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Student exhibit on Books of Hours

Dr. Elliott Wise’s Fall 2021 Art History 490/540 class are guest curators of the newest exhibit in Special Collections. “The Book and the Body” showcases the students’ original research using images from Special Collections’ printed and manuscript Books of Hours. The exhibit examines how early readers would have interacted emotionally, spiritually, and physically with these …

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Celebrating Wordsworth during COVID

Special Collections’ exhibit commemorating the 250th anniversary of the birth of William Wordsworth is now open to the public! Though postponed from Wordsworth’s actual birth month of April due to COVID precautions, the exhibit is part of a worldwide network of events (learn more at http://wordsworth250.org). The Special Collections exhibit, “Wordsworth at BYU,” was curated …

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Remembering World War I at Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University was deeply impacted by World War I. Students and faculty joined the war effort, university administrators gave patriotic addresses to the student body, and students and faculty contributed generously to the war effort by purchasing Liberty bonds and giving money to the YMCA War Fund. The university petitioned for and received a …

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Mary Lou Fulton Chair in Theatre and Media Arts (UA 1042)

Next week marks the tenth anniversary of the establishment of the Mary Lou Fulton Chair in Theatre and Media Arts. The $5 million endowment was announced to the university community on February 26, 2004. The Fulton Chair supports students through scholarships, travel grants, mentored experiences, and employment and internship opportunities. It also augments faculty support …

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Homecoming 2013

Yesterday marked the kickoff of Homecoming festivities for 2013. Students will have the opportunity to engage in activities from True Blue football to listening to distinguished alumni lectures to watching the Homecoming football game. Homecoming is a time for students to deepen their ties to the BYU and for alumni to renew those ties. The …

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Brigham Young University and the training of missionaries

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been a missionary church since its founding in 1830. Missionary work introduces individuals to the gospel of Jesus Christ and strengthens the testimonies of members of the Church. Brigham Young University has been involved with the Church’s missionary efforts since its founding in 1875. The Brigham …

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UA 869 Collection of Brigham Young University photographs and negatives

The Brigham Young University Archives is pleased to announce the availability of a new digital collection: Collection of Brigham Young University photographs and negatives (UA 869). This collection contains photographs and negatives of students, faculty, activities, and organizations at Brigham Young University. It also includes images of the performing arts and various colleges and departments. …

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Allen Hall

In 1937 President Franklin S. Harris proposed plans to build a residence hall for students attending Brigham Young University. The goal of the residence hall was to provide young men with a place to live near campus. The young men would be expected to participate in the cost of room and board and the university …

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Ice Cream and Elevators

Brigham Young University’s Center for Animation recently won another student Emmy for their animated short film “DreamGiver.” That brings the total number of student Emmys won by Center for Animation since 2003 to 11–an impressive feat. Many students may not realize that Brigham Young University has a long history of students producing quality films. The …

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Clubs at BYU

Clubs have been an integral part of the Brigham Young University experience since its founding as Brigham Young Academy in 1875. The earliest club on record is the Polysophical Society which provided students with an opportunity to discuss literature, science, music, fine arts, and civil government. The number of clubs has steadily grown over the …

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