Cecil O. Samuelson http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Cecil O. Samuelson en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:49:35 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss LDS Church leaders expected at BYU President Kevin Worthen's inauguration Sept. 9 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607112/LDS-Church-leaders-expected-at-BYU-President-Kevin-Worthens-inauguration-Sept-9.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607112/LDS-Church-leaders-expected-at-BYU-President-Kevin-Worthens-inauguration-Sept-9.html Kevin Worthen will be inaugurated Sept. 9 as BYU's 13th president in a ceremony at the Marriott Center. If tradition holds,... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:10:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Here's a primer for BYU football media day Monday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605581/Heres-a-primer-for-BYU-football-media-day-Monday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605581/Heres-a-primer-for-BYU-football-media-day-Monday.html During the lazy days of summer, Monday's BYU football media day kicks off college football's initial trough of information... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 08:25:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Influential Cecil Samuelson leaves BYU with a personal touch legacy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602366/Influential-Cecil-Samuelson-leaves-BYU-with-a-personal-touch-legacy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602366/Influential-Cecil-Samuelson-leaves-BYU-with-a-personal-touch-legacy.html BYU's departed president leaves a legacy of daring moves and a personal touch with coaches and athletes. Sat, 03 May 2014 18:25:00 MDT BYU graduation honors grads, President Samuelson http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602177/BYU-graduation-honors-grads-President-Samuelson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602177/BYU-graduation-honors-grads-President-Samuelson.html 5,800 graduates, as well as President Cecil O. Samuelson, were honored during Brigham Young University's spring commencement... Fri, 02 May 2014 13:55:10 MDT Samuelson departs after proving he fit at BYU after all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602159/Samuelson-departs-after-proving-he-fit-at-BYU-after-all.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602159/Samuelson-departs-after-proving-he-fit-at-BYU-after-all.html Cecil O. Samuelson completes his 11-year run as BYU's 12th president today after proving that, despite his background as a... Thu, 01 May 2014 07:15:00 MDT Peavler: Looking back at BYU athletics under Cecil O. Samuelson http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602114/Peavler-Looking-back-at-BYU-athletics-under-Cecil-O-Samuelson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602114/Peavler-Looking-back-at-BYU-athletics-under-Cecil-O-Samuelson.html On May 1, 2003, Cecil O. Samuelson became the 12th president of BYU. A lot has changed since then, especially as far as... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:05:00 MDT President Uchtdorf attends BYU graduation, expresses appreciation for outgoing President Samuelson http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601766/President-Uchtdorf-attends-BYU-graduation-expresses-appreciation-for-outgoing-President-Samuelson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601766/President-Uchtdorf-attends-BYU-graduation-expresses-appreciation-for-outgoing-President-Samuelson.html Brigham Young University honored more than 5,000 graduates during the 139th commencement exercises held in the Marriott... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:55:00 MDT BYU Athletics: BYU hosts annual Y Awards http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600112/BYU-Athletics-BYU-hosts-annual-Y-Awards.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600112/BYU-Athletics-BYU-hosts-annual-Y-Awards.html BYU Athletics celebrated athletic and academic success at the 2014 Y Awards ceremony Wednesday night at the Marriott Center. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:55:00 MDT Letter: BYU succession http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598527/BYU-succession.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598527/BYU-succession.html The media recently announced that BYU President Samuelson will be “replaced” by Kevin Worthen. People... Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 MDT New BYU president: Kevin Worthen to replace Cecil Samuelson http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598412/New-BYU-president-Kevin-Worthen-to-replace-Cecil-Samuelson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598412/New-BYU-president-Kevin-Worthen-to-replace-Cecil-Samuelson.html Kevin J Worthen, 57, BYU's advancement vice president and former dean of the BYU law school, will become BYU's 13th president... Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:50:00 MDT Ongoing Mormon interfaith outreach efforts aim to build friendships, solve issues http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587577/Ongoing-Mormon-interfaith-outreach-efforts-aim-to-build-friendships-solve-issues.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587577/Ongoing-Mormon-interfaith-outreach-efforts-aim-to-build-friendships-solve-issues.html The LDS Church’s interfaith outreach efforts have been ongoing and varied since the days of Joseph Smith, but the goal... Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:20:00 MDT BYU athletics: Cougars win WCC Commissioner's Cup http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581284/BYU-athletics-Cougars-win-WCC-Commissioners-Cup.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581284/BYU-athletics-Cougars-win-WCC-Commissioners-Cup.html BYU won the 2012-13 West Coast Conference Commissioner’s Cup, the conference announced Thursday, after collecting 78... Thu, 06 Jun 2013 16:58:22 MDT Elder Perry tells BYU graduates to 'seek and find a balance' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579008/Elder-Perry-tells-BYU-graduates-to-seek-and-find-a-balance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579008/Elder-Perry-tells-BYU-graduates-to-seek-and-find-a-balance.html Elder L. Tom Perry offers advice to Brigham Young University graduates during the 138th commencement exercises Fri, 26 Apr 2013 09:15:00 MDT Brigham Young University graduates told to 'seek and find a balance' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628015/Brigham-Young-University-graduates-told-to-seek-and-find-a-balance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628015/Brigham-Young-University-graduates-told-to-seek-and-find-a-balance.html This year's combined winter and spring graduating class at Brigham Young University includes a total of 6001 degrees —... Thu, 25 Apr 2013 22:45:00 MDT BYU, Bronco Mendenhall working on contract extension http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574646/BYU-Bronco-Mendenhall-working-on-contract-extension.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574646/BYU-Bronco-Mendenhall-working-on-contract-extension.html Though he is in the final season of his current three-year contract, BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall said he would like to... Fri, 01 Mar 2013 18:30:00 MST Dick Harmon: BYU football: Cougars lucked out by passing on the crumbling Big East http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568768/BYU-football-Cougars-lucked-out-by-passing-on-the-crumbling-Big-East.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568768/BYU-football-Cougars-lucked-out-by-passing-on-the-crumbling-Big-East.html More than a year after BYU failed to join a movement to save the Big East, continued defections have decimated that once... Fri, 14 Dec 2012 12:05:00 MST BYU football: Cougars' return to MWC is 'simply speculative' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616017/BYU-football-Cougars-return-to-MWC-is-simply-speculative.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616017/BYU-football-Cougars-return-to-MWC-is-simply-speculative.html ESPN.com's Brett McMurphy reported that BYU, along with Boise State and San Diego State "have had conversations with the... Mon, 19 Nov 2012 21:35:00 MST BYU ROTC honors President Uchtdorf at annual review http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615222/BYU-ROTC-honors-President-Uchtdorf-at-annual-review.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615222/BYU-ROTC-honors-President-Uchtdorf-at-annual-review.html Amid the rain and cooler temperatures, patriotic anthems welcomed students and community members to campus as cadets from the... Fri, 09 Nov 2012 23:20:09 MST BYU football: Cougar quarterback Riley Nelson walks the talk http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765598902/BYU-football-Cougar-quarterback-Riley-Nelson-walks-the-talk.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765598902/BYU-football-Cougar-quarterback-Riley-Nelson-walks-the-talk.html PROVO — Being the BYU quarterback means always standing in the spotlight, doing countless interviews, and dealing with... Thu, 23 Aug 2012 16:28:59 MDT Y. grads earn the 'cherry on top' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765596021/Y-grads-earn-the-cherry-on-top.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765596021/Y-grads-earn-the-cherry-on-top.html The 41/2 hour drive Mike and Kathy Ziegenfelder made from Pinedale, Wyo., to the BYU campus in Provo seemed like a small... Thu, 09 Aug 2012 23:19:32 MDT Late LDS President Gordon B. Hinckley's voice a boon to research study http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765594445/Late-LDS-President-Gordon-B-Hinckleys-voice-a-boon-to-research-study.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765594445/Late-LDS-President-Gordon-B-Hinckleys-voice-a-boon-to-research-study.html Late LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley received 10 honorary doctorate degrees, spoke at multiple college graduations... Sat, 04 Aug 2012 05:00:00 MDT Letters: Former Secretary of State's name is Condoleezza, not 'Condee' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765592738/Former-Secretary-of-States-name-is-Condoleezza-not-Condee.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765592738/Former-Secretary-of-States-name-is-Condoleezza-not-Condee.html Sun, 29 Jul 2012 00:00:00 MDT Rising from ashes: Ground is broken for LDS Church's 2nd temple in Provo http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765575675/Rising-from-ashes-Ground-is-broken-for-LDS-Churchs-2nd-temple-in-Provo.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765575675/Rising-from-ashes-Ground-is-broken-for-LDS-Churchs-2nd-temple-in-Provo.html More than 5,600 people gathered on the grounds of the of the historic Provo Tabernacle site for dedication ceremonies for the... Sat, 12 May 2012 00:00:00 MDT Nearly 6,000 BYU graduates earn their 'mark' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765570075/Nearly-6000-BYU-graduates-earn-their-mark.