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What's new at BYU for March 2014

Wednesday through Saturday, March 5-8

Wheatley International Affairs: For more information visit https://ce.byu.edu/cw/wheatley/ or call (801) 422-4853.

Thursday and Friday, March 6-7

Church History Symposium: The Brigham Young University Church History Symposium, “The Worldwide Church: The Global Reach of Mormonism,” will be held Thursday at Brigham Young University in Provo and Friday at the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City. Participants will explore the Church’s impact and presence on the global stage and how it is adjusting to meet the needs of an international membership Admission is free and open to the public. No reservations are needed to attend the event. The symposium will begin Thursday in the BYU Conference Center at 9:00 a.m. and continue until 4:30 p.m. The keynote address at 7:00 p.m. will be given by Terry L. Givens, professor of literature and religion at the University of Richmond, where he holds the James A. Bostwick Chair in English. The symposium will continue Friday at the Conference Center from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The keynote address at 9:00 a.m. will be given by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Second Counselor in the First Presidency. For more information visit https://ce.byu.edu/cw/churchHistory/ or call (801) 422-4853.

Tuesday, March 11

University Devotional: Larry M. Gibson, in the Young Men Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak at the campus devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center. The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels and online at byutv.org. Rebroadcast information can be found through byutv.org/schedule. Archived devotionals are available at speeches.byu.edu.

Wednesday, March 12

Laser Wars:Come to the Garden Court on the 2nd floor of the Wilk at 7pm for a laser tag extravaganza featuring 5 laser rooms and over 50 guns. Receive prizes for completing special challenges and winning your tournament bracket! To reserve a priority spot email studentactivitiesboard@byu.edu.

Thursday and Friday, March 13-14

Counseling Conference: Presenter Dr. Raymond Digiuseppe will discuss “Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and the Treatment of Anger” at the Brigham Young University Conference Center. Registration for BYU credit is $255, noncredit (includes CEU credits) is $235, graduate student (pass/fail) is $130 and graduate student noncredit is $100. For more information visit http://ce.byu.edu/cw/counseling/ or call (801) 422-7589.

Tuesday, March 18

University Forum: Brent James, Executive Director of the Institute for Health Care Delivery Research, IHC, will speak at the campus forum at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center. The forum will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels and online at byutv.org. Rebroadcast information can be found through byutv.org/schedule. Archived devotionals are available at speeches.byu.edu.

Wednesday, March 19

BYU’s Got Talent:Come witness all of the talent we have here at BYU at 7 p.m. in the Varsity Theatre! If you're interested in performing, email studentactivitiesboard@byu.edu.

Saturdays, March 15, 22, 29

Spring Merit Badge PowWow: The BYU Merit Badge PowWow has been run for more than 57 years and is one of the largest Scout PowWows in the United States. More than 7,000 Scouts from Utah and other areas attend the Spring and Fall PowWows. For more information visit http://ce.byu.edu/cw/powwow/ or call (801) 422-7589.

Monday through Thursday, March 24-27

Central Utah Science and Engineering Fair: The Central Utah Science and Engineering Fair is a regional science competition presented by the David O. McKay School of Education and the BYU-Public School Partnership. Its goal to excite students about science by providing a venue where they can present and share the lessons they have learned in their classrooms combined with their own interests and discoveries. For more information visit http://cusef.byu.edu/ or call (801) 422-7589.

Tuesday, March 25

University Devotional: Chad Lewis, Athletics, will speak at the campus devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center. The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels and online at byutv.org. Rebroadcast information can be found through byutv.org/schedule. Archived devotionals are available at speeches.byu.edu.

Wednesday, March 26

Acoustic Explosion: This is the last Acoustic Explosion performance of the semester. This is a completely free event! If you like live music, come and enjoy the talent of our very own BYU performers at 7 p.m. at The Wall. If you're interested in performing, email a demo to the Student Activities Board at studentactivitiesboard@byu.edu, or come to their office (3400 WSC) for a live demo.

Writer: Brett Lee

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