The Tanners share five principles of a Christlike education that will allow us to fulfill the dream and vision of BYU and its founders.
Becoming BYU means balancing scholarship and discipleship, building covenant communities, and having the courage to be different.
BYU employees can be “quick to observe” like Mormon was by seeking and obeying gospel doctrines and prophetic counsel.
Inviting others to Christ, living the gospel, and uniting families helps faculty to lay hold upon good things and prepare students for eternity.
Accepting gifts of light from the Lord will allow the faculty to help BYU become a beautiful place where students can come to Christ.
To truly let our education change us, we must seek for truth, be humble, be patient, and make the Holy Ghost our constant companion.
BYU fosters deep thinkers anchored in faith in all disciplines, who can reconcile scholarly observations with an authentic belief in God.
Our BYU education helps us to develop the quality of excellence, which cannot simply be taught, but comes by integrity and revelation.
In a consumer society, covenantal education in faith-based institutions helps us approach relationships and life in a more meaningful way.
BYU is unique in that as we incorporate the gospel into our learning and teaching we will receive promised blessings.
President Worthen presents a refined strategic plan that focuses more students and the ways BYU can help them achieve their potential.
Access to a higher education of spiritual knowledge allows us to transcend our struggles and flaws and become more like our Savior.
Justin Collings shares six things we should seek in order to come unto the Savior and fulfill BYU’s divine destiny as a school in Zion.
"Take heed and go forth" means be humble and teachable in all aspects of life and know that God will provide the opportunities to learn.
BYU Alumni Association president Karen Bybee shares how being connected for good with other BYU alumni is a blessing in a variety of ways.
Using lessons from America's history, Drew Faust teaches the role of humility and hope in both becoming educated and understanding death.
Elder Gary E. Stevenson highlights the heavenly blessings we have received to help us with our divinely appointed responsibilities.
Ramona Hopkins, recipient of BYU's prestigious Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Lecturer Award, discusses 5 things her research has taught her.
Dr. Jamie L. Jensen explains the symbiotic relationship between faith and science. The two can fit together without conflict.
Eboo Patel discusses how to be educated in today's interfaith world. It is necessary to understand others to bridge religious divides.
Melody Barnes speaks about the compatibility of science and faith while exploring what it means to educate the American mind.
Estela Marquez shares her life story to show how enduring and trusting to the end enables us to overcome life's challenges.
Quentin L. Cook charges BYU faculty to persist in "well-doing" by lifting their and their students' vision and building faith in Christ.
A BYU education isn’t just about gaining knowledge. It’s also about gathering: gathering in classrooms, for devotionals, and as wards and stakes.
President Kevin J Worthen teaches that the real value of a BYU education lies in the opportunity to integrate intellect with emotion and faith.
Elder Dale G. Renlund reminds the faculty of BYU that their responsibility to help students draw closer to Christ is more than a job—it is a blessing.
President Worthen invites BYU graduates to reflect on BYU's slogan, Enter to Learn; Go Forth to Serve, as they begin a lifetime of service.
James R. Rasband teaches of three paired aspirations to improve education at BYU: teaching and research, faith and intellect, unity and diversity.
This university is destined to be great—but different. Student-centered research and faith-centered teaching will help fulfill BYU's unique mission.
"Alma mater" is Latin for "nurturing mother," and an "alumnus" is the equivalent of a foster child. What kind of alumni will you be for your alma maters?
Education is not just preparation for the workforce. It is part of reaching our eternal spiritual potential as men and women.
The Church's global education initiative will help us prepare for greater future challenges. We must be better to learn and teach in the Lord's pattern.
President Worthen emphasizes the life-changing power of experiential learning at BYU, with examples from mentored research programs to the Book of Mormon.
BYU faculty can make an immense difference in the lives of their students if they are committed in heart and mind to teaching with passion and the Spirit
Elder Oaks shares in the joy of August 2015 grads on graduation day and teaches them how to have continual joy through creativity, service, and the gospel.
Robert P. George stresses the need for both faith and reason in universities, in the creation, preservation, transmission, and appropriation of knowledge.
Develop your spiritual capacity as you grow intellectually. This development will help you use knowledge to discern.
BYU graduates are encouraged to become lifelong learner and use their knowledge to serve others.
Michael Wesch discusses the intersection of two knowledge machines—universities and the internet—and how without questions, students cannot learn.
Using relatable analogies, Professor Nancy Wentworth explores the roles of students and teachers in education at school and in education for eternity.
Allison Davis-Blake teaches four principles of good leadership: empathy, courage, integrity, and drive. She gives advice on how to develop them.
President Samuelson shares memories of his parents to show how celebrations like these create legacies of hard work and family support for generations.
Jay E. Jensen lays out principles of teaching and learning, both in councils and families, that invite the Spirit so all may be edified together.
David Norton, a scholar of the King James Bible, addresses BYU regarding the translation of the Bible and how it shapes our language today.
Section 88 of the Doctrine and Covenants directed the early Saints to build the School of the Prophets and establish a pattern for every school in Zion.
