TRAVEL NIGHT SLATED FOR JANUARY The BYU Alumni Association and the BYU Division of Continuing Education, Travel Study Department will jointly sponsor a free special Tour Night for all alumni and friends of the universityon Friday, January 31, 1997 in the BYU Conference Center at 7 p.m.
FINALS SURVIVAL KITS NOW AVAILABLE To buoy students' spirits during finals week at BYU, parents can order a Finals Survival Kit, complete with front-door delivery and a hug, for their studying children.
MOREBYU DIGS INTO LIBRARY EXPANSION PROJECT Presidents Thomas S. Monson and James E. Faust of the First Presidency and BYU President Merrill J. Bateman joined President Hinckley in officiating at the ceremony held Sept. 20 in the quad area north of the library.
SUPREME COURT JUSTICES PAY TRIBUTE TO THE LATE REX E. LEE Fittingly on Friday, Oct. 18, five justices attended a belated memorial service in Washington, D.C., for the former BYU president--and two of them offered eulogies describing him as one of the best attorneys to argue before their court this century.
BACKMORENEW COURSE TEACHES HEALTH AND FITNESS PRINCIPLES A new general education course at BYU--HEPE 129, Fitness and Lifestyle Management, satisfies the wellness requirement of the general education program and teaches students to, among other things, buckle up, eat right, exercise, and prevent disease.
CHEMISTRY STUDENT TESTIFIES BEFORE SENATE COMMITTEE A 21-year-old BYU chemistry major joined Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, baseball hall of famer Rod Carew, and others before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee in September to promote increased funding for scientific research.
THE CLASS OF '00 IS HERE (SORT OF) For those who are counting, however (and based on the theory of a four-year bachelor's degree), the freshmen who entered BYU this fall make up the class of 2000.
COUGAR STADIUM GETS THE BIG PICTURE When the college football season began in Provo with the Pigskin Classic on Aug. 24, the 55,000-plus fans who came to Cougar Stadium were treated to more than a satisfying victory.
BACKSPEAKER'S NOTES The following is an excerpt from "My Age of Preparation," a devotional address given by David H. Yarn, a professor emeritus of philosophy, Aug. 6 in the de Jong Concert Hall.
MOA NAMES NEW DIRECTOR Campbell B. Gray of New South Wales, Australia, has been named the new director of the BYU Museum of Art. He replaces founding director James A. Mason, who is retiring.
WEB WATCH Brigham Young Magazine has finally jumped on the Internet bandwagon, creating our own little bit of weave on the World Wide Web.
A TRUE-BLUE, DIEHARD FAN Today, BYU has one of the strongest athletic programs in the country. And few cheer harder or care more about BYU sports than Mrs. Beckstrand, a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother--and a BYU fan who will celebrate her 100th birthday in December.
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MORRIS J. ROBINS: J. REX GOATES PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY Morris Robins, the 1996Ð97 Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, is a builder in other ways as well. His colleagues in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry speak highly of Robins' efforts to build and lift the department.
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POWER VS. AUTHORITY Donna Lee Bowen, a professor of political science, considers the war with Iraq through the frameworks of power and authority.
THEY THAT WAIT UPON THE LORD Waiting upon the Lord takes many forms. Whether for support in childbirth or guidance in making decisions, those who wait upon the Lord deepen their discipleship with a broken heart, a contrite spirit, a yielded will, and a consecration of self.