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Devotional: David Moore, J. Reuben Clark Law School

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 00:15

Aug 2 - 11:05 AM

David Moore, associate dean of academic affairs and research at the J. Reuben Clark Law School, will give the Devotional address.

Moore’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.

David Moore is the associate dean of academic affairs and research at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

Moore is a summa cum laude graduate of Brigham Young University Law School. He also received at Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University.

After joining the BYU law faculty in 2008, Moore taught as a visiting professor at the George Washington University Law School. Moore has also been associate professor at the University of Kentucky College of Law. He arrived at the University of Kentucky after researching and teaching at the University of Chicago Law School as an Olin Fellow.

Moore is a scholar of U.S. foreign relations law, international law, international development and international human rights. His publications have been accepted for publication in the Harvard, Columbia, Virginia and Northwestern Law Reviews, among others. Moore has taught civil procedure, international law, U.S. foreign relations law, international human rights, legal scholarship and a Plenary Powers Colloquium.

Education Week Devotional: Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 00:15

Aug 16 - 11:05 AM

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will give the Education Week Devotional address.

Elder Holland’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 Jeffrey R. Holland was ordained a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on June 23, 1994. At the time of this call, Elder Holland was serving as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy, to which he had been called on April 1, 1989.

From 1980 until his call as a General Authority in 1989, Elder Holland served as the ninth president of BYU. He is a former Church commissioner of education and dean of the College of Religious Education at BYU.

A student leader and varsity athlete at Dixie High School and Dixie College in his native St. George, Utah, he received his bachelor's and master's degrees in English and religious education, respectively, from Brigham Young University. He obtained master and doctor of philosophy degrees in American Studies from Yale University.

Elder Holland was active in professional educational activity prior to his call to full-time Church service. He served as president of the American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities (AAPICU), on the board of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU), and as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) Presidents Commission. For his work in improving understanding between Christians and Jews, he was awarded the "Torch of Liberty" award by the Anti-Defamation League of B'Nai B'rith. He has served on the governing boards of a number of civic and business related corporations and has received the Distinguished Eagle Scout award from the Boy Scouts of America. He is the author of eight books, one of which he co-authored with his wife, Patricia.