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November 2018

Thursday, November 1

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/01 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

Brown Bag:Briana Bowen

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Memories of War and Perceptions of Threat: Facing Asymmetric Warfare 100 Years after the Armistice

As part of the week-long celebrations for the anniversary of armistice, the Center for Women and Gender has teamed up with Briana Bowen from USU’s Center for Anticipatory Intelligence. The talk will explore how the armistice that brought a close to World War I in 1918 is remembered very differently in the United Kingdom and Western Europe than it is in the United States. Bring your sack lunch and join us for a journey about the divergence and suggests lessons the US might bear learning from the other side of the Atlantic. Coffee, Tea, and water provided

11/01 at 12:00 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

Group meditation

Meeting

Utah State University's mediation club meets Thursdays on the third floor of the Aggie Recreation Center (ARC) for group mediation from 1:30-2:30PM*. All are welcome.

The club does not meet on USU holidays (e.g. November 22). On September 27th, the meditation club will meet on the quad near the Geology building to conduct a walking meditation.

For more information or to receive weekly updates, please contact usumeditationclub@gmail.com

11/01 at 1:30 pm | Aggie Recreation Center (ARC) | More Info

Aggie Heroes

Special Event

This event, hosted by Aggies Think. Care. Act and USUSA, is aimed at hearing stories from Aggies of diverse backgrounds and identities to promote inclusion across our campus. Some stories may be inspirational; some may be deeply personal. This event is held to foster appreciation for our differences and similarities as Aggies. Doors open at 5:30, refreshments will be served. Our speakers this year are Kennedy Murdock, Koralene Tapoof, Sami Ahmed, Claire Harrison and Benson Ambrose.

11/01 at 5:30 pm | TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom | More Info


Friday, November 2

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/02 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

Inauguration of the Stephen R. Covey Leadership Center

Ceremony/Awards

Join the Huntsman School of Business to celebrate and honor the inauguration of the Stephen R. Covey Leadership Center. Keynote speakers include: Steve Young, Pro Football Hall of Fame Quarterback and Super Bowl MVP, John Miller, Founder and CEO of JR Miller Enterprises, and Ken Blanchard, best-selling author and Co-founder of Ken Blanchard Companies. Please RSVP at the web address below.

11/02 at 10:00 am | Eccles Conference Center Auditorium | More Info

Trench Poets

Lecture/Readings

The CHaSS students of Professor Susan R. Grayzel and ?????Professor Evelyn Funda??? will be holding a World War I poetry read-a-thon to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the armistice. The event will be held in the Hub on November 2 from 10-12 pm, and refreshments will be provided. Please drop by and join us in remembering and honoring their sacrifice.

11/02 at 10:00 am | TSC, HUB | More Info

Day of the Dead Procession

Cultural/Diversity

Dia de los Muertos Procession. Walking from Old Main Hill - Block A, showcasing traditional costumes and traditions.

11/02 at 11:30 am | Old Main | More Info

Noche Cultural

Cultural/Diversity

Come and experience the history, traditions, and folklore of Latin America.

11/02 at 6:30 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info


Saturday, November 3

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/03 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

Diwali 2018

Celebration/Fair/Festival

Indian Student Association at Utah State University is back with the most awaited festival "Diwali 2018".
Enjoy performances and delicious Indian food. Tickets are available at usu.edu/diwali
Limited seating available, grab your tickets now !!!

11/03 at 6:00 pm | TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom | More Info


Sunday, November 4

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/04 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info


Monday, November 5

Kevin Aspaas - Wool Workshop

Cultural/Diversity

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Cleaning/Carding/Spinning Wool (TSC Ballroom)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Wool Dyeing (TSC Patio)
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Navajo Weaving/Navajo Loom Demonstration

Kevin Aspaas is an award-winning entrepreneur Diné weaver and fiber artist from Shiprock, New Mexico. Aspaas utilizes the traditional Diné sheep to loom weaving process. He is best known for producing the old style Navajo wedge weaving technique, alongside producing other Navajo traditional and contemporary textiles, He currently also serves as the Vice-president of the Diné led non-profit organization, Diné Be'liná, which focuses on promoting and preserving the Navajo lifeways through weaving, fiber arts, shepherding, food and community outreach.

