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September 15 - 21, 2019

Sunday, September 15

Avian Adventures 4

Recreation | Agriculture and Natural Resources

The final 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!

9/15 at 7:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

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

9/15 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info


Monday, September 16

CAAS Weeks

Special Event

The College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Week is a great way to look into CAAS and see the many different degrees we have to offer. Each day during this week we will have special events to showcase our diversity amongst the college.

9/16, All Day | Agricultural Science Building | More Info

Eva Kwong Exhibition

Arts/Entertainment

Eva Kwong is known for her sensuous, colorful, large and small scale ceramic sculptures, vessels and installations inspired by her longtime interest in the organic forms and colors she sees in nature. Kwong’s glazes can range from subtle greens and browns to bright primary colors. Her thrown and hand built stoneware pieces are often provocative exploring the concept of opposites. Kwong is most well known for her ceramics but she has also made prints.

9/16 at 9:00 am | Chase Fine Arts Center, Tipetts and Eccles Galleries | More Info

Global Learning Experiences Information Table

Information/Orientation | Student Recruiting

Stop by and learn more about Huntsman Global Learning Experiences. Visit with our Global Ambassador and past participants about why you should "Go Global." Follow us on Instagram and get a Crumbl cookie!!

9/16 at 9:00 am | Huntsman Hall | More Info

CAAS Week Kickoff

Celebration/Fair/Festival

Free milk and cookies!

9/16 at 10:00 am | 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.

9/16 at 10:00 am | 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.

9/16 at 1:30 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Faith Distress Support Group

Student Activities

This group is an opportunity to get together in a safe environment and learn from and support each other. Each week, we will discuss pertinent issues related to faith that create stress (e.g., having faith doubts or internal conflict with elements of your faith, clarifying your spiritual identity, stresses associated with faith transitions, finding a spiritual place of belonging, talking to those of different faiths, etc.). The topic is motivated by those who participate that day. The group is facilitated by Monique Frazier, a psychologist from USU Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS).

9/16 at 1:30 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Geosciences Speaker Series: Scott Boroughs

Conference/Seminar

Scott Boroughs will present on Whole Rock Geochem.

9/16 at 3:30 pm | Geology building | 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.

9/16 at 4:00 pm | More Info

Academic Senate

Meeting

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

9/16 at 4:00 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Evening at the Capitol

Social/Networking

You and a guest are invited to the office of the State Auditor's "Evening at the Capitol". Light appetizers will be served. RSVP by September 12 through Aggie Handshake or the State Auditor Website. Dress is business casual.

9/16 at 5:00 pm | More Info

7 Habits Journey Application Deadline

Date/Deadline

The 7 Habits Journey is a 9-week leadership development course. Participants will study and reflect individually and in groups on leadership principles from Stephen R. Covey’s Greatest work, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” Through the 7 Habits Journey, students will experience greater productivity, improved communications, strengthened relationships, increased influence, and more clarity concerning their life’s purpose. More Information

9/16 at 7:00 pm | More Info

Strengths Coaching Application Deadline

Date/Deadline

Coaching is one of the most powerful catalysts for leadership development. Students can apply for and receive one-on-one coaching from a leadership coach to help them become more self-aware, develop their talents, and find ways to live a more meaningful life. More Information

9/16 at 7:00 pm | More Info

WSRP Application Deadline

Date/Deadline | Student Recruiting

Accounting students interested in opportunities with this firm must apply for internships before midnight.

9/16 at 11:50 pm | More Info

BDO Application Deadline

Date/Deadline | Student Recruiting

Accounting students interested in internship and full-time opportunities with this firm must apply before midnight.

9/16 at 11:50 pm | More Info


Tuesday, September 17

Global Learning Experiences Information Table

Information/Orientation | Student Recruiting

Stop by and learn more about Huntsman Global Learning Experiences. Visit with our Global Ambassador and past participants about why you should "Go Global."

9/17 at 8:30 am | Huntsman Hall | More Info

Eva Kwong Exhibition

Arts/Entertainment

Eva Kwong is known for her sensuous, colorful, large and small scale ceramic sculptures, vessels and installations inspired by her longtime interest in the organic forms and colors she sees in nature. Kwong’s glazes can range from subtle greens and browns to bright primary colors. Her thrown and hand built stoneware pieces are often provocative exploring the concept of opposites. Kwong is most well known for her ceramics but she has also made prints.

9/17 at 9:00 am | Chase Fine Arts Center, Tipetts and Eccles Galleries | More Info

David Maisel: Proving Ground

Exhibition

In a remote region of Utah’s Great Salt Lake Desert, a classified military site called Dugway Proving Ground remains largely hidden from public view, closed to civilians and rarely seen in the media. Since its founding during World War II, Dugway Proving Ground has been a test site for chemical and biological weapons.

In 2014, after a decade of inquiry to the Pentagon, artist David Maisel was granted access to Dugway Proving Ground. Through large-scaled photographs and video projection, Proving Ground immerses the viewer in this surreal and alien realm – in Maisel’s words, a “hidden, walled-off, and secret site that offers the opportunity to reflect on who and what we are collectively, as a society.”

The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art is pleased to present this new body of work by Maisel, who was awarded a prestigious 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship in the Arts for the Proving Ground project.

MUSEUM HOURS:
Mondays: closed
Tuesdays: 10am-5pm
Wednesdays: 10am-5pm
Thursdays: 10am-7pm
Fridays: 10am-5pm
Saturdays: 9am-2pm
Sundays: closed

9/17 at 9:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection

Exhibition

Latinx works of art represent a growing part of the NEHMA collection and reflect a significant influence in Western American art. New acquisitions by Yolanda Gonzalez, Leo Limón, Paul Sierra and Eloy Torrez will be featured in Latinx from the Collection as well as a grouping of paños, artworks created on handkerchiefs by artists incarcerated in Texas penitentiaries.

