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Tuesday, October 23

9:00 am - 12:00 am    Park City Mountain Resort Benefit Days Tickets

Athletics / Other

Swaner is excited to announce that it will be selling tickets to Park City Mountain Resort for its Benefit Days. Tickets are $25 dollars each. Maximum of 4 tickets per person and you can only get tickets in person. Tickets go on sale on Oct. 15 and will continue to sell until there are no more. The proceeds made will be used to support more community education programs. For more information, please call 435-649-1767 x 0 or

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info

9:00 am - 5:00 pm    Early Voting

Special Event / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Early voting will be held in the Juniper Lounge outside the TSC Auditorium October 23 through November 2 for USU students registered to vote in Cache Valley. Get out and vote to make a difference!

TSC, Juniper Lounge, 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 - 5:00 pm    Sacred Sand Art: Mandalas in the Buddhist Tradition

Special Event / College of Humanities & Social Sciences

The Religious Studies Program invites you to witness the construction & dissolution of a beautiful Sand Mandala by Venerable Lama Sonam and Khenpo Choephel, Buddhist monks from Tibet. Dr. Hun Lye, professor of East Asian Religions at Davidson College, will also be present to explain the construction as it develops and to lecture about the Mandala. The event is sponsored by the Religious Studies Program and co-sponsored by Housing and Resident Life, University Dining, USU’s Religious Studies Club, Appreciating the Arts Freshman Interest Group, Global Village, & other students groups. Tuesday, Oct, 23: •10 a.m. to noon/2 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Construction of the Mandala. Dr. Lye will answer questions to passersby throughout the day & week. * 7 p.m.: Film HIMALAYA: An epic adventure of survival: at the HUB. •Throughout the week: Students will be able to try their hand at creating their own, smaller mandalas.

TSC, HUB, 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    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    E Pluribus Unum

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This art exhibit in the Tippetts Exhibit Gallery is one that you won't want to miss!

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, 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 - Six of Six - Preventing Unwanted Experiences

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

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm    Thoughts - Feelings - Behaviors Workshop

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

Thoughts-Feelings-Behaviors – This workshop will help participants increase their awareness of how thoughts, feelings, and behaviors influence each other and impact wellbeing. Skills related to effectively modifying thoughts, utilizing emotions, and choosing behaviors will be discussed and practiced. Please call to reserve a seat. 797-1012

Taggart Student Center, More Info

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm    The Social Impact of Research: New Modes of Scholarship, New Ways of Publishing

Presentation/Speeches / Merril-Cazier Library

Join us to explore the changing research methods and publication practices of researchers, particularly those in the hard an social sciences. Johan Bollen, associate professor at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, and Roger Schonfeld, Director of Research at Ithaka S+R, will discuss the changing role of the traditional journal article, the ways that social media is augmenting the scholarly dialogue, and how changing incentives and publication practices interact to foster scientific innovation. Light refreshments will be provided. For additional information, please visit: and

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info

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