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BYU’s Young Adult Novelist Conference (YANCON) introduces aspiring student novelists to published authors and professional writing techniques.
Barbara Newman gives annual Nan Osmond Grass Lecture on the meaning of the book of Revelation in the Bible.
Jesse Richmond’s Chifir becomes Juried Winner in the Short Fiction Category and is being published by Short Edition along with Kath Richard’s The Widow Interim and Braden Robinson’s roses.
You don’t have to choose just one.
Everyone’s got one, but what does it really mean to have an identity? Is identity something we choose or something we possess naturally? The answer is more complex than you might think.
At the 2022 P. A. Christensen Lecture, Dr. Kristin Matthews analyzed the focus of contemporary Black American women’s poetry on historical archives and documents.
Would you find Galileo guilty of heresy? Would you put him to death? These are questions that students grappled with in their two-week mock trial for Philosophy 210 class.
Philosophy and the field of medicine have complementary roles in helping us ask difficult questions and propose workable solutions to today’s pressing concerns.
BYU has so many wonderful alumni and emeriti who have served the community; it would be impossible to recognize everyone. But from time to time, we recognize a few individuals who have lived particularly exemplary lives of service, mentorship, and impact. Dave Wolverton (Farland) was such an individual—not just to the Latter-day Saint writing community but to any aspiring writer—and is worthy of mentioning as an example to us all.
Adjunct Professor Madeleine Dresden highlights common racist tropes and stereotypes in writing and offers solutions and alternatives for more diverse and inclusive writing for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) communities.
Eliza Wells teaches how Latter-day Saints will survive and thrive when they care about those around them.
A recent historical photography exhibit invites you to consider how looking to the past can strengthen and inspire your life today.