As the sun sets on graduates’ time at BYU, it rises on their eternal development and will get “brighter until the perfect day” if they seek light and truth.
Our scholarship informs and deepens our faith, even if we can’t see how. Blessings come as we combine the scientific and the spiritual.
In an analysis of the L. Tom Perry Collections, C. Terry Warner tells stories of those who made BYU—where education is a matter of the whole soul—possible.
The older we get and the more we learn, the more we realize that we will be learning, intellectually and spiritually, for the rest of our lives.
Robert D. Hales teaches that learning is both a secular and religious endeavor; Latter-day Saints should pursue lifelong learning.
A BYU education ought to instill in you a love of learning that will help you in further education, career, and eternal personal development.
By applying his knowledge of botany to a passage in Isaiah, Professor Terry Ball shows how higher education can enhance our faith in the scriptures.
BYU is founded on the dreams of thousands who made this institution into what it is today. A glance into history proves that it is a house of dreams.
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The Lord commands us to love Him with all our minds, giving us the gospel duty to seek and love learning and truth.
"Each of us is to become a certain kind of person, then pass on what we have learned and what we have become."
By keeping the Lord’s plan of happiness in your sights, you can focus on what matters most in mortality and beyond.
Faith in a revealed religion does sacrifice the academic effectiveness of a university; it allows enhancement by giving it a charted course.
BYU has weathered much in the struggle to determine its mission of blending the sacred and secular—which our students, like snow-white birds, need to fly.
We receive the most powerful education when we seek to answer the questions of our hearts, diligently taking both our efforts and answers to the Lord.
Truman Madsen tells graduates about the many hats they will wear in life. Whatever hats you wear, God will shower blessings upon your head.
We are fulfilling the dream of a genuine university among the Saints. Avoid either dogmatism or cynicism, and instead foster authentic study and faith.
Armed with books and the spirit, BYU faculty have the incredible potential to create Saints. We must be devoted to bettering their lives and the world.
Education can transform us into the divine beings we have the potential to become. By molding character in each of us, education can also mold our future.
BYU is becoming an educational Mt. Everest, but it must not forget its unique purpose—to support the Church by offering the best in undergraduate education.
Jeffrey R. Holland expresses the necessity of a school in Zion and discusses how BYU students and faculty can fulfill its unique mission.
The history of BYU is built on the stories of inspiring individuals who sacrificed their time and means. Aunt Carrie Harman’s story is no different. She set an example for all of how the application of our education unlocks opportunities and gives us a greater commitment to responsibility.
Relielf Society General President Barbara B. Smith speaks to graduates of Brigham Young University, sharing how they can use their education to better themselves and better the world.
Robert Backman reminds us that there are many wonders yet to come to fruition. The upcoming generation has a responsibility to create and bring them forth.
Today we honor the third president of the Church, John Taylor, a man of courage and faith. Let this new building of learning remind us of his example.
The aim of education is so much more than getting a job. Education has the capacity to shape our character—a blessing that cannot be replaced.
Elder Jacob de Jager enumerates just some of the blessings we receive by being part of BYU. Count your blessings frequently, and strive to live up to them.
Gospel learning comes both by the process of reason and revelation, and all must take care to learn by the Holy Ghost rather than be deceived by Satan.
Make the most of your BYU education. Aquire not only a specialized academic literacy, but a spiritual one that will bless your family and the world.
Education is vital both here on earth and into the eternities. Elder Pinnock gives characteristics of educated persons and how they make the world better.
Food storage prepares us for famine, but are we prepared for emotional, mental, and spiritual famine? Books help us prepare for those times.
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President Kimball speaks of the dual responsibility of Brigham Young University, academic and spiritual, then dedicates the carillon tower and bells.
A BYU education is for more than just the intellectual growth that can be fostered in other institutions. It is also meant to educate the soul.
Like Brigham Young, the educator, we should seek to educate ourselves in a wide variety of spiritual and secular fields in order for us to progress.
What are you making of the many opportunities you have? Adam S. Bennion counsels students to take advantage of their time devoted to study and improvement.
Striving for an education will not only help us gain worldly knowledge or advance in our vocational pursuits but will help us advance in the eternities.
A man cannot be saved in ignorance; your learning is part of your salvation. Do not become complacent with your knowledge but seek education continually
Your education and your obedience to divine law will enable you to achieve the potential God knows you can achieve—in this life and in eternity.
Thomas L. Martin humorously describes the main events of his life and highlights how the hand of the Lord worked to help him reach all his righteous goals.
As a schoolboy, I was thrilled with the great debate between the two giants Daniel Webster and Robert Y. Hayne. The beauty of their oratory, the sublimity of Webster’s lofty expression of patriotism, and the forecast of the civil struggle to come for the mastery of freedom over slavery all stirred me to the very depths. The debate began over the Foot Resolution concerning the public lands. It developed into consideration…
Amid the ever-changing scenes of development . . . there must go through it all, like a golden thread, one thing constant: the spirit of the latter-day work.