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What's New at BYU for June 2008

Monday, June 2

Roger Schank, president of Socratic Arts and a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, will speak on “The Story-Centered Curriculum” at a free seminar for all faculty and students from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in 115 David O. McKay Building.

Tuesday, June 3

David Thomas of BYU’s J. Reuben Clark Law School will speak at a university devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. For broadcast and rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Roger Schank, president of Socratic Arts and a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, will speak on “The Re-Organization of Schooling” at a free seminar for all faculty and students from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in 115 David O. McKay Building.

Tuesday and Thursday, June 3 and 5

Children ages five through 12 are invited to participate in “Creepy Crawly Critters” as part of the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum’s Wildlife Adventures program. The class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday and noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday and does not include lunch. Thursday class times are approximate and may change to accommodate field trip travel. The cost is $35, with a 20 percent discount on a second class if the child registers for two or more classes at the same time. For more information and a complete schedule of events, call (801) 422-5051 or visit mlbean.byu.edu.

Wednesday, June 4

Joseph Irvine will speak at a Global Awareness Lectures at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building. For more information on this and other David M. Kennedy Center events, see the calendar at kennedy.byu.edu.

Join the BYUSA Service Squad for weekly service activities around campus Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. in 2300 Wilkinson Center. For more information, visit byusa.byu.edu.

Friday, June 6

The BYU Planetarium will present “June Sky” at public shows at 7 and 8 p.m. Tickets are $2 and are available for purchase at the planetarium entrance, 465 Eyring Science Center. For more information, visit planetarium.byu.edu.

Friday Saturday, June 6-7

BYU’s Summer Educator Workshops will host “The Best in Children’s Literature: Caldecott, Newbery and Beyond” for teachers and parents of elementary and secondary students at the Provo City Library from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gene Nelson will be the instructor. Registration is $197 and covers both tuition and materials. This workshop may be taken for BYU credit and transferred to any school district. For more information or to register, visit educatorworkshops.byu.edu.

A “3-D Creature Double Feature,” featuring the films “Creature from the Black Lagoon” and “Revenge of the Creature” will begin at 7 p.m. in the Varsity Theater. Admission is $3 and includes popcorn, 3-D glasses and prizes. For more information, visit eventsmanagement.byu.edu.

BYU’s stand-up comedy club Humor U will present all-new material in nightly shows at 8 and 9:30 p.m. in 321 Karl G. Maeser Building. Tickets are $3 when purchased in advance from the Wilkinson Center Information Desk or $4 at the door. For more information, visit humoru.org or e-ail humoru@byu.edu.

Saturday, June 7

The Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum invites children ages five through 12 to participate in “The Great Migration” as part of its Saturday Safari program. The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon and does not include lunch. The cost is $12 for the first child and $10 for each additional child in the same family. For more information and a complete schedule of events, call (801) 422-5051 or visit mlbean.byu.edu.

Monday, June 9, through Friday, June 13

BYU’s Summer Educator Workshops will host “Creativity in the Classroom” for teachers and parents of elementary and secondary students at the BYU Conference Center from 8 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. Sara Hacken will be the instructor. Registration is $394 plus $40 for the required textbook and materials. This workshop may be taken for BYU credit and transferred to any school district. For more information or to register, visit educatorworkshops.byu.edu.

Tuesday, June 10

Mary Ann Prater, a professor in the Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education, will give a devotional address at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. For broadcast and rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Tuesday and Wednesday, June 10-11

BYU’s Summer Educator Workshops will host “Practical Classroom Management for All Teachers” for parents and teachers of elementary and secondary students at the Harold B. Lee Library from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Michelle Marchant will be the instructor. Registration is $197 and covers both tuition and materials. This workshop may be taken for BYU credit and transferred to any school district. For more information or to register, visit educatorworkshops.byu.edu.

