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First Day of Spring Classes

University Events - Sat, 04/25/2015 - 00:15

Apr 28

Devotional - Mike Middleton, Cougar Club Executive Director

University Devotionals and Forums - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

May 26 - 11:05 AM

Mike Middleton, Executive Director of Cougar Club, will deliver the devotional address.

Middleton's remarks will be broadcast live on BYUtv, BYUtv.org (and archived for on-demand streaming), KBYU-TV 11, Classical 89 FM, BYU Radio, and will be archived on speeches.byu.edu.

Middleton has been the Cougar Club Executive Director since 1998, and is currently the Assistant Athletic Director

He is originally from Centerville, Utah, and was valedictorian at Viewmont High School in Bountiful. He earned a BA degree and graduated Summa Cum Laude at BYU, and then went on to earn a master's degree in Communications from BYU.

Prior to BYU, Middleton was a Public Speaking Instructor and Script Writer, worked at both BYU Communications Dept. and Bonneville Communications.

Devotional - Diane Strong-Krause, TESOL Associate Teaching Professor

University Devotionals and Forums - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Jun 2 - 11:05 AM

Diane Strong-Krause, BYU associate teaching professor of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) will deliver the devotional address.

Strong-Krause's remarks will be broadcast live on BYUtv, BYUtv.org (and archived for on-demand streaming), KBYU-TV 11, Classical 89 FM, BYU Radio, and will be archived on speeches.byu.edu.

Strong-Krause specializes in language assessment. She teaches courses on the introduction to the English language, language testing, methodology in TESOL, and advanced academic ESL courses for matriculated international students.

Devotional - Jeff Hill, Associate Professor of Family Life

University Devotionals and Forums - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Jun 9 - 11:05 AM

Jeffrey Hill, BYU associate professor of Family Life, will deliver the devotional address.

Hill's remarks will be broadcast live on BYUtv, BYUtv.org (and archived for on-demand streaming), KBYU-TV 11, Classical 89 FM, BYU Radio, and will be archived on speeches.byu.edu.

E. Jeffrey Hill, PhD, is associate professor in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University. His research examines finding harmony between paid work and family life. Hill graduated from the BYU Marriott School of Management in Organizational Behavior then received a PhD in Family and Human Development from Utah State. Before coming to work as a professor at BYU he was a work and family subject matter expert at IBM where he pioneered many flexible work options including paternity leave, professional part-time employment, and telecommuting. Hill recently developed and analyzed the 2010 IBM Global Work and Life Issues survey with more than 21,000 respondents from 78 countries. He was also the primary investigator of the 2012 Singapore National Study of Work-Life Harmony. Hill has published more than 70 scholarly articles and book chapters.

Devotional - Sondra Heaston, Associate Teaching Professor of Nursing

University Devotionals and Forums - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Jun 23 - 11:05 AM

Sondra Heaston, BYU associate teaching professor of nursing, will deliver the devotional address.

Hernandez's remarks will be broadcast live on BYUtv, BYUtv.org (and archived for on-demand streaming), KBYU-TV 11, Classical 89 FM, BYU Radio, and will be archived on speeches.byu.edu.

Devotional - Mark Colton, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

University Devotionals and Forums - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Jun 23 - 11:05 AM

Mark Colton, BYU associate professor of Mechanical Engineering, will deliver the devotional address.

Colton's remarks will be broadcast live on BYUtv, BYUtv.org (and archived for on-demand streaming), KBYU-TV 11, Classical 89 FM, BYU Radio, and will be archived on speeches.byu.edu.

Colton received his PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of Utah, with an emphasis on haptic interfaces. While completing his PhD, he served as a Visiting Instructor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Brigham Young University. Colton previously received an MS degree from the University of Utah while working for the Center for Engineering Design on the design and control of neuro-prosthetic arms. He has worked for Sarcos, Inc. on various research and entertainment robotics projects. His current research interests include haptic interfaces and socially assistive robotics.

Devotional - Jennifer Paustenbaugh, University Librarian

University Devotionals and Forums - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Jul 7 - 11:05 AM

Jennifer Paustenbaugh, University Librarian, will deliver the devotional address.

Paustenbaugh's remarks will be broadcast live on BYUtv, BYUtv.org (and archived for on-demand streaming), KBYU-TV 11, Classical 89 FM, BYU Radio, and will be archived on speeches.byu.edu.

Paustenbaugh came to BYU in 2013 from Oklahoma State University where she was associate dean of libraries for planning and assessment. She attended Indiana University where she received her bachelor's degree in political science, a master's of library science degree, a master's degree in East European area studies and a doctorate in information science.

She joined the faculty at Oklahoma State University in 1990, becoming director of library development and outreach in 1995. In 2000 she was appointed the head of special collections and university archives. She has also served as executive director of women’s archives and as the Puterbaugh Foundation Professor of Library Service.

Devotional - Barry Willardson, Professor of Chemistry

University Devotionals and Forums - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Jul 14 - 11:05 AM

Barry Willardson, BYU professor of chemistry, will deliver the devotional address.

Willardson's remarks will be broadcast live on BYUtv, BYUtv.org (and archived for on-demand streaming), KBYU-TV 11, Classical 89 FM, BYU Radio, and will be archived on speeches.byu.edu.

Willardson received a BA from BYU in 1984, and then went on to get his PhD from Purdue University in 1990. Following that, he did a Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of California, Los Alamos National Lab from 1990-92, and then was a staff scientist in that same lab until he came to BYU.

Willardson's research primarily focuses on Mechanisms of Assembly of Signaling Complexes. His lab lab studies the role of molecular chaperones in assisting the folding and assembly of protein complexes involved in cell signaling.

