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From Brazil to California: One Animator’s Path to Pixar

From Brazil to California: One Animator’s Path to Pixar

In Pixar Animation Studios’ 2017 blockbuster Coco, one of the characters sums up his path to musical stardom: “No one was going to hand me my future. It was up to me to reach for my dream, grab it tight, and make it come true.” Animation major André Alves may not be a...
Girls Code!

Girls Code!

During the second week of June, the Joseph Knight Building buzzed with the chatter of forty-one elementary-aged girls. These girls were the first campers to attend BYU’s pilot camp, Girls Code, a four-day coding camp for young girls. “In general, boys have a lot more...