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection is co-curated by USU Art History Professor Alvaro Ibarra and NEHMA Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Bolton Colburn.

9/17 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Haikus, Modernism and Stanton MacDonald-Wright

Exhibition

Stanton MacDonald-Wright’s “Haiga Portfolio” (1965-1966) blends Eastern and Western influences, pairing vibrant modernist paintings with haikus written by some of Japan’s most influential poets.
The term “haiga” refers to a style of Japanese painting by haiku poets, whose poems are known for their brevity and simplicity. Each of the ten prints that compose the “Haiga Portfolio” have a corresponding haiku.
The “Haiga Portfolio” exemplifies the 20th century modernist movement Synchromism, cofounded in 1913 by MacDonald-Wright and Morgan Russell. The movement sought to arrange color in the same way that sound is composed in music and is considered the first American avant-guard movement to be accepted internationally. Seventy-five years old at the time of the portfolio’s creation, MacDonald-Wright employed the use of energetic, swirling shapes coupled with dense, vivid colors orchestrated in the modernist style and the rhythm of Synchromism.

9/17 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Sky Above, Earth Below: A History of Western Landscape Photography

Exhibition

“Sky Above, Earth Below” traces the development of western landscape photography from the late 19th century to the 21st century, starting with early American photographers like Myra Albert Wiggins, Edward Curtis, and Karl Struss and concluding with contemporary photographers like Barry Andersen, Kimberly Anderson, Karalee Kuchar, and Charlotte Trolinger. The exhibition includes work from members of the Seattle Camera Club, FSA (Farm Security Administration), f/64 (a group of 20th-century photographers known for precise exposures and depiction of natural forms) and contemporary photography portfolios such as American Roads (printed in 1981), The Museum Project (printed in 2015), and DEMARCATION (printed in 2018).

9/17 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | 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.

9/17 at 10:00 am | More Info

Squire Drop In Social

Social/Networking

Squire representatives will be on campus to promote Squire and answer questions about their internship and employment opportunities for students. RSVP by noon on September 13 to recruiting@squire.com. Dress is casual. Lunch will be provided.

9/17 at 11:00 am | George S. Eccles Business Building | More Info

Stress to Strength

Workshop/Training

Come join us for some fun information in using your stress as a strength in your academic success.

9/17 at 12:00 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

Hot Topics in Natural Resources: A Discussion with Executive Director Brian Steed of the Department of Natural Resources

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Come enjoy some free pizza while you listen to some of the rising concerns and big topics within the Department of Natural Resources from Executive Director Brian Steed!

9/17 at 4:00 pm | George S. Eccles Business Building | More Info

E-Club Aggie Pitch Training

Workshop/Training

Professor Eric Shulz is coming to share his personal knowledge and experiences with us. He will discuss the MEAT of a pitch and will apply what you learn with a fun competition. (With prizes of course!) Come ready to learn skills to better your pitching strategies.

9/17 at 6:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

Master of Social Work Open House

Information/Orientation

Advance Your Career in Social Work at our MSW Open House

Come and Discover:
• How a Master of Social Work can help your career
• Scholarship and financial aid opportunities
• Why USU’s programs are a good fit for you
• How to get admitted

9/17 at 6:30 pm | Old Main | More Info

USU Brigham City, Tremonton Community Education

Workshop/Training

Fall Session September 10 – November 21, 2019.

Through our Community Education program, USU Brigham City will continue to offer a variety of educational experiences like basic computers, yoga, photography and much more. We are excited to keep supporting community needs and enrich lives at both our Brigham City and Tremonton campuses.

9/17 at 6:30 pm | More Info

Fry Street Quartet

Arts/Entertainment

This remarkable quartet – hailed as "a triumph of ensemble playing" by the New York Times – is a multi-faceted ensemble taking chamber music in new directions. Touring music of the masters as well as exciting original works from visionary composers of our time, the Fry Street Quartet has perfected a "blend of technical precision and scorching spontaneity" (The Strad). Since securing the Grand Prize at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the quartet has reached audiences from Carnegie Hall to London, and Sarajevo to Jerusalem, exploring the medium of the string quartet and its life-affirming potential with "profound understanding...depth of expression, and stunning technical astuteness" (Deseret Morning News).

9/17 at 7:30 pm | Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall | More Info

“Moovie” night

Special Event

Outdoor movie and snacks while watching “Home on the Range" at the Caine Dairy Farm.

9/17 at 8:00 pm | More Info


Wednesday, September 18

Teresa Passey's Retirement Breakfast Social

Special Event

Join us for Teresa Passey's Retirement! After 30 years of service, she embarks on a journey from Utah to Colorado!

RSVP to levi.wilkes@usu.edu.

9/18 at 8:00 am | Eccles Science Learning Center | More Info

Teresa Passey Retirement

Special Event

Breakfast Social. After 30 years of Service she embarks on a journey from Utah to Colorado. RSVP to Levi Wilkes. levi.wilkes@usu.edu

9/18 at 8:00 am | Eccles Science Learning Center | More Info

David Maisel: Proving Ground

Exhibition

In a remote region of Utah’s Great Salt Lake Desert, a classified military site called Dugway Proving Ground remains largely hidden from public view, closed to civilians and rarely seen in the media. Since its founding during World War II, Dugway Proving Ground has been a test site for chemical and biological weapons.

In 2014, after a decade of inquiry to the Pentagon, artist David Maisel was granted access to Dugway Proving Ground. Through large-scaled photographs and video projection, Proving Ground immerses the viewer in this surreal and alien realm – in Maisel’s words, a “hidden, walled-off, and secret site that offers the opportunity to reflect on who and what we are collectively, as a society.”

The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art is pleased to present this new body of work by Maisel, who was awarded a prestigious 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship in the Arts for the Proving Ground project.

