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Wednesday, September 25

The Robot Zoo

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Explore the biomechanics of complex animal robots to discover how real animals work! This exhibit reveals the magic of nature as a master engineer. Robot animals and hands-on activities illustrate fascinating real-life characteristics, such as how a chameleon changes colors and how a fly walks on the ceiling. Great for ages 4 to adult.

Exhibit runs from September 14 to January 5
Wed – Fri | 10 – 5
Sat – Sun | 10 – 4

9/25 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

Social Power, Privilege and Difference Online Class

Workshop/Training

Are you frustrated because your voice isn't being heard or you are not being taken seriously? Please join the Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU for this exciting 8-week online class being offered August 5 through September 29 on Social Power, Privilege and Difference. The purpose of this class is to help you become more aware of your individual power and how you can use that power to advocate for yourself as well as others. Fee is $25. Orientation is Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/social-power-usu.

9/25 at 10:00 am | More Info

Aggie Chocolate Expo

Special Event

Try the new Aggie chocolate and a new Aggie ice cream (!!) named The Scotchman at the inaugural Aggie Chocolate Expo on Sept. 25 at the only university chocolate factory in the western United States!

Join food-science students for a day of a chocolate creation competition, chocolate presentations, and chocolate samples. Come join other Aggies for a day of fun!
Agenda at link below.

9/25 at 11:00 am | More Info

Dr. Marisela Martinez-Cola lecture: "The Latinx Bricks before Brown v Board of Education"

Lecture/Readings

Marisela Martinez-Cola, assistant professor of sociology, shares the story of a landmark lawsuit, Mendez et al. v. Westminster School District et al., that ended school segregation for the state of California in 1945. Open to all.

9/25 at 12:00 pm | Museum of Anthropology | More Info

How Networking Opens Doors To The Future

Workshop/Training

The Latinx Cultural Center is hosting a workshop to discuss strategies to prepare for and make the most of networking opportunities featuring Career Coach Dannon Loveland from USU's Career Services. This presentation will be in a lecture format, please come prepared to take notes and absorb tons of information!

9/25 at 12:30 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

Food Drive

Fundraiser

This food drive will be collecting donations for the Cache Community Food Pantry in an attempt to help members of our community to get needed food for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Donations will be collected in the foyer of the Merrill-Cazier Library W-TH from 1:30-6:30 PM and F from 10:30 AM- 3:00 PM.

From 9/25 at 1:30 pm to 9/26 at 6:30 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

Biology Seminar: Physiological Responses to a Changing Environment: Costs For Individuals and Populations

Conference/Seminar

Dr. Susannah French is an associate professor and the associate department head in the Department of Biology. For the Department of Biology Fall 2019 Seminar Series, Dr. French will present, "Physiological Responses to a Changing Environment: Costs for Individuals and Populations."
To learn more about Dr. French's research and her lab, visit the Department of Biology website, http://www.biology.usu.edu/about/faculty/susannah-french.

9/25 at 1:30 pm | Life Sciences Building | More Info

44th Annual Last Lecture: Picture your Poison, an Environmental Story

Lecture/Readings

The Utah State University Honors Program invites you to the 44th Annual Last Lecture: Picture Your Poison, An Environmental Story, presented by Dr. Jennifer Peeples. Dr. Peeples will discuss how visual media and storytelling affect our perceptions of environmental toxins. A reception and light refreshments will follow. 

9/25 at 3:30 pm | Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall | More Info

44th Annual Last Lecture: Picture your Poison, an Environmental Story

Lecture/Readings

The Utah State University Honors Program invites you to the 44th Annual Last Lecture: Picture Your Poison, An Environmental Story, presented by Dr. Jennifer Peeples. Dr. Peeples will discuss how visual media and storytelling affect our perceptions of environmental toxins. A reception and light refreshments will follow. 

9/25 at 3:30 pm | Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall | More Info

Honors Annual Last Lecture

Lecture/Readings

At the 44th Annual Honors Last Lecture, communications professor Dr. Jennifer Peeples presents "Picture Your Poison: An Environmental Story."
This annual tradition is an opportunity for a professor, nominated and selected by honors students, to give an imagined "last lecture" on a topic of their choice. It is an engaging, thought-provoking event for the USU and Logan communities.

9/25 at 3:30 pm | Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall | More Info

Tanner Talk Series Panel: "The First Amendment: Its Legacy and Continuing Value," with Utah Justice Paige Petersen

Panel Discussion/Presentation

The Tanner Talk Series is pleased to host the First Amendment Celebration, in honor of the 230th Anniversary of the Submission of the Bill of Rights to the States of Ratification. The Tanner Talk Panel will include Utah Supreme Court Justice Paige Petersen, University of Law Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones, and Thomas Terry, a professor of Journalism and Communication. A reception will follow in ECC 205 & 207. The event is free and open to the public.
Sponsors of the event are the departments of JCOM and Political Science.

9/25 at 3:30 pm | Eccles Conference Center Auditorium | More Info

SACNAS Opening Social

Social/Networking

Utah State's chapter of SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science) is hosting our first event of the year. Come learn more about the chapter and meet our new officers. There will also be snacks! Come join us from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in Library 208.

9/25 at 4:30 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

"Case Study: Creative Nonfiction": Writing workshop sponsored by USU Writing Center and Logan Library

Workshop/Training

The Cache Valley Community Writing Center and USU Writing Center present a free September Writing Workshop: "Case Study: Creative Nonfiction" with Jordan Forest. Workshop is 5:00-6:00 PM, free one-on-one writing tutoring available from 6:00-7:00 PM.

9/25 at 5:00 pm | More Info

The Tanner Talk Series: Keynote speaker for "First Amendment Rights: Threats and Triumphs"

Lecture/Readings

The Tanner Talk Series is pleased to host the First Amendment Celebration, in honor of the 230th Anniversary of the Submission of the Bill of Rights to the States of Ratification. Keynote speaker is a Tanner Talk Lecture by Dr. Donald Shaw, Kenan Professor Emeritus at the University of North Caroline at Chapel Hill. Q&A will follow.

9/25 at 8:00 pm | Eccles Science Learning Center Auditorium | More Info



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