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Thursday, January 30

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

Outdoor Recreation Center, More Info

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

Exhibit / Merrill-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    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    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    10 Ways to Beat Stress and Become a Stronger Student

Workshop / Academic Success Center (ASC)

10 Ways to build resiliency and decrease stress. Come learn how to strengthen your core self which will strengthen you ability to handle school, life, work and fun.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm    Men's Fraternity Recruitment

Student Activities / Other

If you are interested in leadership, scholarship, service, or brotherhood, this is the event for you. Coming to men's fraternity recruitment will give you the opportunity to learn about the many fraternities on our campus and their respective values. Throughout the week each of the fraternities will host events that students can attend to get to know members of each house and to help them decide which fraternity they would like to join. For more information, please email Brian Speckhard at

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info

7:30 pm - 7:30 pm    New York Woodwind Quintet

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The New York Woodwind Quintet is one of the oldest continuously active chamber ensembles in the country and maintains an active concert presence around the world. The Quintet has commissioned and premiered numerous compositions, some of which have become classics of the woodwind repertoire. Its members are actively involved with teaching and mentoring the next generation of woodwind performers. The Quintet continues its residency at the Juilliard School.

Caine Performance Hall, More Info