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Sara Smith Atwood

Research

Blessed Are the Peacemakers

BYU experts offer research-based and gospel-backed ways to create peace and disagree with each other better.

Sports

Mind Game

How do you come back after a fall during a race? Rooks has an answer for that.

Tailey Rowley, national collegiate disc golf champion, prepares for a toss in the rain

Campus

Learning Curve

Tailey Rowley was named the national collegiate disc golf champion—just a year and a half after picking up the sport.

Sports

This Is Big

BYU has finally found its place—decades in the making—in big-time collegiate athletics. 

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