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765570075/Nearly-6000-BYU-graduates-earn-their-mark.html The graduates — totaling 5,996 degrees for bachelors, master and doctorate grads — and their supporters filled... Thu, 19 Apr 2012 23:49:51 MDT Elder Dallin H. Oaks to speak at BYU Commencement http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553881/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-to-speak-at-BYU-Commencement.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553881/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-to-speak-at-BYU-Commencement.html Elder Dallin H. Oaks will be the speaker and presiding authority at the 2012 April Brigham Young University Commencement... Wed, 11 Apr 2012 18:16:28 MDT Dick Harmon: Going 10-3 is an accomplishment, says BYU's Lance Reynolds http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212078/Going-10-3-is-an-accomplishment-says-BYUs-Lance-Reynolds.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212078/Going-10-3-is-an-accomplishment-says-BYUs-Lance-Reynolds.html BYU assistant coach Lance Reynolds kept it simple. "Winning 10 games is a very hard thing to do." Tue, 03 Jan 2012 01:25:39 MST Dick Harmon: In negotiating with Big East, BYU demands were consistent http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201452/In-negotiating-with-Big-East-BYU-demands-were-consistent.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201452/In-negotiating-with-Big-East-BYU-demands-were-consistent.html BYU came out of recent Big East negotiations with a few bruises. Fri, 25 Nov 2011 20:43:14 MST Dick Harmon: Kariya exemplifies spirit of student athlete label http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700199293/Kariya-exemplifies-spirit-of-student-athlete-label.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700199293/Kariya-exemplifies-spirit-of-student-athlete-label.html If you find a guy who doesn't like Kariya, he must hate mothers, apple pie and Christmas. Fri, 18 Nov 2011 20:59:13 MST BYU football: Cougars invited to join Big East, but have not accepted invitation — yet http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700198259/BYU-football-Cougars-invited-to-join-Big-East-but-have-not-accepted-invitation-2-yet.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700198259/BYU-football-Cougars-invited-to-join-Big-East-but-have-not-accepted-invitation-2-yet.html For weeks, there have been discussions between BYU and the Big East Conference about the Cougars possibly dropping their... Tue, 15 Nov 2011 19:50:25 MST BYU football: Joining a conference still an option http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700195636/BYU-football-Joining-a-conference-still-an-option.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700195636/BYU-football-Joining-a-conference-still-an-option.html Coach Bronco Mendenhall confirmed reports Monday that the Big East and the BYU have had discussions about BYU joining that... Mon, 07 Nov 2011 19:41:24 MST President Monson tells students to let lights burn brightly http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700193771/President-Monson-tells-students-to-let-lights-burn-brightly.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700193771/President-Monson-tells-students-to-let-lights-burn-brightly.html PROVO — LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson admonished BYU students Tuesday to rely on Jesus Christ and not... Tue, 01 Nov 2011 19:18:34 MDT At BYU, Lieberman says Romney nomination would test American fairness http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700191365/At-BYU-Lieberman-says-Romney-nomination-would-test-American-fairness.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700191365/At-BYU-Lieberman-says-Romney-nomination-would-test-American-fairness.html Should Gov. Mitt Romney win the Republican nomination, it will be a test of the American people whether they are willing to... Tue, 25 Oct 2011 17:20:22 MDT Dick Harmon: Is BYU really headed to the Big 12? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700189686/Is-BYU-really-headed-to-the-Big-12.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700189686/Is-BYU-really-headed-to-the-Big-12.html I'd like to throw BYU's Big 12 expansion fatigue-weary fans a bone. Wed, 19 Oct 2011 19:39:23 MDT Leadership changes announced during Saturday afternoon LDS general conference session http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700184158/Leadership-changes-announced-during-Saturday-afternoon-LDS-general-conference-session.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700184158/Leadership-changes-announced-during-Saturday-afternoon-LDS-general-conference-session.html SALT LAKE CITY – Several changes in church leadership assignments were announced during the Saturday afternoon session... Sat, 01 Oct 2011 16:36:17 MDT BYU notebook: Bronco Mendenhall staying away from Big 12 speculation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700182991/BYU-notebook-Bronco-Mendenhall-staying-away-from-Big-12-speculation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700182991/BYU-notebook-Bronco-Mendenhall-staying-away-from-Big-12-speculation.html With rumors and speculation swirling daily about the possibility of BYU joining the Big 12 Conference, coach Bronco... Tue, 27 Sep 2011 22:42:16 MDT Dick Harmon: BYU, Big 12 interest draws plenty of speculation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700182636/BYU-Big-12-interest-draws-plenty-of-speculation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700182636/BYU-Big-12-interest-draws-plenty-of-speculation.html BYU remains a prime brand for the Big 12 expansion if the league's presidents decided to grow to 10 or 12 teams. But that... Mon, 26 Sep 2011 20:24:15 MDT BYU head decries perfectionism http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700177190/BYU-head-decries-perfectionism.