Monthly Archives: March 2015

Learning is Becoming More Like God. New Article in Deseret News

Learning is Becoming More Like God. My latest Article in the Deseret News. “Are we seeking learning with our time and talents? Are we becoming more like God as we seek learning? If we are not becoming more like God … Continue reading

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Podcast Interview of My Article “In the Gospel, Faith Must Come First”

Recently Nick Galieti recorded an interview with me and posted it to the FairMormon blog. We discussed topics of scripture study, learning, the atonement, and faith. Hope you enjoy the interview (about 29 minutes long). Many thanks to Nick for the … Continue reading

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Is Design Thinking the New Liberal Arts?

Is Design Thinking the New Liberal Arts? Excellent article from Chronicle of Higher Ed, written by Peter N. Miller. I believe that universities are uniquely poised to teach the three core elements that all students need: Scientific reasoning Critical thinking … Continue reading

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How Salt Lake City and Utah Became the New Gold Standard

How Salt Lake City and Utah Became the New Gold Standard.  From Forbes Magazine.

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Some Innovation Courses at BYU

The Creativity, Innovation, and Design group has highlighted a few of the innovation courses available at BYU during 2015.  For a full list of 200+ courses, see here.

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Designing a new study carrel for the BYU library

The BYU Library study carrels are over 40 years old. One Saturday in May 2014, I taught an all day Innovation and Design Thinking boot camp for BYU students. BYU Library leadership had asked if I could have students tackle the challenge … Continue reading

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Cities and Civilization: Of Babylon and Zion. My latest article on Deseret News.

Cities and Civilization: Of Babylon and Zion. “Zion is no ordinary, human civilized city….According to one stream of thought, cities are an invention of humans, not the domain of God. Cities contain and cultivate the ills of the world, cutting … Continue reading

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