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NOTICE: All university events have been canceled through Friday, May 31, in order to prevent COVID-19 from appearing and spreading in campus communities throughout the state.
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Wednesday, April 15

Earth Week EcoHunt

Celebration/Fair/Festival

Join the Student Sustainability Corps in celebrating the 50th year of Earth Day by taking part in one of the biggest scavenger hunts of the year. Rack up points and earn prizes such as ski passes or gift cards to local eateries. Sign up anytime before the end of Earth Week (April 22) to take part! Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScmgSEfq58ZNJo3JoaEwX5ggDM_xU2owyXZmhNa2M196wLM3w/viewform

4/15, All Day | More Info

Fitness at home

Recreation

No gym, no problem! Our personal trainers and fitness instructors have designed at home workouts to help you stay fit. No equipment required. See our instagram (@usufitness) highlights for videos of the exercises! Check back frequently for more workouts, class videos, and tips from our trainers. Subscribe to our YouTube for more videos! (Usucampusrec)

4/15 at 8:00 am | Online/Virtual | More Info

Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Summer Analyst Insight Days - Los Angeles

Social/Networking

The Goldman Sachs Insight Day is an incredible opportunity to learn about the IB industry from a premier firm, network with industry experts, and get a leg up on internship and career opportunities at Goldman.
Insight Day locations and dates:

  • Los Angeles: Wednesday, April 15 Deadline to Apply: March 29
  • San Francisco: Friday, April 17 Deadline to Apply: March 29
  • Houston: Friday, April 24 Deadline to Apply: April 12
  • Chicago: Friday, April 24 Deadline to Apply: April 12
Log into the events portal to learn more and register to attend.

4/15, All Day | More Info

No-Test Week

Academic Calendar | Spring Semester

Wednesday - Tuesday

4/15, All Day | Utah State University | More Info

[CANCELLED] Student Art Show

Arts/Entertainment

Gallery East Art Exhibition

Display of USU Eastern Student Work

4/15 at 9:00 am | More Info

[CANCELLED] Campus Spring Clean-Up

Special Event

We are excited to be holding our 2nd annual Campus Spring Clean-up again this year! We greatly appreciated all the help we received last year from faculty, staff & students and couldn’t have made campus look the way it did for commencement without your help. This year the clean-up will be help April 15th starting at 9:00 am. We encourage you all to join in and get out of the office for a little while to help make our campus look great for commencement!

Here is how we have organized the day:
Each area on campus is broken down into zones, from these zones we have listed projects that will be happening in each area. There will not be specific times for the different projects, so we will just have you join in on the current project when you come to the zone. You can even sign up for multiple zones if you would like to help in different areas across campus! Please bring your own gloves.

Lunch will be provided at 12:00 for those who come and help with the clean-up!


We ask you to click on the link below to sign up, so we know how many tools/supplies we need to have available as well as a number for the lunch!

4/15 at 9:00 am | More Info

Last Chance Fair

Social/Networking

This is the last career fair of the year, which means this is the last opportunity for students and employers to connect with each other face to face.

4/15 at 10:00 am | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Last Chance Fair

Social/Networking

This is the last career fair of the year, which means this is the last opportunity for students and employers to connect with each other face to face.

4/15 at 10:00 am | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Particle & Wave: PaperClay Illuminated

Exhibition

"Particle & Wave" features forty-five artists from across the world who incorporate paper pulp and organic fibers into their clay. The exhibition explores innovation, creativity and connection by sharing the breadth of work being created by artists spanning five continents who choose paperclay for its adaptability, tensile strength, translucency, and ecological and sustainable characteristics.

"Particle & Wave: PaperClay Illuminated" is organized by The International Paper Clay Exhibition Project, and curated by Peter Held.

4/15 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Thomas Campbell: Lint Basket Supremeo and Unii Ciøn Yyikæ

Exhibition

Thomas Campbell is an interdisciplinary media maestro who creates eloquent and romantic narratives about the fringes of contemporary American culture in a variety of formats, including sculpture, ceramics, music, printmaking, painting, photography, drawing, and film.

