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Thursday, October 24

9:00 am - 12:00 am    Blind Hollow Yurt Reservations

Student Activities / Campus Recreation

The Blind Hollow Yurt Reservations are open to everyone! Current full-time USU students will have first priority for reservations. The majority of weekends are full, but we still have plenty of week days available for reservation! For more information visit

Outdoor Recreation Center, More Info

10:00 am - 11:00 am    Overcoming Test Anxiety

Workshop / Academic Success Center (ASC)

Raise your test scores and lower your stress by learning some techniques to help you conquer test anxiety.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

10:00 am - 11:30 am    Book Signing: “Lessons in Courage” by Dr. Bonnie Glass-Coffin

Special Event / College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Dr. Bonnie Glass-Coffin, co-author of the book "Lessons in Courage: Peruvian Shamanic Wisdom for Everyday Life" will present reading and book signing at the USU Bookstore on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

TSC, Bookstore, More Info

10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Annual Graduate Art Exhibition

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

It's that time of year again, for the annual Graduate Art Exhibition in Gallery 102 of the Chase Fine Arts Center. Come see what the graduate students have been working on and meet the artists at their opening reception on Friday, Oct. 25, from 4-6 p.m. This exhibit is free and open to the public.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    a + T = I Squared Exhibition

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Artist + Teacher = Inspiration Squared is an exhibit featuring teachers who are also practicing artists. This exhibit is held in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall, open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is free & open to the public. -

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info

10:30 am - 4:00 pm    Beef Taste Test

Special Event / Research

We will have several beef sensory tests starting tomorrow (Oct 15) and on all Tuesdays and Thursdays during the month. Simply go to USU NDFS building (Room 209) and eat BEEF STEAK, you can get a free Aggie ice cream coupon. We start at 10:30 a.m., and end when we have 120 participants. Please tell your friends and family to join us.

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11:30 am - 1:00 pm    The Joy of Depression

Workshop / Student Affairs

This workshop is designed to help participants 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.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm    LAEP Speaker Series Presents Mark van der Zalm

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Mr. van der Zalm will be discussing the background of his own practice, how it has developed over the past 10 years, and talk specifically about areas of practice and how the variety of things landscape architects do has kept them relevant, in demand, and satisfied.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm    Finding Your Academic Bearings

Workshop / Academic Success Center (ASC)

Taking Personal Responsibility for Motivation and Engagement!!! Learn how to be a college student! Take responsibility for your education so you can get what you paid for. In the end it is up to you come learn how to make it count.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm    Slave Religion and the Transformation of American Religious History

Seminar/Symposium / College of Humanities & Social Sciences

As part of the Black Religious Experience in American History Symposium, Albert J. Raboteau of Princeton University will present a lecture entitled “Slave Religion and the Transformation of American Religious History.” Raboteau is the leading senior scholar of black religious experience in America. He is also the author of several important works on American religion, such as Slave Religion: The Invisible Institution in the Antebellum South (Oxford, 1978), a path-breaking study on slave religious experience.

Old Main, More Info

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm    Girl Rising

Special Event / Other

Film screening of Girl Rising. Directed by Richard Robbins.

TSC, Auditorium, More Info

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Volleyball vs. San Diego State

Athletics / Athletics

Volleyball vs. San Diego State

Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, More Info