MUSEUM HOURS:
Mondays: closed
Tuesdays: 10am-5pm
Wednesdays: 10am-5pm
Thursdays: 10am-7pm
Fridays: 10am-5pm
Saturdays: 9am-2pm
Sundays: closed

9/18 at 9:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Eva Kwong Exhibition

Arts/Entertainment

Eva Kwong is known for her sensuous, colorful, large and small scale ceramic sculptures, vessels and installations inspired by her longtime interest in the organic forms and colors she sees in nature. Kwong’s glazes can range from subtle greens and browns to bright primary colors. Her thrown and hand built stoneware pieces are often provocative exploring the concept of opposites. Kwong is most well known for her ceramics but she has also made prints.

9/18 at 9:00 am | Chase Fine Arts Center, Tipetts and Eccles Galleries | More Info

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection

Exhibition

Latinx works of art represent a growing part of the NEHMA collection and reflect a significant influence in Western American art. New acquisitions by Yolanda Gonzalez, Leo Limón, Paul Sierra and Eloy Torrez will be featured in Latinx from the Collection as well as a grouping of paños, artworks created on handkerchiefs by artists incarcerated in Texas penitentiaries.

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection is co-curated by USU Art History Professor Alvaro Ibarra and NEHMA Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Bolton Colburn.

9/18 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Haikus, Modernism and Stanton MacDonald-Wright

Exhibition

Stanton MacDonald-Wright’s “Haiga Portfolio” (1965-1966) blends Eastern and Western influences, pairing vibrant modernist paintings with haikus written by some of Japan’s most influential poets.
The term “haiga” refers to a style of Japanese painting by haiku poets, whose poems are known for their brevity and simplicity. Each of the ten prints that compose the “Haiga Portfolio” have a corresponding haiku.
The “Haiga Portfolio” exemplifies the 20th century modernist movement Synchromism, cofounded in 1913 by MacDonald-Wright and Morgan Russell. The movement sought to arrange color in the same way that sound is composed in music and is considered the first American avant-guard movement to be accepted internationally. Seventy-five years old at the time of the portfolio’s creation, MacDonald-Wright employed the use of energetic, swirling shapes coupled with dense, vivid colors orchestrated in the modernist style and the rhythm of Synchromism.

9/18 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Sky Above, Earth Below: A History of Western Landscape Photography

Exhibition

“Sky Above, Earth Below” traces the development of western landscape photography from the late 19th century to the 21st century, starting with early American photographers like Myra Albert Wiggins, Edward Curtis, and Karl Struss and concluding with contemporary photographers like Barry Andersen, Kimberly Anderson, Karalee Kuchar, and Charlotte Trolinger. The exhibition includes work from members of the Seattle Camera Club, FSA (Farm Security Administration), f/64 (a group of 20th-century photographers known for precise exposures and depiction of natural forms) and contemporary photography portfolios such as American Roads (printed in 1981), The Museum Project (printed in 2015), and DEMARCATION (printed in 2018).

9/18 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

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

9/18 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.

9/18 at 10:00 am | More Info

Day on the patio

Special Event

$1 kabobs, animals, student clubs and business booths on the AGRS patio.

9/18 at 10:00 am | Agricultural Science Building | More Info

CANCELLED - Brown Bag Lecture Series: Dr. Avery Edenfield

Lecture/Readings

Dr. Edenfield, Professor in USU's Technical Communication program, will talk about Queer Theory and Social Justice. Bring your sack lunch! Coffee, tea, and water will be provided.

9/18 at 12:00 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

Career Action Plan Workshop

Workshop/Training

A tailored career plan that is made directly for you. An overview of the different steps and processes you can start/complete as you begin your career search. No dress code, bring a friend and come and learn about the various ways to tailor your career plans.

9/18 at 12:30 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

Biology Seminar: Causes and Consequences of Behavioral Plasticity in Bees

Conference/Seminar

As part of the Department of Biology Fall 2019 Seminar Series, Dr. Karen Kapheim, an assistant professor in the Department of Biology at Utah State University, will present, "Causes and Consequences of Behavioral Plasticity in Bees."
To learn more about Dr. Kapheim's research and her lab, visit the Department of Biology website, http://www.biology.usu.edu/about/faculty/karen-kapheim.

9/18 at 1:30 pm | Life Sciences Building | More Info

The Tanner Talk Series: Breaking Barriers with Sylvia Mendez and panel

Panel Discussion/Presentation

The Tanner Talk Series is proud to present "Breaking Barriers" with Sylvia Mendez. Mendez has been an advocate for civil rights and desegregation since she was 8 years old, when she and her family played a pivotal role in the landmark desegregation case of 1946 that prompted California to be the first state to integrate schools. She received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor.

The panelists for this event include Professors Maria Cordero, Angela Diaz, and Marisela Martinez-Cola as well as Ketzel Morales (undergraduate student) and Kenia Carrera (graduate student).

9/18 at 3:30 pm | Old Main | More Info

FCSE 100 Year Anniversary Tree Planting

Special Event

Celebrate 100 years of our Family and Consumer Science Education program.

9/18 at 5:00 pm | Agricultural Science Building | More Info

"Humor? In Poetry?": 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: "Humor? In Poetry?" with Nate Hardy. Workshop is 5:00-6:00 PM, free one-on-one writing tutoring available from 6:00-7:00 PM.

9/18 at 5:00 pm | More Info

Get Away Special General Team Meeting

Meeting

The Get Away Special Team is an undergraduate, extracurricular, small satellite research team within the Utah State University Department of Physics. This meeting is where sub-teams collaborate to ensure the success of projects such as a NASA CSLI-selectee CubeSat GASPACS and other small satellite research. All majors in any college are welcome to attend!

