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October, 4, 2012

The World is our Campus: Truth in Every Corner

I really enjoy the videos we have here in the gallery. I especially appreciate the inclusion of contemporary teachers from BYU in our last video “Gathering Strength”. In this video, teachers share meaningful lessons they’ve learned here at BYU or hope the students learn. Brian Lemon, a chemistry teacher from BYU Idaho, shared the story …

March, 24, 2011

Sacrificing for Scriptures

Flump! I throw myself on the bed.  One midterm and two essays down. Glancing at my alarm clock, I start to calculate: 5 hours till I wake up. My nose peaks over the edge of the bed. It’s sitting there staring at me from the top of a pile of books. I’ll skip-just for tonight. …

December, 6, 2010

Illumination

Whenever I introduce the gallery at the beginning of a tour I ask visitors what they notice about this space.  They often comment on the view of campus and the Y, the warm colors of the walls and furniture, and the openness of the gallery.  The most important element I like to point out, however, …

October, 5, 2010

Tax Your Talent

One day I was preparing to give a tour here at Education in Zion knowing that the visiting faculty group requested to remain in the north wing of the gallery for the tour, so I wandered around that specific wing hoping to refresh my memory.   As I searched for new educational treasures of truth to …

May, 21, 2010

The Source of Truth

In 1536, the famous Renaissance painter and sculptor, Michelangelo Buonarroti, was given a commission to renovate the Piazza del Campidoglio on the famous Capitoline Hill in Rome. This hill is adjacent to the ancient Roman Forum, the seat of government for one of the most influential western empires. The piazza renovation went through a few …