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November 5 - 11, 2017

Sunday, November 5

12:20 pm - 12:20 pm    USU Science Week

Celebration Week / College of Science

USU's College of Science invites the Aggie community to enjoy a week of activities, including learning, service, games, food and fun. For information and a detailed schedule, visit usu.edu/science/week

Utah State University Campus, More Info




Monday, November 6

10:00 am - 11:00 am    Little Naturalist

Arts & Entertainment / Extension

Little Naturalist is the perfect program for 3 to 5 year olds who are curious about animals, their habitats, the environment, and exploring nature. Join us twice a month, October through May, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. to read a specially selected nature-themed book, explore the natural world, and complete a craft. Some favorites include snowshoeing on the Preserve, interacting with live reptiles and amphibians, upcycling old materials into holiday decorations, and much more! Cost is $2.00 per youth participant, or buy a $15.00 punch card good for 10 programs. Only one punch card required per family and never expires. Payment will be taken at the door the day of the program. One caregiver must accompany children to participate. Please be prepared to adventure outdoors!

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    American Red Cross Blood Drive

Special Event / Val. R. Christensen Service Center

Blood donors needed so we can reach our drive goal of 55 units over two day! Go to redcrossblood.org to make an appointment, or take your chances walking in. Volunteers are needed to staff the check in and snack tables. Go to AggieSync for more information for volunteers: https://orgsync.com/162495/events/2103605/occurrences/5103048

TSC, International Lounge, More Info


12:20 pm - 12:20 pm    USU Science Week

Celebration Week / College of Science

USU's College of Science invites the Aggie community to enjoy a week of activities, including learning, service, games, food and fun. For information and a detailed schedule, visit usu.edu/science/week

Utah State University Campus, More Info


2:32 pm - 2:32 pm    Stuff a Bus Food Drive

Special Event / Val. R. Christensen Service Center

Help USU gather 10,000 lbs of food for the Cache Community Food Pantry every Monday night in November. Meet at the Maverik Stadium at 7pm, board an Aggie Shuttle, and go around designated neighborhoods, gathering food left on front porches. Free hot chocolate at the end!

Maverik Stadium, More Info


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm    Native American Heritage Month:Beading & Chillin'

Cultural / Other

Learn how to make traditional Native American Fringe Earrings. Supplies provided.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:00 pm    Guitar Ensembles

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

See what the USU Guitar Ensembles have been working on this semester

Caine Performance Hall, More Info




Tuesday, November 7

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Paper & Clay: A Juried Art Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

There will be an opening reception Nov. 15 at 5 p.m.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    American Red Cross Blood Drive

Special Event / Val. R. Christensen Service Center

Blood donors needed so we can reach our drive goal of 55 units over two day! Go to redcrossblood.org to make an appointment, or take your chances walking in. Volunteers are needed to staff the check in and snack tables. Go to AggieSync for more information for volunteers: https://orgsync.com/162495/events/2103605/occurrences/5103048

TSC, International Lounge, More Info


11:00 am - 12:00 pm    Developing a Thirst for Knowledge

Workshop / Academic Success Center (ASC)

It’s amazing how developing a love for learning can help overcome the overwhelming pressure we can feel with school. Here we will discuss the obstacles that get in the way of academic success, figure out ways we can overcome them, and be successful lifelong learners. This will a great way to boost your confidence and desire for learning this semester and for the rest of your life!

Taggart Student Center, More Info


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm    CWG: Stem Panel

Panel Discussion / Other

Building Relationships for Career Success: Mentors, Collaborators, & Colleagues”

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


12:20 pm - 12:20 pm    USU Science Week

Celebration Week / College of Science

USU's College of Science invites the Aggie community to enjoy a week of activities, including learning, service, games, food and fun. For information and a detailed schedule, visit usu.edu/science/week

Utah State University Campus, More Info


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm    Hewlett Packard Night at USU

Information/Orientation / Computer Science

Hewlett Packard Inc is coming on November 7, 2017, to present an informational presentation/networking session. If you are looking for a summer internship, or even a full-time job this is a great opportunity to come meet some HP Employees and get started with your application.