9/18 at 5:30 pm | SER Building | More Info

USU Concrete Canoe Club Meeting

Student Activities

The USU Concrete Canoe Club will be meeting at this time to discuss ideas and make plans for the construction of our 2019-20 concrete canoe for the Rocky Mountain Regional ASCE Concrete Canoe Competition in April 2020.
(Room location may vary depending on other events.) Beginning in October, we will meet Saturday mornings in the Concrete Lab in the Technology building for construction work.

9/18 at 5:30 pm | Engineering Building | More Info

MHR Career Expo Prep

Workshop/Training

Come join us for our Career Expo Preparation! We will be meeting with Maren Stromberg and other MHR students to practice our elevator speeches and to get tips for the Expo.

9/18 at 6:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

Haynie Golf Etiquette Night

Social/Networking | Student Recruiting

Prepare for the BAP Golf Tournament and network with accounting professionals by attending Haynie & Company's Golf Etiquette Night. You do not have to be registered for the Golf Tournament to attend. No golf experience necessary. RSVP to SavannaW@hayniecpas.com by September 13. Dress is casual.

9/18 at 6:00 pm | More Info

How to Pitch Yourself, sponsored by WIBA

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Join WIBA as we learn from alumni professionals at Brex, General Mills, Koch Industries, and North American Plastics how to successfully introduce yourself to a potential employer. This will be a fun, interactive session where you perfect and practice your personal pitch.

9/18 at 6:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

The Tanner Talk Series: Breaking Barriers with Sylvia Mendez (lecture)

Lecture/Readings

The Tanner Talk Series is proud to present "Breaking Barriers" with Sylvia Mendez. When she was 8 years old, Sylvia Mendez and her family played a pivotal role in the landmark desegregation case of 1946 that prompted California to be the first state to integrate schools. She received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor.

In addition to Sylvia's lecture, there will also be the Mendez vs. Westminster Exhibit Opening in the Anthropology Museum in Old Main 252 on Thursday, September 19 from 9:00 - 10:15 AM.

9/18 at 6:00 pm | TSC, Auditorium | More Info

USU Brigham City, Tremonton Community Education

Workshop/Training

Fall Session September 10 – November 21, 2019.

Through our Community Education program, USU Brigham City will continue to offer a variety of educational experiences like basic computers, yoga, photography and much more. We are excited to keep supporting community needs and enrich lives at both our Brigham City and Tremonton campuses.

9/18 at 6:30 pm | More Info

Eide Bailly Application Deadline

Date/Deadline | Student Recruiting

Accounting students interested in internship opportunities with this firm must apply before midnight.

9/18 at 11:50 pm | More Info


Thursday, September 19

Eva Kwong Exhibition

Arts/Entertainment

Eva Kwong is known for her sensuous, colorful, large and small scale ceramic sculptures, vessels and installations inspired by her longtime interest in the organic forms and colors she sees in nature. Kwong’s glazes can range from subtle greens and browns to bright primary colors. Her thrown and hand built stoneware pieces are often provocative exploring the concept of opposites. Kwong is most well known for her ceramics but she has also made prints.

9/19 at 9:00 am | Chase Fine Arts Center, Tipetts and Eccles Galleries | More Info

David Maisel: Proving Ground

Exhibition

In a remote region of Utah’s Great Salt Lake Desert, a classified military site called Dugway Proving Ground remains largely hidden from public view, closed to civilians and rarely seen in the media. Since its founding during World War II, Dugway Proving Ground has been a test site for chemical and biological weapons.

In 2014, after a decade of inquiry to the Pentagon, artist David Maisel was granted access to Dugway Proving Ground. Through large-scaled photographs and video projection, Proving Ground immerses the viewer in this surreal and alien realm – in Maisel’s words, a “hidden, walled-off, and secret site that offers the opportunity to reflect on who and what we are collectively, as a society.”

The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art is pleased to present this new body of work by Maisel, who was awarded a prestigious 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship in the Arts for the Proving Ground project.

MUSEUM HOURS:
Mondays: closed
Tuesdays: 10am-5pm
Wednesdays: 10am-5pm
Thursdays: 10am-7pm
Fridays: 10am-5pm
Saturdays: 9am-2pm
Sundays: closed

9/19 at 9:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

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

9/19 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection

Exhibition

Latinx works of art represent a growing part of the NEHMA collection and reflect a significant influence in Western American art. New acquisitions by Yolanda Gonzalez, Leo Limón, Paul Sierra and Eloy Torrez will be featured in Latinx from the Collection as well as a grouping of paños, artworks created on handkerchiefs by artists incarcerated in Texas penitentiaries.

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection is co-curated by USU Art History Professor Alvaro Ibarra and NEHMA Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Bolton Colburn.

9/19 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Haikus, Modernism and Stanton MacDonald-Wright

Exhibition

Stanton MacDonald-Wright’s “Haiga Portfolio” (1965-1966) blends Eastern and Western influences, pairing vibrant modernist paintings with haikus written by some of Japan’s most influential poets.
The term “haiga” refers to a style of Japanese painting by haiku poets, whose poems are known for their brevity and simplicity. Each of the ten prints that compose the “Haiga Portfolio” have a corresponding haiku.
The “Haiga Portfolio” exemplifies the 20th century modernist movement Synchromism, cofounded in 1913 by MacDonald-Wright and Morgan Russell. The movement sought to arrange color in the same way that sound is composed in music and is considered the first American avant-guard movement to be accepted internationally. Seventy-five years old at the time of the portfolio’s creation, MacDonald-Wright employed the use of energetic, swirling shapes coupled with dense, vivid colors orchestrated in the modernist style and the rhythm of Synchromism.

