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Wednesday, March 20

8:00 am - 5:00 pm    Collection of Winter Clothing/Bedding to be sent to Afganistan

Special Event / Health, Physical Education and Recreation

Dr. Hilda Fronske is collecting. New or near new winter clothing (hats, coats, gloves, etc. male and female) to be sent on a cargo plane to Afghanistan. Quilts or blankets would be appreciated as well. Please bring any items to the HPER front office (HPER 122).

HPER Building, More Info

10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Senior BFA Exhibition 1

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The annual spring BFA exhibition is here for students who are earning their Bachelor of Fine Arts degree to exhibit their work. This exhibit will feature the work of Lauren Williams, Brandon Christensen, Tiffany Torrey and Myles Howell. A reception will be held Friday, March 22, at 5 p.m. The exhibit and reception are both free and open to the public.

Chase Fine Arts Center, 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

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    LUX: Light and Space Art from the Museum's Collection

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This exhibit includes 17 paintings, photographs, and sculptures from the museum's collection exploring how artists have used light as a medium or subject matter. Several large pieces focus on artists who are considered to be the leaders of the light and space art movement of the 1970s. The artists in this exhibit bring up philosophical issues about how the brain perceives the world, and these artworks expand the ideas of what materials are actually considered to be art. Seven new pieces are included in this exhibit which have never been on display in the museum before. At the same time, this work creates enchanting experiences of color, shadow, and shape that are sure to entertain all ages. The exhibit also includes one of the most significant artworks in the museum's collection: a Plexiglas disc installation by Robert Irwin.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Industrial Ethos: Photography by Chris Dunker

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Northern Utah-based photographer Chris Dunker presents 21 selections of his work in the exhibit, "Industrial Ethos." These loaned photographs address the culture of industry and how industry appears over time. Dunker's fascination with urban decay provides a dystopian look at the modern, optimistic attitude of industry and manufacturing that has marked the progress and historical significance of northern Utah. Also included in the exhibit are antique books and photographs from Dunker's personal collection that document some of the earliest industrial breakthroughs such as steam turbines and generators. Certain industries, local to Cache Valley and the northern Utah region, are featured in the exhibit, including ICON Health and Fitness, Thermo Fisher, Nucor Steel, and Sirtec Plastics.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Chinese Immersion Film, Not One Less

Lecture & Readings / Languages, Philosophy and Speech Communication

Chinese Immersion: Culture, Science and Technology Lecture Series. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, in cooperation with the USU Department of Languages, Philosophy and Speech Communications, presents 'Not One Less,' a film on China’s educational system & urbanization, Wednesday, March 20, Common Hour, 11:30 a.m., Old Main 115. Refreshments will be provided. This lecture series is made possible by a mini-grant from the U.S. Department of State. Questions? Contact Isaac Allred -

Old Main, More Info

11:30 am - 12:30 pm    The Women in Business Association Presents Suzanne Pierce-Moore

Presentation/Speeches / Jon M. Huntsman College of Business

Suzanne is a current Utah State University Board of Trustees member. She will be discussing the role of “women in business” and sharing her experiences, career path and advice. Open to students, staff, faculty and community members.

George S. Eccles Business Building, More Info

11:30 am - 1:00 pm    Norm Adler - 'Teaching Big Ideas'

Lecture & Readings / College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Norm Adler from Yeshiva University will offer insights into "Teaching Big Ideas." Adler, a professor of biological psychology, chairs a project entitled "Big Questions: Faith and Reason on the College Campus" for the American Association of Colleges and Universities. Don't miss a chance to meet the Big Questions! For questions, contact Charlie Huemanann at

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info

11:30 am - 12:45 pm    STE2M Center - Common Hour Series

Presentation/Speeches / Multiple Sponsors

Join us for a panel discussion with some of our senior colleagues on campus for a lively discussion about how science and technology, research and careers, and life as a STEM professional on campus has changed duirng their careers in academia.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info

1:30 pm - 2:30 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

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm    Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director to Gov. Herbert, Ally Isom

Lecture & Readings / Institute of Government and Politics

Come learn about Careers in Government: Political Communications. Hear from the Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director for Governor Gary Herbert: Ally Isom. Hear how she got to her job, how she enjoys it, and what she would recommend to anyone looking for a career in politics.

Family Life Building, More Info

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm    Silent Auction for Cache Valley for Hope

Special Event / Multiple Sponsors

Students from Utah State Univesity are organizing a silent auction in behalf of Cache Valley for Hope, a local cancer foundation. Items donated from local business and companies including ICON, The Sportsman, Buffalo Wild Wings, The Greener Side, photography business, and many others! See the Facebook page for more information.

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