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Friday, November 22

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 - 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

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 - 4:00 pm    The Fragile Self

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This MFA Exhibition by Heidi Bruner features nude images in a photography exhibit, held in Gallery 102 of the Chase Fine Arts Center on the USU's campus. A closing reception will be held on Friday, Nov. 22, at 5 p.m. in Gallery 102. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info

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

Exhibit / Provost Office

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

11:30 am - 12:45 pm    France: Paris & Perpignan Summer 2014 Study Abroad Info Meeting

Information/Orientation / College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Summer Study Abroad Info Meeting: PARIS & PERPIGNAN, FRANCE 2014. WHEN, WHERE? Friday, Nov. 22, from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in Old Main 304. Program leader: Dr. Christa Jones (christa.jones@usu .edu). Program dates: Paris: May 14–18, 2014; Perpignan: May 19–June 6, 2014. * Earn 12 French credits this summer * ALL LEVELS OF FRENCH ACCEPTED! Visit Paris, Château de Versailles, Perpignan, Carcassonne, Collioure, Villefranche and learn to cook from Marie, owner of the restaurant Le Tire-Bouchon, a real French chef. * Application deadline: Feb. 3, 2014, (online on study abroad website).

Old Main, More Info

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm    Bake Sale for Typhoon Survivors

Fundraiser / Other

Bake sale at the USU Hub Friday, Nov. 22, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. to raise funds for the victims of the typhoon in the Philippines. The bake sale is spearheaded by six 5th graders at Edith Bowen Laboratory School (EBLS) located on USU's campus. The entire EBLS student body has been invited to contribute baked goods for the sale and the six girls will set up and sell the baked goods in the Hub. One of the girl's family is friends with one of the USU students that was featured in the HJ article ( and also in the USU Statesman ( and this is an opportunity for these girls and EBLS to make a difference!

TSC, HUB, More Info

6:00 pm - 12:00 am    Fighting and Foodways, Lecture by Tiffiny Tung

Lecture & Readings / Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology

Dr. Tiffiny Tung is an associate professor of anthropology at Vanderbilt University. She is an anthropological bioarchaeologist who studies mummies and skeletons from archaeology sites. In this lecture Dr. Tung explores the biocultural effects of the process of imperial collapse and the effects of a subsequent severe drought in the ancient Peruvian Andes.

Museum of Anthropology, More Info

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Women's Basketball vs. Idaho State

Athletics / Athletics

Women's Basketball vs. Idaho State

Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, More Info

7:00 pm - 12:00 am    USU Hockey vs. Montana Tech

Athletics / Campus Recreation

HPER Building, More Info

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm    USU Physics' November Demo Show

Arts & Entertainment / Physics

Inquiring minds of all ages are invited to enjoy the USU Department of Physics' sixth annual November Demo Show. This year's theme is "The Physics of Light."

Eccles Science Learning Center Auditorium, More Info

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    Ririe-Woodbury

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

In its 50th anniversary season, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company now enters an exciting future. In June 2013, the company welcomed Daniel Charon to succeed Charlotte as artistic director. With the strength of its history, the vision of its founders, and the extraordinary ability of its management, staff, and dancers, Ririe Woodbury Dance Company will continue to be a force for innovation in contemporary dance throughout the world

Caine Performance Hall, More Info