A two-part, two-gallery sequence, "Lint Basket Supremeo" (a multi-medium survey) and "Unii Ciøn Yyikæ" (new works) give a sense of Campbell’s creative output over the last ten years leading up to today, including new works created during an artist residency at Utah State University’s Department of Art & Design last fall.

4/15 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

David Maisel: Proving Ground

Exhibition

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.

MUSEUM HOURS:
Monday: closed
Tuesday: 10am-5pm
Wednesday: 10am-5pm
Thursday: 10am-7pm
Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-2pm
Sunday: closed

4/15 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Haikus, Modernism and Stanton MacDonald-Wright

Exhibition

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.

4/15 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection

Exhibition

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.

4/15 at 12:00 pm | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

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

Exhibition

“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).

4/15 at 12:00 pm | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Testing Taking Strategies

Workshop/Training

Come and learn how to improve test taking skills before finals week.

4/15 at 12:30 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

ETE Learning Circle - Foundations of College Teaching

Workshop/Training | Learning Circles

This Learning Circle is ideal for graduate students teaching their first class or new faculty who have never received formal instructional education. However, the knowledge presented in this Learning Circle can useful to instructors at point in their career. This Learning Circle is designed to help instructors develop course objectives and align content, activities, and assessments for those objectives.

4/15 at 3:00 pm | Distance Education Building | More Info

TEA TIME- Teaching English Afternoons

Social/Networking

Is English your second or third language? Would you like to practice your speaking skills? Join us for a cup of tea, cookies and great conversation EVERY Wednesday at 3:30 PM in Ray B West 104

4/15 at 3:30 pm | More Info

USU Salt Lake / Orem SWAG Week - CANCELED

Student Activities

All students can come by the student lounge and pick up your Utah State sweatshirt. Provided by your USUSA.

4/15 at 4:00 pm | More Info

Adjusting to COVID-19: Virtual Discussion Group

Meeting

This discussion group will use Canvas and WebEx (video conferencing) as the platform. It is free and not a graded course. Students can self-enroll by clicking on the link above. Unlike typical Canvas courses, students can engage with the course only during the scheduled meeting times on Monday-Thursday, 4-5pm. Please note that the course or WebEX space are not being monitored outside of those scheduled meeting times. Good Wi-Fi connection and capability for video conferencing (webcam and mic) are required. Please contact CAPS at 435-797-1012 in advance if you need disability-related accommodations.

This is a discussion group for students to help manage adjustment difficulties related to COVID-19. It is not therapy or psychological treatment. Each session will offer helpful tools to manage COVID-19 related challenges and provide a platform for students to talk to each other for support and exchange of ideas. Topics will include managing COVID-19 anxiety, adjusting to remote learning, healthy approaches to social distancing, etc.

Please self-enroll by going to https://usu.instructure.com/courses/606063

4/15 at 4:00 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

[CANCELED] Chemistry & Biochemistry Departmental Seminar

Conference/Seminar

Mar 11 - Andrew Gewirth, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Mar 18 - Chunsheng Wang, University of Maryland
Mar 25 - Li Li, University of Nevada, Reno
Apr 1 - Hansen Seminar: Amy Rosenzweig, Northwestern University - Old Main 115
Apr 7 (Tuesday) - Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, Yale University - ESLC 046
Apr 15 - Jeffrey Moore, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Apr 22 - Lawrence Que, University of Minnesota
Apr 29 - Yugang Sun, Temple University

4/15 at 4:00 pm | Utah State University | More Info

USU Museum of Anthropology Virtual Tour

Arts/Entertainment

Join us for a virtual tour of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Museum of Anthropology. This will be hosted online via Instagram Live @ususaevents at 5 pm

4/15 at 5:00 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

[CANCELLED] James and the Giant Peach

Arts/Entertainment

James and the Giant Peach is a popular children's novel written in 1961 by British author Roald Dahl. The plot centers on a young English orphan boy who enters a gigantic, magical peach, and has a wild and surreal cross-world adventure with seven magically-altered garden bugs he meets.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/james-and-the-giant-peach-tickets-65555782109

4/15 at 7:30 pm | More Info



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