9/19 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Sky Above, Earth Below: A History of Western Landscape Photography

Exhibition

“Sky Above, Earth Below” traces the development of western landscape photography from the late 19th century to the 21st century, starting with early American photographers like Myra Albert Wiggins, Edward Curtis, and Karl Struss and concluding with contemporary photographers like Barry Andersen, Kimberly Anderson, Karalee Kuchar, and Charlotte Trolinger. The exhibition includes work from members of the Seattle Camera Club, FSA (Farm Security Administration), f/64 (a group of 20th-century photographers known for precise exposures and depiction of natural forms) and contemporary photography portfolios such as American Roads (printed in 1981), The Museum Project (printed in 2015), and DEMARCATION (printed in 2018).

9/19 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | 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.

9/19 at 10:00 am | More Info

Lord Dr. Michael Hastings Student Forum

Special Event

This is a leadership forum for all USU students. Lord Dr. Michael Hastings will teach principles of leadership he has learned throughout his life and participate in a Q&A session.

Bio: Lord Dr. Michael Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE is a member of the House of Lords and Global Head of Citizenship for KPMG International. In 2003, Michael was awarded a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) for services to crime reduction which includes 15 years as Chair of Crime Concern and nine years serving on the Commission for Racial Equality. In 2014, Michael was conferred with a Doctorate in Civil Law from the University of Kent, Canterbury in recognition for his leadership at KPMG, the BBC and for his work in international development and corporate responsibility.

9/19 at 11:30 am | Huntsman Hall | More Info

Lord Dr. Michael Hastings Private Leadership Forum with the Covey Leadership Fellows

Special Event

This is a private leadership forum with Lord Dr. Michael Hastings for only Covey Leadership Fellows (CLF). CLF members have a unique opportunity to sit down with Lord Dr. Michael Hastings in a private forum to learn about being purpose-centered and participate in a special Q/A session.

To become a member of CLF, go to huntsman.usu.edu/clf and click "Join CLF."

Bio: Lord Dr. Michael Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE is a member of the House of Lords and Global Head of Citizenship for KPMG International. In 2003, Michael was awarded a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) for services to crime reduction which includes 15 years as Chair of Crime Concern and nine years serving on the Commission for Racial Equality. In 2014, Michael was conferred with a Doctorate in Civil Law from the University of Kent, Canterbury in recognition for his leadership at KPMG, the BBC and for his work in international development and corporate responsibility.

9/19 at 12:15 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

Lunch With Latinx Leaders

Cultural/Diversity

The Latinx Cultural Center (LCC) has been hosting a series of bring-your-own-lunch events that are designed to let the USU community get to know their Latinx faculty, administrators, and staff in a substantive way. The speaker for this event is undergrad student and author Nefi Reyes de la Paz. Nefi will share his personal story of how literature and books changed his life and helped him succeed. Light refreshments and drinks will be provided.

9/19 at 12:30 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

Lunch with Latinx Leaders: Conquering the World One Book at a Time

Cultural/Diversity

We invite you to join us for our first Lunch with Latinx Leaders event for the fall semester. The Latinx Cultural Center (LCC) presents a series of bring-your-own-lunch events that are designed to let the USU community get to know their Latinx faculty, administrators, students, and staff in a substantive yet personal way. The speaker for this event is Nefi Reyes, an undergraduate student, Spanish teaching major, and author. He will share his personal story of how literature and books changed his life and helped him succeed. Feel free to bring your lunch and come get to know one of our USU Latinx Leaders. This event is open to one and all. Drinks and light snacks will be provided.

9/19 at 12:30 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

General Mills Open House

Social/Networking

Come chat with professionals from General Mills about full-time and internship opportunities in the Business Management Associate role. Opportunities are open to students with any major.

9/19 at 2:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

Math/Stat Colloquium Series: Jia Zhao

Special Event

Special speaker Jia Zhao will discuss his research in ANSC 119 on Thursday, September 19th from 3 to 4 pm as part of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics' Colloquium Series.

9/19 at 3:00 pm | Animal Science | More Info

University Broadcast Teaching at its Best

Conference/Seminar

Best practices and tools to use while broadcast (IVC) teaching. Topics will vary based on attendees and their needs.

9/19 at 3:00 pm | More Info

General Mills Information Session

Information/Orientation

Come hear about full-time and internship opportunities at General Mills in the Business Management Associate role. General Mills is reshaping the future of food, and we want bright, talented, fiercely curious people to help us get there. General Mills makes +100 consumer brands which can be found in +100 countries around the world, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more.

9/19 at 4:30 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

Eide Bailly Open House - Orem

Social/Networking | Student Recruiting

You're invited to Eide Bailly for an open house and an in-depth tour of what makes us such a great place to work. You will interact with staff at every level in our firm as you learn about different aspects of our firm, get a feel for our culture and see why we have become one of the largest CPA firms in Utah. No RSVP required. Dress is business casual.

9/19 at 4:30 pm | More Info

Communitas Lecture Series: Patton Hindle

Arts/Entertainment

Patton Hindle is the Senior Director of Arts at Kickstarter, where she oversees the Arts and Performance Arts team whose specialists work closely with visual and performing artists, arts organizations, museums, and cultural institutions around the world to help them realize creative and ambitious ideas.

9/19 at 5:00 pm | Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall | More Info

Community Art Day at Kaysville Farmer's Market

Arts/Entertainment

The Mobile Art Truck will bring a new activity and our mobile gallery to the Kaysville Farmer's Market once a month this summer. Community Art Day activities are free and open to all ages, with all materials provided.

9/19 at 5:00 pm | More Info

NEHMA Presents KUED's "Book Club in a Box"

Arts/Entertainment

NEHMA will host KUED’s “Book Club in a Box” monthly, beginning September 19 through April 9, 5:00 –7:00 PM. For September, we'll be reading The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd and discussion will be led by professor Ann Austin, PhD, and Nancy Green, KUED producer. To RSVP or learn more, call 435-797-7239 or email teri.guy@usu.edu.
In Sue Monk Kidd’s The Invention of Wings, and KUED’s documentary, Martha Hughes Cannon, we meet remarkable women who pushed against established spheres and lived in worlds of contrast. Discover how these women navigated complex social, political, and religious structures and how they evoked change in spite of disappointment, loss, betrayal, and ostracism. Consider how these women's stories, their themes, and the abolitionist and women's rights movements impact us today. How do they influence our desire and ability to advocate for others and ourselves? And how do we navigate complex social, political, and religious structures with personal integrity?

