By J. Gordon Daines III (BA ’97), University Archivist.
years ago: The graduating class of 1913 commissions a fountain to be placed in front of the Academy Building.
years ago: Construction
begins on five new residence halls — later named Deseret Towers — north of Heritage Halls.
years ago: BYU basketball star Travis M. Hansen (’04) is picked by the Atlanta Hawks in the second round of the NBA Draft.
years ago: The Education in Zion exhibit opens in the gallery of the Joseph F. Smith Building on Aug. 18, 2008.
Web: Read more about BYU’s history on the University Archives blog at lib.byu.edu/sites/byuhistory.