Widtsoe Foundation President Receives Award from BYU

Each year, Brigham Young University honors graduates with significant professional accomplishments from each college with Alumni Achievement Awards. This year, BYU's College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences presented their award to Widtsoe Foundation P... Read More...

Events in Santa Clarita and Los Angeles

"Saint Paul Writing His Epistles," attributed to Valentin de Boulogne (1591-1632) This weekend, the Widtsoe Foundation is sponsoring two events. The first will be "An Evening with Richard Draper and Jack Welch" on Friday, Oct. 27th in Santa Clarita, CA at ... Read More...

Mormon Apostle honors Widtsoe Foundation Scholar

50 years ago, John W. Welch discovered an ancient Hebrew literary form in the Book of Mormon. A recent two-day event was held to celebrate this discovery, involving scholars from around the world. Mormon Apostle Jeffery R. Holland spoke at the conclusion of th... Read More...

Widtsoe Foundation Co-Sponsors Chiasmus Jubilee

This year marks the 50th anniversary since John W. Welch discovered Chiasmus in the Book of Mormon.This discovery has changed the way we forever approach Book of Mormon scholarship. To celebrate this day, we invite you to join us on August 16th, for a Chiasmus... Read More...

Chairman Letter – Spring 2017

Letter from the Chairman of the Board Dear Friends of the Widtsoe Foundation:It is with great gratitude that the Board of the Foundation moves into 2017. We have been blessed in so many ways. Our donor base has steadily grown making it possible for us ... Read More...

Preserving Historical Archives

Preserving Ancient Artifacts and Cultural Heritage Before heading to an archeological dig in Jordan this summer, BYU professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies Aaron Schade had special training in a unique advanced imaging technique offered by USC. Fu... Read More...

Uncovering the Book of Revelation

The Book of Revelation is one of the most complex and mysterious in the Sacred Bible. To interpret the messages for our modern day, Biblical scholar and BYU professor emeritus Richard Draper delivered a fireside address Feb. 26, 2017 at the Los Angeles Temple ... Read More...