• New land speed record

    An electric car built by BYU engineering students has once again set a world land speed record, this time exceeding 200 mph and besting the previous mark by nearly 50 mph. See just how fast it went.

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    Generation Y!

    The Detroit Lions' Ziggy Ansah joins a NASA fellow, a rock star, an Olympian, and other notable BYU alumni and students in a new commercial set to run during nationally televised athletic events. Have a look.

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    BYU holds on to its high rankings

    The latest rankings slot BYU at No. 62 among roughly 300 "national universities"—matching BYU's highest ranking in this category to date. BYU is also ranked No. 6 for graduates with the least debt and No. 14 among best value schools. More U.S.News & World Report rankings.

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Why parents shouldn’t play favorites

Before you revive the debate about which sibling in your family is the favorite, you’ll want to know what the latest research shows about favoritism and drug use.

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Play what the smart kids play

Joining an extra-curricular team or club with members that get good grades can double a high school student’s odds of going to college, according to BYU sociologist Lance Erickson. Learn why.