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Thursday, February 11

8:00 am - 12:00 am    Recyclemania

Special Event / Other

Recyclemania is an intercollegiate recycling competition to promote recycling at university campuses. Find a bin, drop it in. If you want to get more involved, please contact us. We will be doing two days of volunteer activity, one in Febuary and one in March.

Utah State University Campus, More Info

11:45 am - 12:30 pm    Weight Watchers At Work Member Meeting

Meeting / Other

Weight Watchers At Work Members meet to weigh-in at 11:45 to noon. Class instruction from noon to 12:30 p.m.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm    USU Ecology Center Seminar Series - Lawren Sack

Seminar/Symposium / College of Natural Resources

Engineering Building, More Info

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm    What is Your Dangerous Idea?

Panel Discussion / Provost Office

This is the first of three events planned for a pilot Faculty Common Literature Experience program, launched in spring 2010 under the auspices of the Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity. The book selected for the pilot is 'What is Your Dangerous Idea?,' edited by John Brockman, and inspired by the annual question in 2006. In the book roughly 120 prominent modern scholars, scientists, and other researchers answer the question with short essays.
It is not necessary to have read the book to benefit from the panel presentation and discussion. A substantial portion of the book's contents is freely available online at: Many ideas in the book are quite provocative, such as exploring the use of medication to permanently alter our personalities, contemplating a universe in which humans are utterly alone, and considering the idea that the universe might be fundamentally inexplicable.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm    Workshop for Perfectionism and Procrastination

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

This four-week workshop is designed to help students, faculty, or staff members address problems with perfectionism and/or procrastination. Each 90-minute session will include strategies and insights to help increase productivity and decrease distress. The workshop will be held Thursday afternoons from 4-5:30 p.m. in the University Inn Conference Room 510, Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25. Please contact Maren or Michelle at Counseling and Psychological Services at (435) 797-1012 to register for the workshop. Space is limited.

University Inn, More Info

4:30 pm - 5:20 pm    CIL Short Course - Electronic Presentations

Workshop / Other

This workshop is to help prepare for the CIL Electronic Presentations test. It doesn't matter if you're familiar with the material and know what you need help with or if you 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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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm    USU @ Boise State Basketball Tip-Off Party

Alumni Event / Alumni Association

Join fellow Aggies for an Alumni Association Basketball Tip-Off Party on February 11, 2010 when the men's basketball team takes on rival Boise State. Only dinner is included. To purchase game tickets, contact the Boise State ticket office at 208-426-4737.

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8:00 pm - 10:00 pm    Jazz Night at the Sky Club Student Dance-Only Night

Fundraiser / Music

Transformed into a 1930s Sky Club jazz nightclub, the Skyroom Restaurant is the setting for live Big Band music performed by the talented Utah State University Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble and jazz vocalists, along with special guest performance by professor emeritus Larry Smith, who will rock the Sky Club to the unforgettable jazz tunes of Glenn Miller, Bobby Darin, Ella Fitzgerald.
As one guest at last year's Jazz Night put it, "It's like we've gone back in time to a different era, it's great!" Enjoy the live music while being immersed in an atmosphere of nostalgia and swing dancing, where the dance floor will become a hot spot for the Charleston, Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and more. Punch will be served. Jazz Night benefits the USU Larry Smith Jazz Scholarship.

TSC, Skyroom Restaurant, More Info