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What's New at BYU for July 2008

Tuesday, July 1

Health sciences professor Michael D. Barnes will speak at a university devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building Auditorium. The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

"What You Will Find in the Foreign Service" will be the topic of an informal lecture presented by Foreign Service officer Jessica Ward at 2 p.m. in B-104 Joseph F. Smith Building.

Tuesday, July 8

Rae Jeanne Memmott from the BYU College of Nursing, will present a university devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building Auditorium. The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Tuesday, July 15

Chemistry professor Paul Savage will speak at a university forum at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building Auditorium. The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Thursday and Friday, July 17-18

Six nationally known authors and illustrators of children’s books will be featured at the 21st Brigham Young University Symposium on Books for Young Readers at the Provo City Library at Academy Square. For more information and registration, visit http://ce.byu.edu/cw/bfyr.

Tuesday, July 22

Scott Ritter, chair of the Department of Geological Sciences, will speak at a university devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building Auditorium. The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Tuesday, July 29

Rodger Sorensen, chair of the Department of Theatre and Media Arts, will speak at a university devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building Auditorium. The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Tuesday through Thursday, July 29-Aug. 1

Brigham Young University will host the 40th annual Conference on Family History and Genealogy in the BYU Conference Center. The conference, “Strengthening Ties that Bind Families Together Forever,” will feature more than 120 classes for beginning, intermediate and advanced family historians. For more information, visit familyhistoryconferences.byu.edu.

All Month

An exhibit, “Dismantling Geneva Steel: Photographs by Chris Dunker,” featuring photos of the former largest steel plant west of the Mississippi River, will be on display at the BYU Museum of Art through Nov. 1. For more information, visit moa.byu.edu.

The BYU Museum of Art presents the exhibit, “Turning Point: The Demise of Modernism and the Rebirth of Meaning in American Art,” opening July 17. The exhibition focuses on the Modernist art from 1960 to 1972. Admission is free.

Women's Services and Resources will host "Revitalizing Yoga" Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in the BYU Museum of Art Sculpture Courtyard during summer term. The class will teach simple yoga techniques designed to give students more energy and clearer minds. Admission is free, and the public is welcome. For more information, contact Women's Services and Resources at (801) 422-4877.

The Family History Library at the Harold B. Lee Library at BYU offers free family history classes on the second and fourth Sunday of each month. The classes begin at 3 p.m. and the last class starts at 6 p.m. The family history resources and consultants are available from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on these Sundays. For more information and a complete schedule of classes, visit www.lib.byu.edu/flslab.

Every Saturday except July 5, the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum will host events for children ages 5 through 12 to learn about animals from all over the world in the Saturday Safari program. The events will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The cost is $12 for the first child and $10 for each additional child in the same family. For a complete schedule and details, visit www.mlbean.byu.edu.

Writer: Angela Fischer

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