11/05 at 10:00 am | TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom | More Info

Free Screening of Award-winning documentary, disability advocate coming to USU

Arts/Entertainment

The Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU is sponsoring a free screening of the film My Dad Matthew by filmmaker John Schaffer. In this short film (6 minutes), Elijah tells the story of his dad, Matthew, who is a "pretty normal dad" but unlike most other dads, he has a significant disability. Born with cerebral palsy and unable to control most of his body, Matthew with the use of a wheelchair, a pointer on a helmet with a letter board, and the exceptional help of others, has become a university instructor, has several degrees from Berkley, Ca., and is father to a 14 year old boy. Matthew Wangeman will be attending the screening and will be doing a lecture and a Q&A that you don't want to miss! He is a very engaging guy and really gets people thinking about ability.

11/05 at 6:00 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info


Tuesday, November 6

CEE Water and Environmental Seminar

Conference/Seminar

Dr. Randy Martin, USU Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, will be giving a seminar presentation titled "Air Pollution on the Other Side of the Green Line: Experiences as a Fulbright Scholar and Developing Air Quality Research in the north-central West Bank, Israel (Palestine)".

11/06 at 3:00 pm | Engineering Building | More Info

"How to Talk Openly About Suicide and Building Personal Resiliency" Workshop

Workshop/Training

Participants will practice the skill of asking sensitive questions and responding with confidence to those experiencing emotional distress. Ideas for fostering hope will be shared and resource materials will be provided.

11/06 at 5:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

IOGP x GRC: Election Watch Party

Student Activities

Utah State University's Institute of Government and Politics and Government Relations Council invite you to an Election Night Watch Party in the TSC Lounges featuring various candidates from Cache Valley. This event is free and open to students and the public.

11/06 at 5:00 pm | TSC, Sunburst Lounge | More Info


Wednesday, November 7

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/07 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

International Trade Panel

Student Activities

Utah State University's Institute of Government and Politics invites you to a discussion on international trade and the U.S.'s role in it. The panel will feature a variety of officials from World Trade Center Utah.

11/07 at 1:30 pm | David B. Haight Center | More Info

Award-winning radio journalist Krista Tippett presentation hosted by Tanner Talks series

Lecture/Readings

Krista Tippett, creator and host of the public radio program and podcast, "On Being," a Peabody Award-winning program (as heard at Utah Public Radio, upr.org), presents a Tanner Talk. Her book, "Einstein's God: (2010), was a New York Times bestseller. She will speak on "Finding Meaning in the Contemporary World."
Reception and book signing to follow lecture. Free and open to the public.

11/07 at 7:00 pm | Eccles Conference Center Auditorium | More Info


Thursday, November 8

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/08 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

Alumni Talk: Writing Poetry with Glade Myler

Lecture/Readings

Glade Myler (BA Spanish 1971) will present original poetry in Spanish and in English. A published poet, Myler retired from the State of Nevada Attorney General's Office in 2011. Please join us for a reading at 10:30AM on Thursday, November 8 in Old Main 301.

11/08 at 10:30 am | Old Main | More Info

Brown Bag: Renee Galliher

Lecture/Readings

Integrated and Developmental Study of Identity Content

Bring a sack lunch and come listen to Dr. Galliher, professor here at Utah State and noted scholar in the field of identity development. Coffee, Tea, and water provided.







11/08 at 12:00 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

Kealoha Artist Talk: So Many Different Crossroads, But the Paths Look the Same

Arts/Entertainment

Internationally acclaimed poet, Kealoha will perform his poetry and talk to the audience about
his journey from nuclear physicist to slam poet. The performance and discussion will explore
how the fabric of epic poetry is interwoven with the science of today, etching the story of the
most serious issue of our time -- the threat of global climate change. Drawing from diverse
sources, Kealoha delves into how science and culture couple to address universal questions
that have challenged humans from the very beginning: “Where do we come from and where
do we go from here?”

11/08 at 12:00 pm | More Info

Group meditation

Meeting

Utah State University's mediation club meets Thursdays on the third floor of the Aggie Recreation Center (ARC) for group mediation from 1:30-2:30PM*. All are welcome.

