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What's New at BYU for January 2007

What's New at Brigham Young University for January 2007

Tuesday, Jan. 9

President Cecil O. Samuelson and his wife Sharon will present the semester's first devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center. The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU channels. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Wednesday, Jan. 10

LDS scholar Truman G. Madsen will be the week's featured speaker for the Religion Lecture Series held in conjunction with the "Beholding Salvation: Images of Christ" exhibit now on display in the Museum of Art. He will speak about the pre-mortal ministry of Jesus Christ. The lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the museum, and the public is welcome to attend this free event.

Thursday, Jan. 11

His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al-Faisal of Saudi Arabia will address "Balance in the Middle East Community" at 11 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building Auditorium. Admission will be free.

The BYU OPAC Committee will host a Brown Bag Luncheon at noon in 3211 Wilkinson Student Center. Attendants can bring lunch and enjoy a lecture by Damon Bolli entitled "Be Still and Know That I am God." The event will be free and the public is welcome to attend.

Friday, Jan. 12

"Japanese Foreign Policy" will be the topic of a speech given by Yuzo Ohta, consul-general of Japan from Denver, at 11 a.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building. Admission will be free.

Saturday, Jan. 13

BYU Women will host "Women in Art," featuring speaker Marian Wardle of the BYU Museum of Art and vocalist Amy Merrill. Wardle is the granddaughter of LDS artist Minerva Teichert. The presentation is open to all full-time female employees and wives of full-time employees, past and present. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact marilynlee@byu.edu.

Monday, Jan. 15

The Center for Service and Learning will host a Community Outreach Day beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Wilkinson Student Center. Students will be able to participate in a series of service events for BYU and the community. For more information, call (801) 422-1277.

Monday, Jan. 15

Brigham Young University will host its annual "Walk of Life: A Celebration of the Life and Mission of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at the Carillon Bell Tower. There will be a candlelight procession to the Wilkinson Student Center, where there will be other observances.

Wednesday, Jan. 17

The Student Activities Board will host "Acoustic Explosion," a showcase of student acoustic talent in the Wilkinson Student Center Traditions Lounge at 7 p.m. Those interested in performing may contact the board at (801) 422-3122. Admission will be free.

The Religion Lecture Series held in conjunction with the "Beholding Salvation: Images of Christ" exhibit now on display in the Museum of Art will continue with a talk by S. Kent Brown, who will focus on the birth of Jesus Christ. The lecture will begin in the Museum of Art at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 18

BYU International Study Programs will sponsor an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building. The public is welcome to attend.

Friday, Jan. 19

The Conference Center Theater at Temple Square in Salt Lake City will host the annual J. Reuben Clark fireside for J. Reuben Clark Society members and alumni. The fireside will begin at 7 p.m.

As part of the BYUSA Concert Series, Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband will appear in the WSC Ballroom from 7-10 p.m. Tickets are $8 presale with BYU ID and $10 without, and $10 at the door with BYU ID and $12 without.

Saturday, Jan. 20

Pianist Jon Schmidt will continue the BYUSA Concert Series in the WSC Ballroom from 7-10 p.m. Tickets are $8 presale with BYU ID and $10 without, and $10 at the door with BYU ID and $12 without.

Tuesday, Jan. 23

Marilyn Chandler McEntyre, professor of English at Westmont College, will present Tuesday's forum at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center. In addition to her work as a professor, McEntyre is also a poet and author. For broadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Wednesday, Jan. 24

Jeffrey M. Hovenier, U.S. Department of State deputy director of the Division of NATO Policy, European Security and Political Affairs, will discuss "Balkan Update: An Insider Look at the Latest on the Kosovo Process" at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

For students who have been married five years or less, the Student Activities Board will host the Newlywed Game at 7 p.m. in the WSC Traditions Lounge. Admission will be free.

The baptism and temptations of Jesus Christ will be the focus of this week's Religion Lecture Series talk held in conjunction with the "Beholding Salvation: Images of Christ" exhibit now on display in the Museum of Art. It will be presented by Stephen E. Robinson. This free event is open to the public and will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Museum of Art.

Thursday, Jan. 25

All campus student journals will be present for the Student Journal Fair in the Garden Court of the Wilkinson Student Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students can learn about each journal and sign up to be staff members for the semester.

Saturday, Jan. 27

Poet Robert Burns will be celebrated during an evening of traditional Scottish cuisine, music and song at 6:30 p.m. in 3222 WSC. Reservations must be made by Jan. 19 and payment is required at the time of reservation. Tickets are $22 per person and $44 per couple or $20 per person and $40 per couple with BYU ID or Utah Scottish Association membership. To reserve seats, call (801) 422-5001 or visit utahscots.org.

Tuesday, Jan. 30

The weekly devotional will feature Alvin F. Sherman Jr., a BYU professor of Spanish, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center. Sherman is a former chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and a published author. The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Wednesday, Jan. 31

The BYU Winter 2007 Career and Internship Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the WSC Ballroom and Garden Court. Students of all disciplines are welcome to attend and bring resumes.

January's Religion Lecture Series held in conjunction with the "Beholding Salvation: Images of Christ" exhibit now on display in the Museum of Art will wrap up at 7:30 p.m. with John W. Welch's talk on the Sermon on the Mount in the Museum of Art. The public is welcome to attend this free event.

Writer: Elizabeth Kasper

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