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Wednesday, October 7

8:00 am - 5:00 pm    Disability Rights Week

Celebration Week / Multiple Sponsors

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. What does this mean to you? Check out our window display at the USU Campus Store, look for tags marking accessible features of the Logan campus, stop by the Disability Awareness Day information fair at the TSC on October 8 (there will be free birthday cake!) and laugh like crazy at the free comedy show on October 9.

TSC, International Lounge, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Transcendence: Abstraction and Symbolism in the American West

Arts & Entertainment / Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Sept. 1, 2015 – May 7, 2016 Highlighting works from the NEHMA Collection, this exhibition explores how artists in the American West have employed the use of abstraction and symbolism over the past century and specifically how this region has provided inspiration for their creative output. Complementing the Abstraction and the Dreaming exhibition, Transcendence highlights art made by both European descendants who came to the America West and art created by those indigenous to the area.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Abstraction and the Dreaming: Australian Aboriginal Paintings

Arts & Entertainment / Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Sept. 12 – Dec. 11, 2015 Sept. 12 - Dec. 12 The Australian Aboriginal world view is based on Tjukurrpa, (the dreaming), a belief that ancestors shaped the topography of the land and laid out the moral code for human interaction with nature and one another. This exhibition highlights over fifty paintings from the earliest examples made by Aboriginal men in central Australia in 1971 spanning through today with artworks created by both men and women.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm    Relationships 1010: Basic Rights and Responsibilities

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

This workshop is for individuals and couples who are interested in learning new ways to strengthen their connections with significant others. We will cover basic rights and responsibilities in healthy relationships as well as learn basic building blocks to creating relationships that last.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm    Group Meditation

Student Activities / Student Club/Organization

We will have group meditation. Open to all regardless of experience. We practice different techniques to cultivate mindfulness meditation and promote well-being. There will be guidance to learn meditation as well as support any existing practice.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

1:00 pm - 10:00 pm    Corn Maze on the Farm -- American West Heritage Center

Recreational / Other

Corn Maze on the Farm. Begins Sept. 25 - Oct. 31 Closed Sundays. Get lost in our corn maze! Throw tomahawks & shoot bb guns. Find a special someone and make it a date night! $1 off discount with USU Student ID.

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3:00 pm - 7:00 pm    STEM Career Fair

Fair/Festival / Career Services

Utah State University's STEM Career Fair is a wonderful chance for students interested in working with technology-based organizations to spend some time networking with employers. It is also a chance for these employers to see what high quality students we have here at Utah State. Many organizations will be have sign ups for interviews the following day October 8, 2015.

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm    William Woody, USFWS - A Report from the Front: Combating Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

Lecture & Readings / College of Natural Resources

According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, wildlife trafficking – the poaching of imperiled species and illegal trade in wildlife – has escalated, in the past decade, into an international crisis. On the front lines of this critical conservation concern and global security threat is Utah State University alum William C. “Bill” Woody. Woody, USFWS chief of law enforcement, speaks Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, at Utah State University. He presents “A Report from the Front: Combating Illegal Wildlife Trafficking” at 7 p.m. in Room 102 of the Biology-Natural Resources Building on campus. The public is welcome and admission is free.

Biology & Natural Resources building, More Info