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Fighting rheumatic heart disease together in Samoa

Our students and faculty partner with local health teams to help screen thousands of children each year—saving lives in a spirit of love.
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Learning excellence in veteran care from war heroes

BYU students adopted the national Honor Flight program—and 17 war heroes—to better train students in veteran care.
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Saving newborns and COVID victims, one breath at a time

Thanks to a low-cost ventilation machine developed at BYU, infants in developing countries and other patients in need can keep breathing.
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Restoring scorched landscapes with native, fire-resistant plants

To combat worldwide wildfires, our researchers and student teams are fighting back with revolutionary seed coating technology.
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Documenting an indigenous language in the rainforests of Ecuador

Student teams travel to South America to learn Quichua and document the language’s nuances with the help of native speakers.
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Giving back to host communities at football tailgates

Partnering with local communities to meet local needs is how our alumni show their love for all God’s children and live out our faith.
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Teaching conversational skills to children with autism

During a crucial time for brain development, children with autism are learning how to hold conversations with the help of animated characters.
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Honoring speakers of endangered languages with tintype photography

A student and professor team traveled the West to capture images and honor the last known speakers of deep-rooted languages.
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Making Alzheimer’s diagnostic tools accessible to Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

BYU teams of native scientists are collecting essential data and ensuring that Alzheimer’s diagnostic tools, and hope, are within reach.
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Putting independence back within reach

BYU students and Prótesis Imbabura work to make more affordable prosthetics for people in Ecuador.
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Studying sand to bridge the gap between Earth and space

By analyzing sand dunes on Earth, a BYU professor and her team are making groundbreaking discoveries about Saturn’s moons and God’s heavenly creations.
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Letting their light shine on and off campus

As we partner with our students to benefit the world, we are inspired by their goodness, their work ethic, and their ability to uplift those around them.
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We believe a world yearning for hope and joy needs the graduates of Brigham Young University (BYU). As disciples of Jesus Christ, BYU graduates are motivated by love for God and His children. BYU graduates are directed by living prophets and prepared to serve, lift, and lead. This preparation demands a unique university model: at BYU, belief enhances inquiry, study amplifies faith, and revelation leads to deeper understanding. At BYU, helping students to develop their full divine potential is central to both our teaching and our scholarship. As the flagship higher education institution of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU strives to emit a unique light for the benefit of the world—a light that will enable BYU to be counted among the exceptional universities in the world and an essential example for the world.
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