Todd R. Michaelis
Raising the Career Bar
BYU alum is the new president of Gymboree, an international chain of children’s clothing and accessories stores.
Finals Survival Kits: A Spell of Relief
Finals Survival Kits can brighten students’ stressful days at the end of a semester.
Bringing the Y Back to You
Through affinity chapters, groups like the Young Ambassadors can continue friendships and serve BYU.
Alum Christian Jensen’s Oscar-nominated White Earth explores themes of innocence, home, and the American dream.
Alumni grants have had a significant impact on BYU students.
Larry Macfarlane does family history work—by painting others' childhoods.
Once destined to be a seminary teacher, Timothy A. Morris changed career tracks to become a conductor.
This alum came up with an ingenious solution to bring electricity to a remote Dominican Republic village.
Tom V. Huynh met the missionaries in a refugee camp. He's since served a mission, graduated and is on the Town Council.
At age 50, he began looking for a new challenge and applied to compete on the History Channel’s Top Shot.
Photographs captured depicting the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Jacob Jones, Stuart Maxfield, and Aaron Anderson rock out in the Provo band Fictionist signed by Atlantic Records.
This alum trains assistance dogs to help identify the onset of hypoglycemia in insulin-dependent diabetics.
Best friends and former roommates were surprised when all three started their families with twin boys.
BYU alum is an expert when it comes to baking with whole wheat, having made over 6200 loaves of bread.
BYU has been building some incredible technology including a gentler dental drill and a portable chemical analyzer.
The trumpet has been Jack Tueller’s lifelong companion.
Even after 2 tours in Iraq and 1,200 flight hours, Marine helicopter pilot Deborah Turley hasn’t had her fill of flying.
Alumni find themselves on the front line of service.
A major force on BYU's offensive line, Jake Kuresa went on to play arena football for the Utah Blaze.
BYU alum found Sattler Clothing, an eco-friendly clothing company that provides internships to students in Cape Verde.
David Grant has made a career of customizing and restoring automobiles.
Lon Gibby’s innovative spirit and creative drive have propelled him through a varied career in media.
Alumni volunteer on campus in many ways, including being mentors to students.
A short film he created by a BYU senior landed a spot at Sundance Film Festival.
Gardening expert Larry Sagers cultivates green thumbs.
This alum has traveled the world and conducted more than 2,000 interviews for television.
Tracey and Larry Long build the spirit of the Y in Las Vegas.
Alumni Career Placement helps potential employees and employers find each other.
An interest in public relations led Peter Carr to government service.
An alum has come to understand the forces behind immigration, one person at a time.
Philip Low has discovered a way to target cancer treatments directly to cancer cells.
Dutch oven champs David and Scott Clawson made Philly cheese steak rolls as part of their winning meal.
Chapters of the Alumni Association sponsor various activities to keep alumni involved.
After 15 years of hiking around Timpanogos with a camera, Willie Holdman has stunning photos to show for it.
For seven consecutive years the Chattanooga chapter has raised funds for student scholarships.
With a successful animation career, Eric Hochhalter wants to stay connected to BYU animation faculty.
A simple device that analyzes wireless networks for interference has become big business for a BYU inventor.
Two alumni research and shed light on the war in the Pacific.
When Dr. Steven Edgley advises his stroke rehabilitation patients, he can speak from experience.
These alumni started a chapter in Alaska.
For Michael McPheters, 30 years as an FBI agent were not enough to exhaust an interest in investigation.
Parkinson and Dean, both grads of BYU’s industrial design program, now apply their artistic sensibilities to car design.
This couple says being chapter chairs is a rewarding way to give back to BYU.
In 2004 this BYU athlete was the first American to win the overall Europa Cup title.
Chelsea Stenson Rippy decided to start her own clothing company.
Career quests get a boost online.
50 years later class of 1955 student body president strikes a familiar pose.
Titze lifelong love of voice now underpins his research, which includes voice disorders and computer-simulated voice.
The new president of the Emeriti Alumni Association wants to raise awareness of the association's value.
John D. McDowell, ’70, has crossed paths with the infamous outlaw Jesse James.
Despite being born with spina bifida, J. Ryan Moody has not let the congenital defect intrude on his passion for music.
Volleyballer Dylann Duncan Ceriani has been induced into CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame.
Scott and Addison return to their roots.
Gormley, founder of Zephyr Graf-X, makers of hats and sports apparel, wears a hat a minimum of 70 hours a week.
The BYU Emeriti Alumni Association honored 10 individuals Feb. 28 at its annual awards luncheon.
Lawler and Stilson combine forces to start a new women’s talk show.
Douglas Smoot helps save Brigham Young Academy.
Once a BYU football player, this alum returns after playing for the 49ers.
Aspen Grove offers family-focused retreats year-round.
Ten people recently received emeriti awards from the BYU Emeriti Alumni Association.
A team of BYU students chose "Peak Performance" as the theme for the 2003 District VII ASAP.
The McIlroys served as chapter chairs for more than seven years, but now the mantle has passed to the Poulsen's.
Aaron D. Gilchrist helped to design and test the Mars Odyssey, which now orbits Mars.
BYU Alum works for Ford designing future cars.
Discover some of the advantages of active membership in B.Y.U. Alumni Association.
The Petersons head one of the most successful chapters in the country in terms of donations to the BYU Annual Fund.
Meet Sea Launch mission director, alum Stephen M. Thelin.
Although a nurse by training, Mary Ellen Edmunds is a missionary by practice.
Ever since he was four years old, Alum Ellis has had a fascination with birds.
Trent D. Stephens researches thalidomide, which causes deformities in some 10,000 children in 46 countries.
Joseph FireCrow caught national attention when he was nominated for the 2001 Grammy Awards.
According to Fought, a great course requires more than good grass and appeal.
The sweetness of a victory 20 years ago was rejuvenated at a Homecoming 2000 reunion.