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Faith

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.

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July 09, 2019
Amy Tanner, associate professor and undergraduate coordinator for the mathematics education department, delivered Tuesday’s Devotional address in the de Jong Concert Hall.
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July 02, 2019
Chris Crowe, professor of English and English education, delivered Tuesday’s Devotional address in the de Jong Concert Hall. Crowe spoke about navigating Hamlet’s “undiscover’d country” and how to face uncertainties.
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June 26, 2019
Michalyn Steele, associate professor of law, delivered Tuesday's Devotional address in the de Jong Concert Hall. Steele spoke about trusting the Lord throughout times of trial and tribulation.
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June 10, 2019
Ellie Young, associate professor of clinical psychology and special education delivered Tuesday’s Devotional address in the de Jong Concert Hall. Young spoke on keeping our covenants with the Lord in an uplifting and supporting way.
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June 03, 2019
Phillip Rash, director of First-Year Experience and assistant dean of Undergraduate Education, delivered Tuesday’s Devotional address in the de Jong Concert Hall. Rash spoke on the importance of reaching out to those on the margins of the different groups we belong to, including those who might feel marginalized at BYU.
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May 20, 2019
Julianne Grose, associate professor in the department of microbiology and molecular biology, delivered Tuesday’s Devotional address in the de Jong Concert Hall. Professor Grose spoke on the importance of recognizing our individual talents, gifts and roles in life.
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May 06, 2019
J.B. Haws, associate professor of church history and doctrine, delivered the Devotional address Tuesday in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium. Professor Haws spoke on ways we can combat the dangers of comparison and gave compelling examples of looking outward rather than focusing on ourselves.
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May 03, 2019
BYU's annual Women's Conference came to a close on Friday. Here are some of the inspiring thoughts attendees heard during their classes. 
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May 03, 2019
It’s impossible to get to every class at BYU Women's Conference, but here are a few inspiring highlights from BYU faculty members:
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May 02, 2019
In the Friday morning keynote address of Women’s Conference at BYU, a historic first-ever Sister-to-Sister event was held where the presidents of each auxiliary organization in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined together for a conversation. Sister Jean B. Bingham of the Relief Society, Sister Bonnie H. Cordon of the Young Women and Sister Joy D. Jones of the Primary answered questions that had been submitted by women around the world in a discussion led by Sheri Dew.
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May 02, 2019
Elder D. Todd Christofferson and sister Kathy Christofferson spoke on trusting Jesus Christ throughout our lives in the concluding session of BYU Women's Conference.
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May 01, 2019
Rebecca Pinegar, assistant matron at the Provo Temple, concluded Thursday’s session of Women’s Conference by sharing insights on patterns that can lead to personal revelation.
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May 01, 2019
Sister Julie B. Beck, former General Relief Society President for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opened the 2019 BYU Women’s Conference by sharing her thoughts on the year’s theme of “seek this Jesus.”
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April 08, 2019
Brother M. Joseph Brough, Second Counselor in the Young Men General Presidency, delivered Tuesday’s BYU Devotional address. He spoke about the influence of women as teachers and as examples of discipleship and strength.
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April 01, 2019
Jason Carroll, professor of marriage and family studies, delivered Tuesday’s BYU Devotional address. He spoke about emulating the Savior’s example of agency-based love in dating and marriage relationships.
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March 18, 2019
Elder Randall K. Bennett, a General Authority Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday’s BYU Devotional address. He shared recent teachings of President Russell M. Nelson and taught about the promised blessings that come when saints follow guidance from the Lord’s prophets.
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March 11, 2019
Elder Carlos A. Godoy, a General Authority Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered Tuesday’s BYU Devotional address. He gave a new spin on BYU’s motto, “Enter to learn; go forth to serve,” by talking about education and fighting against Satan.
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February 11, 2019
Carrie Roberts, head coach of the BYU women’s golf team, delivered Tuesday’s BYU Devotional. She spoke about agency and becoming a champion through making choices.
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