Campus events

New graduate student fair provides opportunities to succeed

The Graduate Student Society aims to get new students involved in the social environment at BYU and also teaches and uplift...

New student orientation leads to friendships, prepares freshmen

Thousands of students flooded campus Aug. 29 for the beginning of fall semester's New Student Orientation. Y-Group leaders led groups of students through campus from Aug. 29-31 and helped them navigate campus and differentiate between tricky building initialisms like JKB, JSB and JFSB.

Education Week: The place of humor in the Church

An Education Week session on Friday was filled with laughter and jokes about funeral potatoes and funny sayings on gravestones as BYU religion professor Lawrence R. Flake spoke about the place of humor in the Church.

Education Week: Biblical symbols reveal Second Coming will be joyful, glorious

BYU professor Donald Parry told Education Week participants that they need not fear the events preceding the Second Coming of Jesus Christ, and that they should instead look forward to the prophesied event with anticipation.

Education Week: Brad Wilcox discusses the role of Church members in...

BYU religion professor Brad Wilcox spoke in an Education Week session on Thursday about the role members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints play in the gathering of Israel.

Education Week: Anthony Sweat discusses sustaining the prophet despite imperfections

BYU Church history and doctrine professor Anthony Sweat talked during an Education Week session on Wednesday about sustaining the prophets despite the imperfections one might see in them or disagreements one might have.