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Tuesday, October 2

12:00 am - 12:00 am    Book Drive

Fundraiser / Other

The Physical Education club will be collecting book until Oct. 5. All books will be donated for the Apache Indians on the White River Indian Reservation in Arizona. All books will be indexed to create a library for the youth on the reservation. There is not a current library on the reservation and many youth do not have books to read. We would appreciate books appropriate for children ages 9-16. Please bring all books to the HPER department main office. In addition to the book drive, organizers are also collecting t-shirts (size large or bigger), hats and gloves. Those items can be dropped off at the HPER main office as well.

HPER Building, More Info

12:00 am - 12:00 am     Science Week at USU

Celebration Week / College of Science

All Aggies are invited to join with USU's College of Science for a week of brain-energizing fun. Activities every day, including Science Unwrapped at 7 pm on Friday, Oct. 5th, in the Eccles Science Learning Center auditorium. For a complete list of activities, visit the Web link below.

Utah State University Campus, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Landscape and Lace: Cache Valley

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

By Megan Mitchell. Fences, doors and windows indicate an intersection between inside and outside, public and private. These porous boundaries provide enclosure while also allowing access to an outside world. I am drawn to these divisions in space both as aesthetic and metaphorical objects. They are the point of departure for an exploration of the intersection between real and imagined worlds. 'Landscape and Lace: Cache Valley' juxtaposes the structural framework of a fence with a landscape inspired by Cache Valley. My intention is to provide a sense of both containment and spaciousness. The piece also contains a decorative element which is derived from a sample of lace. I use this pattern to further the dialog between inner and outer spaces.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Good Neighbors

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Good Neighbors by Todd Hayes features a seven-foot-tall wooden fence enclosing a seven-by-twelve foot plot. After a futile search for a gate, viewers peer through the small slit openings & spy a small porcelain house standing in a yard comprised of salt. The house is a mid-century ranch style house, exactly the kind that sprang up in suburban developments around the country after World War II. Though good fences may make good neighbors—as the saying goes—this fence completely cuts off any relationship to the outside world.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

10:00 am - 12:00 am    Milk Taste Test

Special Event / Nutrition & Food Sciences

We are happy to announce our Milk Taste Test! It will be EVERY TUESDAY starting from July 31 and running until October 30, 2012. Our next Taste Test is Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. Since these taste tests will last 14 weeks, you can actually gain cash by returning to help us taste! How do we count: Come once = an Aggie Ice Cream Coupon; Come 5 times = $25; Come 10 times = $50. WHO CAN COME: - Regular consumer of 1%, 2% or skim milk; - Purchase milk more than TWICE per month; - Drink milk more than ONCE per week. START TIME: 10 a.m. till we have 120 people. WHERE: Aggie Ice Cream Building, Room 209. WHAT: UHT milk. WHY: We want to know HOW MUCH you like our milk. It will take you about 10 minutes to give us your feedback. Feel free to spread the words to your friends! Got questions? Contact: or Vera @ 435-754-8570. We will see you there!

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10:00 am - 5:00 pm    The Crossroads Project Art Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The Crossroads Project focuses on exploring nature, humanity and the paths that lie before us. This is an art exhibit featuring the works of Rebecca Allan and Garth Lenz.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    LUX Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This exhibit is an exploration of how artists have used light as a medium or subject matter. Please note that the museum in open from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturdays and closed on Sundays.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Adventures in the West - Visual Connections to Jack London's Literature

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This exhibit will be shown in conjunction with the 11th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium held in Logan, Utah, and co-sponsored by the USU Department of English and the USU Libraries' Special Collections and Archives Division. The symposium is scheduled October 4-6, 2012, but this exhibit will be on display in the museum's Upstairs Gallery throughout the fall. Featuring majestic landscape photos by Ansel Adams and Brett Weston, the exhibit explores the rugged, historical, and dangerous qualities of the western world portrayed in Jack London's writing. Certain drawings and photographs in the exhibit will be on display in the museum for the first time, and they will help explore literary themes of naturalism, courage, modern American values, and man's precarious relationship to his natural environment.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

10:30 am - 12:30 pm    Healthy Sexuality Session - Three of Six - Communication I

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

Healthy Sexuality Workshop Outline - What is Healthy Sexuality? In this series of workshops, you will explore what healthy sexuality means for YOU: both the physical and the emotional. Students are welcome to attend just one workshop, a few, or all of them. People from all backgrounds, experience levels, and belief systems are welcome: currently partnered or not, sexually active, waiting for marriage, doesn’t matter. If you want to know more about intimacy, and more about your own wants, needs, or boundaries— OR if you want to learn more about effectively communicating those wants, needs and boundaries to potential sexual partner(s), this workshop is for you! There are 6 sessions: (1) Anatomy & The Sexual Response Cycle (2) Safer Sex Practices (3) Communication (4) Sex & Emotion (5) Getting to Know Your “Wants” and “Don’t Wants” (6) Preventing Unwanted Experiences. Contact us at 797-1012 or stop by TSC 306 to reserve your seat.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

11:30 am - 12:30 pm    The Joy of Depression Workshop

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

The Joy of Depression - This workshop is designed to understand the role of pain in signaling the need for change and encourages students to shift their focus from limitations to possibilities. The five dimensions of well being will be explored in concert with the value of mood states, even sadness. Participants will engage in “three good things” exercises and will explore the benefits of promoting well being. Seating is limited. Contact us at 797-1012 or stop by TSC 306 to reserve your seat.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

12:00 pm - 12:00 am    Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium

Presentation/Speeches / Mathematics and Statistics

Dr. Kady Schneiter, USU Mathematics and Statistics Department, will speak on interactive applets for teaching statistics and how they provide visual representations of important concepts, facilitate simulation, and add interest to presentations. Dr. Schneiter will introduce statistics applets, review some of the major collections of applets for teaching statistics, describe her methods and motivations for creating applets and present some of the work she has done. She will also discuss how she has used applets in her classes and how students have reacted to them.

Engineering Building, More Info

3:30 pm - 12:00 am    Biology Seminar: Ricardo Ramirez, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biology, USU

Seminar/Symposium / Biology

Seminar Title: More to Aphid Suppression Than Predator Diversity and Plant Defense. Refreshments will be served at 3:15 p.m.

Eccles Science Learning Center, More Info

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm    Mauritius

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

In this stage production, Jackie and Mary are half-sisters whose mother's death leaves them in possession of a rare stamp collection. But which sister actually owns the stamps? Which of three dealers can be trusted with their sale? And where do we choose to live: the present or the past? This show is performed in the Black Box Theater, located in the Chase Fine Arts Center.

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8:30 pm - 9:30 pm    Aggies for Christ

Student Activities / Other

Want to learn more about God? Come join us for fun, fellowship and weekly bible studies. We meet every Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m. in the TSC Hub. This semester we will be focusing on The Sermon on the Mount and applying God's word to our lives. Bring your bibles and a seeking heart for HIM!!!

TSC, HUB, More Info