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Monday, November 11

8:00 am - 4:00 pm    Phi Upsilon Omicron Donation Drive for CAPSA

Fundraiser / Other

Phi Upsilon Omicron's second annual donation drive for CAPSA. Look for the Purple Boxes and Flyers around campus and the community. Items: baby food/formula, diapers, toilet paper, laundry soap, deodorant, toothpaste/brushes, phone cards, cookware, etc. Any new items such as these are greatly appreciated. Monetary donations can be dropped at FL 205.

Family Life Building, More Info

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

9:30 am - 10:30 am    Shanshui City: Exploring Sustainable Urban Development in China

Lecture & Readings / College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Professor Hu will speak on the dynamic changes in land planning and design in China. His talk will focus on the adoption and impacts of sustainable practices in China’s rapidly expanding urban fabric. Several of his masterpieces will be featured, including the Beijing Olympic Forest Park (home of Beijing 2008 Olympics). Professor Hu is vice-president of the Beijing Tsinghua Tongheng Urban Planning & Design Institute, Director of the Research Center for Landscape Architecture, and council member of Chinese Society of Landscape Architecture.

Caine Performance Hall, More Info

10:00 am - 2:00 pm    Study Abroad Photo Contest

Exhibit / Other

Study Abroad Photo Contest! Vote for your favorite study abroad photos beginning Nov. 11 and continuing through Nov. 15 (TSC, 2nd Floor across from the Ballroom). For more information about USU study abroad programs, visit .

Taggart Student Center, More Info

10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Annual Graduate Exhibition -- Department of Art and Design

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The annual Undergraduate Exhibition is here, giving the Department of Art & Design undergraduate students a chance to exhibit their work for all to see. This exhibit is in Gallery 102, located in the Chase Fine Arts Center on USU's campus. A reception will be held Friday, Nov. 8, at 5 p.m. Both the exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Hollow Bones Exhibition

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Hollow Bones explores the connection between women and birds, going beyond the typical associations people have with femininity and birds. The exhibit features USU alumni Michelle Larsen, Holly Cobb and Lisie Beck Brundage. This exhibit is in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall and is free and open to the public.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    New Acquisitions 2013

Exhibit / Caine College of the Arts

This exhibit features nine recently acquired pieces of avant-garde, contemporary art that have never been displayed in the museum before. These artworks came to the museum from the late Joe Austin who died in March this year at the age of 74. This exhibit shows some of the art from Mr. Austin's personal collection from his Los Angeles homes, and it will be on display through December 10, 2013. Please note that the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Female + Form

Exhibit / Provost Office

This selection of artwork from the museum's permanent collection embraces a diverse range of forms and showcases work by important women artists from the 1970s and 1980s. Much of the artwork displayed in the exhibit addresses issues of womanhood, femininity, and equality through experimentation in total abstraction, representations of the female body, and examples of pattern or decoration. Highlights include posters by the Guerilla Girls, an installation piece by Ilene Segalove, photography from the second wave of feminism, and abstract minimalism. Please note that the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art will be closed in observance of holidays on Nov. 28 & 29, Dec. 25, Jan. 1 & 20, 2014, and Feb. 17.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

11:00 am - 12:00 am    Biology Seminar: Kenneth Locey, Doctoral Dissertation Defense, Biology, USU

Seminar/Symposium / Biology

Kenneth Locey, doctoral candidate of Ethan White, will present "The Feasible Set: A New Understanding of Constraints on Ecological Patterns of Abundance" as part of his dissertation defense. Please see the attached flyer for additional details. Refreshments will be served at 10:45 a.m. at the Logan campus.

Biology & Natural Resources building, More Info

12:30 pm - 3:00 pm    International Students Strategies for Success

Workshop / Academic Success Center (ASC)

Tutoring available and activities, strategies, and fun for international students to improve their English language and college level study skills.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm    Parenting Skills

Workshop / Student Affairs

The purpose of this workshop is to educate parents about behavior management skills that have been clinically proven to help them manage the behavior of their strong-willed child. Workshop goals include providing parents with the confidence to manage their children's behavior as well as improved the parent-child relationship.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm    BRIDGES (Building Relationships In Diversity Groups: Exploration and Support)

Meeting / Access & Diversity Center

The BRIDGES is a drop-in support group that is designed to provide a safe place for all multicultural and international students to share their thoughts and feelings with other students who may be having similar experiences. Students are free to discuss a variety of issues on campus or in society, such as: culture, race, ethnicity, identity,relationships, challenges, successes, etc. Staff from CAPS and the Access & Diversity Center lead discussions about topics that multicultural students bring up, and everyone can gain insight from and give support to their peers in a setting that is casual and confidential.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm    Math/Stat colloquium

Presentation/Speeches / Mathematics and Statistics

Dr. Robert Rodriguez, 2012 president of the ASA will speak on "What will statistics students need to succeed in the world of big data?"

George S. Eccles Business Building, More Info

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    International Education Week

Celebration Week / Other

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. We encourage the participation of all individuals and institutions interested in international education and exchange activities, including schools, colleges and universities, embassies, international organizations, businesses, associations, and community organizations.

More Info

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    International Family Night

Cultural / Other

Take the whole family for a unique International Family night! November 11 at 7 pm. TSC Ballroom. Admission is free!

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm    Veterans Day Memorial

Special Event / Multiple Sponsors

The American Festival Chorus and Orchestra will present their annual, moving, patriotic tribute to our American Veterans.

Chase Fine Arts Center, Daines Concert Hall, More Info