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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. 

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September 18, 2020
Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Estela Marquez of BYU Multicultural Student Services.
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September 14, 2020
Roughly 120 local first responders were assisted in completing their basic estate planning documents, free of charge, as BYU Law sponsored it’s second Wills for Heroes project last week.


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August 27, 2020
In his general session address, President Kevin J Worthen encouraged faculty and staff to continue to push forward through the circumstances brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. 
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May 13, 2020
“Sew Your True Colors” campaign to benefit frontline health care workers
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April 29, 2020
BYU employees across campus have worked behind the scenes in heroic ways to keep the university functioning in the face of a global pandemic. We asked our employees to nominate coworkers who have become "Unsung Heroes" during this time. Here are some of them.
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April 23, 2020
Janice Kapp Perry is well known for her inspirational and religious songs, many of which are featured in the LDS hymnbook and children’s songbook
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April 20, 2020
With much of the world’s economy shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many graduating students feel anxious about how to navigate a potential economic crisis. In an effort to connect former and current students, Marriott School of Business Dean Brigitte Madrian encouraged alumni to share words of counsel and encouragement by commenting on a LinkedIn post.
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April 19, 2020
New graduate Matt Fife's path of public service follows the footsteps of many BYU Law grads before him.
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April 08, 2020
The Goldwater Scholarship gives up to $7,500 to students who intend to pursue research careers in the fields of the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics.
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March 23, 2020
Global supply chain major and social media student employee Summer Herlevi pairs work and classroom learning to polish BYU's Instagram account.
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March 10, 2020
Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Steven M. Sandberg, BYU General Counsel and assistant to the President.
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March 03, 2020
BYU student Jonah Hoskins sang his way into $20,000 and a winner of the 2020 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions this weekend, one of the most prestigious opera competitions for young adults.
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February 12, 2020
Everyone knows the Academy Awards honor the best films, actors and filmmakers in the industry. It also highlights people who work behind the scenes, such as editors, artists or camera operators. This past weekend, a BYU grad was part of a team whose film garnered a coveted Oscar award.
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November 20, 2019
Senior soccer stars Lizzy Braby and Rachel Lyman have played a major role in dozens of wins over their BYU career. But their biggest win to date came thousands of miles away as part of BYU's Rheumatic Relief program.
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October 30, 2019
Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Cheri Koford, Museum of Art Store Manager.
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October 06, 2019
Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Brigitte Madrian, Dean of the Marriott School of Business.
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September 29, 2019
Get to know BYU Broadcasting managing director Michael Dunn.
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August 05, 2019
Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Pam Musil, associate chair of the dance department.
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