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700177190/BYU-head-decries-perfectionism.html PROVO — Worthiness is not synonymous with perfection, President Cecil O. Samuelson of the Seventy and president of BYU... Wed, 07 Sep 2011 23:31:30 MDT BYU football: Everyone in BYU camp elated at show of toughness http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700176128/BYU-football-Everyone-in-BYU-camp-elated-at-show-of-toughness.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700176128/BYU-football-Everyone-in-BYU-camp-elated-at-show-of-toughness.html OXFORD, Miss. — How did a nail-bitter for the debut as an independent football team go over for BYU's top brass? Sat, 03 Sep 2011 20:42:54 MDT BYU football: Cougars have first fireside of the season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700176067/BYU-football-Cougars-have-first-fireside-of-the-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700176067/BYU-football-Cougars-have-first-fireside-of-the-season.html The BYU football team held their first fireside of the season at the Tupelo Mississippi Stake Center on Friday night. Sat, 03 Sep 2011 16:21:30 MDT Faith, then football discussed at packed BYU fireside in Tupelo, Miss. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700176014/Faith-then-football-discussed-at-packed-BYU-fireside-in-Tupelo-Miss.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700176014/Faith-then-football-discussed-at-packed-BYU-fireside-in-Tupelo-Miss.html TUPELO, Miss. — BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall recruited the state of Mississippi as a coach at Louisiana Tech, but Friday... Sat, 03 Sep 2011 11:20:00 MDT Lieberman to speak at BYU devotional http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700175359/Lieberman-to-speak-at-BYU-devotional.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700175359/Lieberman-to-speak-at-BYU-devotional.html Wed, 31 Aug 2011 23:13:38 MDT Dick Harmon: Texas A&M's move would come with many questions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700170642/Texas-AMs-move-would-come-with-many-questions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700170642/Texas-AMs-move-would-come-with-many-questions.html If Texas A&M leaves the Big 12, and that appears to be on the verge of happening, will BYU be invited to join that BCS... Sat, 13 Aug 2011 20:40:09 MDT New state-of-the-art BYU Broadcasting Center dedicated http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705389159/New-state-of-the-art-BYU-Broadcasting-Center-dedicated.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705389159/New-state-of-the-art-BYU-Broadcasting-Center-dedicated.html BYU celebrated a major milestone Friday when the new BYU Broadcasting Center was formally dedicated. Fri, 12 Aug 2011 18:13:54 MDT 2,342 earn degrees during BYU summer commencement http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700170163/2342-earn-degrees-during-BYU-summer-commencement.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700170163/2342-earn-degrees-during-BYU-summer-commencement.html Fri, 12 Aug 2011 20:00:00 MDT Sports, spiritual messages and Jimmer highlight father-son camp at BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387526/Sports-spiritual-messages-and-Jimmer-highlight-father-son-camp-at-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387526/Sports-spiritual-messages-and-Jimmer-highlight-father-son-camp-at-BYU.html It could be the Super Bowl of all father-and-son outings. For 13 years now, the BYU basketball staff and athletic department... Thu, 02 Jun 2011 04:30:00 MDT Dick Harmon: BYUtv breaking new ground on sports coverage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705373129/BYUtv-breaking-new-ground-on-sports-coverage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705373129/BYUtv-breaking-new-ground-on-sports-coverage.html Derek Marquis has a front seat in witnessing a technological revolution: Delivering BYU athletic events to the four corners... Sat, 21 May 2011 22:56:11 MDT Elder Richard G. Scott counsels BYU graduates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700129256/Elder-Richard-G-Scott-counsels-BYU-graduates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700129256/Elder-Richard-G-Scott-counsels-BYU-graduates.html By Marianne Holman Fri, 22 Apr 2011 00:14:44 MDT Dick Harmon: BYU, Dave Rose is a marriage made in basketball heaven http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700124992/BYU-Dave-Rose-is-a-marriage-made-in-basketball-heaven.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700124992/BYU-Dave-Rose-is-a-marriage-made-in-basketball-heaven.html BYU must really, really love Dave Rose. Thu, 07 Apr 2011 00:48:29 MDT BYU basketball: Dave Rose inks new five-year deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700124941/BYU-basketball-Dave-Rose-inks-new-five-year-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700124941/BYU-basketball-Dave-Rose-inks-new-five-year-deal.html Fresh off the BYU basketball program's most successful season in decades, coach Dave Rose is looking forward to continuing... Wed, 06 Apr 2011 17:27:08 MDT