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Lisa K. Nielson

Turning Trash Into Treasure


Dumpsters, Dirt, and Dough

Yes, you can start out dumpster diving and end up CEO of a company with more than $1 million in sales.

BYU Soccer Player


Kicking off a New Era

Say hello to the future of BYU sports—football independence, a new conference, and more chances to cheer on the Cougars.


Saving Sam

It takes a second for the shock to register on everyone’s faces. Reggie is dead.


A $10M Boost to Global Engineering and Technology

David and Rachel Weidman's gift helps engineers like the student team that's designing prosthetics for amputees abroad.

Game On, Girls
Spring 2011
Girls’ mental and emotional health improves when they play video games with their parents.
A Lange Look at Mormons
Spring 2011
Photographer Dorothea Lange’s interest became part of her photo essay of rural Mormon life.
Gifts of the Harvest
Winter 2011
As they share the fruit of their labor, members of the Knight Society create a legacy of giving.
Family: Isn’t It About…Art?
Winter 2011
BYU Artist is inspired by her family. Laura Barlow is rewarded for recognizing the family itself, is a work of art.
Here He Comes
Winter 2011
With a trophy to prove it, Eliot Wood is the new Mr. BYU–a title vied for in one of BYU’s newest Homecoming traditions.
Flu Fighters
Winter 2011
Professor David Busath and student Doug R. Bretzing are part of a team that is cornering the influenza virus.