Devotional - Jani Radebaugh, Associate Professor of Geology

University Devotionals and Forums - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Jul 28 - 11:05 AM

Jani Radebaugh, BYU associate professor of geology, will deliver the devotional address.

Radebaugh's remarks will be broadcast live on BYUtv, BYUtv.org (and archived for on-demand streaming), KBYU-TV 11, Classical 89 FM, BYU Radio, and will be archived on speeches.byu.edu.

Aa planetary scientist, Radebaugh primarily works on Earth and other planets throughout the solar system. Her research focuses primarily on three planetary satellites: Saturn's moon Titan, Jupiter's moon Io, and Earth's Moon.

Devotional - Claudine Bigelow, Head of Viola Studies and Chamber Music Coordinator

University Devotionals and Forums - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Aug 4 - 11:05 AM

Claudine Bigelow, BYU head of viola studies and chamber music coordinator, will deliver the devotional address.

Bigelow's remarks will be broadcast live on BYUtv, BYUtv.org (and archived for on-demand streaming), KBYU-TV 11, Classical 89 FM, BYU Radio, and will be archived on speeches.byu.edu.

Claudine Bigelow is head of viola studies and chamber music coordinator at the Brigham Young University School of Music located in Provo, Utah in the United States. She has performed in Europe, the US and New Zealand, and continues to be an active recitalist. As a soloist and chamber musician she can be heard on the Tantara label. She has been privileged to collaborate with Manahem Pressler, Orli Shaham, Ralph Matson, Paul Katz, Brant Bayless, the Fry Street and Avalon String Quartets.

Bigelow has played with the viola sections of the National and Utah Symphonies, Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra, National Chamber Orchestra and at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D. C. Every summer she performs with the Grand Teton Music Festival. Her varied performances have been broadcast on radio and television including PBS, NPR’s “Performance Today,” and KBYU-FM and KBYU-TV. Her studio recording work for television and film has been affiliated with LA East and LDS Motion Picture Studios.

In 2012, Bigelow was chosen to be a Fulbright Senior Scholar, where she served as artist-in-residence at the Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music in Wellington.

Students from the studio have found success in playing in sections of major symphony orchestras, have been featured on radio programs such as NPR’s From the Top, and won opportunities to solo with orchestra, including the Utah Symphony.

Bigelow has given presentations on BYU’s Primrose International Viola Archive (PIVA) around the globe. In May 2005, she was the host chair for the Primrose Competition and Festival and in 2008 served as the jury chair. She served on the executive board of the American Viola Society for seven years and has also been president of the Utah Chapter. Claudine coordinates the annual Primrose Memorial Concert.

Her articles have appeared in The Strad, Journal of the American Viola Society, American String Teacher and Strings Magazine. Her scholarship has focused on William Primrose, PIVA and viola-cello duos.

Bigelow received her DMA from the University of Maryland, College Park, her MM and BM from Brigham Young University. Her teachers have included Daniel Foster, Michael Tree and David Dalton. At the University of Maryland she participated in an intensive chamber music program coached by the Guarneri String Quartet.

Softball vs. San Diego

University Events - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Apr 24 - 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Game one of three against San Diego

Softball vs. San Diego

University Events - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Apr 24 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Game two of three against San Diego

Men's Golf at Ping Cougar Classic

University Events - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Apr 25

Track at Robison Invitational

University Events - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Apr 25

Softball vs. San Diego

University Events - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Apr 25 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Game three of three against San Diego

BYU Tunnel Singing

University Events - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Apr 26 - 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Gather with students every Sunday evening to sing hymns in the tunnel just south of the Marriott Center. Bring your friends and come sing with us! We invite you to bring a hymnbook, download the LDS Music app, or borrow one of our hymnbooks. BYU Tunnel Singing is a BYU tradition since 1992. 

Spanish Tunnel Singing: 9:15–10 p.m.

English Tunnel Singing, 10–11 p.m.

New Student Orientation: Spring Term

University Events - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Apr 27 - 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Welcome to all new BYU students joining campus in Spring Term 2015! This orientation will include a welcome meeting, campus tour, lunch, and optional academic advisement meetings.

BYU Women's Conference

University Events - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

Apr 30

BYU Women’s Conference is the largest two-day gathering of LDS women anywhere in the world. Over 200 presenters share their perspectives and insights on a variety of timely topics that are of interest and concern to women of all ages.

It is a time for you to develop friendships, hear uplifting messages, gain new insights, participate in service, strengthen your testimony, enjoy time with family and friends, and gather with women of faith.

The conference begins and ends each day with a general session in the Marriott Center. Between the two general sessions on Thursday and Friday, the classes expand across campus to 15 concurrent sessions each hour.

Other features of the conference include our daytime service projects, Thursday Evening of Service, Instant Choir, Sharing Stations, and the Thursday evening concert.

Register today online or by calling 1.877.221.6716.

BYU Women's Conference

University Events - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

May 1

BYU Women’s Conference is the largest two-day gathering of LDS women anywhere in the world. Over 200 presenters share their perspectives and insights on a variety of timely topics that are of interest and concern to women of all ages.

It is a time for you to develop friendships, hear uplifting messages, gain new insights, participate in service, strengthen your testimony, enjoy time with family and friends, and gather with women of faith.

The conference begins and ends each day with a general session in the Marriott Center. Between the two general sessions on Thursday and Friday, the classes expand across campus to 15 concurrent sessions each hour.

Other features of the conference include our daytime service projects, Thursday Evening of Service, Instant Choir, Sharing Stations, and the Thursday evening concert.

Register today online or by calling 1.877.221.6716.

Track at Idaho-Utah Borderclash

University Events - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:15

May 1

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