Highlights from BYU Colleges


College of Family Home and Social Sciences

Dr. Jay Buckley will replace Dr. Brian Cannon as director of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, beginning on September 1, 2018. (Bradley Slade)
  • Called as the new director of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, BYU History professor Dr. Jay Buckley will start his three-year term on September 1, 2018. For the last 15 years, Dr. Brian Cannon served as director of the center, which was founded in 1972 and encourages study of the Intermountain West. Buckley boasts research and interest in the American West, exploration, fur trade and American Indians and ultimately, received the Mollie & Karl G. Butler Young Scholar Award in Western Studies.

College of Fine Arts and Communications

Raymond Beckham, who passed away last October, will be the honored founder at the 2018 BYU Homecoming. (Bradley Slade)
  • Devoting 42 years of service to BYU, former communications professor and associate dean of The College of Fine Arts and Communications, Raymond Beckham, will be the honored founder at the 2018 BYU Homecoming. Beckham, who passed away last October, is remembered for pioneering BYU’s family camp, Apsen Grove, extending BYU’s campus to Salt Lake City and Las Vegas, creating the New York City internship program for communications students and beginning Education Week.
The BYU Museum of Art is hosting an exhibition featuring paintings by Carl Bloch, which will run through January 5, 2019. (Carl Bloch)
  • New at the BYU Museum of Art, the Lasting Impressions: Etchings and Drawings by Carl Bloch. Exhibition consists of 60 pieces, showcasing the talent of the Danish artist. The MOA showcased Bloch’s religious paintings in the 2013 exhibition, Sacred Gifts. Many of his timeless works are seen as a tender reminder of the miracles wrought by faith and will be on display through January 5, 2019.
Daniel Barney will take over as the Editor of the Journal of Social Theory in Art Education. (Trevor Christensen)
  • BYU Department of Art Professor Daniel Barney will take over as the Editor of the Journal of Social Theory in Art Education. In addition to this promotion, Barney works as the Associate Editor of the Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy and serves as Research Commissioner for the National Art Education Association.

J. Reuben Clark Law School

BYU Law students will assist in discovering solutions on how to lower the number of evictions in Utah and Arizona. (Nate Edwards/BYU Photo)

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