BYU seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character. The true value of an education should be measured by who we become, not just how much we know. Etched in stone at the western entrance to campus are the words, “Enter to learn; go forth to serve.” Here are stories of people who make a difference in a world we wish to improve.
Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them a few simple questions about their work, interests and life. Today we meet Carolyn Billings, Director of Sports Medicine.
It’s not uncommon for people to poke fun at the fact that BYU embraces the quirky rank where other universities might shun such an award, but this year’s celebration was a prime example of why we celebrate the ranking.
If you’ve ever sat behind the ROC (BYU’s student section) at a football or basketball game, you may be familiar with the tradition of standing for the entire game and enthusiastic cheering for even the smallest advancement.
Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them a few simple questions about their work, interests and life. Today we meet Jim Crawley, associate director of LDS Philanthropies at BYU.
Graduates, their families and faculty received inspiring counsel about their relationship with God from three speakers at the August 2017 Commencement exercises.
Mary Elizabeth Zilch became a world traveler at a young age. Most of her childhood was spent living abroad in Egypt and South Africa.
“My father worked for the US Agency for International Development as an auditor, but we liked to tell people he was a spy,” Zilch said.
Michael Morgan will represent the graduates as the August Commencement student speaker. Morgan, who is earning a bachelor's degree in philosophy has accomplished a lot during his time at BYU.
Career paths don’t always go as planned. Steven Hershfeldt has now been in the military for almost fifteen years, even though it wasn’t his original plan. Now, Hershfeldt is excited to graduate from the David O. McKay School of Education with a master’s degree in educational leadership.
Cougar Queries is a series profiling BYU employees by asking them a few simple questions about their work, interests and life. Today we meet Gayla Sorenson, Dean of Admissions at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.