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What's New at BYU for May 2008

What’s New at BYU for May 2008

Thursday and Friday, May 1-2

President Thomas S. Monson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be the concluding speaker during this year’s Brigham Young University Women’s Conference, co-sponsored by the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He will address the attendees at 3:45 p.m. on Friday, May 2, in the Marriott Center. Sheri Dew, president and CEO of Deseret Book and a former counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency, will introduce this year’s theme, “Awake, Arise, and Come unto Him,” taken from Moroni 10:30-32, at the conference’s opening session on Thursday, May 1, at 9 a.m. in the Marriott Center. Regular registration is $47 or $27 for one day. BYU faculty, staff and students with a BYU ID are eligible for a reduced registration of $15 for the full conference or $8 for either Thursday or Friday. Registration may be completed by phone at (801) 422-8925, online at womensconference.byu.edu or in person in the Harman Building lobby weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, May 6

English professor Gregory Clark will speak at a university devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Wednesday, May 7

Marc Olivier, associate professor of French studies, will speak on “Border Horror: Identity Anxiety in Recent French Cinema” at a Global Awareness Lecture at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building. Admission is free.

Wednesday, May 7, 14, 21 and 28

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, May 9

The BYU Emeriti Alumni Association is sponsoring an "Evening with Friends" at the BYU Salt Lake Center, 345 W. North Temple in Salt Lake City at 7 p.m. Stephen R. Covey, known throughout the world for his books on leadership principles, will speak. For more information, call (801) 422-5447 or visit wasatch.aa.byu.edu.

Monday through Wednesday, May 12-14

The basics of facility management as it pertains to the use of the online work-order system Sprocket will be discussed during the Sprocket Conference in the BYU Conference Center. Registration is $699, which includes breakfast and lunch each day. For more information or to register, visit ce.byu.edu/cw/sprocket.

Tuesday, May 13

Barta Heiner, associate professor in the Department of Theatre and Media Arts, will speak at a university forum assembly at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. The forum will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Wednesday, May 14

Former Pakistani judge Chaudry Ali will present “War on Terror by Reluctant Fighters” at a Global Awareness Lecture at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building. Admission is free.

Tuesday, May 20

David Kooyman, a faculty member in the Department of Physiology and Developmental Biology, will speak at a university devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Thursday, May 22

The BYU Management Society is sponsoring a family-oriented evening of food and fun at 7 p.m. at Nielsens Grove Park in Orem. A silent auction will offer some great items, and all proceeds will go to the BYU Scholarship fund. For more information, call (801) 422-4433 or visit wasatch.aa.byu.edu.

Friday, May 23

“The Caine Mutiny,” a classic film starring Humphrey Bogart, will be shown at 7 p.m. in the Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and admission is free.

Tuesday, May 27

Monte Swain, a faculty member in the School of Accountancy and Information Systems, will speak at a university devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Wednesday, May 28

Jason Lim, a program analyst for the Transportation Security Administration, will speak on “Making a Difference Through Federal Service” at a Global Awareness Lecture at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Writer: Marissa Ballantyne

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