The latest news and information from university administration and the academic colleges at BYU, including the latest in enrollment statistics, new classes and programs, awards and distinctions, new hires and official announcements.


Brigham Young University Graduation

Elder Donald L. Hallstrom, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is scheduled to be the presiding authority and speaker during Commencement Exercises on August 17, at 4 p.m., in the Marriott Center.

Wall Burger

The Wall burger has been around since the restaurant first opened in 2013, but it was Chef John Newman’s twist that clinched the title.

Wymount Terrace

This plan will include a change in parking for Heritage Halls residents and the availability of more family housing at Wyview Park

Harold B Lee Library

BYU is now offering to full-time, benefited staff and administrative employees six weeks of paid medical maternity leave, as well as one week of paid parental leave. This policy is retroactive to April 18, 2017.

BYU Campus

Brigham Young University has formalized its amnesty policy, following a recommendation made by the Advisory Council on Campus Response to Sexual Assault in October.

Being a victim of Sexual Misconduct is never a violation of the CES Honor Code.

Kimball Parker and Gordon Smith

BYU Law School announced the launch of LawX, a legal design lab that will create products and other solutions to address the pressing issues relating to access to legal services. 

C. Shane Reese

Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Brent W. Webb announced this week that C. Shane Reese has been named the new dean of the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.

Kristen Chenoweth and Gentri

Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth will be the featured guest for BYU Spectacular! on Saturday, October 7, 2017, with performances at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m.

James Rasband

President Kevin J Worthen, following approval from the BYU Board of Trustees, has appointed James R. Rasband as academic vice president at Brigham Young University.