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Thursday, September 26

Eva Kwong Exhibition


Eva Kwong is known for her sensuous, colorful, large and small scale ceramic sculptures, vessels and installations inspired by her longtime interest in the organic forms and colors she sees in nature. Kwong’s glazes can range from subtle greens and browns to bright primary colors. Her thrown and hand built stoneware pieces are often provocative exploring the concept of opposites. Kwong is most well known for her ceramics but she has also made prints.

9/26 at 9:00 am | Chase Fine Arts Center, Tipetts and Eccles Galleries | More Info

Stream and Riparian Restoration

Special Event | Agriculture and Natural Resources

Come help us build BDA’s on East Canyon Creek! A Beaver Dam Analog (BDA) is a man-made structure designed to mimic the form and function of a natural beaver dam. This will be a fun outdoor project to help improve habitat and water quality! We are partnering with Wild Utah project. We will have some waders and boots to borrow, but people should bring their own boots if they have them (the stream isn't super deep). Kids 10+ are welcome to come along with a parent. We will do hands-on restoration work in streams. It’s a fun day outdoors and no experience is necessary.

Click here to sign up: https://www.wildutahproject.org/stream-and-riparian-restoration

9/26 at 9:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

David Maisel: Proving Ground


In a remote region of Utah’s Great Salt Lake Desert, a classified military site called Dugway Proving Ground remains largely hidden from public view, closed to civilians and rarely seen in the media. Since its founding during World War II, Dugway Proving Ground has been a test site for chemical and biological weapons.

In 2014, after a decade of inquiry to the Pentagon, artist David Maisel was granted access to Dugway Proving Ground. Through large-scaled photographs and video projection, Proving Ground immerses the viewer in this surreal and alien realm – in Maisel’s words, a “hidden, walled-off, and secret site that offers the opportunity to reflect on who and what we are collectively, as a society.”

The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art is pleased to present this new body of work by Maisel, who was awarded a prestigious 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship in the Arts for the Proving Ground project.

Mondays: closed
Tuesdays: 10am-5pm
Wednesdays: 10am-5pm
Thursdays: 10am-7pm
Fridays: 10am-5pm
Saturdays: 9am-2pm
Sundays: closed

9/26 at 9:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Global Learning Experiences Information Table


Stop by and learn more about Huntsman Global Learning Experiences. Visit with our Global Ambassador and past participants about why you should "Go Global."

9/26 at 9:30 am | Huntsman Hall | More Info

Social Power, Privilege and Difference Online Class


Are you frustrated because your voice isn't being heard or you are not being taken seriously? Please join the Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU for this exciting 8-week online class being offered August 5 through September 29 on Social Power, Privilege and Difference. The purpose of this class is to help you become more aware of your individual power and how you can use that power to advocate for yourself as well as others. Fee is $25. Orientation is Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/social-power-usu.

9/26 at 10:00 am | More Info

The Robot Zoo

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Explore the biomechanics of complex animal robots to discover how real animals work! This exhibit reveals the magic of nature as a master engineer. Robot animals and hands-on activities illustrate fascinating real-life characteristics, such as how a chameleon changes colors and how a fly walks on the ceiling. Great for ages 4 to adult.

Exhibit runs from September 14 to January 5
Wed – Fri | 10 – 5
Sat – Sun | 10 – 4

9/26 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection


Latinx works of art represent a growing part of the NEHMA collection and reflect a significant influence in Western American art. New acquisitions by Yolanda Gonzalez, Leo Limón, Paul Sierra and Eloy Torrez will be featured in Latinx from the Collection as well as a grouping of paños, artworks created on handkerchiefs by artists incarcerated in Texas penitentiaries.

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection is co-curated by USU Art History Professor Alvaro Ibarra and NEHMA Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Bolton Colburn.

9/26 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Haikus, Modernism and Stanton MacDonald-Wright


Stanton MacDonald-Wright’s “Haiga Portfolio” (1965-1966) blends Eastern and Western influences, pairing vibrant modernist paintings with haikus written by some of Japan’s most influential poets.
The term “haiga” refers to a style of Japanese painting by haiku poets, whose poems are known for their brevity and simplicity. Each of the ten prints that compose the “Haiga Portfolio” have a corresponding haiku.
The “Haiga Portfolio” exemplifies the 20th century modernist movement Synchromism, cofounded in 1913 by MacDonald-Wright and Morgan Russell. The movement sought to arrange color in the same way that sound is composed in music and is considered the first American avant-guard movement to be accepted internationally. Seventy-five years old at the time of the portfolio’s creation, MacDonald-Wright employed the use of energetic, swirling shapes coupled with dense, vivid colors orchestrated in the modernist style and the rhythm of Synchromism.