Tuesday and Thursday, June 10 and 12

Children ages five through 12 are invited to participate in “Rocks And Fossils” as part of the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum’s Wildlife Adventures program. The class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday and noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday and does not include lunch. Thursday class times are approximate and may change to accommodate field trip travel. The cost is $35, with a 20 percent discount on a second class if the child registers for two or more classes at the same time. For more information and a complete schedule of events, call (801) 422-5051 or visit mlbean.byu.edu.

Wednesday, June 11

Dodge Billingsley, film producer and director of Combat Films and Research, will present “Tactical Shifts in the Chechen Insurgency: Yes, There is Still a War Going On” at a Global Awareness Lectures at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building. For more information on this and other David M. Kennedy Center events, see the calendar at kennedy.byu.edu.

Join the BYUSA Service Squad for weekly service activities around campus Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. in 2300 Wilkinson Center. For more information, visit byusa.byu.edu.

Thursday and Friday, June 12-13

BYU’s Summer Educator Workshops will host “Technophobia to Technoaerobia: Educator Tips for Using Microsoft Office 2007” for parents and teachers of elementary and secondary students at the Harold B. Lee Library from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bradley Ross will be the instructor. Registration is $197 and covers both tuition and materials. This workshop may be taken for BYU credit and transferred to any school district. For more information or to register, visit educatorworkshops.byu.edu.

Friday, June 13

The Ninth Annual Utah Education Law and Policy Institute, a one-day conference on legal topics of interest to Utah's education community, will be held at the BYU Conference Center from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The institute is designed and priced to be a service for educators, educational administrators, school board members, legal practitioners, parents and students. The cost for the all‑day conference, which includes a luncheon and luncheon speaker, is $35 in advance. Registration is $40 on the day of the conference, which may not include lunch. Students with a valid ID may attend the conference for free, but must pre-register. To register, visit edlaw.byu.edu or call BYU Conferences and Workshops at (801) 422‑2568.

The BYU Planetarium will present “The Universe Near and Far” at public shows at 7 and 8 p.m. Tickets are $2 and are available for purchase at the planetarium entrance, 465 Eyring Science Center. For more information, visit planetarium.byu.edu.

Friday and Saturday, June 13-14

A “3-D Creature Double Feature,” featuring the films “Creature from the Black Lagoon” and “Revenge of the Creature” will begin at 7 p.m. in the Varsity Theater. Admission is $3 and includes popcorn, 3-D glasses and prizes. For more information, visit eventsmanagement.byu.edu.

Saturday, June 14

BYU Women’s Services and Resources will host its fourth annual “Breaking the Silence: 5K Race Against Abuse and Pornography” at 8 a.m. starting in the Richards Building quad. No entry fee is required, but runners must register by calling (801) 422-4877, e-mailing wsr@byu.edu, visiting 3326 Wilkinson Center or arriving at 7 a.m. the day of the race. The first 100 people to register will receive a free t-shirt. A raffle drawing and prizes will follow the race. For more information, visit wsr.byu.edu or call (801) 422-4877.

The Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum invites children ages five through 12 to participate in “Dressed to Kill” as part of its Saturday Safari program. The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon and does not include lunch. The cost is $12 for the first child and $10 for each additional child in the same family. For more information and a complete schedule of events, call (801) 422-5051 or visit mlbean.byu.edu.

Monday through Wednesday, June 16-18

The 2008 Arts Express Summer Elementary Arts Education Conference, a three-day conference for teachers and administrators dedicated to arts education, will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Timberline Middle School, 500 W Canyon Crest Road, Alpine. Registration for the first day of the conference is open to all people interested in expanding their understanding of the role of arts in education, and includes admission to the keynote address by Anne Green Gilbert, designer of the BrainDance technique and theory. The second and third days are specifically for elementary school teachers, with classes offered in dance, drama, media arts, music, visual arts and integration. Full-conference registration is $85, or $55 for attendees from BYU A.R.T.S. Partnership school districts. BYU in-service credits (1.5) are available for an additional $40. For more information, visit education.byu.edu/arts or call Cally Flox at (801) 422-6146.

