BYU Athletics surprises military family with soldier’s early arrival

The BYU vs Boise State football game on Sept. 12 gave BYU more than just a win. It brought a deployed soldier home to her family.

Between the first and second quarters of the high-energy game, a family was taken out onto the football field in front of a crowd of 63,470 people. The stadium, ...

Weber Shandwick executives identify 7 PR trends

Weber Shandwick is a global PR agency.

Weber Shandwick is a global PR agency.

Identifying industry trends are essential for PR professionals to succeed in their positions. Sarah Clayton, executive vice president, and Jani Crawley, senior account executive, from Weber Shandwick spoke to BYU PR students about industry trends on Nov. 18.

These two professionals shared ...

How NASA newsjacked the opening weekend of ‘The Martian’

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope takes close up of planet Mars. Photo courtesy of NASA.

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope took this close-up photo of planet Mars. (Photo courtesy of NASA)

The buzz around human missions to Mars has been around for decades, but Hollywood’s latest depiction of the red planet, “The Martian,” renewed interest in making the missions a reality.

The $55 million opening weekend movie features astronaut Mark Watney who is left ...