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What's New at BYU for November 2013

Friday, Nov. 1
MPC “The Day of Dead”: The Museum of Peoples and Cultures is hosting its “Día de los Muertos” event from 7 to 9 p.m. In this “Day of the Dead” celebration, the museum invites BYU students to experience its new exhibit, "Nuchu: Voices of the Ute People," and enjoy learning about Hispanic culture and traditions. Admission is free and refreshments will be offered. The museum is located at 100 E. 700 N. in Provo. More information is available at mpc.byu.edu.

Tuesday, Nov. 5
University Devotional:  Elder Ulisses Soares, a member of the Presidency of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak at the Brigham Young University 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.

Thursday and Friday, Nov. 7-8
Annual Social Work Conference: BYU's School of Social Work will host its annual conference in the Wilkinson Student Center. This year's topic is “DSM-5: Diagnostic Differentials and Treatment.” The conference will provide mental health professionals with the opportunity to better familiarize themselves with and expand their skills in using the newest edition of the DSM to better diagnose and treat their clients. Free CEU credits will be offered in social work, marriage and family therapy, psychology, and counseling and mental health. For more information, contact the BYU School of Social Work, (801) 422-3282, socialwork@byu.edu.

Friday, Nov. 8
BYU Welsh Choir Concert: In their second concert of the semester, the BYU Welsh Choir will bring a night of Welsh music, tradition and fun. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in B092 Joseph F. Smith Building. For more information on the choir or for those interested in joining, contact Carl Johanson, (352) 246-2602, cjohanson64@gmail.com.

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9
MPC Mystery Dinner Date Night: The Museum of Peoples and Cultures joins with BYU recreation management students to host “The Murder at the Museum,” a mystery dinner party beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $24 per couple (dinner and dessert included) and will go on sale Monday, Nov. 4, at the Wilkinson Student Center Information Desk. More information will be available at mpc.byu.edu.

Mondays, Nov. 11 and 25
FHE at the MPC: Every second and fourth Monday of each month, the Museum of Peoples and Cultures hosts a Family Home Evening event for local groups. Admission is $5 per group ($10 for groups over 15 people) and the activities offer a tour and a take-home craft. Reservations must be made by noon on the day of the event. More information is available at mpc.byu.edu.

Tuesday, Nov. 12
University Devotional:  Shane Reese, a professor of statistics at BYU, 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, Nov. 13
Nintendo Night at The Wall: The Student Activities Board will host a video game tournament at The Wall, 1151 Wilkinson Student Center, from 4 to 7 p.m. Participants will compete in rounds of Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart and Just Dance. Interested students should send an email application to studentactivitiesboard@byu.edu with their names and the game they want to play to reserve a priority spot in the tournament. More information is available at studentleadership.byu.edu.

Wednesday, Nov. 13
House of Learning Lecture: The Harold B. Lee Library is hosting a House of Learning lecture, “Arthur Rackham, 'Scaring Children Out of the Nursery and the Contemporary Artists that Follow Him,'” given by Bethanne Andersen at 2 p.m. in the library auditorium on level one. The lecture is part of the library's current series on Victorian illustrators. For more information, contact library_pr@byu.edu.

Thursday, Nov. 14
BYU Office Professionals Luncheon: This month's OPAC brown bag guest speaker will be Larry Stevenson, MPA, who has helped thousands of people in more than 30 countries land the job they love, earn the biggest raises and get the best promotions. He will discuss “Getting Excited About Coming to Work -Again!”  He is the author of five books, including “Do the Work You Love: Planning a Rewarding Career.” He will speak at noon in 3220 Wilkinson Student Center.  All campus office professionals are welcome.

Tuesday, Nov. 19
University Forum: Peggy Noonan, columnist for The Wall Street Journal and best-selling author, will be the speaker at a campus forum at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center. Broadcast and rebroadcast information can be found through byutv.org/schedule. Archived forums and devotionals are available at speeches.byu.edu.
   
Wednesday, Nov. 20
BYU's Got Talent Finale: This auditioned event hosted by the Student Activities Board is based on the show “America's Got Talent.” The top three performances from each of the previous three shows will compete in this final show in the Wilkinson Student Center Varsity Theater at 7 p.m. More information is available at studentleadership.byu.edu.

Writer: Hwa Lee

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