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Margaret J. Sheffield


Fighting for Every Faith

A BYU alum is making the case for religious minorities.


A Nurse Abroad

A BYU grad has traveled the globe to teach better nursing practices to vulnerable populations.

Young women weave a mat out of plastic as part of a service project.


Just Serving

Elder Ballard gave a daunting task—implement a service website that could meet the needs of communities everywhere.


A Hand Up for Female Business Owners

Two entrepreneurs have built an app to help women grow home-based businesses.

Sustainable Solutions
Fall 2022
An alumna helps fellow mothers thrive in Guatemala.
Answering the Call
Fall 2022
An alum’s tireless legislative work is bringing hope and help to people in their darkest times.
A Musical Prayer
Fall 2022
On tour in Vienna, BYU's Chamber orchestra performs a moving concert for Ukrainian refugees.
Best of the Best
Fall 2022
Year after year a handful of BYU programs land at the top of the podium in national competitions.
Creating a No-Hunger Zone
Summer 2022
Business partners join forces to fight hunger in northern Utah County.
Going Forth: Y We Sing
Spring 2022
A Chinese couple has exported “the BYU way” of music performance to their homeland.
Seeing Human to Human
Spring 2022
An alumna in Houston has mustered the “Minivan Brigade” to provide relief for refugee families.
Going Forth: City of Storms
Winter 2022
Paul Solouki’s love of service powers him through heat and mess while he cleans up after New Orleans’s latest hurricane.
Going Forth: A Mile in Their Shoes
Winter 2022
An immigrant herself, Natalia Benjamin's Minnesota classroom is a safe haven for refugee and immigrant students.
Going Forth: Dear Divine Daughters
Winter 2022
These alumna sisters are teaching young girls about the women in the Bible in their book, Dear Divine Daughters.
Kids, Start Your Engines
Winter 2022
BYU Alumni and The Startup Academy have helped more than 300 teens start small businesses.