Eleven Brigham Young University alumni who have made significant differences professionally since their graduations will be honored by their colleges during Homecoming and will give College Honored Alumni lectures Thursday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m.
All lectures are free and the campus community is encouraged to attend.
The exception is Rick D. Nydegger, who graduated from the J. Reuben Clark Law School. He will speak on the topic “The Changing Landscape of Intellectual Property” on Friday, Oct. 14, at 2:30 p.m. at the law school.
Other distinguished alumni recipients are D. Peter Lassig Sr., Sheri Dew, David Weidman, Paula F. Julander, Catherine Moon Hickman, John M. Butler, Barry L. Newbold, James C. Christensen, David William Norton and Richard B. Hutchins.
D. Peter Lassig represents the College of Biology and Agriculture and will give the address, “Design With Living Systems,” in 455 Martin Building.
The College of Family, Home and Social Sciences selected Sheri Dew to speak in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center.
David Weidman will discuss engineering careers and global business trends when he speaks in 140 Joseph Smith Building.
“‘Paul-itics’ for Nurses” will be the topic of Paula F. Julander who will speak in 3380 Wilkinson Student Center. She is the honored alumnus of the College of Nursing.
The College of Health and Human Performance will serve as host of Catherine Moon Hickman, who will deliver her speech, “And Bless Mom in Whatever it is She Does Today,” in 267 Richards Building.
John M. Butler, who graduated from the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, will give the lecture, “Beyond CSI: Exciting Applications of Forensic DNA” in W112 Benson Building.
Barry L. Newbold will speak about a competence-based education in 115 McKay Building for the McKay School of Education.
The College of Fine Arts and Communications chose James C. Christensen, whose address, “The Last Lecture, Part One,” will take place in the Pardoe Theater.
David William Norton will represent the College of Humanities in 3714 Lee Library as he gives the address, “Consuming Theories, Pierre Bourdieu, Cultural Capital and Meaningful Brand Experiences.”
Richard B. Hutchins will look at “The Long and Winding Road” for the Marriott School of Management. He will speak in 251 Tanner Building.
For more information, visit alumni.byu.edu.
Writer: Charlene Winters