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Software Training - Photoshop Automation Class

12 hours 30 min ago

Aug 1 - 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Automation, also known as Actions, is a nifty tool that anyone serious about photo editing will love. It allows you to cut down on the repetitive photo editing––saving tons of time––by automating the process.

Prerequisite: Photoshop Essentials Classes, or similar familiarity with Photoshop.

To register for this class, click "more information" below.

Software Training - Photo Restoration Class

12 hours 30 min ago

Aug 3 - 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Make worn and discolored photographs vibrant again! In this short class you will learn how to spice up faded colors, get the best black and white possible, and draw the viewer's eyes in to your photos.

Prerequisites: all of our Photoshop Essentials Classes, or equivalent familiarity with Photoshop.

Free Outdoor Movie: The Jungle Book

12 hours 30 min ago

Aug 5 - 7:30 PM

BYU hosts the next Outdoor Movie Night featuring The Jungle Book! Come with family and friends August 5th to the SWKT quad to enjoy a FREE movie in the wild. Starting at 7:30pm before the movie, enjoy free popcorn, live animal shows, and jungle course. Delicious food from local vendors will also be available for purchase during pre-show. Bring your own blanket for the showing at dusk!

Devotional: David Moore, J. Reuben Clark Law School

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 00:15

Aug 2 - 11:05 AM

David Moore, associate dean of academic affairs and research at the J. Reuben Clark Law School, will give the Devotional address.

Moore’s remarks will be broadcast live on BYUtv, BYUtv.org (and archived for on-demand streaming), KBYU-TV 11, Classical 89 FM, BYU Radio and will be archived on speeches.byu.edu.

David Moore is the associate dean of academic affairs and research at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

Moore is a summa cum laude graduate of Brigham Young University Law School. He also received at Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University.

After joining the BYU law faculty in 2008, Moore taught as a visiting professor at the George Washington University Law School. Moore has also been associate professor at the University of Kentucky College of Law. He arrived at the University of Kentucky after researching and teaching at the University of Chicago Law School as an Olin Fellow.

Moore is a scholar of U.S. foreign relations law, international law, international development and international human rights. His publications have been accepted for publication in the Harvard, Columbia, Virginia and Northwestern Law Reviews, among others. Moore has taught civil procedure, international law, U.S. foreign relations law, international human rights, legal scholarship and a Plenary Powers Colloquium.

Test Preparation Workshop for Students

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 00:15

Aug 2 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Test Preparation: Learn the skills and strategies that can help you take tests more effectively.

Drop-in sessions, no reservation needed.

The BYU Career and Academic Success Center offers free academic and life skills workshops for students. Students will learn how to study smarter, remember more and efficiently prepare for tests. Additionally, the center offers information and guidance for students preparing to choose a major or career, explore graduate school, interview for a job or submit a resume and cover letter.

Textbook Comprehension Workshop for Students

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 00:15

Aug 3 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Textbook Comprehension: Learn reading methods and other techniques to help you study smarter. (Bring a textbook!)

Drop-in sessions, no reservation needed.

The BYU Career and Academic Success Center offers free academic and life skills workshops for students. Students will learn how to study smarter, remember more and efficiently prepare for tests. Additionally, the center offers information and guidance for students preparing to choose a major or career, explore graduate school, interview for a job or submit a resume and cover letter.

Acoustic Explosion at the BYU Duck Pond

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 00:15

Aug 3 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come and enjoy a night of live acoustic music, prize giveaways and food trucks! Our Acoustic Explosion events are performances by local and student bands in a casual setting for students to enjoy the local music scene for free! Local bands: RKDN, Paint the Woods, The Naked Waiters, and The Wykees will all be playing along with individual student performers from 7-9pm at the Duck Pond south of BYU campus.

Time Management Workshop for Students

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 00:15

Aug 4 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Time Management: Gain control of your life by controlling your time. Learn to make the most of your schedule.

Drop-in sessions, no reservation needed.

The BYU Career and Academic Success Center offers free academic and life skills workshops for students. Students will learn how to study smarter, remember more and efficiently prepare for tests. Additionally, the center offers information and guidance for students preparing to choose a major or career, explore graduate school, interview for a job or submit a resume and cover letter.

MS Fall 2016 Prospectus Deadline

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 00:15

Dec 8

Software Training - Mobile Phone Location Class

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 00:15

Jul 28 - 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

How does Pokémon GO track where you are? How does Google Maps know you are 1.8 miles from the nearest Chipotlé? Above ground, in the basement, and in the middle of nowhere, you phone knows where you are and where you've been. Come learn about the different technologies that your phone uses to track your location.