Engineering Building, More Info




Wednesday, November 8

9:00 am - 6:00 pm    Authentic Tintype Portrait Studio

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

To raise some funds for the Art program, students from Carsten Meier's 19th Century Photographic Processes class will be doing authentic tintype portraits! Sign up is required so please click the link and write your name in a time slot that works best for you!

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Paper & Clay: A Juried Art Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

There will be an opening reception Nov. 15 at 5 p.m.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info


11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Finding Your Place in the Aggie Family: Freshman drop-in group

Meeting / Retention & First Year Experience

This is a weekly drop-in group for students who find it unexpectedly challenging to adjust to their new life at USU. Homesickness is common and it can be tough to feel like you have made meaningful connections at USU. Balancing school, friends, and work can be hard. Making new friends in a new environment may be more difficult than you anticipated. It may not feel like you fit into the Aggie Family. These struggles are very common. In this group, you will meet other students who are facing similar challenges. It will be a confidential and judgment-free place to provide mutual support, exchange ideas, and connect with each other. Bring your own lunch to the meeting so we can eat while we talk.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


12:20 pm - 12:20 pm    USU Science Week

Celebration Week / College of Science

USU's College of Science invites the Aggie community to enjoy a week of activities, including learning, service, games, food and fun. For information and a detailed schedule, visit usu.edu/science/week

Utah State University Campus, More Info


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm    Fair Fighting: Improving Communication During Conflict

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

In this workshop we will explore how to improve communication skills during conflict, including learning specific steps involved in fair fighting.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


3:30 pm - 4:30 pm    CEE Water and Environmental Seminar

Seminar/Symposium / College of Engineering

Belize Lane, USU Department of CEE, will present a seminar titled "Environmental flows in human-dominated river basins".

Engineering Building, More Info


4:00 pm - 5:30 pm    Mindfulness Workshop

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

This experiential workshop will help participants learn mindfulness skills for managing stress and living more fully in the present moment. Participants learn the concept of mindfulness, and a variety of activities related to mindfulness meditation, including the body scan, sitting meditation, and walking meditation.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm    The Importance of Conserving Crayon Portraits in Utah

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Art conservationist, DiAnne Iverglynne, will be giving a lecture on The Importance of Conserving Crayon Portraits in Utah

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:00 pm    Caine Chamber Ensembles

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

See what the Caine Chamber Ensembles have been practicing this fall.

Caine Performance Hall, More Info




Thursday, November 9

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Paper & Clay: A Juried Art Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

There will be an opening reception Nov. 15 at 5 p.m.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info


11:00 am - 3:00 pm    Native American Heritage Month:Navajo Taco Sale

Cultural / Other

$6.00 Navajo Tacos. Proceeds go to the 45th USU Echoing Traditional Ways Powwow.

TSC, Patio, More Info


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm    CWG: Veteran's Day Brown Bag

Presentation/Speeches / Other

Col. Marianne Waldrop USMCR (Ret.) “ Successful Women: Insights from the Lived Experiences of Marine Corps Generals” Bring a sack lunch and come listen to Col. Waldrop speak about her life and research as a Marine Corp Colonel.

TSC, Auditorium, More Info


12:20 pm - 12:20 pm    USU Science Week

Celebration Week / College of Science

USU's College of Science invites the Aggie community to enjoy a week of activities, including learning, service, games, food and fun. For information and a detailed schedule, visit usu.edu/science/week

Utah State University Campus, More Info


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm    Communitas Lecture Series: Sam Vernon

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Sam Vernon earned her MFA in Painting/Printmaking from Yale University in 2015 and her BFA from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 2009. Her installations combine xeroxed drawings, photographs, paintings and sculptural components in an exploration of personal narrative and identity. She uses installation and performance to honor the past while revising historical memory. Vernon has most recently exhibited with We Buy Gold, Interstitial Gallery, Coney Art Walls curated by Jeffrey Deitch, Brooklyn Museum, Queens Museum, Fowler Museum at UCLA and Seattle Art Museum. Sam lives in Oakland, CA and teaches printmaking as an Assistant Professor at California College of the Arts (CCA)

Caine Performance Hall, More Info


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm    ECHOES, Reflecting on the Strength and Grit of Pioneer Women

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Undergrads in USU’s very own Caine College have taken part in creating an exhibition for the Cache Valley Museum; ECHOES, Reflecting on the Strength and Grit of Pioneer Women. In their department on the ‘Daughters of the Utah Pioneers’ (DUP), students have taken time to become familiar with stories of Utahan women pioneers and their contribution/travels to the Cache Valley area. Artwork representing these stories will be put on display for all to see!

