Feed aggregator

Patriot Week

University Events - 10 hours 55 min ago

Nov 12

Celebrate our nation and some of the freedoms that we experience through a variety of events and activities happening throughout this week.

Women's volleyball at Portland

University Events - 10 hours 55 min ago

Nov 12 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Patriot Week

University Events - 10 hours 55 min ago

Nov 13

Celebrate our nation and some of the freedoms that we experience through a variety of events and activities happening throughout this week.

Date Night at Museum of Peoples and Cultures

University Events - 10 hours 55 min ago

Nov 13 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Looking to get out this Friday? Come join us for food and fun for two at the Museum of Peoples and Cultures!

Women's volleyball at Gonzaga

University Events - 10 hours 55 min ago

Nov 14 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

FHE at the Museum of Peoples and Cultures

University Events - 10 hours 55 min ago

Nov 16 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Come celebrate family night at BYU's Museum of Peoples and Cultures. The fun starts at 7:00 pm for families and 7:30 pm for YSA groups

Maker's Market

University Events - 10 hours 55 min ago

Nov 18 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Come shop for art, crafts, etc. all made by students! If you are interested in getting a booth to sell your wares, contact the Student Activities Board at studentactivitiesboard@byu.edu.

Women's volleyball vs. Santa Clara

University Events - 10 hours 55 min ago

Nov 19 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Women's volleyball vs. San Francisco

University Events - 10 hours 55 min ago

Nov 21 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ball Pit Social

University Events - 10 hours 55 min ago

Nov 23 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Come make new friends and make suggestions to improve campus!

Women's volleyball vs. Pepperdine

University Events - 10 hours 55 min ago

Nov 24 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Acoustic Explosion

University Events - 10 hours 55 min ago

Dec 2 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every month, the Student Activities Board hosts Acoustic Explosion- a concert featuring local student artists and groups. Come enjoy a night of amazing talent at a free show: join us for our next Acoustic Explosion! If you are interested at performing at an upcoming AE, send a demo to studentactivitiesboard@byu.edu

BYU's Got Talent Finale

University Events - 10 hours 55 min ago

Dec 9 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This is it! The best of the best! Come and support your friends and determine the winner of this year's BYU's Got Talent.

Devotional: Elder Ronald A. Rasband, Quorum of the Seventy

University Devotionals and Forums - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 00:15

Sep 15 - 11:05 AM

Elder Ronald A. Rasband, member of the Quorum of the Seventy, will deliver the devotional address.

Rasband'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.

Elder Ronald A. Rasband was called as the Senior President of the Quorums of the Seventy of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in April 2009. He has been serving as a member of the Presidency of the Seventy since 2005. Elder Rasband was named a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy in April 2000. He has served as a counselor in the Europe Central Area Presidency, president of the Utah Salt Lake City Area, and executive director of the Temple Department and has supervised the North America West, Northwest and three Utah areas.

Elder Rasband attended the University of Utah. In 1995 Utah Valley University awarded him an honorary doctorate of business and commerce. In 1976 he joined Huntsman Container Company as sales representative, and in 1987 he was appointed president and chief operating officer of Huntsman Chemical Corporation.

Elder Rasband has held numerous Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Eastern States Mission (1970–1972), Temple Square missionary guide, bishop, and member of the Church’s Sesquicentennial Committee. He presided over the New York New York North Mission from 1996 to 1999.

Forum: Baroness Emma Nicholson, Chairman of the AMAR International Charitable Foundation

University Devotionals and Forums - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 00:15

Sep 22 - 11:05 AM

Baroness Emma Nicholson of Winterbourne, Chairman of the AMAR International Charitable Foundation, will deliver the forum address.

Emma Nicholson is one of Britain’s best known politicians, famous not only for her formidable debating style but also her tireless charity and humanitarian work across the Middle East.

As the Chairman of the AMAR International Charitable Foundation, President of AMAR U.S. and British Prime Minister David Cameron’s official Trade Envoy to Iraq, Nicholson travels regularly to some of the world’s most hostile countries to promote and monitor AMAR's medical and educational work. She founded AMAR in response to Saddam Hussein’s systematic persecution and extermination of the Marsh Arabs, and it has now grown to become one of the leading charities in the region.

She was a member of the European Parliament for ten years, and served as Vice President of the EP’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Defense and Security Policy. Nicholson began her political life as a Member of the British Parliament in 1987, serving a constituency in the West of England for 10 years. Previously she had worked as a Director of Save the Children, and started life as a computer software developer and engineer.

Away from work, Emma’s great love is music. She trained at Britain’s Royal Academy of Music.

Devotional: Ed Eyestone, BYU Athletics

University Devotionals and Forums - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 00:15

Sep 29 - 11:05 AM

Ed Eyestone, BYU Director of Track and Field and Men's Cross Country Coach, will deliver the devotional address.

Eyestone'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.

Heading into his 16th season as the men’s cross country coach, two-time Olympian Ed Eyestone has established a team that is considered to be one of the elite programs in the nation. Since his arrival in 2000, the Cougars have won the Mountain West Conference Championship eight times and the West Coast conference Championship twice.

