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Have a Winning Experience at BYU

Get experience points (XP) each time you attend a College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences event!

  • Attend designated events and register your attendance with a quick survey at the end of the event.
  • What's in it for you? Aside from amazing learning experiences, you can win small prizes at each event and collect experience points all semester for multiple entries in the grand prize drawing!
  • At each event – we’ll give away Jamba Juice, Milk & Cookies, or BYU Ice Cream gift certificates (announced on social media after the event—follow us on Instagram @byufhss). For each event you attend, you'll have a 1 in 6 chance of winning a gift certificate!
  • Each semester – we’ll draw the name of one student in the college to win $1,000 from the BYU Store toward technology of their choice to enhance their educational experience.

Upcoming Events for Experience Points

Date / Time Title Location Info
Thursday, February 22
11:00 AM
Emily C. Burns, OU: In the Wake of Native American Art B192 JFSB A lecture titled "In the Wake of Native American Art: Tracking Charles M. Russell Relationships with Blackfoot Artistry" will be presented by Emily C. Burns, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Oklahoma, on Thursday, February 22, at 11 a.m., in B192 JFSB.
Thursday, February 22
2:00 PM
Alexia Williams, UIUC: Black Patroness of the Rockies 1060 HBLL A lecture titled "Black Patroness of the Rockies: The Life & Legacy of Julia Greeley, Black Catholic on the Path to Sainthood" will be presented by Alexia Williams, Ph. D. Assistant Professor of Religion & African American Studies, on Thursday, February 22, at 2 p.m. in 1060 HBLL.
Thursday, February 29
11:00 AM
Mark Christensen: Performing the Descent from the Cross in Yucatan 250 KMBL Martin B. Hickman Outstanding Scholar Lecture titled "Mary, Christ, and the Maya: Performing the Descent from the Cross in Yucatan" will be presented by Mark Christensen, Professor of History, on Thursday, February 29, at 11 a.m. in 250 KMBL.
Thursday, March 07
11:00 AM
Elliott West, UA: The American West and the Making of Modern America 1060 HBLL Annaley Naegle Redd Lecture titled "The American West and the Making of Modern America" will be presented by Elliott West, alumni distinguished professor of history emeritus at the University of Arkansas, on Thursday, March 7, at 11 a.m.,, in 1060 HBLL.
Thursday, March 07
3:00 PM
Picture a Low-SES-Background Social Scientist B192 JFSB Picture a Low-SES-Background Social Scientist will be held on Thursday, March 7, at 3 p.m. in B192 JFSB.
Tuesday, March 12
7:30 PM
Julianne Holt-Lunstad: Social Isolation and Health Hinckley Center Assembly Hall Gerontology Conference Keynote Address will be presented by Julianne Holt-Lunstad, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience on Tuesday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Hinckley Center Assembly Hall.
Sunday, March 24
3:00 PM
Shallit Lecture
Thursday, March 28
11:00 AM
Russel B. Swensen Lecture with Kate Brown 1060 HBLL

Past Events for Experience Points

Date / Time Title Location Info
Friday, February 16
9:00 AM
Leslie Harris, Northwestern: “Slavery and Universities” WSC Varsity Theater Darius Gray Black History Month Lecture titled "Slavery and Universities" will be presented by Leslie Harris, Professor of History and African American Studies, Northwestern University on Friday, February 16, at 9 a.m. at WSC Varsity Theater.
Friday, February 16
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Truth and Reconciliation: A Conference of the BYU Slavery Project WSC Varsity Theater
Thursday, February 15
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Judge Thomas Griffith: How to Support and Defend the Constitution in a Divided Nation 250 KMBL
Wednesday, February 14
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Internship and Civic Engagement Fair WSC Garden Court Social Science Internship Fair will be held on Wednesday, February 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in WSC Garden Court.
Thursday, February 08
7:30 PM
"Lives Split in Two: DACA and the Limits of Semi-Citizenship" with Roberto Gonzales, UPenn Hinckley Center Assembly Hall 20th Annual Marjorie Pay Hinckley Lecture titled "Lives Split in Two: DACA and the Limits of Semi-Citizenship" will be presented by Roberto G. Gonzales, Richard Perry University Professor of Sociology and Education at the University of Pennsylvania, on Thursday, February 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Hinckley Center.
Thursday, February 01
7:30 PM
Jonathan Walton: I'd Like to Fly Far Away! Black Religion and the Quest for Black Freedom Hinckley Center Assembly Hall World Interfaith Harmony Week Lecture titled :I'd Like to Fly Far Away! Black Religion and the Quest for Black Freedom" will be presented by Jonathan Walton, president of Princeton Theological Seminary, on Thursday, February 1, at 7:30 p.m. at Hinckley Center.
Thursday, January 11
3:00 PM
Picture a Social Scientist in a Two-Career Household B192 JFSB Picture a Social Scientist in a Two-Career Household will take place on Thursday, January 11, at 3 p.m. in B192 JFSB
Thursday, November 30
11:00 AM
Eric Delmelle: "At the Intersection of Geography and Public Health" 250 KMBL "At the Intersection of Geography and Public Health" The Chauncy Harris Lecture with Eric Delmelle will be held on Thursday, November 30, at 11 a.m. in 250 KMBL.
Thursday, November 16
11:00 AM
Jane Lopez, Sociology: There Is Room 250 KMBL Hickman Diversity & Inclusion Lecture with Jane Lopez, Assistant Professor of Sociology, BYU will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2023, at 11 a.m. in 250 KMBL.
Thursday, November 09
3:00 PM
Picture a Single Social Scientist B192 JFSB Panelists Stefania Ashby, Leslie Hadfield, and Natalie Hancock will share how their single status impacts their professional life as a social scientist.