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Ensign College

Returned Missionaries Develop Business Savvy at LDS Business College

How a two-year education prepares two energetic, personable young men for next phase of life.

Humanitarian

Disabled Women Designers Event Honors Graduates and Showcases Talents

The theme of this event was “The Other Side of Me,” and was held not only to honor the disabled graduates, but to showcase the skills and talents they have developed despite their disabilities.

Ensign College

Caring for the One

LDS Business College recently drew national attention for its effectiveness in mentoring at-risk students. The institution received two of the eight awards given as a Model of Efficiency.

BYU-Idaho

Fine Arts Student Embraces Life to Its Fullest

“My art scholarship pushed me to always do my best work,” said Erica Rascon (Houston, Texas). “We can have incredible experiences if we show the initiative. Through just living, learning and experiencing, I have made amazing discoveries about myself. I now have a better feel for how I can make my greatest contributions to the world.”

BYU-Idaho

Pathway to open 100th domestic site in Rexburg

Pathway's 100th domestic site will open in Rexburg this April.

Humanitarian

Mormon Representatives Discuss Church Humanitarian Efforts at the United Nations

Representatives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints addressed the role of the Church’s global humanitarian outreach efforts at a meeting at the United Nations in New York City on 27 February 2014. The gathering was part of the Focus on Faith series of the Nongovernmental Organizations (NGO) Relations and Advocacy Section of the U.N.’s Department of Public Information (DPI).

Humanitarian|Emergency Response

Mormon Volunteers Building Homes for Typhoon Haiyan Victims

Several months after a devastating typhoon struck the Philippines, relief efforts by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) continue in some of the hardest hit areas of the country. 

BYU

Finding a Target for Tumor Suppression

Brigham Young University scientists recently stumbled onto a potential tumor suppressor with an especially ominous name: Programmed Cell Death Protein 5 (aka PDCD5). What they found opens a new avenue for cancer researchers. See why their research paper stands out.

Humanitarian|Clean Water

Mormons Bring Fresh Water to Fiji Village

"The daily 200-metre walk to fetch water will now be over for residents of Vacunimata after a new 10,000-litre water tank was installed in the settlement," reports the Fiji Times this week.

Humanitarian|Wheelchairs

March 1 is International Wheelchair Day

March 1 is International Wheelchair Day. One of the global initiatives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is Wheelchair Training and Distribution. LDS Charities, the social arm of the Church has been engaged in wheelchair distribution for 10 years.

Humanitarian|Maternal & Newborn Care

Helping Babies Breathe

It's a much-needed approach to saving newborn babies - two volunteer physicians and a registered nurse journey from the United States to Bandung, Indonesia, to train 20 local physicians in newborn resuscitation. But what difference can they possibly make when an overwhelming 900,000 babies die each year because they can’t breathe at birth? The difference comes when three trainers train 20 who in turn train 600 more.

BYU

An Act of Generosity Changed Their Family Forever

“Knowing this family, hearing their story, and seeing the joy that they freely shared turned on a light for us,” says Roy. “This example of anonymous kindness inspired us to regularly give in a similar fashion. Giving to others has been fun for us and a blessing for our family.”

BYU|BYU Athletics

Erica Owens: Keeping Goals on and off the Soccer Field

Owens is especially grateful to the Lunds for making her dream a reality. “If it weren’t for them I wouldn’t be where I am now. They are inspiring to me. I’ve been the recipient of their generosity, and I want to do that for other people. I want to give back to BYU.”

Humanitarian|Emergency Response

Mormons Mobilise after Devastating Cyclone Hits Tonga

14 JANUARY 2014 — NUKU'ALOFA, TONGA. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is rushing emergency supplies from Tongatapu to the island group of Ha’apai following the weekend’s devastating cyclone.

BYU|College of Fine Arts and Communications

Students Learn the Art and Skill of Collaboration

For student Vanessa Burnett and graduate Kelsie Moore, the Laycock Center for Creative Collaboration in the College of Fine Arts and Communications has proven to be a “sacred gift.”