The club does not meet on USU holidays (e.g. November 22). On September 27th, the meditation club will meet on the quad near the Geology building to conduct a walking meditation.

For more information or to receive weekly updates, please contact usumeditationclub@gmail.com

11/08 at 1:30 pm | Aggie Recreation Center (ARC) | More Info

Kealoha Presentation and Workshop: Using the Performing Arts to Explore STEM

Conference/Seminar

This is an interactive, hands-on workshop that will demonstrate how we can use the performing arts to
explore elements of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) in the classroom.
Participants will walk away with specic techniques for engaging students to think critically about the role that
STEAM (integrating Arts into STEM) plays in their lives. Kealoha will engage with teachers to discuss the various methods he uses and how they can be implemented in classrooms.

11/08 at 4:30 pm | More Info

Miss Native American USU Pageant

Cultural/Diversity

Miss Native American USU is an ambassador and representative of the university. The contestants will share and present their cultural talents and knowledge to become the Miss Native American USU for 2019-2020.

11/08 at 6:00 pm | TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom | More Info


Friday, November 9

Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy & Equine Facilitated Learning:An Introduction to the Approach

Workshop/Training

This workshop for equine professionals, mental health practitioners, educators, veterinarians and students explores the rapidly growing field equine assisted experiential therapy. This approach can be used with children, adults, families, military veterans and couples.
Bringing clients and students together with horses and processing their feelings and behaviors is a powerful therapy and learning tool.
The workshop is approved for continuing education credits from the Utah Psychological Association, National Association of Social Workers-Utah Chapter, and the Utah Veterinary Medical Association

11/09 at 8:30 am | More Info

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/09 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

Leadership Forum Series: Tom Willis

Panel Discussion/Presentation | Focused Friday

Join the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business in welcoming Tom Willis, CEO of Conestoga Energy, to this week's Leadership Forum.

11/09 at 10:30 am | Huntsman Hall | More Info

MHR Internship Reports: Luis Armenta (PepsiCo) & Cole Baldwin (BP)”

Panel Discussion/Presentation | Focused Friday

2nd-year Master of Human Resources (MHR) students report about their Summer 2018 internships. Students interested in learning about summer internships, the MHR program, and/or the specific companies are invited to attend. This week's presenters are:

Luis Armenta (PepsiCo)
Cole Baldwin (BP)”

11/09 at 11:10 am | Huntsman Hall | More Info

Lunch & Learn - Global Investment Banking with Matthew Mullholland, VP at RBC in NYC

Information/Orientation | Focused Friday

Matthew Mullholland ('08 Econ/Finance), Vice President at RBC Capital Markets will be visiting from New York to talk about Global Investment Banking, working in the Energy Sector, and internship opportunities at RBC.

RBC Capital Markets is recognized by the most significant corporations, institutional investors, asset managers, private equity firms, and governments around the globe as an innovative, trusted partner with an in-depth expertise in capital markets, banking, and finance. They are well-established in the largest, most mature capital markets across North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region, which collectively encompass more than 75% of global investment banking activity each year.

Lunch & Learn registration at: https://huntsmancrm.tfaforms.net/358885?Id=a2c46000000AJP0AAO

11/09 at 11:45 am | Huntsman Hall | More Info


Saturday, November 10

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/10 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

'We Remember Them:' Roadshow featuring stories/artifacts in honor of WWI vets

Reception/Reunion

'We Remember Them' Roadshow, in the fashion of the PBS 'Antiques Roadshow, invites community members to bring and share any remembrances of WWI. So, check your attics, or that old wooden box great-grandpa left. Or you could share a family story. Everyone welcome, no charge. (Unfortunately, there won't be any appraisers on site, just enthusiasts!)

11/10 at 10:00 am | Eccles Conference Center | More Info


Sunday, November 11

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/11 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info


Monday, November 12

A Conversation with Nathaniel Boehme, the Nation's First LGBTQ Veterans Coordinator

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Utah State University's Social Work program in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHaSS) and the Cache Pride Center are pleased to welcome Nathaniel Boehme (BA Sociology, BA Psychology 2007), who currently serves as the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs' LGBTQ Veterans Coordinator and the LGBTQ Special Emphasis Program Manager for the Oregon Military Department. Lunch will be offered as part of CHaSS' Alumni Lunch Series. Please RSVP: https://chass.usu.edu/alumni-lunch-series. This event is co-sponsored by the USU Veteran's Resource Office, the Cache Valley Veteran's Association and LGBTQA programs at USU.

