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May 5 - 11, 2019

Sunday, May 5

Fatty Acid Threshold Test Pre-screening Questionnaires

Information/Orientation

Dr. Silvana Martini’s research team is conducting a threshold determination test for linoleic acid (a compound commonly found in fat-based foods). Participants will be asked to taste samples of linoleic acid when present in soybean oil and in emulsions (a milk-like liquid).
If you are interested, please fill out a pre-screening application. You will receive a single scope Aggie Ice Cream coupon for completing the application. If selected from the questionnaire you will be asked to participate in a test where you will taste samples of linolenic acid in soybean oil and be compensated with a single scope Aggie Ice Cream coupon. Selected participants will meet 3 times a week for approximately an hour to conduct tests. A $10 an hour compensation will be offered for the participants’ time and a $50 incentive will be offered to those that participate in all training and testing sessions.
Participants must be 18 or older and have a BMI between 18.9 – 24.9 (healthy range) to participate. Pregnant women, people with food allergies, those on any medication, people with hypertension, diabetic individuals, those with dentures, and people with gum or oral disease will be excluded from the test.

5/05 at 8:00 am | More Info


Monday, May 6

Fatty Acid Threshold Test Pre-screening Questionnaires

Information/Orientation

Dr. Silvana Martini’s research team is conducting a threshold determination test for linoleic acid (a compound commonly found in fat-based foods). Participants will be asked to taste samples of linoleic acid when present in soybean oil and in emulsions (a milk-like liquid).
If you are interested, please fill out a pre-screening application. You will receive a single scope Aggie Ice Cream coupon for completing the application. If selected from the questionnaire you will be asked to participate in a test where you will taste samples of linolenic acid in soybean oil and be compensated with a single scope Aggie Ice Cream coupon. Selected participants will meet 3 times a week for approximately an hour to conduct tests. A $10 an hour compensation will be offered for the participants’ time and a $50 incentive will be offered to those that participate in all training and testing sessions.
Participants must be 18 or older and have a BMI between 18.9 – 24.9 (healthy range) to participate. Pregnant women, people with food allergies, those on any medication, people with hypertension, diabetic individuals, those with dentures, and people with gum or oral disease will be excluded from the test.

5/06 at 8:00 am | More Info

Little Naturalist

Arts/Entertainment | Home, Family, and Food

Little Naturalist is the perfect program for 3 to 5 year olds who are curious about animals, their habitats, the environment, and exploring nature. Join us twice a month, October through May, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. to read a specially selected nature-themed book, explore the natural world, and complete a craft. Some favorites include snowshoeing on the Preserve, interacting with live reptiles and amphibians, upcycling old materials into holiday decorations, and much more!

5/06 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info


Tuesday, May 7

Fatty Acid Threshold Test Pre-screening Questionnaires

Information/Orientation

Dr. Silvana Martini’s research team is conducting a threshold determination test for linoleic acid (a compound commonly found in fat-based foods). Participants will be asked to taste samples of linoleic acid when present in soybean oil and in emulsions (a milk-like liquid).
If you are interested, please fill out a pre-screening application. You will receive a single scope Aggie Ice Cream coupon for completing the application. If selected from the questionnaire you will be asked to participate in a test where you will taste samples of linolenic acid in soybean oil and be compensated with a single scope Aggie Ice Cream coupon. Selected participants will meet 3 times a week for approximately an hour to conduct tests. A $10 an hour compensation will be offered for the participants’ time and a $50 incentive will be offered to those that participate in all training and testing sessions.
Participants must be 18 or older and have a BMI between 18.9 – 24.9 (healthy range) to participate. Pregnant women, people with food allergies, those on any medication, people with hypertension, diabetic individuals, those with dentures, and people with gum or oral disease will be excluded from the test.

5/07 at 8:00 am | More Info


Wednesday, May 8

Fatty Acid Threshold Test Pre-screening Questionnaires

Information/Orientation

Dr. Silvana Martini’s research team is conducting a threshold determination test for linoleic acid (a compound commonly found in fat-based foods). Participants will be asked to taste samples of linoleic acid when present in soybean oil and in emulsions (a milk-like liquid).
If you are interested, please fill out a pre-screening application. You will receive a single scope Aggie Ice Cream coupon for completing the application. If selected from the questionnaire you will be asked to participate in a test where you will taste samples of linolenic acid in soybean oil and be compensated with a single scope Aggie Ice Cream coupon. Selected participants will meet 3 times a week for approximately an hour to conduct tests. A $10 an hour compensation will be offered for the participants’ time and a $50 incentive will be offered to those that participate in all training and testing sessions.
Participants must be 18 or older and have a BMI between 18.9 – 24.9 (healthy range) to participate. Pregnant women, people with food allergies, those on any medication, people with hypertension, diabetic individuals, those with dentures, and people with gum or oral disease will be excluded from the test.

5/08 at 8:00 am | More Info

'World Building: Mythology & Religion': 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 May Writing Workshop: "World Building: Mythology & Religion" with Cari Phillips. Workshop is 5:00-6:00 PM, free one-on-one writing tutoring available from 6:00-7:00 PM.

5/08 at 5:00 pm | More Info


Thursday, May 9

Saving the Monarchy: One Milkweed at a Time

Lecture/Readings | Gardening

Monarch butterfly populations in the west are at an all-time low. Join us as we discuss the symbiotic relationship between Monarchs and Milkweed and learn how we can help the threatened monarch butterfly population survive and reproduce.

Guests will learn from local community scientist, Rachel Taylor, how to propagate and grow drought-tolerant, native milkweed to attract monarch butterflies back to the community.

(Milkweed seedlings supplies are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.)

Space is limited. Please be sure to register to ensure your spot!

5/09 at 7:00 pm | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info


Friday, May 10

UPR original series broadcast, 'Ride the Rails: The Forgotten Stories of Early Railroads'

Arts/Entertainment

UPR broadcasts its original series, "Ride the Rails: A Storytelling Exploration Uncovering the Forgotten Stories of the Early Railroads." This one-hour special examines with fresh eyes Utah's history with the railroad on the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike. Join us as we explore Utahn's interactions with the complex and rich history of the railroad. It will also be available at upr.org, the UPR app or wherever you get your podcasts.

5/10 at 10:00 am | More Info


Saturday, May 11

Clearing Hurdles

Workshop/Training

Come join us for a free two-hour interactive workshop that will help strengthen your financial muscles in the areas of:
- Money Management
- Navigating Financial Obstacles
- Accessing Community Resources

5/11 at 9:00 am | Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence | More Info

Home Buyer Education

Workshop/Training

This workshop was developed to educate first-time homebuyers about the home purchasing process. This education will help them better understand each step in the process and gain confidence in their home buying decisions. This workshop and housing counseling is offered free of charge.

5/11 at 10:00 am | More Info

UPR original series, "Ride the Rails: The Forgotten Stories of the Early Railroads"

Arts/Entertainment

UPR broadcasts its original series, "Ride the Rails: A Storytelling Exploration Uncovering the Forgotten Stories of the Early Railroads." This one-hour special examines with fresh eyes Utah's history with the railroad on the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike. Join us as we explore Utahn's interactions with the complex and rich history of the railroad. It will also be available at upr.org, the UPR app or wherever you get your podcasts.

5/11 at 3:00 pm | More Info




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