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BYU What’s New Calendar for July 2003

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The Earth Science Museum is displaying "Torvosaurus Tanneri," a large, carnivorous dinosaur. The museum also features two fully mounted skeletons of Camptosaurus and Allosaurus, a mural of the Utah-Colorado region in the Jurassic period, a 150-million-year-old dinosaur egg and a preparation lab window showing museum personnel preparing fossils.

Visitors may touch real fossils at the fossil touch table and see a unique Diceratops skull. Admission is free. For more information, call (801) 378-3680. The Earth Science Museum is located at 1683 North Canyon Road in Provo, Utah. The museum is open Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m.

Through the generosity of Fred and Sue Morris of Salt Lake City, the world's most complete collections of waterfowl and pheasants will be exhibited as part of the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum's permanent collection.

Other exhibits on display are "Ecosystem Dioramas," "Africa: A Diverse Continent" and "Synoptic Collections" of vertebrate animals.

Gallery shows for the public featuring reptiles are conducted Mondays at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 1:30 p.m.

"Saturday Safari" is a program at the museum tailored to children between ages five and 12. It focuses on teaching about animals, plants and the world around them. Classes are Saturday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Please call (801) 422-5051 for more information. The museum is open Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Museum of Peoples and Cultures, located at 700 North 100 East in Provo, is currently showcasing "Custom Made: Artifacts as Cultural Expression." The exhibit explores the qualities that define cultures around the world. The exhibition leads visitors through North America, South America and into the isles of the Pacific.

The museum also offers tours and teaching kit programs. The teaching kits are provided as supplementary resources for teaching anthropology in Utah. The museum also offers volunteer opportunities. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. For more information, call (801) 422-0020.

The Counseling and Career Center at Brigham Young University offers workshops to help with listening and note-taking skills, overcoming procrastination, stress management, options for exploring graduate schools, test preparation and tips for managing finances. For more information on these and other workshops offered, contact the Counseling and Career Center at (801) 422-2689 or visit them on the Web at www.byu.edu/ccc/calendar.

Complimentary tours of the BYU campus are available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the BYU Visitors Center. For more information call (801) 422-4678.

Tuesday, July 1

Elaine Bond, an assistant professor in the BYU College of Nursing will speak at a Brigham Young University devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), the BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and at www.broadcasting.byu.edu. It will be rebroadcast Sunday, July 6, at 6 and 11 a.m. on KBYU-TV, on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., and on KBYU-FM at 8 p.m.

Tuesday, July 1

The Women's Research Institute at BYU welcomes Ann Crittenden, a Camilla Kimball Visiting Scholar to speak from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Kennedy Center conference room. Crittenden is a former economics reporter for the New York Times and a Pulitzer Prize nominee, she has also been a reporter for Fortune, a financial writer and foreign correspondent for Newsweek and an occasional commentator for CBS News. She will be visiting campus to discuss her best-selling book "The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Impor7tant Job in the World is Still the Least Valued." The lecture is free and the public is invited to attend.

Monday, July 7 through Thursday, July 10

Conferences and Workshops at BYU is sponsoring girls' Basketball Camp II for girls ages 10-18. Experience team competition at its finest along with quality instruction in fundamentals such as passing, dribbling, shooting, rebounding, offense, defense and team strategy. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-4851 or visit them on the Web at http://sportscamps.byu.edu.

Monday, July 7 through Friday, July 11

Conferences and Workshops at BYU is sponsoring Tennis Camp II for boys and girls ages 12-18. This camp will help you learn game tactics and techniques through drills, demonstrations, film and team and individual competition for both singles and doubles. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-4851 or visit them on the Web at http://sportscamps.byu.edu.

Monday, July 7 through Friday, July 11

Conferences and Workshops at BYU is sponsoring Baseball Camp II for boys and girls ages 9-18. Join the Mountain West Conference tournament champion BYU Cougars for a week of baseball training. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-4851 or visit them on the Web at http://sportscamps.byu.edu.

