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Thursday, August 1

9:00 am - 2:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Summer Camp - Junk Drawer Robotics

Special Event / Other

Junk Drawer Robotics Summer Camp, July 29-Aug. 2; 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 5th and 6th graders. Campers will learn the engineering design process as they design and build robots from simple tools and machines. This camp is great for youth interested in learning about robotics and for youth experienced in robotics who want to learn more about the basics.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


4:00 pm - 6:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Thursday Climbing Wall

Recreational / Other

Climbing Wall, Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. Join us for rock climbing every Thursday at the EcoCenter through Labor day! Climb through the Swaner ecosystem on our indoor wall. Active fun for all ages. The cost to climb is $5 per person and free to members. No reservation is necessary. If you have questions, please call 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    The Woman in Black -- Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Combining the power and intensity of live theater with a cinematic quality inspired by the world of film noir, this acclaimed adaptation is celebrating 23 years on London’s West End. Never fear, more than 7 million people have lived to tell the tale of one of the most exciting, gripping and successful theater events ever. Rated Intermediate for intensity of content. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info




Friday, August 2

7:00 am - 12:00 am    Green Cat Press Exhibition

Exhibit / Merrill-Cazier Library

A selection of broadsides by the Green Cat Press, from the Merrill-Cazier Library's Special Collections, is on display in the Library's Atrium. Each broadside combines a literary work, such as a poem or essay, with imagery. These fine prints, many resulting from direct collaboration with well-known authors, have themes ranging from cats and nature to the metaphysical. The exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours until early September.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


9:00 am - 2:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Summer Camp - Junk Drawer Robotics

Special Event / Other

Junk Drawer Robotics Summer Camp, July 29-Aug. 2; 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 5th and 6th graders. Campers will learn the engineering design process as they design and build robots from simple tools and machines. This camp is great for youth interested in learning about robotics and for youth experienced in robotics who want to learn more about the basics.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    The Odd Couple -- Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

When neurotic clean freak Felix Ungar is thrown out by his wife, he is forced to move in with his friend the slob, Oscar Madison. Sparks fly in this classic side-splitting comedy by Neil Simon. Rated Intermediate for mild language, alcohol and smoking. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info




Saturday, August 3

10:00 am - 11:30 am    Swaner EcoCenter: Nature Walk

Recreational / Other

Spring Nature Walks, Saturdays, 10 a.m. Join us for an easy stroll and learn about the history of Swaner, what animals and plants call the preserve home, and how the preserve changes through the seasons. Boots or mudshoes recommended. Nature enthusiasts of all ages are welcome. Reservations for nature walks are suggested. There is a $5 fee for non-members, free for members. To RSVP, please contact swanerecocenter@usu.edu or 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    How Railroads Changed American Culture at the Museum of Anthropology

Cultural / Other

144 years ago, officials of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads met at the Golden Spike site 32 miles northwest of Brigham City to drive four symbolic spikes which marked the completion of the first American transcontinental railroad. An illustrated lecture at 1 p.m. at USU's Museum of Antropology explores how railroads changed American culture in the 19th century, and how many communities around the country are now transforming old railways. Throughout the day, kids can design their own trains. The museum is open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and admission is always FREE!

Old Main, More Info


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Saturday Climbing Wall

Recreational / Other

Climbing Wall Hours: Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. The Swaner EcoCenter indoor, wetland-themed climbing wall is open every Saturday from 1-3 p.m. Free for members, $5 per person for non-members. Open to all ages. We provide the climbing harness. Climbers under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult to sign a liability waiver. For more information, please contact us at swanerecocenter@usu.edu or call 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm    James and the Giant Peach -- The Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Whizzpopping wonder and fruit filled fun abound in this stage adaption of Roald Dahl's greatest adventure story. James is a lonely young boy, who is forced to work like a slave for the most revolting aunts in England. One day a mystical old man gives him a bag of magic. When he accidentally spills it near the old peach tree, the most incredible things happen. Rated E for everyone. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    James and the Giant Peach -- Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Whizzpopping wonder and fruit filled fun abound in this stage adaption of Roald Dahl's greatest adventure story. James is a lonely young boy, who is forced to work like a slave for the most revolting aunts in England. One day a mystical old man gives him a bag of magic. When he accidentally spills it near the old peach tree, the most incredible things happen. Rated E for everyone. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info




Sunday, August 4

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Alumni Band

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Utah State's Alumni Band is celebrating 50 years with five special performances this summer. The June and July concerts will be held on the Quad, with the August 4 concert held in the Kent Concert Hall located in the Chase Fine Arts Center. In case of inclement weather, the Quad performances will be held in the Kent Concert Hall. All concerts are free and open to the public.

Quad, More Info




Monday, August 5

7:00 am - 12:00 am    Green Cat Press Exhibition

Exhibit / Merrill-Cazier Library

A selection of broadsides by the Green Cat Press, from the Merrill-Cazier Library's Special Collections, is on display in the Library's Atrium. Each broadside combines a literary work, such as a poem or essay, with imagery. These fine prints, many resulting from direct collaboration with well-known authors, have themes ranging from cats and nature to the metaphysical. The exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours until early September.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


10:00 am - 12:00 am    Biology Seminar: Dulce Minaya, Masters Thesis Defense, Biology, USU

Seminar/Symposium / College of Science

Dulce Minaya, masters student of Timothy Gilbertson, will present "The Role of Trpm5 in Dietary Fat Preference, Intake, and Body Composition" on 5 August 2013 at 10 a.m. Please see the attached flyer for details. Refreshments will be served at the Logan campus at 9:45 a.m.

