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Wednesday, February 5

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    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 - 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

11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Common Hour: Collins Tuohy from the True Story Blindside

Lecture & Readings / Student Affairs

On Feb. 5, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. we will be hosting Collins Tuohy from the true story "Blindside." She will tell her story of how the Tuohy family adopted Michael Oher, now a football player for the Baltimore Ravens. Come out and hear her inspirational story!

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info

11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Effective Coping

Workshop / Student Affairs

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.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm    Time Management

Workshop / Academic Success Center (ASC)

There is so much to do every day. It does seem like a juggling act to remain sane while going to school and meeting life’s other demands. Proven ideas for keeping the balancing act together and find enjoyment in life and school.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

1:30 pm - 2:25 pm    Group Meditation

Student Activities / Student Affairs

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

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm    Groutage Exhibition Gallery Talk

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Several emeritus faculty members from the Department of Art and Design will discuss the work of Harrison Groutage in the Groutage Retrospective Exhibition.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm    'Standing on my Sisters Shoulders' Film Screening

Presentation/Speeches / Center for Women and Gender

TSC, Auditorium, More Info

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Men's Basketball vs. Nevada

Athletics / Athletics

Men's Basketball vs. Nevada

Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, More Info

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    Candida

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

In this presentation by Utah State Theatre, Candida, a woman of many talents, is married to the successful Reverend Morell. However, their conventional existence is shaken when a young poet comes into their lives and professes his love for Candida. Re-examining their relationship, Morell discovers a side to his wife he never knew existed when she must choose between him and the poet.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    Love & Stuff

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Love & Stuff, presented by the Department of Music, is a concert of love songs featuring the USU Chamber Singers, Chorale and Women's Choir. Highlights of the evening will include Monteverdi's passionate "Baci soavi e can" and a premiere of a new work with ancient roots, "Veni Veni Bella,"performed by the USU Chamber Singers. Don't miss three satirical love songs performed by the University Chorale, as well as Z. Randall Stroope's lovely "Amore De Mi Alma." The USU Women's Choir will perform "Mr. Sandman" and other songs of love. The evening will finish with the choirs rocking out on two of the greatest pop love songs of the '80s, "Careless Whisper" and "Faithfully." Bring your Valentine and enjoy this evening full of sentiment.

Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall, More Info