Watch 2021 BYU Women’s ConferenceThe 2021 BYU Women’s Conference, cosponsored by Brigham Young University and the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be available online beginning Thursday and Friday, April 29–30, 2021. The annual conference, which is celebrating...
BYU Speeches: Wrestling with Comparisons by J.B. HawsLife is not a race and treating it this way will stunt our spiritual growth. The only comparisons that we need to make are those with our past self. If you don’t mind someone who speaks very fast, this is a really great talk about a challenging topic: wrestling...
David Epstein’s BYU Speech “The Path of Most Resistance: How to Learn For a Changing World”I read Davis Epstein’s book Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World last summer and I really liked it a lot. The book makes you rethink about the prevalent idea that specialization is the right way to build your career. Perhaps for some it actually...
BYU–Pathway Worldwide Enrollment Surpasses 50,000 Students in 2020
It started with 50 students a decade ago in Rexburg, Idaho, but it is now a global online learning program with over 50,000 students.
Elder Dallin H. Oaks at BYU: Racism and Other Challenges
What Will Bring Peace in Our Time of Anxiety, Racism and Other Problems? The Gospel of Jesus Christ, President Oaks Says.
BYU Research: Family-Friendly Workplaces Facilitate Engaged FatheringCredit: Nate Edwards, BYU Photo, BYU Photo (Excerpts From TheChurchNews.com) A recent study conducted by researchers at Brigham Young University examined the key role that the workplace plays in a father’s ability to be a nurturing and available presence in their...
Especially For Youth (EFY) in 2020 Will Be Virtual
Especially For Youth (EFY), the week-long summer program aimed a strengthening youth’s commitment to the gospel, will be different this year because of COVID-19.
Elder Bednar at the BYU Religious Freedom Annual Review: ‘the COVID-19 Crisis is a Wake-up Call for Religious Freedom.’
Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in his address of Wednesday, June 17, 2020, said that the COVID-19 crisis is a wake-up call for religious freedom.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Names Native Hawaiian as New President of Brigham Young University–Hawaii
The Board of Trustees of Brigham Young University–Hawaii has appointed John “Keoni” Kauwe the university’s 11th president. Kauwe and his wife, Monica, will succeed John S. Tanner and his wife, Susan, who have served since 2015.
21 Day Family Connections Experiment: A Family History Project To Help People Boost Their Moods and Connect
Several years ago, Olivia Jewell completed a 21-day experiment spending more time in temple and family history work
Brigham Young University (BYU) Hosts Virtual Women’s Conference
Latter-day Saint women and men from around the world are gathering virtually this week for the BYU Women’s Conference. Speakers will share uplifting messages on the gospel of Jesus Christ
BYU-Pathway Worldwide Expands Access to Higher EducationBYU-Pathway Worldwide students in Accra, Ghana. © 2020 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. The BYU-Pathway Worldwide is one of the most fascinating programs that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and BYU have put together. In a time when...
BYU-Pathway Virtual Gatherings Bypass Coronavirus Restrictions
As of Wednesday, March 18, all BYU-Pathway Worldwide PathwayConnect students who have sufficient internet bandwidth will be meeting online for their weekly cohort gatherings
Same-sex Romantic Behavior not Compatible with the BYU Honor Code: It’s Complicated
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a “clarifying statement” on the Honor Code for BYU and other Latter-day Saint schools today. The statement comes weeks after the language in the principle-based Church Educational System Honor Code was updated.
President Russell M. Nelson Says That Love Motivated Policy Changes Toward LGBT Parents and Children
“Though it may not have looked this way to some, the 2015 and 2019 policy adjustments on this matter were both motivated by love” (President Nelson)
BYU Announces Changes to Honor Code After Student CriticismA month ago, I had written a blog post about the relatively confused situation that was developing around the student criticism of the Honor Code Office at BYU, and this week there have been some new positive developments. See my post BYU’s Honor Code: It’s...
TEDx Speaker Amy Blankson and President Russell M. Nelson’s Invitation of a 10-day Social Media Fast
TEDx Talk Speaker Amy Blankson at BYU