Biology & Natural Resources building, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    Nunsense -- Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Come support the Sisters of Hoboken, whose cook, Sister Julia, Child of God (bless her heart), has accidentally poisoned most of the convent. The survivors are putting on a musical variety show to raise money to bury the last four frozen nuns of the 52 dead. Rated Intermediate for mild content. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info




Tuesday, August 6

10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    The Woman in Black -- Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Combining the power and intensity of live theater with a cinematic quality inspired by the world of film noir, this acclaimed adaptation is celebrating 23 years on London’s West End. Never fear, more than 7 million people have lived to tell the tale of one of the most exciting, gripping and successful theater events ever. Rated Intermediate for intensity of content. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info




Wednesday, August 7

7:00 am - 12:00 am    Green Cat Press Exhibition

Exhibit / Merrill-Cazier Library

A selection of broadsides by the Green Cat Press, from the Merrill-Cazier Library's Special Collections, is on display in the Library's Atrium. Each broadside combines a literary work, such as a poem or essay, with imagery. These fine prints, many resulting from direct collaboration with well-known authors, have themes ranging from cats and nature to the metaphysical. The exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours until early September.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info




Thursday, August 8

10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


4:00 pm - 6:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Thursday Climbing Wall

Recreational / Other

Climbing Wall, Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. Join us for rock climbing every Thursday at the EcoCenter through Labor day! Climb through the Swaner ecosystem on our indoor wall. Active fun for all ages. The cost to climb is $5 per person and free to members. No reservation is necessary. If you have questions, please call 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm    Geocaching on the Swaner Preserve

Recreational / Other

Geocaching on the Swaner Preserve -- Enjoy exploring the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter while you learn to geocache! Geocaching will be offered every second Thursday and Saturday of each month during the summer. The following are the scheduled dates: *Thursday, June 13, 4 p.m.; *Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m.; *Thursday, July 11, 4 p.m.; *Saturday, July 13, 11 a.m.; *Thursday, Aug. 8, 4 p.m.; and *Saturday, Aug. 10, 11 a.m. The activity will take 1 hour and reservations are required. Swaner can host 7 individuals or teams for each session and an additional 3 individuals or teams can participate if they have their own GPS units. Free to members $5 for nonmembers. Please call 435-649-1767 to reserve your space or e-mail us at swanerecocenter@usu.edu.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    James and the Giant Peach -- Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Whizzpopping wonder and fruit filled fun abound in this stage adaption of Roald Dahl's greatest adventure story. James is a lonely young boy, who is forced to work like a slave for the most revolting aunts in England. One day a mystical old man gives him a bag of magic. When he accidentally spills it near the old peach tree, the most incredible things happen. Rated E for everyone. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info




Friday, August 9

7:00 am - 12:00 am    Green Cat Press Exhibition

Exhibit / Merrill-Cazier Library

A selection of broadsides by the Green Cat Press, from the Merrill-Cazier Library's Special Collections, is on display in the Library's Atrium. Each broadside combines a literary work, such as a poem or essay, with imagery. These fine prints, many resulting from direct collaboration with well-known authors, have themes ranging from cats and nature to the metaphysical. The exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours until early September.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


9:00 am - 12:00 am    Biology Seminar: Han Xu, Doctoral Dissertation Defense, Biology, USU

Seminar/Symposium / Biology

Han Xu, doctoral student of Timothy Gilbertson, will present "The Functional Role of CD36 in Fatty Acid Transduction" on 9 August 2013 at 9 a.m. Refreshments will be served at the Logan campus at 8:45 a.m.

Biology & Natural Resources building, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm    2nd Friday Gallery Walk

Arts & Entertainment / Other

Join CVCA in downtown Logan for the 2nd Friday Gallery Walks every even month (April 12, June 14, Aug 9, Oct 11, and Dec 13) from 6-9 pm. This free walk will feature at least 9 of Cache Valley’s local businesses, galleries, and nonprofit art spaces. Art lovers of every description will have the opportunity to socialize and tour a full spectrum of spaces and mediums – all in one evening. Start at any participating location and pick up a map; just look for the businesses marked with the official yellow banner or download online at www.cachearts.org.