This box is a collaborative project between KUED and Better Days 2020.

9/19 at 5:00 pm | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Book Club in a Box - Invention of Wings

Lecture/Readings | Year of the Woman

Read the book and come ready to share your thoughts.
Watch the documentary with us and enjoy the book later.
Learn about art from the museum's collection that relates to the featured book and film.

Book: "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk
KUED Documentary: Martha Hughes Cannon

Book discussion led by: Ann Berghout Austin, PhD
Documentary Discussion led by: Nancy Green, KUED Producer
Art discussion led by: Katie Lee-Koven, NEHMA Executive Director & Chief Curator

To RSVP or for more information, contact Teri Guy.
21 and older

9/19 at 5:00 pm | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Communitas Lecture Series: Patton Hindle

Arts/Entertainment | Year of the Woman

Patton Hindle is the Senior Director of Arts at Kickstarter, where she oversees the Arts and Performance Arts team whose specialists work closely with visual and performing artists, arts organizations, museums, and cultural institutions around the world to help them realize creative and ambitious ideas

9/19 at 5:00 pm | Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall | More Info

KPMG Spark BBQ

Social/Networking

Join the professionals from KPMG Spark for dinner.

9/19 at 5:30 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

WSRP Open House

Social/Networking

Bring a guest and learn about Utah's Premier CPA Firm! No RSVP required. Parking on the north side of the building. Use the north entrance. Dress is casual.

9/19 at 6:00 pm | More Info

CAAS Awards & Honors Banquet

Ceremony/Awards

Honor achievements of members of the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences. (by invitation only)

9/19 at 6:00 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Healthcare Administration Club Opening Social

Social/Networking | Student Recruiting

Come learn about the club and its career development opportunities, meet new friends, and enjoy pizza with us.

9/19 at 6:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

USU Brigham City, Tremonton Community Education

Workshop/Training

Fall Session September 10 – November 21, 2019.

Through our Community Education program, USU Brigham City will continue to offer a variety of educational experiences like basic computers, yoga, photography and much more. We are excited to keep supporting community needs and enrich lives at both our Brigham City and Tremonton campuses.

9/19 at 6:30 pm | More Info

Arrington Mormon History Lecture Presented by Richard White

Lecture/Readings

All the possibilities that arose with nineteenth-century American railroads seemed magnified in the transcontinentals, which came to epitomize progress, nationalism, and civilization itself. But to understand the significance of these railroads on the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Pacific Railroad, we need to look at what they collectively achieved and what they failed to achieve. They remade the continent, but this was not necessarily always a good thing. The 25th Arrington Lecture will be presented by Richard White on September 19, 2019, 7:00 pm, in the Logan Tabernacle.

9/19 at 7:00 pm | More Info

Arrington Mormon History Lecture, presented by Richard White

Lecture/Readings

The 25th Arrington Lecture will be presented by Richard White, Professor of American History at Stanford University. White is an American history known for his scholarship on the American West, Native American history and railroads. He will speak on "What the Railroad will Bring: the Promise and Reality of the Transcontinental Railroads." Also sponsored by University Libraries and USU Religious Studies Program.

9/19 at 7:00 pm | More Info

USUSA Latin Dance

Cultural/Diversity

Come learn how to Latin dance! First hour teaching, second hour practice and free dance! We teach bachata, merengue, cumbia, and salsa.

9/19 at 8:00 pm | HPER Building | More Info

Haynie and Company Application Deadline

Date/Deadline | Student Recruiting

Accounting students interested in internship and full-time opportunities with this firm must apply before midnight.

9/19 at 11:50 pm | More Info

PwC Application Deadline

Date/Deadline | Student Recruiting

Accounting students interested in opportunities with PwC must apply by midnight.

All applications can be found here

9/19 at 11:50 pm | More Info

Trader Roberts & Spangler Application Deadline

Date/Deadline | Student Recruiting

Accounting students interested in internship and full-time opportunities with this firm must apply before midnight.

9/19 at 11:50 pm | More Info


Friday, September 20

BAP Golf Tournament

Social/Networking

Accounting students are invited to network and golf with accounting professionals at the Beta Alpha Psi Golf Tournament. you do not need golf experience to attend. Dress is business casual.

9/20 at 8:30 am | More Info

Eva Kwong Exhibition

Arts/Entertainment

Eva Kwong is known for her sensuous, colorful, large and small scale ceramic sculptures, vessels and installations inspired by her longtime interest in the organic forms and colors she sees in nature. Kwong’s glazes can range from subtle greens and browns to bright primary colors. Her thrown and hand built stoneware pieces are often provocative exploring the concept of opposites. Kwong is most well known for her ceramics but she has also made prints.

9/20 at 9:00 am | Chase Fine Arts Center, Tipetts and Eccles Galleries | More Info

David Maisel: Proving Ground

Exhibition

In a remote region of Utah’s Great Salt Lake Desert, a classified military site called Dugway Proving Ground remains largely hidden from public view, closed to civilians and rarely seen in the media. Since its founding during World War II, Dugway Proving Ground has been a test site for chemical and biological weapons.

In 2014, after a decade of inquiry to the Pentagon, artist David Maisel was granted access to Dugway Proving Ground. Through large-scaled photographs and video projection, Proving Ground immerses the viewer in this surreal and alien realm – in Maisel’s words, a “hidden, walled-off, and secret site that offers the opportunity to reflect on who and what we are collectively, as a society.”

