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August 25 - 31, 2019

Sunday, August 25

Avian Adventures 3

Recreation | Agriculture and Natural Resources

The third of four birding tours on the Swaner Preserve in 2019! Legendary Utah birder, Kenny Frisch, will guide us on an early morning excursion to view and identify local and migratory feathered friends on the Preserve. Please be sure to wear hiking shoes or boots that can get wet, and be prepared for uneven soggy ground.

We will provide binoculars for each attendee, or bring your own if you have a pair you prefer.

Registration is required to attend, and spots fill fast!

8/25 at 7:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info


Monday, August 26

First 7-week Session

Academic Calendar | Fall Semester

34 instruction days, 1 test day

From 8/26, All Day to 10/14, All Day | Utah State University | More Info

First Day of Classes

Academic Calendar | Fall Semester

Fall semester 2019 first day of classes.

8/26, All Day | Utah State University | More Info

Blood Battle (American Red Cross blood drive)

Special Event

It's time to save a life! Donate during USU's largest annual blood drive with the American Red Cross, get a t-shirt, and help us win the trophy in the face off against Weber State! We need donors EVERY SINGLE DAY during the first week of school. Take your chances walking in, or sign up for an appointment and a Fast Pass at redcross.org.

Follow the URL below to sign up for a volunteer shift at the check in and snack tables.

8/26 at 9:00 am | TSC, Sunburst Lounge | 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.

8/26 at 10:00 am | More Info

Meet the USUSA PR and Marketing Team

Information/Orientation

Come meet the new USUSA PR and Marketing team in their office!

8/26 at 12:15 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Faith Distress Support Group

Workshop/Training

This group is an opportunity for students to get together in a safe environment, learn from, and support each other. Each week, a discussion will be held of pertinent issues related to faith that create stress (e.g. having doubts or internal conflict finding spirituality, faith transitions, finding a place of belonging, talking to those of different faiths, etc.). Topics are motivated by participants each week.
The group is co-facilitated by Monique Frazier, a psychologist from USU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and Bonnie Glass-Coffin, Anthropology professor and Director of the Interfaith Leadership Certificate Program.

8/26 at 1:30 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Geosciences Speaker Series: Welcome Back

Conference/Seminar

Join the department for learning and fun.

8/26 at 3:30 pm | Geology building | More Info

Academic Senate

Meeting

The USUSA Academic Senate meets to discuss needs and concerns in each college.

8/26 at 4:00 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Public Forum During USUSA Academic Senate Meeting

Meeting

Take the opportunity to observe and present to the USUSA Academic Senate, comprised of each college senator and the Executive Vice President. As your representatives, they are eager to hear about your ideas and answer your questions.

Please contact admin.ususa@usu.edu by the Friday before to ensure time is set aside for you to present, discuss, and ask questions.

8/26 at 4:00 pm | More Info

Aggiepalooza

Arts/Entertainment

Start off the school year right with an evening on the quad with carnival amusements, live music, and food trucks!

8/26 at 6:00 pm | Quad | More Info


Tuesday, August 27

Blood Battle (American Red Cross blood drive)

Special Event

It's time to save a life! Donate during USU's largest annual blood drive with the American Red Cross, get a t-shirt, and help us win the trophy in the face off against Weber State! We need donors EVERY SINGLE DAY during the first week of school. Take your chances walking in, or sign up for an appointment and a Fast Pass at redcross.org.

Follow the URL below to sign up for a volunteer shift at the check in and snack tables.

8/27 at 9:00 am | TSC, Sunburst Lounge | 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.

8/27 at 10:00 am | More Info

Exhibit: " Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender"

Exhibition

An exhibit of eight pieces of cartoons and other work by Nina Allender, the Suffragist art director and chief cartoonist. The exhibit includes The Suffragist reproductions and photographs. Visit the museum Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm and the first Saturday of the month 10 am - 2 pm.

8/27 at 10:00 am | Museum of Anthropology | More Info

Docent-led Tour for "A Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender"

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Every Tuesday throughout the summer, USU Museum of Anthropology docents will provide a free guided tour of "A Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender" now showing at the Museum of Anthropology. Join us for conversations about the National Women's Party, the leaders of the Women's Suffrage Movement, and connections to women around the world.

8/27 at 2:00 pm | Museum of Anthropology | More Info

A Light on the Hill for CHaSS newcomers and oldtimers

Celebration/Fair/Festival

Each year, CHaSS welcomes the semester with an evening of reflection and motivation -- and food!
Schedule:
6:30-7:30 P.M.: Meet and eat, food trucks available with $1 street tacoes | $3 World'd Best Corndogs | $3 Morty's cheese sandwithes. And FREE SNOWCONES. CHaSS clubs will all have booths to visit.
7:30 p.m.: Light a candle to the new year at the Twilight ceremony (candles will be provided).
Festivities take place at the Old Main Hill Amphitheater on the south side.

8/27 at 6:30 pm | Old Main | More Info


Wednesday, August 28

Blood Battle (American Red Cross blood drive)

Special Event

It's time to save a life! Donate during USU's largest annual blood drive with the American Red Cross, get a t-shirt, and help us win the trophy in the face off against Weber State! We need donors EVERY SINGLE DAY during the first week of school. Take your chances walking in, or sign up for an appointment and a Fast Pass at redcross.org.