More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    The Odd Couple -- Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

When neurotic clean freak Felix Ungar is thrown out by his wife, he is forced to move in with his friend the slob, Oscar Madison. Sparks fly in this classic side-splitting comedy by Neil Simon. Rated Intermediate for mild language, alcohol and smoking. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info




Saturday, August 10

8:00 am - 12:00 am    Small Satellite Conference

Conference / Research

In its 27th year, the AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites will convene developers, visionaries, sponsors, and enthusiasts for a highly stimulating week of dialog and collaboration to continue the advances of small satellite missions. Speakers representing a broad spectrum of global perspectives and knowledge will share their thoughts and insights on the future of small satellites. For further information, agendas and registration, visit our website at www.smallsat.org.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


10:00 am - 11:30 am    Swaner EcoCenter: Nature Walk

Recreational / Other

Spring Nature Walks, Saturdays, 10 a.m. Join us for an easy stroll and learn about the history of Swaner, what animals and plants call the preserve home, and how the preserve changes through the seasons. Boots or mudshoes recommended. Nature enthusiasts of all ages are welcome. Reservations for nature walks are suggested. There is a $5 fee for non-members, free for members. To RSVP, please contact swanerecocenter@usu.edu or 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Tattoo Traditions from Around the World at the Museum of Anthropology

Cultural / Other

Please join us at the Museum of Anthropology on Saturday, August 10, for this exciting event! While tattoos have become popular in modern American culture, tattooing traditions are more than 5,000 years old. An illustrated lecture at 1 p.m. traces the development of tattoo practices from around the world. Docent-led tours of our "Otzi the Ice Man" and "Message on a Body" exhibits will take place throughout the day. Kids can participate in face painting or get a henna tattoo. The museum is open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and admission is always FREE!

Old Main, More Info


11:00 am - 12:00 pm    Geocaching on the Swaner Preserve

Recreational / Other

Geocaching on the Swaner Preserve -- Enjoy exploring the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter while you learn to geocache! Geocaching will be offered every second Thursday and Saturday of each month during the summer. The following are the scheduled dates: *Thursday, June 13, 4 p.m.; *Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m.; *Thursday, July 11, 4 p.m.; *Saturday, July 13, 11 a.m.; *Thursday, Aug. 8, 4 p.m.; and *Saturday, Aug. 10, 11 a.m. The activity will take 1 hour and reservations are required. Swaner can host 7 individuals or teams for each session and an additional 3 individuals or teams can participate if they have their own GPS units. Free to members $5 for nonmembers. Please call 435-649-1767 to reserve your space or e-mail us at swanerecocenter@usu.edu.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Saturday Climbing Wall

Recreational / Other

Climbing Wall Hours: Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. The Swaner EcoCenter indoor, wetland-themed climbing wall is open every Saturday from 1-3 p.m. Free for members, $5 per person for non-members. Open to all ages. We provide the climbing harness. Climbers under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult to sign a liability waiver. For more information, please contact us at swanerecocenter@usu.edu or call 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm    The Drowsy Chaperone -- Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

It all begins when a die-hard musical theater fan plays his favorite cast album on his turntable, and the musical literally bursts to life in a rambunctious tale of flappers, gangsters, divas and Latin lovers. Rated Intermediate for mild language. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    The Drowsy Chaperone -- The Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

It all begins when a die-hard musical theater fan plays his favorite cast album on his turntable, and the musical literally bursts to life in a rambunctious tale of flappers, gangsters, divas and Latin lovers. Rated Intermediate for mild language. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info




Sunday, August 11

8:00 am - 12:00 am    Small Satellite Conference

Conference / Research

In its 27th year, the AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites will convene developers, visionaries, sponsors, and enthusiasts for a highly stimulating week of dialog and collaboration to continue the advances of small satellite missions. Speakers representing a broad spectrum of global perspectives and knowledge will share their thoughts and insights on the future of small satellites. For further information, agendas and registration, visit our website at www.smallsat.org.

Taggart Student Center, More Info




Monday, August 12

7:00 am - 12:00 am    Green Cat Press Exhibition

Exhibit / Merrill-Cazier Library

A selection of broadsides by the Green Cat Press, from the Merrill-Cazier Library's Special Collections, is on display in the Library's Atrium. Each broadside combines a literary work, such as a poem or essay, with imagery. These fine prints, many resulting from direct collaboration with well-known authors, have themes ranging from cats and nature to the metaphysical. The exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours until early September.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


8:00 am - 12:00 am    Small Satellite Conference

Conference / Research

In its 27th year, the AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites will convene developers, visionaries, sponsors, and enthusiasts for a highly stimulating week of dialog and collaboration to continue the advances of small satellite missions. Speakers representing a broad spectrum of global perspectives and knowledge will share their thoughts and insights on the future of small satellites. For further information, agendas and registration, visit our website at www.smallsat.org.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


9:00 am - 2:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Summer Camp - LEGO Robotics for Beginners

Special Event / Other

LEGO Robotics Summer Camp for Beginners, Aug. 12-16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 5th-7th graders. Campers will let their imaginations run wild as they design, build, and program robots to complete challenges. This camp will use LEGO Mindstorms NXT/EV3 kits. Youth who have little to no experience with robotics should sign up for the Beginners level of this camp.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


9:00 am - 2:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Summer Camp - LEGO Robotics for Intermediates

Special Event / Other

LEGO Robotics Summer Camp for Intermediates, Aug. 12-16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 5th-7th graders. Campers will let their imaginations run wild as they design, build, and program robots to complete challenges. This camp will use LEGO Mindstorms NXT/EV3 kits. Youth whot have experience with robotics should sign up for the Intermediate level of this camp. Experience may have come through participating in a robotics team or robotics competition, learning robotics through a school program, etc.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info




