cooker. Check out two of her standby recipes.