To register for this class, click here.

Software Training - Photoshop Art Creation Class

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 00:15

Jul 29 - 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Come and learn to use the finest tools for art creation in Photoshop: blending modes, paths, and custom stamps. ​This class in a follow-up to the Photoshop Essentials class––if you haven't taken that class, we recommend you take it first. In the Foundation class, we spent the last day creating in Photoshop. The Art Creation Class is that day on steroids.

To register for this class, click here.

Free Live Animal Show - Adaptations

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 00:15

Jul 29 - 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Examining adaptations in plants and animals and how specific adaptations help species survive under varying conditions.

Animals Include Three of The Following:

  • Tarantula
  • Frog
  • Turtle
  • Snake

Software Training - Excel Data Analysis Class

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 00:15

Aug 2 - 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

This in-depth class covers how to easily extract the information you need from your worksheets with pivot tables, the solver, what-if analysis, and advanced sorting and filtering.

Prerequisites: all of our Excel Essentials classes or equivalent familiarity with Excel.

To register for this class, click here.

Software Training - Excel Functions Class

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 00:15

Aug 3 - 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Learn how to really harness the power of functions in Excel. During this 1-session course, you will learn to perform complex texts with nested logical functions, build a custom function, and use functions to apply advanced conditional formatting to your data.

Prerequisites: all the Excel Basic classes or equivalent familiarity with Excel.

To register for this class, click here.

University Chorale

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 00:15

Aug 3 - 7:30 PM

The BYU School of Music’s non-auditioned choir presents a program for the end of the summer term.

Note: This performance was originally scheduled for Aug. 4.

Free Live Animal Show - Utah's Diversity

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 00:15

Aug 3 - 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Utah’s Diversity: Discussion of different ecosystems in Utah and the kind of plants and animals that live there. This will be an interactive discussion through each of Utah’s 3 main ecosystems: Wetlands, Forests, and Deserts. Students will help the educator analyze each specimen and learn why they are found more commonly in one area over another.

Animals Included:

  • Tarantula or Lizard
  • Frog
  • Snake

Free Live Animal Show - Adaptations

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 00:15

Aug 5 - 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Examining adaptations in plants and animals and how specific adaptations help species survive under varying conditions.

Animals Include Three of The Following:

  • Tarantula
  • Frog
  • Turtle
  • Snake

Free Live Animal Show - Utah's Diversity

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 00:15

Aug 10 - 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Utah’s Diversity: Discussion of different ecosystems in Utah and the kind of plants and animals that live there. This will be an interactive discussion through each of Utah’s 3 main ecosystems: Wetlands, Forests, and Deserts. Students will help the educator analyze each specimen and learn why they are found more commonly in one area over another.

Animals Included:

  • Tarantula or Lizard
  • Frog
  • Snake

University Commencement Ceremony

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 00:15

Aug 11 - 4:00 PM

Elder Craig C. Christensen of the Presidency of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is scheduled to be the presiding authority and speaker during Brigham Young University's Commencement exercises on Thursday, August 11, at 4 p.m., in the Marriott Center. BYU President Kevin J Worthen will conduct the exercises.

The student speaker for the commencement will be Marcos Felipe Nazareth Gallo who is graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and a minors in mathematics, Chinese and international development. Gallo grew up in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and is planning on attending a master's program at Shanghai Jiaotong University after graduation.

Students from all 10 colleges will be receiving bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at the ceremonies. Exact numbers will be released in August.

Commencement exercises will be broadcast live on BYUtv, BYU Radio, Classical 89 KBYU-FM and byutv.org.

Tickets are not required for commencement or for college convocations.

College Convocations

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 00:15

Aug 12 - 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Each college holds convocations the day after commencement. The college dean presides over the convocation. Each graduate is recognized by name and walks across the stage to receive their diploma cover.

8 a.m.

  • School of Education (Smith Fieldhouse)
  • Humanities (Marriott Center)
  • Fine Arts and Communications (de Jong Concert Hall, HFAC)
  • Physical and Mathematical Sciences (Ballroom, Wilkinson Student Center)

11 a.m.

  • Engineering and Technology (Smith Fieldhouse)
  • Family, Home, and Social Sciences (Marriott Center)
  • Nursing (Auditorium, Joseph Smith Building)

2 p.m.: Life Sciences (Marriott Center)​

5 p.m.: Marriott School of Management (Marriott Center)

The Kennedy Center, Law School, and Religious Education will not be holding August convocations.

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