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Students test water in the Dominican Republic

In response to President Kevin J Worthen’s 2016 University Conference address and the introduction of the inspiring learning initiative, Brigham Young University has created a new BYU Office of Experiential Learning.

Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them a few simple questions about their work, interests and life. Today we meet Chelita Pate,  Coordinator of International Study Programs.

BYU civil engineering students traveled to the Dominican Republic earlier this year to help the island nation's water agencies forecast possible flooding with more lead-time than is now available.

BYU Abroad Takeover Participants

BYU recently featured five students in five study abroad locations over five days in Instagram Story takeovers, garnering 1.6 million views.

Music is an important part of any culture. But for the Balinese people, gamelan (gah-meh-lahn) defines their culture. For them, gamelan is intramural soccer, temple worship, crazy concerts, movie nights and Taco Tuesday all rolled into one.

Study abroad programs aren't hard to come by at BYU, but some are found in the least likely places.

Flying from Moscow to Moscow isn’t your typical itinerary – but senior Elizabeth Nielsen did just that, traveling from her Idaho hometown to Russia’s illustrious capital, a city Nielsen has been itching to see ever since watching spy movies as a young girl.