The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art is pleased to present this new body of work by Maisel, who was awarded a prestigious 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship in the Arts for the Proving Ground project.

MUSEUM HOURS:
Mondays: closed
Tuesdays: 10am-5pm
Wednesdays: 10am-5pm
Thursdays: 10am-7pm
Fridays: 10am-5pm
Saturdays: 9am-2pm
Sundays: closed

9/20 at 9:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

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

9/20 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

Utah Higher Education Food Summit 2019

Special Event

Nationwide, one in three students suffers from some level of food insecurity, and studies have shown that food insecurity is associated with lower grades and lower rates of completion.

This year, USU is hosting the annual, statewide Utah Higher Education Food Summit 2019. The summit gathers together students, staff, faculty, and administrators from campuses throughout the state of Utah, along with community partner organizations, to learn about best practices in fighting campus and community food insecurity, network with other fighters of food insecurity and food waste, and contribute to the statewide conversation about what we can change in our communities.

9/20 at 10:00 am | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Higher Education Hunger Summit

Special Event

Idea expo, breakout sessions, networking and speakers.

9/20 at 10:00 am | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Huntsman Career Expo

Conference/Seminar | Focused Friday

The Huntsman Career Expo is your opportunity to make early connections with key professionals and learn about internship and employment opportunities with the Huntsman School’s best corporate partners.

9/20 at 10:00 am | Huntsman Hall | 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.

9/20 at 10:00 am | More Info

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection

Exhibition

Latinx works of art represent a growing part of the NEHMA collection and reflect a significant influence in Western American art. New acquisitions by Yolanda Gonzalez, Leo Limón, Paul Sierra and Eloy Torrez will be featured in Latinx from the Collection as well as a grouping of paños, artworks created on handkerchiefs by artists incarcerated in Texas penitentiaries.

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection is co-curated by USU Art History Professor Alvaro Ibarra and NEHMA Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Bolton Colburn.

9/20 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Haikus, Modernism and Stanton MacDonald-Wright

Exhibition

Stanton MacDonald-Wright’s “Haiga Portfolio” (1965-1966) blends Eastern and Western influences, pairing vibrant modernist paintings with haikus written by some of Japan’s most influential poets.
The term “haiga” refers to a style of Japanese painting by haiku poets, whose poems are known for their brevity and simplicity. Each of the ten prints that compose the “Haiga Portfolio” have a corresponding haiku.
The “Haiga Portfolio” exemplifies the 20th century modernist movement Synchromism, cofounded in 1913 by MacDonald-Wright and Morgan Russell. The movement sought to arrange color in the same way that sound is composed in music and is considered the first American avant-guard movement to be accepted internationally. Seventy-five years old at the time of the portfolio’s creation, MacDonald-Wright employed the use of energetic, swirling shapes coupled with dense, vivid colors orchestrated in the modernist style and the rhythm of Synchromism.

9/20 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Sky Above, Earth Below: A History of Western Landscape Photography

Exhibition

“Sky Above, Earth Below” traces the development of western landscape photography from the late 19th century to the 21st century, starting with early American photographers like Myra Albert Wiggins, Edward Curtis, and Karl Struss and concluding with contemporary photographers like Barry Andersen, Kimberly Anderson, Karalee Kuchar, and Charlotte Trolinger. The exhibition includes work from members of the Seattle Camera Club, FSA (Farm Security Administration), f/64 (a group of 20th-century photographers known for precise exposures and depiction of natural forms) and contemporary photography portfolios such as American Roads (printed in 1981), The Museum Project (printed in 2015), and DEMARCATION (printed in 2018).

9/20 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Tractor Parade

Special Event

Modern agricultural machinery, airplanes, and floats make their way down Aggie Bull-evard. Parents are welcome to bring children.

9/20 at 10:15 am | More Info

MHR Internship Reports (Resideo & PepsiCo)

Conference/Seminar | Focused Friday

Second-year Master of Human Resource (MHR) students report on projects, work, and lessons learned from their summer internships. Presenters this week:

Jessica Walton - Resideo (Minneapolis, MN)
Bethany Hanks - PepsiCo/FritoLay (Kirkwood, NY)

9/20 at 12:30 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

Traversing the Boundaries Lecture Series: Jane Hatter

Arts/Entertainment

Jane Hatter is a cultural musicologist who joined the faculty of the U’s School of Music in Fall 2015. Her research into the cultural and social contexts for music in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries is motivated by a desire to reveal the hidden networks that generated and promoted musical knowledge and practice.

9/20 at 5:00 pm | Family Life Building | More Info

Eide Bailly Open House - Salt Lake City

Social/Networking | Student Recruiting

You're invited to Eide Bailly for an open house and an in-depth tour of what makes us such a a great place to work. You will interact with staff at every level in our firm as you learn about different aspects of our firm, get a feel for our culture and see why we have become one of the largest CPA firms in Utah. No RSVP required. Dress is business casual.

9/20 at 5:00 pm | More Info

Tanner Big Event

Social/Networking | Student Recruiting

Deciding on a place to work after graduation is a time in life filled with questions. Let us help you out by giving you the opportunity to get to know us on a personal level at Tanner's big recruiting open house. We are an accounting firm with a soul, and we love making new connections with like-minded people who care about the quality of their work, want to be respected, and value the positive impact they can have every day.

RSVP here. Dress is business casual.

9/20 at 5:30 pm | More Info

Squire Open House - Orem

Social/Networking | Student Recruiting

You and a guest are invited to attend Squire's open house. There will be food, games and prizes. RSVP by September 19 to kirstenl@squire.com or 801-228-2396. Casual dress.

