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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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July 22, 2021
From swimming to volleyball to rugby, five athletes with BYU ties will compete and two coaches with BYU ties will be on the sidelines in this pandemic-delayed version of the Olympiad.
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July 20, 2021
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Lisa Valentine Clark, host of "The Lisa Show" on BYUradio.
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July 13, 2021
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Melissa F. Western, associate professor of accounting.
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July 07, 2021
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Bill Cope, BYU IT software architect.
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June 29, 2021
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Steve Smith, executive director of BYU's Student Development Services.
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June 23, 2021
Each year, BYU hosts a luncheon for members of the Knight Society – a group of donors who have named BYU in a deferred gift, such as a will or trust. This year, Advancement Vice President Keith Vorkink spoke to members of the Knight Society on what it means to be truly "special."
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June 22, 2021
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Traci Neilsen, associate physics professor
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June 17, 2021
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Landon Tooke, academic and professional development manager for the BYU Liberal Arts Advisement and Careers Center.
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June 10, 2021
Adia Cardona is a 10-year-old violinist who has exceptional skill for her age and determination to match it. The young Provo girl also has just one hand.
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June 07, 2021
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Steven Harper, professor of Church history and doctrine.
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June 04, 2021
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Wayne Martin, head of the BYU Flooring and Upholstery Shop.
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May 24, 2021
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Chris Crowe, professor of English.
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May 17, 2021
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Liz Darger, senior associate athletic director and senior woman administrator at BYU.
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May 10, 2021
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Rick Jellen, a professor of genetics and associate dean in the College of Life Sciences.
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May 03, 2021
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Niwako Yamawaki, a faculty member and an associate chair of the Department of Psychology.
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April 22, 2021
Roughly 12% of the 2021 class are first-gen grads; Pedro Torres is one of them.
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April 21, 2021
“I truly believe that people have this powerful opportunity to change the world.”
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April 21, 2021
Arjang “RJ” Abrarpour would not trade his unique BYU experience for anything.
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