9/26 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Sky Above, Earth Below: A History of Western Landscape Photography


“Sky Above, Earth Below” traces the development of western landscape photography from the late 19th century to the 21st century, starting with early American photographers like Myra Albert Wiggins, Edward Curtis, and Karl Struss and concluding with contemporary photographers like Barry Andersen, Kimberly Anderson, Karalee Kuchar, and Charlotte Trolinger. The exhibition includes work from members of the Seattle Camera Club, FSA (Farm Security Administration), f/64 (a group of 20th-century photographers known for precise exposures and depiction of natural forms) and contemporary photography portfolios such as American Roads (printed in 1981), The Museum Project (printed in 2015), and DEMARCATION (printed in 2018).

9/26 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Fine Tune your Focus and Notes


You've done it! One month down on your semester, but do you feel as though you have lost your focus. Come join us and get some great tips on how to refocus and establish good note-taking.

9/26 at 12:00 pm | Life Sciences Building | More Info

Tanner Talk Series: Social Justice in Digital Spaces

Panel Discussion/Presentation

The Tanner Talk series presents the first of a year-long series, "Social Justice in Digital Spaces." On Sept. 26, Tara McPherson will present her lecture "Platforming Hate: The Internet and the Rise of Hate Online." She is professor and chair of the Division of Cinema & Media Studies, Media Arts + Practice Division, at University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts.

9/26 at 3:00 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

Engineering Council


Weekly Council planning meeting for the Engineering Council. Open to all students who want to be engaged with the College of Engineering.

9/26 at 5:00 pm | Engineering Building | More Info

Mentorship Program Info Session


Come learn about the opportunities available to YOU through the College of Engineering's student mentorship program. Refreshments will be served.

9/26 at 5:30 pm | Engineering Building | More Info

ITLS Opening Social

Special Event

Join us on the patio of the Natural Resource Building
Food, Drinks, Games & Fun For Faculty, Staff, Students and Families!
Please RSVP ASAP to deidri.nielsen@usu.edu so we can order Costa Vida for all.

9/26 at 5:30 pm | Natural Resources Building | More Info

Enterprise Info Session


Learn more about Enterprise and the career opportunities they have to offer. All business majors welcome. Register at the link below.

9/26 at 6:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

USU Brigham City, Tremonton Community Education


Fall Session September 10 – November 21, 2019.

Through our Community Education program, USU Brigham City will continue to offer a variety of educational experiences like basic computers, yoga, photography and much more. We are excited to keep supporting community needs and enrich lives at both our Brigham City and Tremonton campuses.

9/26 at 6:30 pm | More Info

Poet, Danielle Dubraskey

Lecture/Readings | Year of the Woman

Hosted by Helicon West at the Logan Library

9/26 at 7:00 pm | More Info

Helicon West Poetry Event with Open Mic: "Ruin and Light" with poet Danielle Beazer Dubrasky

Special Event

Helicon West, in conjunction with the Year of the Woman, presents "Ruin and Light" with Danielle Beazer Dubrasky. Free, uncensored, open microphone, and Caffe Ibis coffee.
Dubrasky directs the Grace A. Tanner Center for Human Values and is an associate professor of creative writing at Southern Utah University.

9/26 at 7:00 pm | More Info

Civics & Humanities for Non-Majors by Jeff Talbott


This adventurous new play dives into campus life in two different times (2016, days before the presidential election, and 1976) as two student-formed political action groups attempt to draft by-laws. Conflicts arise as they discover that defining a governing identity within any group requires more than patience; it may just require a miracle. With humor and crackling dialogue, the play tackles what may be today’s biggest question: Is it possible to find common ground when no one seems to be listening?

9/26 at 7:30 pm | Chase Fine Arts Center, Black Box Theatre | More Info

USUSA Latin Dance


Come learn how to Latin dance! First hour teaching, second hour practice and free dance! We teach bachata, merengue, cumbia, and salsa.

9/26 at 8:00 pm | HPER Building | More Info

Office of the Utah State Auditors Application Deadline

Date/Deadline | Student Recruiting

Accounting students interested in internship and full-time opportunities with this firm must apply before midnight.

9/26 at 11:50 pm | More Info




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