Tuesday, August 13

8:00 am - 12:00 am    Small Satellite Conference

Conference / Research

In its 27th year, the AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites will convene developers, visionaries, sponsors, and enthusiasts for a highly stimulating week of dialog and collaboration to continue the advances of small satellite missions. Speakers representing a broad spectrum of global perspectives and knowledge will share their thoughts and insights on the future of small satellites. For further information, agendas and registration, visit our website at www.smallsat.org.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


9:00 am - 2:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Summer Camp - LEGO Robotics for Beginners

Special Event / Other

LEGO Robotics Summer Camp for Beginners, Aug. 12-16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 5th-7th graders. Campers will let their imaginations run wild as they design, build, and program robots to complete challenges. This camp will use LEGO Mindstorms NXT/EV3 kits. Youth who have little to no experience with robotics should sign up for the Beginners level of this camp.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


9:00 am - 2:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Summer Camp - LEGO Robotics for Intermediates

Special Event / Other

LEGO Robotics Summer Camp for Intermediates, Aug. 12-16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 5th-7th graders. Campers will let their imaginations run wild as they design, build, and program robots to complete challenges. This camp will use LEGO Mindstorms NXT/EV3 kits. Youth whot have experience with robotics should sign up for the Intermediate level of this camp. Experience may have come through participating in a robotics team or robotics competition, learning robotics through a school program, etc.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info




Wednesday, August 14

7:00 am - 12:00 am    Green Cat Press Exhibition

Exhibit / Merrill-Cazier Library

A selection of broadsides by the Green Cat Press, from the Merrill-Cazier Library's Special Collections, is on display in the Library's Atrium. Each broadside combines a literary work, such as a poem or essay, with imagery. These fine prints, many resulting from direct collaboration with well-known authors, have themes ranging from cats and nature to the metaphysical. The exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours until early September.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


8:00 am - 12:00 am    Small Satellite Conference

Conference / Research

In its 27th year, the AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites will convene developers, visionaries, sponsors, and enthusiasts for a highly stimulating week of dialog and collaboration to continue the advances of small satellite missions. Speakers representing a broad spectrum of global perspectives and knowledge will share their thoughts and insights on the future of small satellites. For further information, agendas and registration, visit our website at www.smallsat.org.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


9:00 am - 2:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Summer Camp - LEGO Robotics for Beginners

Special Event / Other

LEGO Robotics Summer Camp for Beginners, Aug. 12-16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 5th-7th graders. Campers will let their imaginations run wild as they design, build, and program robots to complete challenges. This camp will use LEGO Mindstorms NXT/EV3 kits. Youth who have little to no experience with robotics should sign up for the Beginners level of this camp.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


9:00 am - 2:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Summer Camp - LEGO Robotics for Intermediates

Special Event / Other

LEGO Robotics Summer Camp for Intermediates, Aug. 12-16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 5th-7th graders. Campers will let their imaginations run wild as they design, build, and program robots to complete challenges. This camp will use LEGO Mindstorms NXT/EV3 kits. Youth whot have experience with robotics should sign up for the Intermediate level of this camp. Experience may have come through participating in a robotics team or robotics competition, learning robotics through a school program, etc.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


6:00 pm - 12:00 am    Swaner EcoCenter: Changing the World One Drop at a Time

Lecture & Readings / Other

Nancy Mesner, a water quality specialist, head of USU Water Quality Extension and associate professor in USU's Department of Watershed Sciences, will be speaking at Swaner EcoCenter about the importance of water quality in Utah. Her research focuses on helping people understand the connection between their everyday activities, land use, and the quality of our water. Following Mesner's talk, attendees are invited to enjoy light refreshments and a variety of hands-on learning activates. Cost: Free for members, $5 for non-members. RSVP: Call 435-649-1767 or email swanerecocenter@usu.edu.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info




Thursday, August 15

8:00 am - 12:00 am    Small Satellite Conference

Conference / Research

In its 27th year, the AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites will convene developers, visionaries, sponsors, and enthusiasts for a highly stimulating week of dialog and collaboration to continue the advances of small satellite missions. Speakers representing a broad spectrum of global perspectives and knowledge will share their thoughts and insights on the future of small satellites. For further information, agendas and registration, visit our website at www.smallsat.org.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


9:00 am - 2:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Summer Camp - LEGO Robotics for Beginners

Special Event / Other

LEGO Robotics Summer Camp for Beginners, Aug. 12-16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 5th-7th graders. Campers will let their imaginations run wild as they design, build, and program robots to complete challenges. This camp will use LEGO Mindstorms NXT/EV3 kits. Youth who have little to no experience with robotics should sign up for the Beginners level of this camp.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


9:00 am - 2:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Summer Camp - LEGO Robotics for Intermediates

Special Event / Other

LEGO Robotics Summer Camp for Intermediates, Aug. 12-16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 5th-7th graders. Campers will let their imaginations run wild as they design, build, and program robots to complete challenges. This camp will use LEGO Mindstorms NXT/EV3 kits. Youth whot have experience with robotics should sign up for the Intermediate level of this camp. Experience may have come through participating in a robotics team or robotics competition, learning robotics through a school program, etc.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


4:00 pm - 6:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Thursday Climbing Wall

Recreational / Other

Climbing Wall, Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. Join us for rock climbing every Thursday at the EcoCenter through Labor day! Climb through the Swaner ecosystem on our indoor wall. Active fun for all ages. The cost to climb is $5 per person and free to members. No reservation is necessary. If you have questions, please call 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info