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm    Graduate Student Social

Reception / College of Engineering

This event will take place at the Logan Country Club.

More Info




Friday, November 10

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Paper & Clay: A Juried Art Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

There will be an opening reception Nov. 15 at 5 p.m.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info


11:30 am - 1:30 pm    Engineering Writing Center (EWC) Open House

Special Event / College of Engineering

All USU Engineering students: Join us at the Engineering Writing Center (EWC) open house: - Free ice cream (for the first 100 people) - Games and prizes - Gift card drawing - Meet the EWC writing consultants - Discover what the EWC has to offer

SER Building, More Info


12:20 pm - 12:20 pm    USU Science Week

Celebration Week / College of Science

USU's College of Science invites the Aggie community to enjoy a week of activities, including learning, service, games, food and fun. For information and a detailed schedule, visit usu.edu/science/week

Utah State University Campus, More Info


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    USU Observatory Public Viewing Night

Special Event / Physics

Inquiring minds of all ages are invited to view the night sky from the telescope at the USU Observatory on the roof of the SER (Science, Engineering, Research) Building. Admission is free. IMPORTANT: Before arrival, check the observatory website at observatory.usu.edu for updates, as the gathering will be cancelled in the event of cloudy or inclement weather. The website also has directions and parking information. Note: The observatory telescope is accessible by a small flight of stairs only from the SER Building roof.

SER Building, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:00 pm    American Festival Chorus: War and the Human Heart

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This unique concert program commemorates the centennial of the final year of the First World War, and is a tribute to those, past and present, who have been affected by war. Master of Ceremonies Ken Verdoia of KUED television will guide the audience through a multimedia presentation featuring film clips and narrations, actors and singers, with the AFCO providing a stunning musical back drop.

Chase Fine Arts Center, Daines Concert Hall, More Info




Saturday, November 11

8:00 am - 5:00 pm    IBE Intermountain Regional Conference

Conference / Biological and Irrigation

The Institute of Biological Engineering (IBE) and the USU Biological Engineering Department would like to invite students from all majors to participate in the upcoming IBE Intermountain Regional Conference on Nov 11th from 8 am - 5 pm. Lunch will be provided. There will be cash awards for winning poster, platform and idea presentations as well as awards for a scientific photo and t-shirt design competitions. Register for free at ibe.usu.edu. See the website and the attached flyer for further details.

Engineering Building, More Info


9:00 am - 12:00 pm    USU Turkey Trot 5k Run

Special Event / Other

The annual Turkey Trot 5k is open now for registration! The run is open to all USU students, faculty, staff and community members: $20/students and $25/faculty, staff, community and a kids race (free with adult registration or $5). 9am kids race, 9:30am 5k. Registration includes a race T-shirt and photos of the race. Participants are encouraged to dress up in a Thanksgiving themed costume. The fastest male and female runner will receive a trophy!

Aggie Recreation Center (ARC), More Info


9:15 am - 3:30 pm    Center for Women & Gender Leadership Initiative Session 3

Seminar/Symposium / Center for Women and Gender

This is a seven-session program for undergraduate women who may not yet see themselves as leaders, but have a sense of their career goals and the contributions they want to make. The 2017/2018 sessions are currently filled, however applications will be accepted in April 2018 for the 2018/2019 program.

TSC, Skyroom Restaurant, More Info


7:00 pm - 9:30 pm    Utah State women's volleyball vs. Air Force

Athletics / Athletics

Utah State University hosts Air Force University at the Wayne Estes Center.

Wayne Estes Center, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:00 pm    American Festival Chorus and Orchestra: Veterans Day Concert

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Join with AFC and the USU Symphony Orchestra for this patriotic musical tribute to our Defenders of Freedom -- U.S. military servicemen and women. As part of this moving and reverent homage, Colonel Jerry L. Nelson, USAF, Ret., a decorated veteran of Desert Storm and Vietnam, will speak about our U.S. troops and their sacrifices defending peace and freedom throughout the world.

Chase Fine Arts Center, Daines Concert Hall, More Info