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BYU seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character. The true value of an education should be measured by who we become, not just how much we know. Etched in stone at the western entrance to campus are the words, “Enter to learn; go forth to serve.” Here are stories of people who make a difference in a world we wish to improve. 

Title IX Coordinator and Victim Advocate

Tiffany Turley, the university’s Title IX coordinator, and Lisa M. Leavitt, BYU's victim advocate, discuss their new roles and how BYU can best assist and support its students.  

Liz Darger

The NCAA recently invited universities, faith-based organizations and LGBTQ affiliations to find common ground in college sports and higher ed. BYU Associate Athletic Director Liz Darger shared her experience attending the forum. 

The Worthen Family Grandchildren

Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them a few simple questions about their work, interests and life. Today we meet Peggy Worthen, wife of BYU President Kevin J Worthen. 

Head Football Coach Kalani Sitake

Coach Sitake was honored as the Communicator of the Year at the 29th Golden Spike Awards following his inaugural season at the helm of BYU Football. He dedicated his award to his former coach and mentor, LaVell Edwards.

Rebecca de Schweinitz with American Girl Doll

BYU's Rebecca de Schweinitz has studied children and youth in the Civil Rights Movement for years. Her recent work with American Girl aims to empower young people and gives parents some important, timely talking points.

Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them a few simple questions about their work, interests and life. 

A group of 18 industrial design students took on the challenge of building bar stools in a new way.

Bonnie St. John, the first African-American winter Olympic medalist, shared personal stories at Tuesday's forum inspiring students to be optimistic, inclusive and prepared for courageous leadership opportunities. 

Elijah Pratt and Louisa Patoni-Rees

Four BYU Law students and their professor used a semester break break to volunteer at a detention center in Texas for women and children fleeing violence in their home country and seeking asylum in the United States.

Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them a few simple questions about their work, interests and life. Today we meet Bryce Bunting, Associate Director of First-Year Mentoring.