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Thursday, January 23

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 - 3:00 pm    Depression Screening

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

Come learn information about whether you might be experiencing depression and how to cope with it. Counseling center staff will be available to meet with you in individual or group formats to discuss activities you can do to lead a more fulfilling life. Be sure to enter our raffle to win fantastic prizes!

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, 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" 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


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Female + Form

Exhibit / Provost Office

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 / Provost Office

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 - 11:00 am    Note Taking and Textbook Annotations

Workshop / Academic Resource Center

The better a student's note taking skills the better they do in their courses. Come learn some simple, practical changes for note taking that will help you learn more in less time and score better on tests.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm    CCA Arts Week -- Harrison Groutage: A Retrospective - Opening Reception

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Arts Week will feature an exhibit by Harrison Groutage, renowned Utah painter and former department chair of USU’s art department.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info


4:30 pm - 6:00 pm    Lt. Governor Spencer Cox

Seminar/Symposium / Institute of Government and Politics

Lt. Governor and Aggie alumni Spencer Cox will discuss the role of social media in politics. If you aren't already following his Twitter feed, this will convince you that you should. Lt. Governor Cox's visit is sponsored by the USU Institute of Government & Politics.

Agricultural Science Building, More Info


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm    Nobody Goes Home Sad -- Exhibit Reception

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm    CCA Arts Week -- Vinyl Record Exhibition

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Prior to Arts Week, students of any major will be able to purchase old vinyl records from the Art Council to paint and decorate. The exhibition will be an official hanging and display ceremony.

Chase Fine Arts Center, Kent Concert Hall, More Info


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm    CCA Arts Week -- Ice Sculpture Unveiling

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The CCA will unveil this year's ice sculpture at the Performance Hall promenade.

Caine Performance Hall, More Info