A series of BYU connections in Hollywood yields extraordinary opportunity
Killers frontman Brandon Flowers went to a personal friend, BYU alum and director of Napoleon Dynamite Jared Hess, to produce a music video to go with a new Christmas song. Hess pointed him to BYU, suggesting students could create it. See how they did.
Nanotechnology embedded in football helmets gives real-time results
Combining nanotechnology with foam, a BYU student has created a smart-foam that can be placed inside a football helmet to measure the impact of each hit. When compressed, the self-powered foam generates electrical signals that are transmitted wirelessly to a tablet or computer in the hands of a coach or trainer.Read More
Fourth year of competition produces a slew of great ideas
BYU's Student Innovator of the Year Competition brought out new ideas on rapid home construction, how to get a free lunch, and measuring concussions in football.Read More