BYU seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character. Students at BYU are taught the truths of the gospel of Jesus Christ, which gospel encourages the pursuit of all truth. President Gordon B. Hinckley said of BYU:
Here we are doing what is not done in any other major university of which I am aware. We are demonstrating that faith in the Almighty can accompany and enrich scholarship in the secular.
President Kevin J Worthen and Sister Peggy Worthen welcomed students back for the Winter semester at Tuesday's Devotional address in the Marriott Center.
"Stand up straight, smile and remember who you are." Advancement Vice President Richardson shared his wife's daily words of encouragement, as well as his own personal mementos, to help students find success and peace.
Audacious is defined as "daring, bold, confident, and intrepid." Scharffs’ remarks focused on the simple, yet crucial, audacious beliefs of the "peculiar people" of LDS Church.
Recently returning from a three-year assignment at the BYU Jerusalem Center, Ancient Scripture Associate Professor David M. Whitchurch delved into the center's history which began as early as the Restoration.
Raised in the Episcopal Church with a Jewish Godmother and an Episcopal Priest for a Godfather, BYU Professor David Dollahite found God's eternal love from the words in the Book of Mormon.
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