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UVU students promote organ donation, BYU announces spring and summer devotional speakers

April 16, 2018 GMT

Brigham Young University

FHE — A Family Home Evening event will explore the stories behind favorite hymns at 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Friday in the Education in Zion Gallery in the Joseph F. Smith Building. Groups are welcome and refreshments will be included. Call (801) 422-6519 for reservations.

Unforum — BYU will hold an Unforum at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday in the Marriott Center instead of a typical forum or devotional. Unforums include performances from campus entertainment groups.

Schedule released — BYU has released its schedule for devotional and forum speakers for the spring and summer semester. Speakers include faculty, administrators, and Joy D. Jones, the Primary general president in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who will speak on Aug. 21. Devotionals and forums are held at 11:05 a.m. on Tuesdays in the de Jong Concert Hall in the Harris Fine Arts Center. The Aug. 21 devotional will be in the Marriott Center.

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Utah Valley University

Organ donation — A group of public relations students hosted a organ donation awareness fair Tuesday as part of its Life to Life campaign. The group worked to get students to register as donors with Yes Utah. The group also worked to declare last Thursday as Organ Donation Awareness Day in Orem.

Constitutional symposium — The 2018 Constitutional Symposium on Religious Liberty was held Thursday at UVU. The symposium was sponsored by the Center for Constitutional Studies at UVU and had Hannah Smith, the senior fellow for the International Center for Law and Religion Studies at Brigham Young University’s law school, as its keynote speaker.

Chefs win record number of awards — The UVU Culinary Arts Institute set the record for the most gold medals won by a school in the history of the American Culinary Federation in March at the ACF’s Western Regional competition. Winners include Todd Leonard, the chair of the department, who won a gold medal as the Western Regional ACF Chef of the Year; Diana Fallis, an associate professor, who won the Western Regional Pastry Chef of the Year; Utahna Warren was named the Western Regional Student Chef of the Year; a four-person team won the Western Regional Knowledge Bowl and a six-person team won the hot foods team competition. The winners will compete at the national convention in New Orleans.

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