11/12 at 11:45 am | David B. Haight Center | More Info

Serving in Silence: A Conversation about LQBTQ Veterans and Service Members

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Join us for a keynote discussion with Nathaniel Boehme, a Utah State University Alum and currently the LGBTQ Veterans Coordinator for the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs and LGBTQ Special Emphasis Program Manager for the Oregon Military Department. Light refreshments served.

This event is co-sponsored by the USU Veteran's Resource Office, the Cache Valley Veteran's Association and LGBTQA programs at USU.

11/12 at 1:30 pm | TSC, Sunburst Lounge | More Info

2018 Faculty Senate - Faculty Forum

Meeting

Faculty Forum is held once a year in November. Participants may discuss subjects of current interest, question and debate any policies and procedures, and formulate recommendations for consideration by the Faculty Senate. The Faculty Forum Executive Committee sets the agenda for the meeting. Attendance is for faculty only; administrators are not invited. This important Forum will be broadcast to USU Regional Campuses.

11/12 at 3:00 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

Geology Speaker Series: Christopher Tressler (USU Alumni)

Conference/Seminar

Topic: Geo-Engineering & Industry

11/12 at 3:30 pm | Geology building | More Info

CAPS Workshop - "How to create a Healthy Sleep Habit"

Workshop/Training

This workshop will be beneficial for anyone wishing to get more information about how to create a better sleep habit to be more refreshed & ready for each day. More information can be found at Counseling and Psychological Services website or by calling 435-797-1012.
(This workshop was originally scheduled for Oct. 18th but had to be rescheduled).

11/12 at 5:00 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Around the World Night

Cultural/Diversity

Join the Office of Global Engagement, the International Student Council and several student clubs and organizations representing the global community at Utah State University. Enjoy a fashion show, cultural activities and international food tasting.
5:30-7:30 PM
TSC, International Lounge
FREE

11/12 at 5:30 pm | TSC, International Lounge | More Info

Film screening: Breaking the Silence: Stories from Oregon's LGBTQ Veterans and Servicemembers

Special Event

Free screening of "Breaking the Silence: Stories from Oregon's LGBTQ Veterans and Servicemembers."
Light refreshments served.

This event is co-sponsored by the USU Veteran's Resource Office, the Cache Valley Veteran's Association and LGBTQA programs at USU.

11/12 at 7:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info


Tuesday, November 13

Finals: Planning for Success

Workshop/Training

Worried about finals? Come and learn how to manage everything and end the semester with success! This workshop is hosted by the Academic Success Center.

11/13 at 12:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

CEE Water and Environmental Seminar

Conference/Seminar

Matthew Perry, Technical Product Manager at Campbell Scientific, will give a seminar presentation titled "Development of a multi-purpose toolbox. From treating dirty water to harvesting energy.”

11/13 at 3:00 pm | Engineering Building | More Info

Huntsman Town Hall Meeting

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Each semester, a town hall meeting brings students and administration together in an open forum to discuss topics of concern, ideas, improvement, or praise. With an attitude of seeking to understand other perspectives and striving for continuous improvement, all stakeholders of the Huntsman school can benefit from increased communication.

Discussion topics may include: Classes, curriculum, differential tuition, programs, scholarship, strategic direction, etc. Suggest other topics to add to the agenda by emailing jordan.price@usu.edu.

11/13 at 6:30 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info


Wednesday, November 14

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/14 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

"Mind/Body/Brain Connection" Workshop

Workshop/Training

We will explore the connection between brain health and mental health and learn ways to maximize your mental and physical health by following the SEEDS by John Arden. This workshop will help you understand how you can improve anxiety and depression by improving your brain health.

11/14 at 12:00 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Space Dynamics Laboratory/USU Lecture Series

Lecture/Readings

Now in its third year, this ongoing lecture series gives students, faculty and staff the opportunity to hear the latest in space-science engineering developed at Utah State University and the Space Dynamics Laboratory.