Friday, August 16

7:00 am - 12:00 am    Green Cat Press Exhibition

Exhibit / Merrill-Cazier Library

A selection of broadsides by the Green Cat Press, from the Merrill-Cazier Library's Special Collections, is on display in the Library's Atrium. Each broadside combines a literary work, such as a poem or essay, with imagery. These fine prints, many resulting from direct collaboration with well-known authors, have themes ranging from cats and nature to the metaphysical. The exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours until early September.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


9:00 am - 2:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Summer Camp - LEGO Robotics for Beginners

Special Event / Other

LEGO Robotics Summer Camp for Beginners, Aug. 12-16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 5th-7th graders. Campers will let their imaginations run wild as they design, build, and program robots to complete challenges. This camp will use LEGO Mindstorms NXT/EV3 kits. Youth who have little to no experience with robotics should sign up for the Beginners level of this camp.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


9:00 am - 2:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Summer Camp - LEGO Robotics for Intermediates

Special Event / Other

LEGO Robotics Summer Camp for Intermediates, Aug. 12-16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 5th-7th graders. Campers will let their imaginations run wild as they design, build, and program robots to complete challenges. This camp will use LEGO Mindstorms NXT/EV3 kits. Youth whot have experience with robotics should sign up for the Intermediate level of this camp. Experience may have come through participating in a robotics team or robotics competition, learning robotics through a school program, etc.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info




Saturday, August 17

10:00 am - 11:30 am    Swaner EcoCenter: Nature Walk

Recreational / Other

Spring Nature Walks, Saturdays, 10 a.m. Join us for an easy stroll and learn about the history of Swaner, what animals and plants call the preserve home, and how the preserve changes through the seasons. Boots or mudshoes recommended. Nature enthusiasts of all ages are welcome. Reservations for nature walks are suggested. There is a $5 fee for non-members, free for members. To RSVP, please contact swanerecocenter@usu.edu or 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Ancient Peruvian Pottery at the Museum of Anthropology

Cultural / Other

Ancient Peruvian cultures have created intricate pottery and ceramics for thousands of years. Join us at the Museum of Anthropology for an illustrated lecture at 1 p.m. detailing the ceramic traditions of these Peruvian cultures including the Chimu, Chancay, Moche and Inca. Docent-led talks on our "Peruvian Ceramics" exhibit will take place throughout the day. Kids can make their own clay pots and figurines in the style of Peruvian ceramics. The museum is open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and admission is always FREE!

Old Main, More Info


12:00 pm - 4:00 pm    Non-Profit Day at the Mall

Fair/Festival / Center for Persons with Disabilities

Come learn about services provided by non-profits of Cache Valley, including USU's Utah Assistive Technology Program, Aggie Care & Family Life Center at the Non-Profit Day at the Cache Valley Mall. Spin the wheel for a chance to win a prize! Sponsored by the Cache Interagency Council.

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Saturday Climbing Wall

Recreational / Other

Climbing Wall Hours: Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. The Swaner EcoCenter indoor, wetland-themed climbing wall is open every Saturday from 1-3 p.m. Free for members, $5 per person for non-members. Open to all ages. We provide the climbing harness. Climbers under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult to sign a liability waiver. For more information, please contact us at swanerecocenter@usu.edu or call 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm    Date Night @ USU Ropes Course

Recreational / Other

2 hours of fun and play at the USU Ropes Course. Bring that special girl or guy, and get to know them better through exciting challenges, both on the ground and up high! Aggie Ice Cream included. $33 per couple. Call Taylor @ (435)797-0423 to reserve your spots!

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Sunday, August 18

No activities this day



Monday, August 19

7:00 am - 12:00 am    Green Cat Press Exhibition

Exhibit / Merrill-Cazier Library

A selection of broadsides by the Green Cat Press, from the Merrill-Cazier Library's Special Collections, is on display in the Library's Atrium. Each broadside combines a literary work, such as a poem or essay, with imagery. These fine prints, many resulting from direct collaboration with well-known authors, have themes ranging from cats and nature to the metaphysical. The exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours until early September.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info




Tuesday, August 20

10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


10:00 am - 3:00 pm    Connections Check In and Welcome Fair

Information/Orientation / Student Affairs

Check In and Welcome Fair for students taking USU 1010

TSC, International Lounge, More Info


11:00 am - 5:00 pm    Peach Taste Test

Special Event / Research

Do you want some free peaches? Do you like Aggie ice cream? If your answer's yes, come and join us for the peach taste test. Location: NDFS building (ice cream store) Room 209; time: August 20, Tuesday, beginning at 11 a.m. until we have 120 participants. After the peach taste, you'll receive a free Aggie ice cream coupon.

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm    Wind Uprising Screening

Presentation/Speeches / Retention & First Year Experience

Connections Common Literature: Screening of the "Wind Uprising" Documentary.

