Pictures and Video of the Life Sciences Building Dedication
April 09, 2015
The BYU Life Sciences Building was dedicated in a simple ceremony on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Elder Russell M. Nelson, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gave the dedicatory prayer. Both he and BYU President Kevin J. Worthen spoke at the event.
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