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Friday, September 15

10:30 am - 11:45 am    Focused Friday, Leadership Forum: Entrepreneur Day

Lecture & Readings / Jon M. Huntsman College of Business

Moderator: Mike Glauser Mark Fjeldsted, The Sportsman Ellen Clark, Rainy’s Flies Chad Champlin, Roolee

Huntsman Hall, More Info

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm    TEDxUSU Volunteer Orientation

Information/Orientation / Research

Interested in volunteering on the TEDxUSU team? Come to orientation to learn how you can get involved. Meet the TEDxUSU team, get to know other volunteers, and score some free pizza!

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm    Science Unwrapped - Johan du Toit, Wildlife Ecologist

Presentation/Speeches / Science Unwrapped

Inquiring minds of all ages are invited to Science Unwrapped at USU, the public outreach program of Utah State University's College of Science. Admission is FREE! As part of our Fall 2017 "Ecology!" Series (celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the USU Ecology Center), we welcome USU wildlife ecologist Johan du Toit. Dr. du Toit speaks Friday, September 15, at 7 pm in the Emert Auditorium (ESLC 130) of the Eccles Science Learning Center on the USU campus. His 45-minute talk is followed by refreshments and interactive, hands-on learning activities. Learn more about Science Unwrapped at our website:

Eccles Science Learning Center Auditorium, More Info

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm    Carlos Adres Gomez Guest Speaker

Cultural / Access & Diversity Center

Carlos Andrés Gómez is an award-winning poet who will be speaking on social justice and diversity. He is an actor, speaker, and writer from New York City.  A former social worker and public school teacher, Carlos has lectured and performed at more than 500 colleges and universities, facilitated countless workshops, and delivered numerous keynotes and commencement addresses. He continues to tour the globe. *Refreshements will be provided at this event

TSC, International Lounge, More Info

8:30 pm - 10:30 pm    USU Observatory Public Viewing Night

Special Event / Physics

All are invited to Public Viewing Night at the USU Observatory on the roof of the SER Building on the USU campus. Admission is free. IMPORTANT NOTE: Please visit the observatory website at prior to arrival on public viewing night, as the gathering will be cancelled in the event of cloudy or inclement weather. The website also provides directions and parking information. Admission is free and all ages are welcome

SER Building, More Info