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September 10 - 16, 2017

Sunday, September 10

10:59 am - 10:59 am    Swaner's Craft Sunday

Arts & Entertainment / Cooperative Extension

Bring your crafty kids to Swaner's Craft Sunday! Swaner Preserve & EcoCenter will offer a nature-themed craft every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All ages are welcome!

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info




Monday, September 11

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Sorority Recruitment 2017 Open House

Information/Orientation / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Women Students interested in this Fall's Sorority Recruitment activities should stop in during this open house and get more information about Greek Life at USU, and the week's recruitment events

TSC, International Lounge, More Info




Tuesday, September 12

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm    Facticity: Truth is Complicated

Panel Discussion / Multiple Sponsors

Join a cross-section of USU faculty for a series of lively panel discussions about the variable nature of truth.

Eccles Conference Center Auditorium, More Info


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm    Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Opening Social

Alumni Event / College of Engineering

The Opening Social for Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). Where the club talks to possible new members about the opportunities and activities the engineering club has to offer.

Engineering Building, More Info




Wednesday, September 13

6:00 am - 8:00 am    Steel Bridge Opening Social

Celebration Day / College of Engineering

Come join us at the steel bridge opening social!

Engineering Building, More Info


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

Seminar/Symposium / College of Engineering

Dr. David Tarboton will present a seminar titled "Managing and Sharing Research Data Using HydroShare".

Engineering Building, More Info




Thursday, September 14

10:00 am - 3:00 pm    USU Farmers Market

Special Event / Sustainability

This fall, Utah State University will be bring back the Student Farmer's Market! Farmer’s markets epitomize sustainability by bringing community members together to purchase locally grown, healthier food, crafts and other products. The market features live local musicians in addition to local businesses and student organizations. One of the primary benefits to USU's 28,000+ students will be the 'double your dollars' program, allowing students to double their money in dollar increments up to $5, receiving two $1 tokens for each dollar exchanged. Tokens will be purchased at the entrance booth. The tokens may only be used in the market towards produce purchases. The USU Farmer's Market was initiated by the Blue Goes Green grant program.

Quad, More Info


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm    Malcolm Mobutu Smith: Communitas Lecture Series

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Malcolm Mobutu Smith is associate professor of ceramic art at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. He earned his MFA from the New York College of ceramics at Alfred University and he studied at both the Kansas City Art Institute and Penn State University receiving where he earned his BFA in ceramics. Smith’s professional activities include workshops, lecturers and residencies including visits to Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts in Maine, The Robert McNamara Foundation also in Maine. His works are represented in numerous private and public collections including the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, FuLed International Ceramic Art Museum, Beijing, China and Indiana State Museum. Other areas of research and lecture interest for Smith include the study of graffiti art and comic books.

Caine Performance Hall, More Info


5:30 pm - 7:30 pm    College of Engineering Opening Social

Celebration Day / College of Engineering

The opening social for the College of Engineering will be located in the grassy area between the engineering buildings and the Library. Come to celebrate the upcoming school year with free food and entertainment including a free rock wall, mechanical bull, activities, music, club information and more.

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Friday, September 15

10:30 am - 11:45 am    Focused Friday, Leadership Forum: Entrepreneur Day

Lecture & Readings / Jon M. Huntsman College of Business

Moderator: Mike Glauser Mark Fjeldsted, The Sportsman Ellen Clark, Rainy’s Flies Chad Champlin, Roolee

Huntsman Hall, More Info


3:30 pm - 5:00 pm    TEDxUSU Volunteer Orientation

Information/Orientation / Research

Interested in volunteering on the TEDxUSU team? Come to orientation to learn how you can get involved. Meet the TEDxUSU team, get to know other volunteers, and score some free pizza!

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm    Science Unwrapped - Johan du Toit, Wildlife Ecologist

Presentation/Speeches / Science Unwrapped

Inquiring minds of all ages are invited to Science Unwrapped at USU, the public outreach program of Utah State University's College of Science. Admission is FREE! As part of our Fall 2017 "Ecology!" Series (celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the USU Ecology Center), we welcome USU wildlife ecologist Johan du Toit. Dr. du Toit speaks Friday, September 15, at 7 pm in the Emert Auditorium (ESLC 130) of the Eccles Science Learning Center on the USU campus. His 45-minute talk is followed by refreshments and interactive, hands-on learning activities. Learn more about Science Unwrapped at our website: http://www.usu.edu/unwrapped/

Eccles Science Learning Center Auditorium, More Info


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm    Carlos Adres Gomez Guest Speaker

Cultural / Access & Diversity Center

Carlos Andrés Gómez is an award-winning poet who will be speaking on social justice and diversity. He is an actor, speaker, and writer from New York City.  A former social worker and public school teacher, Carlos has lectured and performed at more than 500 colleges and universities, facilitated countless workshops, and delivered numerous keynotes and commencement addresses. He continues to tour the globe. *Refreshements will be provided at this event

TSC, International Lounge, More Info


8:30 pm - 10:30 pm    USU Observatory Public Viewing Night

Special Event / Physics

All are invited to Public Viewing Night at the USU Observatory on the roof of the SER Building on the USU campus. Admission is free. IMPORTANT NOTE: Please visit the observatory website at observatory.usu.edu prior to arrival on public viewing night, as the gathering will be cancelled in the event of cloudy or inclement weather. The website also provides directions and parking information. Admission is free and all ages are welcome

SER Building, More Info




Saturday, September 16

9:00 am - 1:00 pm    The Great Inflatable Race

Special Event / Campus Recreation

On September 16th, the Department of Campus Recreation will be hosting The Great Inflatable Race on the campus of Utah State University. Join others from the USU community and surrounding Cache Valley community as we bounce, bump and slide our way through campus. Please visit http://www.thegreatinflatablerace.com/logan for more information and to register. If you use the promo code “campus rec”, you will receive a special discount for being a valued member of the USU community.

Utah State University Campus, More Info


9:00 am - 1:00 pm    Family Art Day at the Cache Valley Gardeners' Market

Arts & Entertainment / Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Family Art Day returns to the Cache Valley Gardeners’ Market! These free, hands-on art activities brought to you by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) will travel to the CVGM in NEHMA’s Mobile Art Truck on the third Saturday of every month. September's theme is Imagining Art Through Found Objects! Stop by and take part in a fun activity for all ages. Look for NEHMA’s Art Truck at the Market or check artmuseum.usu.edu for details.

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9:00 am - 1:00 pm    Family Art Day at the Cache Valley Gardeners' Market

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Family Art Day returns to the Cache Valley Gardeners’ Market! These free, hands-on art activities brought to you by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) will travel to the CVGM in NEHMA’s Mobile Art Truck on the third Saturday of every month. September's theme is Imagining Art with Found Objects! Stop by and take part in a fun activity for all ages. In October, NEHMA’s Family Art Day moves back to Utah State University’s Merrill-Cazier Library. Stay tuned for more details or sign up for our newsletter and get them delivered to your inbox. Visit artmuseum.usu.edu

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11:40 am - 11:40 am    Saturday Nature Walk

Recreational / Extension

Join us for a nature walk on the Preserve! You will learn about wetland science, natural plant and animal species, and the history of the Swaner Preserve. Please come prepared for outdoor conditions. Saturday's | 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. | $5 or free for members | To reserve your spot call: 435-649-1767

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info