Monday through Friday, June 16-20

The Ninth Annual Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers Workshop will be held in the BYU Conference Center. This intensive, five-day workshop is for beginning to advanced writers and illustrators, with tutoring in small-group sessions by published authors and artists. Registration for the conference is $460, or $120 for afternoons only, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Both registration options include a ticket to the conference banquet. For more information or to register, visit wifyr.byu.edu.

Tuesday and Thursday, June 17 and 19

Children ages five through 12 are invited to participate in “Animals at Night” as part of the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum’s Wildlife Adventures program. The class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday and noon to 4p.m. on Thursday and does not include lunch. Thursday class times are approximate and may change to accommodate field trip travel. The cost is $35, with a 20 percent discount on a second class if the child registers for two or more classes at the same time. For more information and a complete schedule of events, call (801) 422-5051 or visit mlbean.byu.edu.

Wednesday, June 18

Join the BYUSA Service Squad for weekly service activities around campus Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. in 2300 Wilkinson Center. For more information, visit byusa.byu.edu.

Saturday, June 21

The Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum invites children ages five through 12 to participate in “Ambushed!” as part of its Saturday Safari program. The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon and does not include lunch. The cost is $12 for the first child and $10 for each additional child in the same family. For more information and a complete schedule of events, call (801) 422-5051 or visit mlbean.byu.edu.

Monday through Friday, June 23-27

BYU’s Summer Educator Workshops will host “Introduction to Gifted/Talented Education” for teachers and parents of elementary and secondary students at the N. Eldon Tanner Building from 8 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. Stacey Briggs will be the instructor. Registration is $394 and covers both tuition and materials.

BYU’s Summer Educator Workshops will also host “Introduction to Spanish for Educators” for teachers and parents of elementary and secondary students at the BYU Conference Center from 8 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. Lilia Blackwell will be the instructor. Registration is $394 and covers both tuition and materials. These workshops may be taken for BYU credit and transferred to any school district. For more information or to register, visit educatorworkshops.byu.edu.

Tuesday, June 24

E.J. Carfaro of the BYU Student Athlete Academic Center will speak at a university devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. For broadcast and rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Tuesday and Thursday, June 24 and 26

Children ages five through 12 are invited to participate in “Trees and Leaves” as part of the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum’s Wildlife Adventures program. The class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday and noon to 4p.m. on Thursday and does not include lunch. Thursday class times are approximate and may change to accommodate field trip travel. The cost is $35, with a 20 percent discount on a second class if the child registers for two or more classes at the same time. For more information and a complete schedule of events, call (801) 422-5051 or visit mlbean.byu.edu.

Wednesday, June 25

Join the BYUSA Service Squad for weekly service activities around campus Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. in 2300 Wilkinson Center. For more information, visit byusa.byu.edu.

Friday, June 27

The Brazilian Association will host a Brazilian dance open to all BYU students from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Instructors will provide free instruction on dancing to Brazilian music. Admission is $3 for BYU students. For more information, visit byusa.byu.edu.

Saturday, June 28

The Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum invites children ages five through 12 to participate in “It’s a Rotten Life — Decomposers” as part of its Saturday Safari program. The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon and does not include lunch. The cost is $12 for the first child and $10 for each additional child in the same family. For more information and a complete schedule of events, call (801) 422-5051 or visit mlbean.byu.edu.

All Month

The Harold B. Lee Library is hosting an exhibit of John Marshall's work. Marshall was instrumental in developing the industrial design program at BYU. “John Marshall: A Tribute” features items from his days designing for Hewlett Packard, work from his 41 years at BYU and his more recent landscape paintings. The exhibit, which is open during library hours, is located in the Hallway Gallery on the second floor of the library and will be on display through June 30.

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

Writer: Marissa Ballantyne

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