11/14 at 12:00 pm | Innovation Campus | More Info

Inaugural Lunch with Latinx Leaders

Cultural/Diversity

Join director Christopher Gonzalez for an introduction to the Latinx Cultural Center and hear his story. Bring your own lunch, drinks and desserts will be provided.

11/14 at 12:30 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

Beading & Chillin'

Cultural/Diversity

Make traditional Native American fringe earrings.
Supplies provided.

11/14 at 3:00 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Mocktail Networking Night

Student Activities

Join Utah State University's Institute of Government and Politics and Career Services for a night of networking with special guests. Learn how to speak to everyone in the room.

11/14 at 6:00 pm | David B. Haight Center | More Info


Thursday, November 15

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/15 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

"Thoughts-Feelings-Behaviors" Workshop

Workshop/Training

Skills related to effectively modifying thoughts, utilizing emotions, and choosing behaviors will be discussed and practiced.

11/15 at 12:30 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Group meditation

Meeting

Utah State University's mediation club meets Thursdays on the third floor of the Aggie Recreation Center (ARC) for group mediation from 1:30-2:30PM*. All are welcome.

The club does not meet on USU holidays (e.g. November 22). On September 27th, the meditation club will meet on the quad near the Geology building to conduct a walking meditation.

For more information or to receive weekly updates, please contact usumeditationclub@gmail.com

11/15 at 1:30 pm | Aggie Recreation Center (ARC) | More Info

Latinx CC Lunch with Author José Roach Orduña

Cultural/Diversity

Come and listen to Jose Orduna, author of "The Weight of Shadows: A Memoir of Immigration & Displacement", share his experiences and talk about his book. Pizza from Lucky Slice and drinks will be provided until supplies last.

11/15 at 1:30 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

Brown Bag: Renee Galliher

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Integrated and Developmental Study of Identity Content

Bring a sack lunch and come listen to Dr. Galliher, professor here at Utah State and noted scholar in the field of identity development. Coffee, Tea, and water provided.

11/15 at 3:30 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Meet a Foreign Service Officer- Scott Ficklin

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Scott is a second-tour consular officer serving in Seoul, Korea and a USU alumnus. Scott will give a short overview of his personal history, the process of entering the Foreign Service and his professional experience before a question and answer session.
This event is co-hosted by the Office of Global Engagement and College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
4:00 PM
TSC, Center Colony Room
Free pizza while it lasts.
FREE

11/15 at 4:00 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

Scott Ficklin, Consular Officer, US Embassy in Korea

Panel Discussion/Presentation

The Office of Global Engagement and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences will host Scott Ficklin (B.S. Creative Writing 2010) as part of International Education Week at Utah State University.

Scott is a second-tour consular officer serving in Seoul, Korea. He joined the Department of State in 2015 and served in Kingston, Jamaica, for his first tour. He was raised in Las Vegas before moving to Logan, Utah, where he met his wife. Before joining the Department, Scott worked as a lawyer in Idaho.

Come see where your degree can take you! Join us on Thursday, November 15th for pizza and Q&A with Scott at 4PM in Taggart Student Center Colony Room.

For more information, please visit iew.usu.edu.

11/15 at 4:00 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

"Growing Gratitude in Your Mind Garden"

Workshop/Training

Research shows a strong relationship between gratitude and well-being. This workshop explores the benefits of gratitude and strategies to develop a gratitude mindset.

11/15 at 5:00 pm | Old Main | More Info

Latinx Cultural Center Fall Speaker - Jose Orduna

Cultural/Diversity

Latinx Cultural Center is hosting author Jose Orduna to share his experiences and talk about his book, "The Weight of Shadows: A Memoir of Immigration & Displacement". Following his talk, there will be an author reception and book signing. Light refreshments will be provided.

11/15 at 7:30 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info


Friday, November 16

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/16 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

Leadership Forum Series: Kent Alder, DeVon Labrum, and Craig Rupp

Panel Discussion/Presentation | Focused Friday

Join the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business in welcoming Kent Alder, Former CEO and President of TTM Technologies, DeVon Labrum, President and CEO of Juniper Systems Inc., and Craig Rupp, President of Inovar Inc., to this week's Leadership Forum.