Eccles Science Learning Center Auditorium, More Info


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Volleyball vs. Blue-White Scrimmage

Athletics / Athletics

Volleyball vs. Blue-White Scrimmage

Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, More Info




Wednesday, August 21

7:00 am - 12:00 am    Green Cat Press Exhibition

Exhibit / Merrill-Cazier Library

A selection of broadsides by the Green Cat Press, from the Merrill-Cazier Library's Special Collections, is on display in the Library's Atrium. Each broadside combines a literary work, such as a poem or essay, with imagery. These fine prints, many resulting from direct collaboration with well-known authors, have themes ranging from cats and nature to the metaphysical. The exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours until early September.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info




Thursday, August 22

10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


11:00 am - 5:00 pm    Peach Taste Test

Special Event / Research

Do you want some free peaches? If your answer's yes, come and join us for the peach taste test. Location: NDFS building (ice cream store) Room 209; Date: August 22, Thursday, beginning at 11 a.m. until we have 120 participants. After the peach taste, you'll receive a free Aggie ice cream coupon. Bring your family and friends.

More Info


4:00 pm - 6:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Thursday Climbing Wall

Recreational / Other

Climbing Wall, Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. Join us for rock climbing every Thursday at the EcoCenter through Labor day! Climb through the Swaner ecosystem on our indoor wall. Active fun for all ages. The cost to climb is $5 per person and free to members. No reservation is necessary. If you have questions, please call 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info




Friday, August 23

7:00 am - 12:00 am    Green Cat Press Exhibition

Exhibit / Merrill-Cazier Library

A selection of broadsides by the Green Cat Press, from the Merrill-Cazier Library's Special Collections, is on display in the Library's Atrium. Each broadside combines a literary work, such as a poem or essay, with imagery. These fine prints, many resulting from direct collaboration with well-known authors, have themes ranging from cats and nature to the metaphysical. The exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours until early September.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


4:00 pm - 7:00 pm    Women's Soccer vs. Creighton

Athletics / Athletics

Women's Soccer vs. Creighton at the Chuck and Gloria Bell Soccer Field

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Saturday, August 24

8:00 am - 1:00 pm    Utah State Paintball Club Welcome Back Event

Recreational / Other

Sponsored by Basic Paintball and Utah eXtreme Paintball, the Utah State Paintball Club is co-hosting a day of the best paintball in Cache Valley! Come enjoy a mix of Rec and Airball/Tournament style paintball. Fast paced and sure to get the adrenaline pumping! Location: 2000 West 4600 North, Smithfield, UT 84335. Time: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Cost: Free Field Entry; FPO(Field Paint Only): $40/Case (2000 count), Air Fills: $5 for all day compressed air. Sorry, there will be no CO2 fills available on site. All ages and skill level welcome. Come join us for the fall kick-off and for an excellent day of paintball! www.facebook.com/groups/USUPaintballClub

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9:30 am - 12:00 am    Connections Common Literature Convocation

Presentation/Speeches / Retention & First Year Experience

The public is welcome to join first year students in attending the Common Literature Convocation and listening to William Kamkwamba speak. This year's convocation will also be broadcast live at http://aggiecast.usu.edu

Chase Fine Arts Center, Daines Concert Hall, More Info


10:00 am - 11:30 am    Swaner EcoCenter: Nature Walk

Recreational / Other

Spring Nature Walks, Saturdays, 10 a.m. Join us for an easy stroll and learn about the history of Swaner, what animals and plants call the preserve home, and how the preserve changes through the seasons. Boots or mudshoes recommended. Nature enthusiasts of all ages are welcome. Reservations for nature walks are suggested. There is a $5 fee for non-members, free for members. To RSVP, please contact swanerecocenter@usu.edu or 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


11:00 am - 12:00 pm    Connections Common Literature Book Signing

Lecture & Readings / Retention & First Year Experience

Open for anybody who would like to get their copy of "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" signed by William Kamkwamba.

Chase Fine Arts Center, Daines Concert Hall, More Info


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Saturday Climbing Wall

Recreational / Other

Climbing Wall Hours: Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. The Swaner EcoCenter indoor, wetland-themed climbing wall is open every Saturday from 1-3 p.m. Free for members, $5 per person for non-members. Open to all ages. We provide the climbing harness. Climbers under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult to sign a liability waiver. For more information, please contact us at swanerecocenter@usu.edu or call 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info




Sunday, August 25

No activities this day



Monday, August 26

7:00 am - 12:00 am    Green Cat Press Exhibition

Exhibit / Merrill-Cazier Library

A selection of broadsides by the Green Cat Press, from the Merrill-Cazier Library's Special Collections, is on display in the Library's Atrium. Each broadside combines a literary work, such as a poem or essay, with imagery. These fine prints, many resulting from direct collaboration with well-known authors, have themes ranging from cats and nature to the metaphysical. The exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours until early September.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


9:00 am - 3:00 pm    Blood Battle

Special Event / Student Affairs

Yearly blood drive to help the community

Taggart Student Center, More Info


11:00 am - 12:00 pm    Otter Pops with the Officers

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Come get a FREE otter pop from your student body officers at the TSC Patio/Plaza. We'll start at 11 a.m. and go until they are gone!

