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Wednesday, May 12

Barns, Cows, Tractors, Horses, Hay, and Farmers

Exhibition

Farming and agriculture, the activities that feed us, are not usually the focus of landscape and outdoor paintings. However, artists constantly find bucolic, farming, and pastoral scenes an intriguing mix of nature and humanity. Celebrating agriculture through art, Barns, Cows, Tractors, Horses, Hay, and Farmers focuses on paintings, prints, and sculpture from the collection. Instead of depicting landscape devoid of human presence, these works of art reflect the imprint of humanity on the land in many different ways. A timeline of USU agricultural milestones will accompany the exhibition.

5/12 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Three Depression-Era Photographers In Utah

Exhibition

Dorothea Lange (b. New Jersey, 1895 –d. San Francisco, 1965), Russell Lee (b. Ottawa, Illinois 1903–d. Austin, Texas 1986), and Arthur Rothstein (b. 1915, New York –d. 1985, New Rochelle, New York) are the three photographers who were hired by the Farm Security Administration to document rural Utah in the late 1930s. The portraits of agricultural workers and their families, and the land that they worked, provide a unique picture of Utah’s rural past. Lange, Lee, and Rothstein, all well-known photographers when they were hired for this project, took their photographs in rural towns and counties in Utah and these photographs include imagery of Box Elder and Cache Counties as well as Escalante, Santa Clara, Washington, and Widtsoe, Utah. The exhibition is comprised of 34 photographs by Lange, Lee, and Rothstein from the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art collection.

5/12 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

American Farmer

Exhibition

American Farmer celebrates the living spirit of our heartland through the faces and voices of the people who keep it alive. Featuring 45 color and black and white portraits in addition to interviews with farmers from across the United States, American Farmer tells the inspiring stores of the stewards of this land. When photographer Paul Mobley set out to capture the soul of our country’s farm communities, he encountered an enduring rural culture that remains rooted in the principles of tradition, family, integrity, and hard work. Crisscrossing the country from Alaska to Florida, Mobley’s photographs show the geographic and cultural diversity of the American farmer. His photographs are accompanied by anecdotes and memories of their subjects. American Farmer is a traveling exhibition organized by Exhibits USA.

5/12, All Day | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Fidelity Webinar: Maximize Social Security in Your Retirement Strategy

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Be Well invites you to join Fidelity for a financial wellness presentation on strategies to maximize your Social Security in retirement. You'll also learn how it fits with other income sources to create your retirement paycheck. Attendance and participation in this presentation qualifies as a required activity for the Be Well Rewards program.

5/12 at 12:00 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info

Aggie Blueprint

Information/Orientation

No matter where you are in your college journey, get help from your personal USU success team.

Take the next step in finding a rewarding career by investing in you and your education.

Join us to learn about all the tools to help you succeed while earning your Utah State degree in the Uintah Basin.
A variety of topics will be covered, personalized to your unique needs.

Each session will be customized to address questions from people attending.

Potential topics include:

Admissions application process
Scholarships
Financial aid
Transferring credits
Student support resources
Majors and programs

5/12 at 12:00 pm | More Info

ACUE Pinning Ceremony

Ceremony/Awards | Affiliated Events

The Office of Empowering Teaching Excellence is delighted to share with you the outstanding accomplishment of our faculty members who are earned a nationally recognized teaching credential through the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE). They have demonstrated their commitment to teaching excellence and to ensuring that our students receive the best education possible by completing ACUE’s rigorous, 25-module, which required them to implement evidence-based teaching practices in their classes. These teaching practices are proven to help students learn more, stay engaged, and graduate in higher numbers, as well as close equity gaps.

5/12 at 6:00 pm | Online/Virtual | More Info



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