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Wednesday, February 27

9:00 am - 3:00 pm    Spring Career Fair

Fair/Festival / Career Services

Utah State University's Annual Spring Career Fair provides an opportunity to network with employers interested in hiring Utah State students and alumni. This event will allow you to meet with visiting representatives to discuss internship/career employment opportunities.

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info

10:00 am - 2:00 pm    Human Library: spiritual pathways

Cultural / Merrill-Cazier Library

The Human Library offers 'living books' to be checked out for a conversation. This particular Human Library will be focused on religion and spiritual pathways. Each human book is unique and has something to share regarding his or her experiences, perspectives, values, or beliefs. Readers are invited to select books that offer new experiences and viewpoints so that both the book and the reader can learn something new and foster understanding through a shared conversation. Readers can come any time during the event and peruse the list of titles, choose an available title, and then have a one-on-one conversation with that book. Conversations can be up to 30 minutes long. Find out the rest of the story!

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    "Ideas: an Exhibition"

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

"Ideas" an exhibition is the result of a collaborative project between the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art and professor Rachel Middleman's art history class. The students explored the history and ideas of conceptual art while learning about specific pieces of conceptual art in the museum's collection. This resulted in a student-curated art exhibit, free and open to the public. The opening reception is Jan. 22 at 5 p.m.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Effective Coping Workshop

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

Effective Coping - This workshop is designed to help students cope more effectively with the challenges of college life while they prepare for counseling. Open to all students and staff, this workshop surveys common concerns and presenting issues, as well as a model for reviewing thoughts, feelings and needs. It also provides practice for value clarification and basic behavior change to help students cope. Participants will be encouraged to read brief articles and keep a one page journal of change. Please call to reserve a seat, 797-1012.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Persistence, Patience and Compassion: An enterprise journalists's toolbox

Special Event / Other

Jessica Ravitz, former Salt Lake Tribube religion writer and now a reporter for CNN, will speak to students during a Morris Media and Society Lecture sponsored by the Journalism and Communications Department. As a CNN reporter, she gained exclusive access to Aesha Mohammadzai, the Afghan woman whose face - brutally disfigured by her Taliban husband and his family - was featured on the cover of TIME Magazine in 2010. Aesha's story, though, had not been told. Not fully. Not until Ravitz won the confidence of the maimed Afghan woman and her protectors. Ravitz has won the National Headliner Award for online-only writing. Her stories from the Gulf Coast and Alaska helped CNN win the Peabody Award for coverage of the BP oil disaster. Ravitz had earned recognition by the Religion Newswriters Association for her contribution to the CNN Belief Blog. For more information, call the JCOM department at 435-797-3292.

Agricultural Science Building, More Info

11:30 am - 1:30 pm    Rapid Learning Drop-In

Workshop / Access & Diversity Center

Time Management/Building Your Family and Friends Into Your Educational Goals. Presented by Debi Jensen, Academic Resource Center. Non-traditional students come and grab lunch and hear some great information to help you balance student life. Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 in TSC Room 313 lounge.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

11:30 am - 12:45 pm    WIBA Networking Workshop

Workshop / Jon M. Huntsman College of Business

The Women in Business Association will be hosting a networking workshop. We are pleased to have Juli Weber, an HR specialist at YESCO Electronics who is responsible for training and development, give a workshop on how to network successfully, as well as offer some hands-on training on how to execute networking techniques. Please come and join our amazing association and learn some skills on how to be successful in business. This event is open to students, staff, faculty, and alumni. Pizza will be provided.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm    Getting the Grade: Study Skills for Success

Workshop / Academic Success Center (ASC)

Study smarter not harder. Simple steps that produce great results. Learn faster - Remember more - Get more for the time spent.

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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm    Internship panel

Panel Discussion / Institute of Government and Politics

Come visit with a panel of past interns about why you should do an government or policy internship, how to get an internship and how to make the most of your internship

Family Life Building, More Info

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm    Visiting Artists

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The Department of Art & Design welcomes visiting artists Kristen Martincic, printmaking, and Joseph Pintz, ceramics. The two will be giving artist talks starting at 5 p.m., as well as showcasing their work methods Feb. 26-28 in FAV 104 and FAV 121 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. These events are free and open to the public.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info

6:00 pm - 12:00 am    Entrepreneur Leadership Series - Larry and Caryl Abdo

Lecture & Readings / Jon M. Huntsman College of Business

Larry and Caryl Abdo, social entrepreneurs and founders of the Abdo Markethouse, will speak on building businesses as a family affair. From transforming an old soup kitchen into a boutique hotel, to starting a chain of vintage hamburger restaurants, the Abdos have made business a family affair. Each of their four children works for a different Abdo enterprise.

George S. Eccles Business Building, More Info