Karen Bybee (BA ’81) graduated from BYU in communications. She worked in two congressional offices before helping organize international sporting events—including eight Olympic Games and four FIFA World Cups.
It’s no coincidence that Brigham Young University released “The Tessera” on Kid Inventors’ Day. The game, which teaches the logic behind coding, aims to inspire a new generation of coders through a storyline where players, with help from the ghosts of some of history’s best minds, defeat the villainous “S.”
Justin Timberlake sang it for a Haiti earthquake-relief fundraiser. Pentatonix put it on their Christmas album. Red Sox fans listened to it at the first game after the Boston Marathon bombing. Makes sense: the song’s called “Hallelujah,” after all.
You do it. Your mom, dad, siblings and friends probably do too. World leaders and entertainers do it — though some better than others. Your friend did it on her vacation last week and you gave her a thumbs-up. But why? In a late-night text chain, a cohort of BYU communications master’s students, entrenched in […]
The College of Fine Arts and Communications and the College of Engineering teamed up to develop an alternate reality game. Tessera: Light in the Dark will be released in January after over a year of development by professors and students at BYU. Tessera: Light in the Dark is an interactive game about a mysterious collective […]
To all the never-saw-that-comings of the 2016 American presidential campaign add this: the reporter who said it was never going to happen just got a nice, fancy new job because it did.
BYU’s PRSSA chapter served up the fourth Teahan award for the university this year, ending a four-year drought of coming home empty-handed. “The award that we won is probably the most prestigious of awards in PRSSA,” said Jeremy Stanford, BYU’s PRSSA VP of Awards. “There’s about a dozen of these awards and they’re at the […]
How do you show brands you’re grateful for them? If you’re Cat DeLong and Micah Wilkes, creative directors for the Brigham Young University AdLab, a student-run, professionally-mentored ad agency, you spend November producing creative for 30 brands. Their project, Brandsgiving, is simple: Pick 30 brands you love, then each day randomly select one and spend […]
BYU’s Homecoming weekend brought alumni, students and faculty together to celebrate BYU, mentor students and learn more about the programs available in the School of Communications. Former broadcast journalism student and BYU football player, Vai Sikahema, spoke during a luncheon for the Raymond E. and Ida Lee Beckham Lecture Series. Vai is a former NFL […]
Sam Wilder is a News Media student in the School of Communications who has recently received local and national media attention for his film skills. Sam co-directed and produced the most recent JamestheMormon video, “Tellin’ You Y”. The music video included football players, coaches, BYU cheerleaders, the Cougarettes and many BYU fans. The video was […]