history department

New Islamic history course designed to clarify misunderstandings, entice students to history minor

Jim Tueller, professor of history, has started a new class called History of Islam (HIST 305) in order to clear up misconceptions about the religion and attract students to the history minor.

After a quarter of a century, Chad and Cynthia Compton say Aloha ‘Oe to BYU-Hawaii

Chad and Cynthia Compton will be retiring from teaching at BYU-Hawaii to take care of her mother and be able to attend family milestones they’ve missed, said Chad. During the 25 years they’ve been here, Cynthia said they’ve only been to two family weddings.

BYUH professor heads to Hollywood

History Professor Matt Kester is taking a six-months leave of absence from teaching at BYU-Hawaii to be a screenwriter for ABC’s new television series “Forever.”

BYUH History Department offers unique learning opportunity

The BYU-Hawaii History Department is doing more than simply teaching students about the world. Through their curriculum and diverse team of teachers, the History Department is preparing students for a successful life.

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