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All Aggies Invited to Enjoy 'Science Week' Oct. 1-5 at USU

Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2012

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All Aggies are invited to participate in 'Science Week' Oct. 1-5.

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A Science Week highlight is Friday's Science Unwrapped presentation 'The Latest and Greatest: The Science Behind Dinosaurs.’ USU-Eastern paleontologist Ken Carpenter speaks at 7 p.m. in the ESLC auditorium. All ages are invited to the free event.

Members of the Utah State University community are invited to put a little science in their step as USU’s College of Science hosts a week of brain-energizing fun Oct. 1-5.

“We invite all Aggies to channel their ‘inner scientist’ and join us in some great activities,” says USU Science Senator Bailee Binks.

Monday, Oct. 1

Science Rocks’ on the first day of the celebratory week. All Aggies are invited to test their climbing skills on a rock wall on the Taggart Student Center patio from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 2

Show Us Your Best Scientific Day” is the theme for Tuesday. All Aggies are invited to post a photo of themselves “doing science” on the USU College of Science Facebook page. Those who post a photo are entered to win a $50 VISA gift card.

Wednesday, Oct. 3

Want to test your scientific prowess? Join in the “Minute to Win It” game in the TSC lounges from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 4

Already wishing it was Friday? Drop by the Eccles Science Learning Center for an energy-revving breakfast break. Treats will be served from 8 a.m. until gone in the Dumke Student Project Room, ESLC  243.

Friday, Oct. 5

On Friday night, all are invited to Science Unwrapped, the college’s public outreach program, at 7 p.m. in the Emert Auditorium, Room 130, of the Eccles Science Learning Center. Featured speaker is USU-Eastern paleontologist Ken Carpenter, who presents “The Latest and Greatest: The Science Behind Dinosaurs.

Admission is free and all ages are welcome. Hands-on learning activities provided by USU’s Departments of Geology and Biology follow the presentation.

USU’s College of Science includes the academic departments of chemistry and biochemistry, biology, mathematics and statistics, geology and physics.

For more information about USU Science Week, visit the website

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USU College of Science

Contact: Bailee Binks,

Writer: Mary-Ann Muffoletto, 435-797-3517,

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