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Wednesday, January 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 orp.usu.edu.

Outdoor Recreation Center, More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    A Passion for Place: Harrison Groutage Retrospective

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This retrospective of the career of emeritus faculty member Harrison Groutage includes items up for silent auction to benefit the Harrison and IvaLou Groutage Scholarship.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Nobody Goes Home Sad

Exhibit / Merril-Cazier Library

NEHMA and the Merrill-Cazier Library present black & white portraits of Beat poets Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen and Jack Kerouac as photographed by John Suiter in the 1950s. Opening reception Jan. 23 at 5 p.m.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Female + Form

Exhibit / Caine College of the Arts

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    Reliefs: The Art of Woodcuts -- Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Exhibit / Caine College of the Arts

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


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    "Female + Form" art exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This selection of artwork from the permanent collection embraces a diverse range of forms and showcases work by important women artists. Rather than representing a certain artistic style or focusing on specific subjects depicted by women, this exhibition features a variety of styles and subjects. Included are representations of the female form, critiques of the objectification of the female body, and experiments with total abstraction. Highlights include posters by the Guerilla Girls, an installation piece by Ilene Segalove, photography from the second wave of feminism and minimalist abstraction. To learn more about this exhibit and others at the art museum, visit the website listed below.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


11:30 am - 12:30 pm    CCA Arts Week -- The Happening

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This is an impromptu, free-form art event for students to participate in. It will be the largest experiential art installation to ever take place during Arts Week.

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info


11:30 am - 1:00 pm    Sasha Issenberg - Author of The Victory Lab

Common Hour / Institute of Government and Politics

Sasha Issenberg wrote "The Victory Lab," a book about how marketing and data mining is used in campaigns to make candidates more appealing. This book describes a marriage between marketing and politics and discusses marketing strategies involved in campaigning. Issenberg will discuss the untold story of the analytical revolution upending the way political campaigns are run in the 21st century. Issenberg's visit is a Foxley Forum sponsored by the USU Institute of Government & Politics. Issenberg has also contributed to the New York Times Magazine, the Boston Globe, The Washington Monthly, Inc., The Atlantic, Boston, Philadelphia, and George, where he served as a contributing editor.

Agricultural Science Building, More Info


11:30 am - 12:30 pm    The Joy of Depression

Workshop / Student Services

This workshop is designed to help participants understand the role of pain in signaling the need for change and encourages students to shift their focus from limitations to possibilities. The five dimensions of well being will be explored in concert with the value of mood states, even sadness. Participants will engage in “three good things” exercises and will explore the benefits of promoting well-being.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


12:00 pm - 12:00 pm    Building a Better Brain: Exercises to Make Every Brain Smarter

Workshop / Academic Resource Center

When your brain works, you work! Start the semester off right by learning how to make your brain work for you. From freshmen to graduate students, everyone will benefit from these brain exercises.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


1:30 pm - 2:25 pm    Group Meditation

Student Activities / Student Services

There will be a 30-minute silent meditation with a discussion afterwards. All levels of experience welcome! Guided meditations will be available for those new to the practice. Chairs and cushions will be provided for sitting. You are welcome to bring your own sitting gear. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

Taggart Student Center, More Info


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

Athletics / Athletics

Women's Basketball vs. UNLV

Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    CCA Arts Week -- Performance Practice Institute

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

PPI embodies a project-based approach to the study of the history of performance, which enriches the intellectual and artistic life of the students involved, while making accessible to Utah audiences exciting and enriching concerts of lesser-known repertoire. The session is held at St. John's Episcopal Church in Logan.

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9:00 pm - 11:00 pm    CCA Arts Week -- Basketball Game Watch Party

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

We will be watching the USU @ UNLV basketball game on a large screen and cheering on the Aggies together.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info