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Tuesday, February 27

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


9:00 am - 5:00 pm    Emmy Lingscheit & Guen Montgomery Printmaking Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Through her work, Emmy Lingscheit investigates the interdependencies and exchanges between the biological and the man-made, revealing a postnatural world in which the line between synthetic and organic beings, systems, and materials is increasingly blurry. Guen Montgomery is an artist and performer whose work investigates identity through studies of gender, regional narrative and family mythology.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info


11:30 am - 12:30 pm    What is This Thing we Call Happiness?

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

This workshop will provide some understanding into how we define happiness, what life factors that have been found to be related to happiness, and how we can be better at finding it!

Taggart Student Center, More Info


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm    Talk to your Professor

Workshop / Academic Success Center (ASC)

There's more to a professor than just the grade he or she gives. Come learn how to effectively communicate with your professors to get more out of your classes!

George S. Eccles Business Building, More Info


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm    Emeritus Faculty Lecture with David Lancy

Lecture & Readings / Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology

Dr. David Lancy, emeritus professor of anthropology, will speak on "Children as Helpers: Evidence for a Universal Stage in Human Life History." Author of the text book "The Anthology of Childhood," Lancy received the 2011 USU Thorne Research Award for outstanding research in his career. He has Light refreshments will be served. All are invited.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


6:00 pm - 8:45 pm    Straight Curve film screening and panel discussion

Panel Discussion / Other

Speak USU will be hosting an event to raise awareness to the National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. The film that will be shown is called Straight Curve, the film will be followed by a panel discussion from individuals that were personally affected from eating disorders and by professionals that can help to treat eating disorders. The showing will be located at The Cache Venue (119 S. Main Street, Logan)

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7:00 pm - 10:00 pm    Utah State women's basketball vs. San Jose State

Athletics / Athletics

Utah State University hosts San Jose State University at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    Once Upon a Mattress

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

After a curse is placed upon King Sextimus, evil Queen Aggravain takes control of the kingdom and creates a test that any princess must pass in order to wed her son. This hilarious, romantic musical puts a rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship. You’ll never look at fairy tales the same way again!

Chase Fine Arts Center, Morgan Theatre, More Info