University Devotionals and Forums
Jan 6 - 11:05 AM
Get the New Year started off right by attending the first Devotional address of the Winter 2015 Semester. President and Sister Worthen will be the featured speakers. This is the first time the Worthens have spoken in a Devotional since President Worthen assumed the role of BYU President in May 2014.
Feb 24 - 11:05 AM
Jim Leach, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, will deliver the forum address on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 11:05 am in the Marriott Center.
Former chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Jim Leach is a former member of congress from Iowa. Prior to his appointment as NEH chairman, Leach was the John L. Weinberg Visiting Professor of Public and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University. He also served as the interim director of the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. The National Endowment for the Humanities is an independent federal agency which promotes excellence in the humanities.
Mar 24 - 11:05 AM
Dr. David Pershing, President of the University of Utah, will deliver the forum address on Tuesday, March 24 at 11:05 am in the Marriott Center.
President of the University of Utah, Dr. David Pershing is a gifted teacher and prolific researcher. A professor of chemical engineering, President Pershing is the recipient of the University of Utah’s Distinguished Teaching and Distinguished Research Awards and the U’s Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence. He has authored more than 80 peer-reviewed publications, won more than 20 research grants totaling approximately $60 million, and earned five patents. He was named Engineering Educator of the Year by the Utah Engineering Council in 2002 and is a winner of the Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology.