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Monday, April 22

7:00 am - 11:00 pm    Souper Fun Run & 5K Registration

Recreational / Health, Physical Education and Recreation

Online registration for "Souper (1 Mile) Fun Run & 5K." Runs will take place Saturday, April 27, at Mantua Reservoir. 5K begins @ 9 a.m., with check-in/day-of-registration beginning @ 8:30 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Run will begin @ 10:30 a.m. with check-in/day-of-registration beginning @ 10 a.m. Prices are: 5K, $15 with T-shirt; $10 without T-shirt. Fun Run, $5 for individual, $15 for family. Please come dressed as your favorite "Souper" Hero! Prizes and awards will be given out at the end of each run. Register online @ The run has been planned by the PRP 3075 class in USU's Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department. All proceeds will be given to the Acts VI Soup Kitchen in Brigrham City.

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10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Interior Design Senior Exhibition

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The graduating students in the Department of Art & Design Interior Design program are showcasing their portfolio work in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall in the Chase Fine Arts Center on USU's campus. This exhibition is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, 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

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

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm    Navigating a Crisis of Faith Workshop (5)

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

Navigating a Crisis of Faith – 5 Sessions. This five-session workshop is designed to assist participants who are struggling with their religious identity and beliefs. All forms of religious affiliation/non-affiliation and belief/non-belief are welcome. Concepts to be discussed include: 1) The causes, costs and benefits of both faith and doubt, 2) The importance of identity exploration and the common stages of faith/belief, 3) Morality and the religious/spiritual distinction, 4) Coping effectively, and reconciling faith with science and difficult social issues, and 5) Finding support and communicating constructively with family and friends. Each session will be 1.5 hour long, and will include a 30-minute presentation followed by a one hour group discussion. Please call to reserve a seat, 797-1012.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm    Geology Awards Ceremony

Awards / Geology

Geology Department Awards Ceremony in the amphitheatre. Pizza will be served. Will need 2 - 3 garbage cans.

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5:30 pm - 6:30 pm    Italian Club

Cultural / Languages, Philosophy and Speech Communication

The Italian Club is a fun opportunity to practice your Italian skills, make friends with other fans of the language and even learn some of the best cooking skills in the world!

Old Main, More Info

6:15 pm - 8:00 pm    Thin Ice Film Screening

Special Event / Facilities

Thin Ice is a unique project: a film about climate science made by a scientist. Geologist Simon Lamb followed scientists from a wide range of disciplines at work in the Arctic, Antarctic, Southern Ocean, New Zealand, Europe and the USA for over three years. They talk about their work, their hopes and fears with a candor and directness. This creates an intimate portrait of the global community of researchers racing to understand our planet's changing climate. Thin Ice is an opportunity see the science, rather than the politics, of climate change. Snacks will be served.

HPER Building, More Info