Who Let the English Major in Here?

By Lyndee Johns This semester, when people asked me where I worked, my finger didn’t (metaphorically) point in the direction of the Harold B. Lee Library, or the Jesse Knight Building, or even the Joseph F. Smith Building—all familiar haunts of the Brigham Young University English major. I pointed at the Kimball Tower, home ofContinue reading “Who Let the English Major in Here?”

What does the life of a BYU College of Nursing alum look like?

BYU nursing alum Bevan Briggs is so grateful for his time at the college. It has completely changed his perspective on nursing! Photo courtesy of Briggs. By Quincey Taylor As the interim academic director for Washington State University College of Nursing at WSU Tri-Cities in Spokane, Bevan Briggs (BS ’95) reflects often on his ownContinue reading “What does the life of a BYU College of Nursing alum look like?”

CON Welcomes New Faculty Member Matt Anderson

For Matt Anderson, his family is his biggest priority. Photo courtesy of Anderson. By Quincey Taylor Welcoming new faces to the BYU College of Nursing faculty is an opportunity to learn from people that have had different life experiences and offer new insights. The college recently welcomed assistant teaching professor Matthew Anderson to the fold.Continue reading “CON Welcomes New Faculty Member Matt Anderson”

SNA Activities Director Yazmine Tovar Encourages Students to Achieve

Yazmine Tovar (third from the left) finds new opportunities for growth wherever she goes. Photo courtesy of Tovar. BYU nursing students have big dreams, and fifth semester student Yazmine Tovar is no different. Since acceptance to the program, Tovar has looked for ways to get involved, including participating in BYU’s Student Nurses’ Association chapter. ThisContinue reading “SNA Activities Director Yazmine Tovar Encourages Students to Achieve”

I Would Run 100 Miles: Dr. Michael Thomas’s Ultramarathon

By Lyndee Johns Assistant teaching professor Dr. Michael Thomas will run 50 miles and he will run 50 more, just to be the man who ran 100 miles. All under 48 hours. On February 14–15, 2020, Thomas participated in the Jackpot Ultrarunning Festival in Las Vegas. The Festival offers timed races (runners run/walk as farContinue reading “I Would Run 100 Miles: Dr. Michael Thomas’s Ultramarathon”