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Wednesday, April 3

8:00 am - 12:00 am    Entrepreneurship Week

Celebration Week / Business & Finance

Come join us in celebrating Entrepreneurship Week! There will be events all week starting with a Comedy Kickoff Party on Monday. Check out the E-Club website for a full listing of events -

Utah State University Campus, 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    EastWest: A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The USU Department of Art & Design Printmaking students are exhibiting the work of master printmakers representing every state of the United States in "East/West, a Survey of Contemporary Printmaking," free and open to the public. The exhibit is located in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall, open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info

10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Senior BFA Exhibition 3

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 Marilyn Bambrough, Jonathan Christensen, Claire Harlos Proctor, Sarah Sagers and Jay Drowns. A reception will be held on Thursday, April 4, 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    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    38th Annual Last Lecture featuring Dr. Phebe Jensen

Lecture & Readings / Other

Initiated in 1976, the Last Lecture has become an important tradition at Utah State University. Dr. Jensen's lecture, "I'LL DROWN MY BOOK": SHAKESPEARE'S LAST LECTURE will illustrate the serious fun of Shakespeare, suggesting how to read his plays for pleasure, profit, and self-discovery, and arguing for the importance of the arts and humanities in undergraduate education. Come join us on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. in the Performance Hall.

Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall, More Info

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

Presentation/Speeches / Multiple Sponsors

Join us for a panel discussion with working professionals from Utah-based industries to talk about preparation skills, and pathways from a University education into STEM industries.

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11:30 am - 1:00 pm    Using Census Bureau Data for Community Analysis and Research

Workshop / Merrill-Cazier Library

Jerry O'Donnell, Public Information Officer from the Denver Regional Census Center of the U. S. Census Bureau, will present "Accessing Census Bureau Data for Community Analysis and Research." Target audience: faculty and staff who use data for research, teaching, institutional research, needs assessment, grant writing, and planning. Participants will have hands-on practice using the American Factfinder search tool to locate data from the 2010 Census and the American Community Survey. They will learn to find detailed, current socio-economic statistics covering every community in Utah, including social/economic characteristics such as educational attainment, income, occupation, poverty status, and nativity.

Agricultural Science Building, 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

5:00 pm - 8:30 pm    Barbecue Party at Lundstrom Center

Fair/Festival / Other

We are having a BBQ to kick off the last month of school and enjoy the warm weather outside.

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