7:00 am - 11:55 pm Work in Progress Mural Project at Utah State University
Exhibit / Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art
The Work in Progress is a collage-style mural that is a stunning visualization of the impact of women on our society. It is a community project and the brainchild of Jann Haworth. To date, over 120 Utah men and women have created stencil portraits of more than 150 women who are catalysts for change in the arts, sciences and social evolution. Their portraits were then made into a beautiful collage by artist Liberty Blake. The mural is over 40 feet long and growing. A reproduction of the mural will be on view in the lower level of Utah State University’s Merrill-Cazier Library January 16 – March 29, 2018. Some 30 USU faculty and students will contribute to this mural as they propose names of women from their fields for inclusion in new segments of the mural. This project is being organized for USU by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art who is partnering with Merrill-Cazier Library on this Year of the Arts initiative.
Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info
8:00 am - 8:00 pm The Built Environment Exhibit
Arts & Entertainment / Merrill-Cazier Library
In commemoration of Utah State University’s 130-year anniversary and the Year of the Arts, the Merrill-Cazier Library presents an exhibit celebrating USU’s Built Environment. The exhibition tells the story of USU’s development – from the first master plan in 1912, through both world wars, the Great Depression, and beyond. Additionally, Built Environment highlights student and community efforts to shape the campus. Drawing on documents in the library’s Special Collections and Archives, student intern Cody Patton prepared the narrative for the exhibit under the direction of University Archivist, Robert Parson.
Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Ask a Rabbi: Jewish Answers to Human Questions
Presentation/Speeches / Languages, Philosophy and Speech Communication
Rabbi Ilana Schwartzmann of Congregation Kol Ami in Salt Lake City will give a presentation titled "Ask a Rabbi: Jewish Answers to Human Questions." It will be followed by a Q&A session. Open to everyone.
Old Main, More Info
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CEE Water and Environmental Seminar
Seminar/Symposium / College of Engineering
Dr. Eric Edwards, USU Department of Economics, will give a seminar presentation titled "How Transaction Costs Obstruct Collective Action: The Case of California’s Groundwater".
Engineering Building, More Info
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Angela Davis: “The Intersection of the Arts & Social Justice”
Presentation/Speeches / Other
Through her activism and scholarship over many decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in movements for social justice around the world. Her work as an educator–both at the university level and in the larger public sphere –has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice.
Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, More Info
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Fry Street Quartet
Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts
See the FSQ perform their first concert of the spring semester.
Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall, More Info
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