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Tuesday, October 1

7:00 am - 9:00 am    Bike to Breakfast

Celebration Day / Multiple Sponsors

National Bike Challenge winners and participants and all cyclists are invited to Bike to Breakfast on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Ride your bike over for local pancakes, eggs, and cider.

Agricultural Science Building, More Info

10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Norway Travel Abroad Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Come see what USU students who traveled to Norway this past summer created. This exhibit will be full of pieces inspired by the students' experience.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info

10:00 am - 2:00 pm    Graduate School Fair

Fair/Festival / Career Services

Each year Career Services and the School of Graduate Studies sponsor the Graduate School Fair. The Fair is held fall semester to help students apply on time for various graduate programs. Graduate programs from around the region, including representatives from other institutions around the nation attend. Even if graduate school is a few years away, the fair provides helpful information in planning and preparing for your graduate school experience. Utah State is working with other Utah Universities to hold a Graduate School Week to see dates and information on other schools, please visit the Utah Grad School Fairs website.

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm    Group Meditation

Student Activities / Other

Typically a thirty-minute meditation with a discussion afterwards. No experience is required. Chairs and cushions will be provided, but feel free to bring your own sitting gear if you would like.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm    Provost's Series on Instructional Excellence-IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction

Presentation/Speeches / Provost Office

This workshop will focus on results from the IDEA rating system and address the following topics: 1)selection and communication of learning objectives; 2)sample size/response rate; 3)average score vs. converted average; 4)raw scores vs. adjusted scores; 5)IDEA use in summative evaluation and 6)using IDEA results to improve teaching practice.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm    Thoughts-Feelings-Behaviors

Workshop / Student Services

Thoughts-Feelings-Behaviors -- This workshop will help participants increase their awareness of how thoughts, feelings, and behaviors influence each other and impact well-being. Skills related to effectively modifying thoughts, utilizing emotions, and choosing behaviors will be discussed and practiced.

Taggart Student Center, More Info