Follow the URL below to sign up for a volunteer shift at the check in and snack tables.

8/28 at 9:00 am | TSC, Sunburst Lounge | 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.

8/28 at 10:00 am | More Info

Exhibit: " Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender"

Exhibition

An exhibit of eight pieces of cartoons and other work by Nina Allender, the Suffragist art director and chief cartoonist. The exhibit includes The Suffragist reproductions and photographs. Visit the museum Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm and the first Saturday of the month 10 am - 2 pm.

8/28 at 10:00 am | Museum of Anthropology | More Info

Welcome Back, USU! Museum + Music & Tandoori Oven

Arts/Entertainment

In partnership with USU Office of Global Engagement.

Dinner with Tandoori Oven:
Served 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. on Museum Patio
$20 per person, $10 children under 12

20% discount for NEHMA members and for anyone joining today. Students too! Become a NEHMA member through monthly USU payroll deduction at $12.50 month and eat free!
https://www.usu.edu/nehmamembership. Tickets available in advance or day of at NEHMA front desk.

Museum + Music - Transnational Landscapes: Classical Indian Music of the Hindustani Traditions:
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. in the Caine Gallery
Free

Welcoming master sitarist Pt. Deobrat Mishra and tabla virtuoso Prashant Mishra, this concert will explore the traditions of Hindustani music as they live in our modern world. At the same time contemporary visual works from LatinX artists and the early twentieth century artist Stanton MacDonald-Wright (whose work draws on Japanese artistic traditions) will invite audiences to consider a cultural landscape created irrespective of national borders, one which is truly transnational.
Questions? visit artmuseum.usu.edu or call 435-797-7239

8/28 at 4:30 pm | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

BE Department Opening Social

Social/Networking

The Biological Engineering Department and the IBE (Institute of Biological Engineering) Student Club will be hosting an Opening Social for ALL BE students, faculty, and their families. The Opening Social is a great place to see what opportunities students have within the department and build relationships with fellow students and faculty. Come and celebrate the beginning of a new school year with the Department and IBE Student Club! Several outdoor activities will be available and dinner will be provided!

8/28 at 4:30 pm | More Info

"Sin in Syntax" 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 August Writing Workshop: "Sin in Syntax" with Stephanie Pointer. Workshop is 5-6 PM, with free one-on-one writing tutoring available from 6-7 PM.

8/28 at 5:00 pm | More Info


Thursday, August 29

Blood Battle (American Red Cross blood drive)

Special Event

It's time to save a life! Donate during USU's largest annual blood drive with the American Red Cross, get a t-shirt, and help us win the trophy in the face off against Weber State! We need donors EVERY SINGLE DAY during the first week of school. Take your chances walking in, or sign up for an appointment and a Fast Pass at redcross.org.

Follow the URL below to sign up for a volunteer shift at the check in and snack tables.

8/29 at 9:00 am | TSC, Sunburst Lounge | 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.

8/29 at 10:00 am | More Info

Exhibit: " Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender"

Exhibition

An exhibit of eight pieces of cartoons and other work by Nina Allender, the Suffragist art director and chief cartoonist. The exhibit includes The Suffragist reproductions and photographs. Visit the museum Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm and the first Saturday of the month 10 am - 2 pm.

8/29 at 10:00 am | Museum of Anthropology | More Info

Getting Started in Canvas

Conference/Seminar

Topics covered in this workshop include:

Signing In
Profile Settings
Notification Settings
Canvas Inbox
Creating Pages, Assignments and Announcements
Adding Calendar Items
Adding Student Groups

*Topics are subject to change based on experience of attendees and what is needed.

8/29 at 1:30 pm | More Info

School of Accountancy Kick-off Meeting

Social/Networking

Join us in kicking off this new school year at the School of Accountancy Student Kick-off Event.

8/29 at 4:30 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info


Friday, August 30

Blood Battle (American Red Cross blood drive)

Special Event

It's time to save a life! Donate during USU's largest annual blood drive with the American Red Cross, get a t-shirt, and help us win the trophy in the face off against Weber State! We need donors EVERY SINGLE DAY during the first week of school. Take your chances walking in, or sign up for an appointment and a Fast Pass at redcross.org.

Follow the URL below to sign up for a volunteer shift at the check in and snack tables.

8/30 at 9:00 am | TSC, Sunburst Lounge | 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.

8/30 at 10:00 am | More Info

Exhibit: " Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender"

Exhibition

An exhibit of eight pieces of cartoons and other work by Nina Allender, the Suffragist art director and chief cartoonist. The exhibit includes The Suffragist reproductions and photographs. Visit the museum Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm and the first Saturday of the month 10 am - 2 pm.

8/30 at 10:00 am | Museum of Anthropology | More Info

USU Football Watch Party on the Quad

Student Activities

Come out and support your USU Football Team! there will be free food, games, and more! Make new friends and help us start off the year right by cheering on our Aggies!

8/30 at 5:00 pm | Quad | More Info




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