Monday, July 7 through Friday, July 11

BYU Conferences and Workshops is sponsoring its fourth annual Writing for Young Readers Workshop. During the five-day workshop, participants will work with successful editors and authors on writing books and stories for readers ranging from pre-school through high school. The conference includes morning workshop classes and afternoon lectures on the craft of writing. For more information, call BYU Conferences and Workshops at (801) 378-2568 or check out the workshop Web site at http://ce.byu.edu/cw/writing/.

Tuesday, July 8

R. Kirk Belnap, associate professor and head of the Arabic Section in the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages at Brigham Young University, will speak at a Brigham Young University devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), the BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and at www.broadcasting.byu.edu. It will be rebroadcast Sunday, July 13, at 6 and 11 a.m. on KBYU-TV, and on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., and on KBYU-FM at 8 p.m.

Monday, July 14 through Friday, July 18

BYU Conferences and Workshops is sponsoring Cubs Cheerleading for boys and girls ages 7-12. This camp will help you learn how to involve the crowd in your cheers and how to make the simplest cheers fun and exciting. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-4851 or visit them on the Web at http://sportscamps.byu.edu.

Monday, July 14 through Friday, July 18

BYU Conferences and Workshops is sponsoring Tennis Camp III for boys and girls ages 12-18. This camp will help you learn game tactics and techniques through drills, demonstrations, film and team and individual competition for both singles and doubles. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-4851 or visit them on the Web at http://sportscamps.byu.edu.

Monday, July 14 through Saturday, July 19

Conferences and Workshops and the BYU Honors Program will host the Summer Scholars' Academy for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Join an exceptional and motivated group of your peers as you participate in a college prep course taught by BYU Honors faculty in one of four subject areas. Daily classes each morning will be enhanced with field trips, demonstrations, labs and/or experiments. Attend optional workshops that may include high school survival techniques, ACT preparation strategies and stress management tools as well as information on BYU scholarships and admissions. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-8925 or visit them on the Web at http://ce.byu.edu/cw/cwschola/.

Tuesday, July 15

Richard R. Sudweeks, a professor with the Instructional Psychology and Testing Department at Brigham Young University, will speak at a Brigham Young University devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), the BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and at www.broadcasting.byu.edu. It will be rebroadcast Sunday, July 20, at 6 and 11 a.m. on KBYU-TV, and on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., and on KBYU-FM at 8 p.m.

Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19

The Books for Young Readers Symposium, a two-day symposium for librarians, teachers, and parents, featuring nationally acclaimed authors and illustrators, will be held at Brigham Young University and the Provo City Library at Academy Square. For more information please contact conferences and workshops at (801) 378-2568 or visit them on the Web at

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Tuesday, July 22

Clayton Christensen, a professor of business administration at the Harvard Business School, will speak at a Brigham Young University forum at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The forum will be broadcast live on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), the BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and at www.broadcasting.byu.edu. It will be rebroadcast Sunday, July 27, at 6 and 11 a.m. on KBYU-TV, and on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., and at 8 p.m. on KBYU-FM.

Tuesday, July 29 through Friday, August 1

"Strengthening Ties That Bind Families Together Forever" is the theme for the 35th Annual BYU Genealogy and Family History Conference. This conference will build and strengthen family ties through genealogy and family history. Keynote presenters include Elder Spencer J. Condie, Curt B. Witcher, Don R. Anderson and Susan Easton Black. For more information or to register, contact (801) 378-8925 or visit them on the Web at http://genealogyconferences.byu.edu.

Tuesday, July 29

Elder J. Richard Clarke, an emeritus member of the Quorum of the Seventy will speak at a Brigham Young University devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), the BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and at www.broadcasting.byu.edu. It will be rebroadcast Sunday, August 10, at 6 and 11 a.m. on KBYU-TV, and on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., and on KBYU-FM at 8 p.m.

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