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BYU What's New Calendar for June 2004

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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. The Earth Science Museum is located at 1683 North Canyon Road in Provo. The museum is open Mondays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, call (801) 422-3680.

Through the generosity of Fred and Sue Morris of Salt Lake City, the world's most complete collection of waterfowl and pheasants is being exhibited as part of the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum's permanent collection. A life-size African elephant is currently under construction in the center atrium and, once completed, will be on display for about one year. Other exhibits on display are a new butterfly exhibit and a shell exhibit to be introduced in April, "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. Children's story time is held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. and noon in the children's discovery room. "Saturday Safari" is a discovery program at the museum tailored to children between ages 5 and 12. It focuses on teaching about animals, plants and the world around them. The June classes include "Chubby Creatures" June 5 and "Snakes" June 12. Classes are Saturday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Also featured this summer is "Wildlife Adventures," a series of field trips to learn more about science. June classes include "Farm Friends" June 22 and 24 and "Birds of a Feather" June 29. Registration is required for the Tuesday and Thursday classes. Please call (801) 422-5051 for more information. The museum, located east of the Marriott Center, 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 N. 100 E. in Provo, has a new exhibit titled "Rise Up From Fragments: Life and Arts of the Western Anasazi." The exhibit features artifacts made and used by the Western Anasazi, a branch of ancestral Pueblo people who lived near Kanab, Utah. It will be on display until April 2006. Also on display is "Custom Made: Artifacts as Cultural Expression." The exhibit explores the qualities that define cultures around the world. The exhibition leads visitors through North America and South America and to the isles of the Pacific. The museum offers tours and teaching kit programs as well. 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.

BYU Conferences and Workshops offers a number of programs for adults, youth and children throughout the year. For information regarding ballroom dance, gymnastics and creative dance classes for young people, please call (801) 422-3559. To learn more about prep courses for the ACT, GMAT, GRE and LSAT exams, call (801) 422-4853. For additional information about other upcoming offerings, please visit the Web site at http://ce.byu.edu/cw.

The Counseling and Career Center at BYU offers workshops in choosing a major and career, financial management, listening and note-taking skills, overcoming procrastination, stress management, options for exploring graduate schools and test preparation. For more information, contact the Counseling and Career Center at (801) 422-2689 or visit the Web site at www.byu.edu/ccc/calendar.

Complimentary tours of the BYU campus are available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the BYU Visitors Center. For more information, call (801) 422-4678.

Tuesday, June 1

Val Hawks, associate professor of manufacturing at Brigham Young University, will speak at a campus devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall on the BYU campus. The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and on byubroadcasting.org. It will be rebroadcast Sunday, June 6, on BYU-Radio at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. It will also be rebroadcast Sunday, June 13, on KBYU (Channel 11) at 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on KBYU-FM (89.1) at 8 p.m.

Tuesday, June 8

Elder Dale E. Miller, a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak at a campus devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall on the BYU campus. The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and on byubroadcasting.org. It will be rebroadcast Sunday, June 13, on BYU-Radio at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. It will also be rebroadcast Sunday, June 20, on KBYU (Channel 11) at 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on KBYU-FM (89.1) at 8 p.m.

Monday, June 14

Raymond S. Wright, director of the Family History Library for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak at the BYU Emeriti Alumni Association's summer activity at 11:30 a.m. The Emeriti Alumni Association is for all retired BYU employees. Participants will enjoy a catered lunch prior to Brother Wright's remarks. The cost to attend is $15. Reservations can be made by contacting Todd Hendricks at 422-7621 before Tuesday, June 8.

Tuesday, June 22

Scott Duvall, a European history and studies librarian in the Harold B. Lee Library, will speak at a campus devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium due to construction in the Harris Fine Arts Center. Overflow seating will be available in W-111 Ezra Taft Benson Building, the Varsity Theater and 2084 Jesse Knight Humanities Building. The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and on byubroadcasting.org. It will be rebroadcast Sunday, June 27, on BYU-Radio at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m., on KBYU (Channel 11) at 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on KBYU-FM (89.1) at 8 p.m.

Thursday through Saturday, June 24 through 26

The 9th Annual Management Conference titled "Successful Leadership in a Changing World: Principles for Building Outstanding Leaders in Organizations, Communities and Families" will be held at the Brigham Young University Conference Center. This year's conference will offer a wide array of world-renowned business minds, professionals and experts discussing principles of leadership for organizations, communities and families. Educational tracks are also available. Registration is required and early-bird registration ends June 11. For more information, visit the Web at http://marriottschool.byu.edu/mgtconf/, or call (801) 378-8925.

Monday through Friday, June 28 through July 2

Brigham Young University will host the fifth Writing for Young Readers Workshop at the BYU Conference Center. During the five-day workshop, participants will work with successful editors and authors on writing books and stories for readers ranging from preschool through high school. For registration information, call BYU Conferences and Workshops at (801) 422-2568 or check out the Workshop Web site at http://wfyr.byu.edu. Participants can earn BYU credit by enrolling in this workshop. Enrollment is limited to the first 130 applicants, so those interested are encouraged to register early. The conference includes morning workshop classes and afternoon lectures on the craft of writing and illustration. Those who want to focus on the business of writing can choose an afternoon-only option.

Tuesday, June 29

LaNae Valentine, director of Women's Services and Resources at BYU, will speak at a campus devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium due to construction in the Harris Fine Arts Center. Overflow seating will be available in W-111 Ezra Taft Benson Building, the Varsity Theater and 2084 Jesse Knight Humanities Building. The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and on byubroadcasting.org. It will be rebroadcast Sunday, June 27, on BYU-Radio at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m., on KBYU (Channel 11) at 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on KBYU-FM (89.1) at 8 p.m.

Writer: Thomas Grover

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