Eyestone, who was a 10-time All-American at BYU as an athlete, has guided his teams to greatness as the head coach. Beginning with a national ranking of 23rd in his first season, Eyestone's teams have been in the nation's top 20 every year but one since then, including 4th place finishes in 2011 and 2013.

Eyestone has coached his distance runners to 16 All-American citations in cross country and 50 All-American honors in track along with 5 individual and relay National Champions. He has been honored with the Conference Coach of the Year award seven times.

Prior to coming to BYU, Eyestone was a professional road racer for 15 years and competed for the United States in the marathon at the Seoul, Korea Olympics in 1988 and Barcelona, Spain Olympics in 1992 where he had served an LDS mission 10 years earlier. He wrote a monthly column for Runner’s World magazine from 1999-2012 and continues to work as a television commentator for the New York, Chicago and Los Angeles marathons. In 2008, he was the lead distance analyst for NBC’s coverage of the Beijing Olympics.

Devotional: Sterling Hilton, BYU McKay School of Education

University Devotionals and Forums - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 00:15

Oct 13 - 11:05 AM

Sterling Hilton, Department Chair of Educational Leadership and Foundations in the McKay School of Education, will deliver the devotional address.

Hilton'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.

Sterling Hilton is the department chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations in the McKay School of Education at BYU. Hilton earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from BYU as well as two master’s degrees: one in political science and one in statistics. Several years before earning a PhD in biostatistics from Johns Hopkins University, Hilton worked as a young intern at the U.S. Consulate in Bilbao, Spain, preparing for a career in the Foreign Service. However, his plans changed when he realized his desires and goals laid elsewhere.

Hilton joined BYU as a statistics professor in 1996 and in 2003 joined the McKay School of Education. He taught and served on the doctoral committee until he became the department chair in 2009. In addition to his current role as the department chair, he teaches and conducts research in quantitative design and analysis.

In addition to spending time with his family, Hilton is an avid runner and will rarely miss getting up early in the morning to jog or train for an occasional marathon.

Forum: Daphne Barak-Erez, Israeli Supreme Court Justice

University Devotionals and Forums - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 00:15

Oct 20 - 11:05 AM

Daphne Barak-Erez, Israeli Supreme Court Justice, will deliver the forum address.

Daphne Barak-Erez currently serves as a justice of the Supreme Court of Israel. She was born in the United States, but has lived in Israel since 1966.

Over the years, Barak-Erez has taught as visiting professor at various universities, including the University of Toronto, Columbia Law School and Stanford Law School. She also held various public positions, including as the chairperson of the Israeli Association of Public Law, a member of the Council of Higher Education in Israel and the President of the Israeli Law and Society Association. She is a member of the American Law Institute and the International Academy of Comparative Law.

Barak-Erez was awarded several prizes, including the Rector’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching (three times), the Zeltner Prize, the Heshin Prize, the Woman of the City Award (by the City of Tel-Aviv) and the Women in Law Award (by the Israeli Bar). She is the author and editor of several books and of many articles in Israel, England, Canada and the United States.

Devotional: Bishop Dean M. Davies, Presiding Bishopric

University Devotionals and Forums - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 00:15

Nov 3 - 11:05 AM

Bishop Dean M. Davies, Second Counselor in the Presiding Bishopric of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will give the devotional address.

Davies' 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.

Bishop Dean M. Davies was sustained as second counselor in the Presiding Bishopric of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on March 31, 2012.

Bishop Davies has been employed by the Church since July 1995 and has filled various assignments. Most recently he was managing director of the Special Projects Department, with responsibility for special-purpose real estate, temple design, and temple construction.

Previous to Church employment, Bishop Davies was employed by High Industries, Inc., of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and by Bechtel Investments, Inc., of San Francisco, California, where he specialized in the identification, acquisition, development and management of investment properties. He earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics at BYU and has completed advanced executive programs at Stanford and Northwestern Universities.

Bishop Davies has served the Church as a mission president, mission president’s counselor, stake president, stake president’s counselor, stake executive secretary, high councilor, in several bishoprics and as a full-time missionary in the Uruguay/Paraguay Mission.

Devotional: Leslee Thorne-Murphy, Associate Professor, English Department

University Devotionals and Forums - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 00:15

Nov 10 - 11:05 AM

Leslee Thorne-Murphy, Associate Professor in the English Department of the College of Humanities, will deliver the devotional address.

Thorne-Murphy'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.

Leslee Thorne-Murphy specializes in Victorian literature, especially the tantalizingly long, intricate, mid-century novel. In her courses, she takes a historical and cultural approach, looking at how literature shapes and is shaped by its environment. Thorne-Murphy’s research emphasizes the interactions between literature and its culture. Her current work explores how Victorian authors used depictions of women’s philanthropy in their literature to reason through and illustrate literature’s potential for aiding an ailing society.

Pages