2019–2020 McKay School Theme

“And the Lord called his people Zion, because they were of one heart and one mind, and dwelt in righteousness; and there was no poor among them.”
—Moses 7:18

Missing Christmas already? Check out photos from the Christmas Luncheon!


Dean's Office Message

McKay Money Matters

Kick of 2020 with a little more Green. Read the latest on grant workshops and deadlines.


Faculty Accomplishments

They say 50% of journal articles are only read by their authors and editors. Prove them wrong!

Building Zion

Part of building Zion is lifting each other up, which is especially important in winter when less sunlight can take a toll on mental health. Keep an eye out for struggling students (and coworkers), and check out this resource from CAPS curated for faculty and staff.



Did you miss the McKay school carolers last month? No worries! Watch the highlights video.

Erika Feinauer (TEd) gave birth to a little girl named Hilde Mae Schwobe on January 6 at 11:35 p.m. She weighed close to 8 lbs. and showed up with a full head of hair!

Retired TEd professor Nancy Dawn Brockbank Liviningston, PhD, passed away on January 1, 2020.

In this month's Employee Spotlight, meet Nancy Miramontes (CPSE): lover of avocados, retired salsa dance aficionado (for now), and, of course, dedicated professor.

"She has a standard, and that standard is no less than excellent." Watch the video about Nancy Peery Marriott award winner Cally Flox, director of the BYU ARTS Partnership.

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Terisa Gabrielsen's (CPSE) Autism Translational Research Workshop is here again! Come learn new methods and ideas when working with individuals with autism on Friday, January 24, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the BYU Conference Center. Register now (and encourage students to as well)!

Giveaway Winners

Congratulations to Ryan Nixon (TEd) and Michele Price (EdLF) for winning the December Giveaway! They'll start off the new year right with cartoons from The New Yorker 2020 Calendar.

January Giveaway

Feeling sluggish from the slush? Take a crack at these cryptograms to get your brain buzzing – and for a chance to win something delightful!


January 13 | Add/drop deadline
January 14 | Devotional: Elder Michael T. Ringwood
January 20 | Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No classes
January 21 | Devotional: Ronald A. Rasband
January 28 | Forum: Alan Stern, NASA engineer and planetary scientist

See the Full Calendar