The university is classified among "Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity" with "more selective, lower transfer-in" admissions. Students attending BYU agree to follow an honor codewhich mandates behavior in line with LDS teachings such as academic honesty, adherence to dress and grooming standards, and abstinence from extramarital sex and from the consumption of drugs and alcohol. BYU has received recognition and top 20 academic rankings for their undergraduate and graduate business school programs, law school, animation program, production of foreign language degrees, and value.
By Ashley Henshaw February 17, For many people, attending a school with a religious affiliation can be a great way to meet like-minded classmates and professors. While several colleges linked to the LDS are located in Utah, there are also two officially affiliated universities located in other states.
Emily Tooy remembers how her then-supervisor at Utah Valley University voiced his preference for a job candidate. In an account that echoes claims made in a separate lawsuit against UVU, Tooy said the black female candidate was ultimately hired, but left after 16 weeks on the job, prompting another search to fill the position. It was one of several instances Tooy described of overt and implicit discrimination she said she witnessed during roughly three years on the UVU campus.
Posted by: jwood Date: December 18, PM. Question about mormon influence at Utah State University. I have two years of college left and I am planning on going to Utah state.
Archives RSS. Some pages have been very successful, such as the Weber State University pagewhich has grown exponentially since first starting in September. The page reached 1, likes within the first three weeks of its creation.
The city of Logan, nestled between the Bear River and Wellsville mountain ranges, provides a gorgeous setting for Utah State University. With Logan Canyon and the northern Utah geography offering endless outdoor adventures to students, it would seem like Utah State is the ideal setting to get a college education. For many, it is too good to be true.
LDS couples in mixed-orientation marriages are two to three times more likely to get divorced than straight couples, according to a Utah State University study. The show ran Sunday despite strong opposition from the gay rights community. In the USU study, which involved 1, LGBT Mormons, surveys revealed that mixed-orientation marriages the marriage of a heterosexual person to a person with same-sex attraction have an estimated 70 percent divorce rate — meaning that couples are to percent more likely to get a divorce.
Sexuality has a prominent role within the theology of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints LDS Churchwhich teaches that gender is defined in the premortal existenceand that part of the purpose of mortal life is for men and women to be sealed together, forming bonds that allow them to progress eternally together in the afterlife. It also teaches that sexual relations within the framework of opposite-sex marriage is healthy, necessary, and ordained of God. In contrast with some orthodox Christian movements, sexuality in the Church's theology is neither a product of original sin nor a "necessary evil".
John P. Dehlin is a doctoral student studying scrupulosity and anxiety disorders at USU. John Dehlin, a doctoral student at Utah State University investigating a new treatment for scrupulosity — a form of religious obsessive-compulsive disorder — will discuss his findings at a talk Feb.
The small group of students, faculty and faithful there to hear Mormon Elder Marlin Jensen were openly troubled about the future of their church, asking hard questions. And Jensen was uncharacteristically frank in acknowledging their concerns. Many religions have been suffering similarly, he noted, arguing that Mormonism has never been more vibrant.