TSC, Plaza, More Info


12:00 pm - 2:00 pm    Big Blue Scholarship Fund Aggie Football Lunch

Athletics / Athletics

Big Blue Scholarship Fund Aggie Football Lunch

Maverik Stadium, More Info


4:00 pm - 7:00 pm    Women's Soccer vs. Utah Valley

Athletics / Athletics

Women's Soccer vs. Utah Valley at the Chuck and Gloria Bell Soccer Field

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8:30 pm - 12:00 am    Movie on Main - Man of Steel

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Come watch Man of Steel (Superman) on Old Main Hill with your friends! Bring a blanket or chair to sit on and any treats you want!

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Tuesday, August 27

9:00 am - 3:00 pm    Blood Battle

Special Event / Student Affairs

Yearly blood drive to help the community

Taggart Student Center, More Info


11:00 am - 4:00 pm    Peach Taste Test

Special Event / Research

Peach taste test on Tuesday (August 27). Come to the NDFS building Room 209 and take a bite of the peach, we'll provide you a FREE Aggie ice cream coupon. Invite your family and friends. We'll start at 11 a.m. until we have 120 participants.

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12:00 pm - 12:30 pm    Aggie Special Olympics Basketball Game

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Come watch the Aggie Special Olympics Team take on the Aggie Men's Basketball Team in an epic b-ball game at the TSC Plaza! Bring a friend and come cheer on your fellow Aggies!

TSC, Plaza, More Info


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm    Group Meditation

Student Activities / Other

Typically a thirty-minute meditation with a discussion afterwards. No experience is required. Chairs and cushions will be provided, but feel free to bring your own sitting gear if you would like.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


6:00 pm - 10:00 pm    Josh Thompson and Brenn Hill Spectrum Concert

Special Event / USU Student Association (USUSA)

ASUSU presents Josh Thompson and Brenn Hill in the Spectrum. Current USU students are free with current USU ID. Doors open at 6 p.m. for students. Non-USU students get in at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for non-USU students. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. First 1,000 USU students with ID will be admitted onto the floor.

Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, More Info




Wednesday, August 28

7:00 am - 12:00 am    Green Cat Press Exhibition

Exhibit / Merrill-Cazier Library

A selection of broadsides by the Green Cat Press, from the Merrill-Cazier Library's Special Collections, is on display in the Library's Atrium. Each broadside combines a literary work, such as a poem or essay, with imagery. These fine prints, many resulting from direct collaboration with well-known authors, have themes ranging from cats and nature to the metaphysical. The exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours until early September.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


9:00 am - 3:00 pm    Blood Battle

Special Event / Student Affairs

Yearly blood drive to help the community

Taggart Student Center, More Info


10:30 am - 2:30 pm    Day on the Quad

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Come join a club, or two! USU's annual Day on the Quad is Wednesday, August 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Come check out all of the different club, organization, and business booths!

Quad, More Info


11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Information Session - Study Abroad in China

Common Hour / Other

Information session to learn about summer/semester options with visitors from USU partner school in Xi’an, China.

Old Main, More Info


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm    I HAVE A DREAM, 50th Anniversary Commemoration

Celebration Day / Access & Diversity Center

The Access & Diversity Center is excited to announce it will host a 50th anniversary celebration of 1963 civil rights March on Washington where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his historic “I have a Dream” speech. The event will take place on Wednesday, 8/28/13, at 3:00 p.m. in the Taggart Student Center Auditorium (50 years to the day the speech was delivered). The event will feature speakers (including Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Diversity, Marvin Roberts and members of the Black Student Union), musical numbers, and a screening of MLK’s speech. Refreshments will be served.

TSC, Auditorium, More Info


4:30 pm - 6:00 pm    Week of Welcome BBQ

Luncheon/Dinner / USU Student Association (USUSA)

You're invited to the Week of Welcome BBQ that is sponsored by On-Campus Housing! Bring a friend and head on over to the central campus lawn for a bite to eat!

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9:00 pm - 12:00 am    80s Dance-Sponsored by ASUSU

Student Activities / Student Affairs

Week of Welcome 80s dance. First 100 USU students get a yellow and pink snap-back. Don't miss this event!

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info




Thursday, August 29

1:00 am - 12:00 pm    College Colors Days

Celebration Day / Other

Wear your Aggie Blue and Fighting White as we take on U of U in SLC and pledge our Aggie alliance. GO AGGIES!

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6:00 am - 8:40 am    Fox 13 - Good Day Utah, Cool School

Celebration Day / Other

Fox 13’s Good Day Utah: Cool School - Utah State Vs Utah / “The Battle of the Brothers” -- Fox13 News is sending its features reporter, Big Budah, to Logan campus, Thursday morning (Aug. 29, 2013), to film a series of short segments as a lead-in to the Utah State vs U football game. Big Budah, will film a series of nine segments and all AGGIES are invited to come, decked out in their Aggie Blue and Fighting White, and be a part of the filming. Filming begins on the west side of the Agricultural Sciences Bld. at 6 a.m. and runs until 8:45 a.m. Be there!

Quad, More Info


9:00 am - 3:00 pm    Blood Battle

Special Event / Student Affairs

Yearly blood drive to help the community

Taggart Student Center, More Info


11:00 am - 5:00 pm    Peach Taste Test

Special Event / Research

Taste peaches and win Aggie ice cream coupons!! We'll start at 11 am. 120 Aggie ice cream coupons will be sent out based on the participation, first come first serve. Please bring your family and friends to join us @ NDFS building, Room 209.

