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Wednesday, April 1

7:00 am - 12:00 am    ASCE Canned food drive- USU vs BYU

Student Activities / Student Affairs

The American Society of Civil Engineers is putting on a Canned food drive for the regional competition in April. So this activity doesn't end until April 1st. The boxes to donate are located in the TSC, the LDS Institute building and the Engineering building.

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8:00 am - 12:00 am    Behavioral Pediatric Prevention Study

Special Event / Psychology

Do you have a hard to manage 1.5 to 2.5 year-old child? I am a doctoral student in the psychology program at Utah State University. I am interested in studying strategies that parents can use to keep behaviors such as tantrums and noncompliance from getting worse as your child grows. Participants will receive free study-related materials (i.e. a free developmental screening - valued at $150 and free clinical services). There is limited space available and I am currently taking participants, so please call me soon to reserve a place in the study! Call Jessica Malmberg at (435) 512-1114 or email me at j.malmberg@aggiemail.usu.edu for more details.

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9:00 am - 1:00 pm    Taste Testers Wanted! Free Ice Cream!

Special Event / Nutrition & Food Sciences

Come taste milk samples and get a coupon for a free scoop of Aggie ice cream. Taste test will last approximately 10 minutes. Participants must not have food allergies and be 18+.

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9:00 am - 5:00 pm    Six Outstanding Artists from USU - Art Exhibit

Exhibit / Caine College of the Arts

'Six Outstanding Artists from USU Department of Art Distinguished Alumni Show' on exhibit March 23-April 3, Twain C. Tippetts Gallery, Chase Fine Arts Center, Monday-Friday. Opening Reception: March 23, 5-7 p.m., Twain C. Tippetts Gallery, Chase Fine Arts Center. Exhibit director: John Neely; Curator: Dr.Heather Ferrell, director, Salt Lake City Art Center & USU alum.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


2:30 pm - 3:20 pm    CIL Short Course - Information Resources

Workshop / Other

This workshop is to help prepare for the CIL Information Resources test. We assume you're at least familiar with the material and know what you need help with, but you're welcome to attend if you don't know anything about the topic and just need a place to start. Bring your student ID so right after the test review you can head upstairs and take it while it's fresh in your mind.

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4:00 pm - 12:00 am    Religious Studies Program Lecture, 'Muhammad' by Daniel Peterson

Lecture & Readings / History

Daniel Peterson is one of the most important scholars of medieval Islamic philosophy in the United States. He is the editor of the Islamic Translation Series, housed at BYU, which makes available classics of medieval Islamic philosophy in complete bilingual, Arabic/English editions with critical apparatus for the first time. He has also written a short, highly regarded biography of Muhammad published by Eerdmans.
Dr. Peterson's biography "Muhammad" will be available for purchase from the USU Bookstore. He will be signing books from 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Family Life Building, More Info


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Chris Gustin - Visiting Artist Program

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Chris Gustin is a studio artist and Emeritus Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. He received his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1975, and his MFA from Alfred University in 1977. Using the traditions of the vessel as a means of abstraction, Chris uses scale and gesture to explore the dynamic of the human form. His work is published extensively, and is represented in numerous public and private collections, including the Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, the World Ceramic Exposition Foundation in Icheon, Korea, the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, the Syracuse Art Museum, the Shigaraki Cultural Park in Japan, the Yingge Ceramics Museum in Taipei, and the Mint Museum of Craft.

Eccles Conference Center, More Info


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Frank Warren of PostSecret

Lecture & Readings / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Author Frank Warren is the creator of the blog phenomenon PostSecret Project, a collection of more than 200,000 highly personal and artfully decorated postcards mailed anonymously from around the world, displaying the soulful secrets we never voice. The website for PostSecret is one of the most popular on the Web, and has been featured prominently in the media in USA Today, on the Today Show, 20/20, CNN, MSNBC, CBC, NPR, and Fox News.
As part of his lecture, Warren shares the stories behind the memorable postcards and secrets he has received. From deep family secrets to funny reflections, Warren has seen it all. He discusses why the blog is important, and why he has made suicide awareness part of his life's work. Tickets are available through the USU Ticket Office (435) 797-0305, and are free to USU students, and $5 for members of the public.

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    The Jupiter String Quartet

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The Jupiter String Quartet just received a 2008 Avery Fisher Career Grant. In January 2007, the Quartet won the Cleveland Quartet Award from Chamber Music America, a prize which "honors and promotes a rising young string quartet whose artistry demonstrates that it is in the process of establishing a major career." These prestigious awards followed the Quartet's earlier distinctions in 2004, having captured the Grand Prize in the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and First Prize in the 8th Banff International String Quartet Competition, where they were also awarded the Szekely Prize for the best performance of a Beethoven quartet. The Austin Critics Table honored them with the Award for Outstanding Chamber Music Performance in 2006.

Caine Performance Hall, More Info