Skip to main content

Events

Wednesday, November 13

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 orp.usu.edu.

Outdoor Recreation Center, More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Reliefs: The Art of Woodcuts -- Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Exhibit / Caine College of the Arts

This selection of 22 woodcuts is displayed in the museum’s Study Center gallery and shows a wide array of techniques within this printmaking method. The prints feature traditional landscapes, abstracted nature forms, intricate Asian designs, and sharp patterns of black and white. Some of the artists featured included Paul Landacre, Karen Kunc, Marion Hyde and Werner Drewes. Each of the prints is displayed horizontally in a chest of large, industrial, glass and metal drawers allowing viewers to closely examine each piece.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, 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 / Caine College of the Arts

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


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 - 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


11:30 am - 12:45 pm    2013–14 Tanner Talks: Community and the Demise of Local Newspapers

Lecture & Readings / College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Media veterans Jeremiah Stettler (social media manager for Social5), Keriann Strickland (senior editor of iwantherjob.com), Angela Brown (SLUG magazine) and Patricia Quijano Dark, (Deseret Connect's Spanish-language products) will offer their insights, concerns, warnings and prognostications as local newspapers begin to go out of business. The 2013–14 Tanner Talks, a series of cross-disciplinary events focusing on the theme "Knowledge and Community," are a presentation of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Agricultural Science Building, More Info


11:30 am - 12:45 pm    Vernon L. Smith - Nobel Prize Winner

Common Hour / Economics

Come join us for the annual George S. Eccles Memorial Lecture in Economics at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business. Dr. Vernon L. Smith will speak on understanding recessions since 1929, focusing on the relationship between housing-mortgage markets and market volatility. Dr. Smith was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002 for his groundbreaking work in experimental economics.

George S. Eccles Business Building, More Info


11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Alumni Career Panel

Panel Discussion / English

Have you ever wondered what you can do with an English major? This year’s Alumni Career Panel will focus on how an English degree can lead to a career in law. The alumni panel will be made up of three former English/American Studies majors who now have careers in law and education; Tyler Buswell, Jared Hales, and Heidi Alder.

Family Life Building, More Info


11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Math/Stat colloquium

Presentation/Speeches / Mathematics and Statistics

Dr. Miriah Meyer, University of Utah, will speak on "Designing visualizations for biological research."

Animal Science, More Info


11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Financial Planning for Women

Workshop / Other

Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 13, for: Estate Planning. New! There will be a drawing for a free financial consultation with Dr. Jean Lown. Get answers to your most pressing financial questions whether on basic money management, paying off debt, saving, investing or retirement planning. Must use the consultation before December 31, 2013. FPW meets at two times: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in USU Taggart Student Center 336. Program is repeated in the evening: 7-8:30 p.m. at USU Family Life Center, 493 N 700 E. The mission of Financial Planning for Women is to educate women about personal finance and investing and motivate them to take responsibility for their financial future. No charge; everyone is welcome. Check out the searchable FPW blog (http://fpwusu.blogspot.com). FPW is on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/FinancialPlanningforWomen). Contact: Jean Lown @ 435-797-1569 or jean.lown@usu.edu. No December program. Stay tuned and check the website for 2014 program listings.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm    Balancing Act: Keeping Life and School Together During Finals and Holidays

Workshop / Academic Resource Center

Balancing life is an art. Come and discuss ideas to help get through the end of the semester and the holidays with sanity and grace.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


4:30 pm - 6:00 pm    Lioness

Special Event / Other

Film screening of Lioness. Directed by Meg McLagan and Daria Sommers.

TSC, Auditorium, More Info


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Women's Basketball vs. Loyola Marymount

Athletics / Athletics

Women's Basketball vs. Loyola Marymount

Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, 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 - 8:30 pm    Financial Planning for Women

Workshop / Other

Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 13, for: Estate Planning. New! There will be a drawing for a free financial consultation with Dr. Jean Lown. Get answers to your most pressing financial questions whether on basic money management, paying off debt, saving, investing or retirement planning. Must use the consultation before December 31, 2013. FPW meets at two times: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in USU Taggart Student Center 336. Program is repeated in the evening: 7-8:30 p.m. at USU Family Life Center, 493 N 700 E. The mission of Financial Planning for Women is to educate women about personal finance and investing and motivate them to take responsibility for their financial future. No charge; everyone is welcome. Check out the searchable FPW blog (http://fpwusu.blogspot.com). FPW is on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/FinancialPlanningforWomen). Contact: Jean Lown @ 435-797-1569 or jean.lown@usu.edu. No December program. Stay tuned and check the website for 2014 program listings.

Family Life Center, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:00 pm    Symphonic Band & Chamber Ensembles

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The Department of Music presents the Symphonic Band & Chamber Ensembles performance of the fall semester on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Kent Concert Hall of the Chase Fine Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public.

Chase Fine Arts Center, Kent Concert Hall, More Info