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BYU–Hawaii Faculty and Students Embark on Marine Biology Expedition to Christmas Island

By Juan Carlos De los Reyes July 18, 2024 12:00 PM
A team of faculty and student researchers from Brigham Young University–Hawaii recently embarked on a marine biology expedition to Kiritimati, or Christmas Island, Kiribati, from July 2 to July 9. Led by Dr. Esprit Saucier, associate professor in the Faculty of Sciences specializing in marine biology, the group included three dedicated students: Chase Allsup, Timeon Murdoch, and Caitlin Alder-Escabarte, accompanied by other members from the Faculty of Sciences, including Dr. Benjamin Jordan and Dr. Celine Duffau. Read Full Story

Faith, Family, and Leadership

By Juan Carlos De los Reyes July 15, 2024 08:00 AM
Emmaline Ferguson, a junior from Fiji majoring in business management with an emphasis in human resources, shares how family, responsibility, and a desire to “breathe life” into her faith have enabled her to fulfill the promises made by BYU–Hawaii to its students. Read Full Story

New Faculty Highlight: Joshua Christensen

By Juan Carlos De los Reyes July 11, 2024 10:52 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii is pleased to announce the addition of Joshua Christensen as a new assistant professor in the Psychology Program, starting in the Fall 2024 semester. A distinguished alumnus and accomplished researcher, Christensen brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Seasider community, promising to enrich the academic and personal growth of BYUH students. Read Full Story

BYU–Hawaii Mosaic Undergoes First Stages of Conservation Process

July 09, 2024 10:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii has called on the help of art preservationist Scott M. Haskins to oversee the de-installation of the mosaic on the front of the David O. McKay building. Under Haskins' guidance, the mosaic will be detached for safekeeping during the upcoming construction work on campus. Read Full Story

BYU–Hawaii to Discontinue Post-Completion Academic Training for J-1 Students After Spring 2025

By Leilani Guerrero July 08, 2024 09:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii will discontinue authorizing post-completion academic training effective June 28, 2025, after the Spring 2025 Semester. This change will better align with the university's mission and simplify students' participation in the U.S. Department of State's Exchange Visitor Program. Read Full Story

Second Annual Church History Travel Study Program Deepens Faith of BYUH Students

By Juan Carlos De los Reyes June 27, 2024 10:00 AM
Brigham Young University–Hawaii students have continued the tradition of embarking on the Church History Travel Study Program, an annual, all-expenses-paid journey that takes them to significant historical sites of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For the second year, students visited these sacred locations, reflecting the growing legacy of the program initiated in 2023. With over eight central locations across multiple states, the trip remains a life-changing venture for many participants. Read Full Story

Seasider Spotlight: Esprit Saucier

By Juan Carlos De los Reyes June 25, 2024 10:00 AM
Esprit Saucier, an associate professor in marine biology from Houston, Texas, shares about her life, pursuits, and interests. Read Full Story

Building a Future With Faith

By Juan Carlos De los Reyes June 21, 2024 10:00 AM
Sisilia Kaufusi, a senior majoring in social work from Laie, Hawaii, shares how her desire to help people and create connections with others has profoundly shaped her academic and spiritual growth through her faith in the Savior, Jesus Christ. Read Full Story

Renovations Coming to the Joseph F. Smith Library

By Aubrey Merrill June 20, 2024 01:40 PM
BYU–Hawaii is updating the campus to further support students in their academic journey. One major building that will undergo renovations in the near future is the Joseph F. Smith Library. The library stands at the center of every student’s life on campus. Because of its significance, BYU–Hawaii has taken various measures to ensure the library’s transition period during renovations is as seamless as possible. Read Full Story

BYU–Hawaii HTM Students Lead Kiribati Tourism Transformation with Innovative Initiatives  

By Jeff Christensen June 13, 2024 08:56 AM
BYU–Hawaii's hospitality and tourism management students, led by Professor Jeff Christensen, have significantly influenced Christmas Island's tourism development through regenerative tourism initiatives. Their efforts to support local tourism and entrepreneurs have made a lasting impression. Read Full Story