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Voices of Courage: Free Art Exhibition

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Feb 6 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

"Reflections of Courage" is the final event for Women's Services & Resources' and Title IX's annual Voices of Courage Campaign. Come enjoy dessert and beautiful art submitted by students that demonstrate what courage means to them.

Clubs Night - Valentine's Day Edition

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Feb 9 - 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Do you know a special someone, but don't have any ideas for a free activity to do together? Come enjoy a Valentine's Day themed Clubs Night! Get a date, pick your club, and enjoy free prizes and treats, from 7-10pm in the Wilk!

Lecture: Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Feb 11 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Drawing from his vast experience as a Foreign Service Officer in the Middle East, Ambassador Ryan Crocker will share his insight on the current challenges facing the region – including how U.S. Foreign Policy decisions have influenced affairs in the Middle East. Mr. Crocker will give context to issues regarding the rise of the Islamic State and growing refugee crisis.

Ryan Crocker is Dean and Executive Professor at the George Bush School of Government & Public Service at Texas A&M University, where he holds the Edward and Howard Kruse Endowed Chair. He was the James Schlesinger Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Virginia (2012-2014), and he served as the first Kissinger Senior Fellow at Yale University (2012-2013).

He retired from the Foreign Service in April 2009 after a career of over 37 years but was recalled to active duty by President Obama to serve as US Ambassador to Afghanistan in 2011. He has served as US Ambassador six times: Afghanistan (2011-2012), Iraq (2007-2009), Pakistan (2004-2007), Syria (1998-2001), Kuwait (1994-1997), and Lebanon (1990-1993). He has also served as the International Affairs Advisor at the National War College, where he joined the faculty in 2003. From May to August 2003, he was in Baghdad as the first Director of Governance for the Coalition Provisional Authority and was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs from August 2001 to May 2003. Since joining the Foreign Service in 1971, he also has had assignments in Iran, Qatar, Iraq and Egypt, as well as Washington. He was assigned to the American Embassy in Beirut during the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982 and the bombings of the embassy and the Marine barracks in 1983.

Film: Alive Inside

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Feb 19 - 5:00 PM - 7:30 AM

Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music's ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it.

Annual Awards Banquet

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Feb 19 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Black History Month: "Perspectives"

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Feb 19 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Come watch BYU students share black culture through song, dance, art, and the spoken word. All talents will be related to African-American, African, Afro-Carribbean, and/or Black culture.

CPMS Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Feb 26 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

“Three Minute Thesis,” is an event that challenges students working on a graduate degree to present their thesis in just three minutes. And to make matters more interesting, the students must explain it using language that a non-specialist audience will understand. The CPMS competition will be held on Friday, 26 February 2016 in the Hinckley Center Assembly Hall beginning at 11:30 a.m. The first place winner of the CPMS competition will receive $1,000; second place will receive $750; and third place will receive $500. Additionally, five honorary mentions will each receive $50. Pizza will be served to all those who attend beginning at 11:30 a.m. Two students from each college will advance to the university-wide final round. The university-wide 3MT event will take place on Thursday, 10 March 2016, in the BYU Varsity Theatre. The first place winner of the university competition will receive $5,000; second place will receive $2,500; third place will receive $1,500; and the people’s choice will receive $1,000.

Film-Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Mar 4 - 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Set in the desolate desert spaces of the American southwest, the film unearths the history of land art during the tumultuous late 1960s and early 1970s. A story of renegades and firebrands all willing to risk their future careers on radical change and experimentation-a marked contrast to the hyper-speculative contemporary art world of today. Featuring rare interviews with a veritable who's who of American Art of the twentieth century. Much of the art featured in this film is located in Utah!

CPMS C2G Event

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Mar 7 - 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Established in 2001, Choose to Give (C2G) is a student-run fundraising campaign where 100 percent of the funds raised are used for student scholarships--students are asked to give what they can to help other students. Colleges from across the campus annually host C2G events to assist in these fund-raising efforts. The College of Physical & Mathematical Sciences (CPMS) will be hosting a hot dog roast from 11:30am-1:30pm, Monday, 7 March 2016 in the quad area north of the Eyring Science Center. Students who contribute to the C2G campaign will receive a free hot dog roasted by the college deans.

Director of Vatican Observatory to Deliver Summerhays Lecture

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Mar 10 - 6:30 PM

Guy Consolmagno, planetary scientist and director of the Vatican Observatory, will deliver BYU’s Summerhays Lecture on Science and Religion. His lecture titled, "Encountering God's Personality in Creation" will be present at 6:30pm, Thursday, 10 March 2016 in the JSB Auditorium.

Baseball vs. Utah

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Mar 15 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

First of a three-game series in the Deseret First Duel

Baseball vs. Pacific

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Mar 17 - 6:00 PM - 9:30 AM

West Coast Conference opener, first of a three-game series vs. Pacific. Televised live by BYUtv.

Film-Crossing Borders: The Life and Works of Leslie Norris

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Mar 18 - 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

As part of the 10 year anniversary of Leslie Norris’ death, the library will show a film BYU produced about his life and works. The film features many original stories and poems recited by Leslie Norris himself.

Baseball vs. Pacific

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Mar 18 - 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Second of a three-game series vs. Pacific.

Baseball vs. Pacific

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Mar 19 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Final of a three-game series vs. Pacific. Televised live on BYUtv.

Baseball vs. Arizona

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Apr 4 - 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Televised live on BYUtv.

Baseball vs. San Diego

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Apr 7 - 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

First of a three-game series, televised live on BYUtv.

Baseball vs. San Diego

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Apr 8 - 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Second of a three-game series, streamed live on TheW.tv

Baseball vs. San Diego

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:15

Apr 9 - 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Last of a three-game series, televised live on BYUtv.

Canned Valentines

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 00:15

Feb 8

What is it? A sealed canned filled with candy and/or note for a loved one on Valentines Day

How does it work?

1. Purchase an unsealed can (cash or check)

2. Put your gift/candy/note into the unsealed can

3. We will seal the lid on the can within a matter of seconds.

4. Use our decorating station to personalize your gift.

5. Give it to your loved one to be opened with a can opener.

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