9/20 at 6:30 pm | More Info

Science Unwrapped - Food on Mars

Panel Discussion/Presentation | Science Unwrapped

Inquiring minds of all ages are invited to Science Unwrapped, the public outreach program of Utah State University's College of Science. At 7 pm, enjoy a presentation about "Food on Mars" by USU scientists, botanist Bruce Bugbee and biochemist Lance Seefeldt, who are members of a nationwide group of researchers supported by NASA. Following the talk, enjoy refreshments and hands-on, science learning activities. Admission is free. Learn more at our website: https://www.usu.edu/unwrapped/

9/20 at 7:00 pm | Eccles Science Learning Center Auditorium | More Info

OPDD Campout

Special Event

Hosted by the Outdoor Product Design and Development Program. Games will be provided, bring your own camping gea

From 9/20 at 7:00 pm to 9/21 at 9:00 am | Quad | More Info

USU Observatory Public Viewing Night

Special Event

Astronomy enthusiasts of all ages are invited to view Cache Valley's night sky from the USU Observatory on campus. Admission is free. IMPORTANT NOTE: In the event of clouds or inclement weather, the gathering will be cancelled. To avoid disappointment, please visit observatory.usu.edu for updates. The website also has directions and parking information.

9/20 at 8:30 pm | SER Building | More Info

Strata Fund Solutions Application Deadline

Date/Deadline | Student Recruiting

Accounting students interested in internship or full-time opportunities with this firm must apply before midnight.

9/20 at 11:50 pm | More Info


Saturday, September 21

9th Annual Hansen Life Sciences Retreat

Conference/Seminar

USU graduate students in the molecular life sciences are invited to participate in the 9th annual Hansen Life Sciences Retreat. The mission of the retreat is to bring together student and faculty from diverse departments at Utah State, who are all working toward understanding biological processes at the molecular level.

Registration for the retreat opens Monday, August 5, 2019 and continues through September 3, as space is available. To register, visit: https://chem.usu.edu/events/hansenretreat/hansenretreatmain

The retreat honors the late R. Gaurth Hansen, USU Distinguished Professor Emeritus and a pioneering teacher, researcher and administrator at Utah State University.

9/21 at 8:00 am | More Info

David Maisel: Proving Ground

Exhibition

In a remote region of Utah’s Great Salt Lake Desert, a classified military site called Dugway Proving Ground remains largely hidden from public view, closed to civilians and rarely seen in the media. Since its founding during World War II, Dugway Proving Ground has been a test site for chemical and biological weapons.

In 2014, after a decade of inquiry to the Pentagon, artist David Maisel was granted access to Dugway Proving Ground. Through large-scaled photographs and video projection, Proving Ground immerses the viewer in this surreal and alien realm – in Maisel’s words, a “hidden, walled-off, and secret site that offers the opportunity to reflect on who and what we are collectively, as a society.”

The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art is pleased to present this new body of work by Maisel, who was awarded a prestigious 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship in the Arts for the Proving Ground project.

MUSEUM HOURS:
Mondays: closed
Tuesdays: 10am-5pm
Wednesdays: 10am-5pm
Thursdays: 10am-7pm
Fridays: 10am-5pm
Saturdays: 9am-2pm
Sundays: closed

9/21 at 9:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Celebrating Women Conference

Conference/Seminar | Year of the Woman

Registration starts at 8:30.

The Celebration of Women is an event designed to promote wellness and balance in the lives of women across the Wasatch Front. This conference features workshops from local experts on:
~Communication/Boundaries
~Mindfulness
~Value of Play
~Self-Care
~Intimacy
~Spirituality/Meaning
~Body Image

9/21 at 9:00 am | More Info

Airport 5K

Special Event

Come and run the runway! All proceeds will support the Frank de Leon Compres Memorial Scholarship.

9/21 at 9:00 am | More Info

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

9/21 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection

Exhibition

Latinx works of art represent a growing part of the NEHMA collection and reflect a significant influence in Western American art. New acquisitions by Yolanda Gonzalez, Leo Limón, Paul Sierra and Eloy Torrez will be featured in Latinx from the Collection as well as a grouping of paños, artworks created on handkerchiefs by artists incarcerated in Texas penitentiaries.

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection is co-curated by USU Art History Professor Alvaro Ibarra and NEHMA Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Bolton Colburn.

9/21 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Haikus, Modernism and Stanton MacDonald-Wright

Exhibition

Stanton MacDonald-Wright’s “Haiga Portfolio” (1965-1966) blends Eastern and Western influences, pairing vibrant modernist paintings with haikus written by some of Japan’s most influential poets.
The term “haiga” refers to a style of Japanese painting by haiku poets, whose poems are known for their brevity and simplicity. Each of the ten prints that compose the “Haiga Portfolio” have a corresponding haiku.
The “Haiga Portfolio” exemplifies the 20th century modernist movement Synchromism, cofounded in 1913 by MacDonald-Wright and Morgan Russell. The movement sought to arrange color in the same way that sound is composed in music and is considered the first American avant-guard movement to be accepted internationally. Seventy-five years old at the time of the portfolio’s creation, MacDonald-Wright employed the use of energetic, swirling shapes coupled with dense, vivid colors orchestrated in the modernist style and the rhythm of Synchromism.

9/21 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Sky Above, Earth Below: A History of Western Landscape Photography

Exhibition

“Sky Above, Earth Below” traces the development of western landscape photography from the late 19th century to the 21st century, starting with early American photographers like Myra Albert Wiggins, Edward Curtis, and Karl Struss and concluding with contemporary photographers like Barry Andersen, Kimberly Anderson, Karalee Kuchar, and Charlotte Trolinger. The exhibition includes work from members of the Seattle Camera Club, FSA (Farm Security Administration), f/64 (a group of 20th-century photographers known for precise exposures and depiction of natural forms) and contemporary photography portfolios such as American Roads (printed in 1981), The Museum Project (printed in 2015), and DEMARCATION (printed in 2018).

9/21 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info




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