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Thursday Climbing Wall

Recreational / Other

Climbing Wall, Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. Join us for rock climbing every Thursday at the EcoCenter through Labor day! Climb through the Swaner ecosystem on our indoor wall. Active fun for all ages. The cost to climb is $5 per person and free to members. No reservation is necessary. If you have questions, please call 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


4:00 pm - 5:30 pm    USU All Aggie Pre-game Party for University of Utah Game!

Alumni Event / Alumni Association

Kick off the 2013 season right by celebrating with your fellow Aggies! Join President Stan L. Albrecht and Athletic Director Scott Barnes for a pre-game party prior to the Aug. 29 USU vs Utah football game at the University of Utah. The event is FREE but requires registration (see URL link below). Come enjoy Aggie ice cream (while supplies last) and get your Aggie Spirit on! FREE Aggie Game Day t-shirts to the first 100 attendees (sizes based upon availability). WHEN: 4 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (kick-off is 6 p.m.), Thursday, Aug. 29. WHERE: University of Utah campus by Eccles Tennis Center on 1580 East (the cross street is S. University Boulevard). Parking is limited so arrive early! WHAT: Get ready for the game with the USU Cheer Squad and Aggie Marching Band. GAME TICKETS: Visit http://www.utahstateaggies.com/tickets/ust-tickets.html or call the Aggie Ticket Office at 435-797-0305 or 1-888USTATE-1. Hurry as the game will likely sell-out!

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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm    USU vs. Utah Football Watch Party

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Come watch the Aggies take on the Utes and get some pizza, wings, and soda while your at it!

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm    USU English Equestrian Team Informational Meeting

Athletics / College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

The USU English Equestrian Team provides Utah State University’s students with the opportunity to become educated in the art of showing horses in Hunt Seat Equitation on the flat and over fences, demonstrating confidence, grace, and elegance on a variety of horses. The team promotes camaraderie between students of similar interests at other universities as well as sportsmanship, unity, and equality among its teammates. The English Team organizes competition for riders of all skill levels, from beginner to advanced, at the regional, zone, and national level in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) in partnership with the United States Hunter/Jumper Association (USHJA). The English Equestrian Team provides USU students of all majors with the opportunity to advance their knowledge and passion for horses and equitation, as members are not required to own a horse. Come learn more about the team and tryouts!

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Friday, August 30

1:00 am - 12:00 pm    College Colors Days

Celebration Day / Other

Wear your Aggie Blue and Fighting White and pledge your Aggie alliance. GO AGGIES!

More Info


7:00 am - 12:00 am    Green Cat Press Exhibition

Exhibit / Merrill-Cazier Library

A selection of broadsides by the Green Cat Press, from the Merrill-Cazier Library's Special Collections, is on display in the Library's Atrium. Each broadside combines a literary work, such as a poem or essay, with imagery. These fine prints, many resulting from direct collaboration with well-known authors, have themes ranging from cats and nature to the metaphysical. The exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours until early September.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


9:00 am - 3:00 pm    Blood Battle

Special Event / Student Affairs

Yearly blood drive to help the community

Taggart Student Center, More Info


9:00 am - 12:00 am    Biology Seminar: Virginia Bolshakova, Doctoral Dissertation Defense, Biology-USU

Seminar/Symposium / Biology

Virginia Bolshakova, doctoral student of Edward Evans, will present "Causes and Consequences of Local Variability in _Aroga_websteri_ (Clarke) Abundance over Space and Time" as part of her dissertation defense on Aug. 30 at 9 a.m. in BNR 202a. Refreshments will be served at the Logan campus at 8:45 a.m.

Biology & Natural Resources building, More Info


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm    High Stakes Bingo (Round 1)

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Come play some High Stakes Bingo! You can compete for prizes that include a plasma TV, GoPro, Love Sac, iPad Mini, and more! Bring a can of food for an extra Bingo card!

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info


8:30 pm - 10:30 pm    High Stakes Bingo (Round 2)

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Come play some High Stakes Bingo! You can compete for prizes that include a plasma TV, GoPro, Love Sac, iPad Mini, and more! Bring a can of food for an extra Bingo card!

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info




Saturday, August 31

8:00 am - 12:00 pm    Cross Country USU Invitational

Athletics / Athletics

Cross Country USU Invitational

More Info


10:00 am - 11:30 am    Swaner EcoCenter: Nature Walk

Recreational / Other

Spring Nature Walks, Saturdays, 10 a.m. Join us for an easy stroll and learn about the history of Swaner, what animals and plants call the preserve home, and how the preserve changes through the seasons. Boots or mudshoes recommended. Nature enthusiasts of all ages are welcome. Reservations for nature walks are suggested. There is a $5 fee for non-members, free for members. To RSVP, please contact swanerecocenter@usu.edu or 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Saturday Climbing Wall

Recreational / Other

Climbing Wall Hours: Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. The Swaner EcoCenter indoor, wetland-themed climbing wall is open every Saturday from 1-3 p.m. Free for members, $5 per person for non-members. Open to all ages. We provide the climbing harness. Climbers under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult to sign a liability waiver. For more information, please contact us at swanerecocenter@usu.edu or call 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info