11/16 at 10:30 am | Huntsman Hall | More Info

Jim Messina: The Future of the Democratic Party

Student Activities

Join Utah State University's Institute of Government and Politics for a discussion with President Obama's Campaign Manager and Deputy Chief of Staff, Jim Messina. He will be speaking about his extensive career experiences and where he sees the Democratic party going.

11/16 at 11:00 am | David B. Haight Center | More Info

CHaSS Alumni Lunch Series: Matt Dawson

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Matt Dawson (BA French 2008) is currently director of Talent Development for Amazon Global Security Operations where he leads Learning and Development, Knowledge Management, and Diversity and Inclusion initiatives. Previously, he was a risk analyst for Shell Oil and spent several years in the financial services industry, including roles at PRGX International and the World Bank. Please join the College of Humanities and Social Sciences for lunch and conversation with Matt on Friday, November 16. RSVP requested: https://chass.usu.edu/alumni-lunch-series

11/16 at 12:00 pm | Old Main | More Info

Native American Half-Time Performance Spectrum

Cultural/Diversity

USU plays UVU for our Native American Half-Time Performance. Collaboration with USU Blanding Cultural Ambassador Performance Program.

11/16 at 7:00 pm | Dee Glen Smith Spectrum | More Info

International Film Night

Arts/Entertainment

International Film Night
Enjoy study abroad student-produced videos prior to the screening of Spirited Away, Academy Award Winner for Best Animated Feature in 2003.
7:00 PM
TSC, International Lounge
FREE

11/16 at 7:00 pm | TSC, International Lounge | More Info


Saturday, November 17

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/17 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

USU has Talent

Arts/Entertainment

Join the International Student Council and more for a talent show on Saturday evening.
7:00 PM
TSC, Auditorium
FREE

11/17 at 7:00 pm | TSC, Auditorium | More Info


Sunday, November 18

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/18 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info


Monday, November 19

Geology Speaker Series: Gabriele Calzolari (USU Postdoctoral Fellow)

Conference/Seminar

Topic: Advancing Hematite U-Th/He Fault Thermochronology

11/19 at 3:30 pm | Geology building | More Info


Wednesday, November 21

Thanksgiving Holiday

Academic Calendar | Fall Semester

No classes.

11/21, All Day | Utah State University | More Info

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/21 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info


Thursday, November 22

Thanksgiving Break

Holidays | Holiday Calendar

USU will be closed November 22 2018 and November 23 2018 for the Thanksgiving Break.

11/22, All Day | More Info

Thanksgiving Holiday

Academic Calendar | Fall Semester

No classes.

11/22, All Day | Utah State University | More Info

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/22 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

Group meditation

Meeting

Utah State University's mediation club meets Thursdays on the third floor of the Aggie Recreation Center (ARC) for group mediation from 1:30-2:30PM*. All are welcome.

The club does not meet on USU holidays (e.g. November 22). On September 27th, the meditation club will meet on the quad near the Geology building to conduct a walking meditation.

For more information or to receive weekly updates, please contact usumeditationclub@gmail.com

11/22 at 1:30 pm | Aggie Recreation Center (ARC) | More Info


Friday, November 23

Thanksgiving Break

Holidays | Holiday Calendar

USU will be closed November 22 2018 and November 23 2018 for the Thanksgiving Break.

11/23, All Day | More Info

Thanksgiving Holiday

Academic Calendar | Fall Semester

No classes.

11/23, All Day | Utah State University | More Info

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/23 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info


Saturday, November 24

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/24 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info


Sunday, November 25

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/25 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info


Monday, November 26

Call for Submissions - Institute of Biological Engineering 2019 Annual Conference

Conference/Seminar

Engineers and scientists interested in creating new knowledge that provides greater understanding of engineering principles founded from the understanding of biology and that promote advances in design to capture remarkable features of living systems. December 1 is the deadline for poster and platform presentation and bioethics essay competition abstracts.

11/26 at 8:00 am | More Info

Movie Night to Change YOUR Life

Fundraiser

FREE showing of the movie Operation Toussaint. Operation Underground Railroad will have representatives there to help individuals get involved in the fight against human trafficking.

11/26 at 6:30 pm | TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom | More Info


Tuesday, November 27

Water & Environmental Seminar

Conference/Seminar

Kimberly Hageman will give a seminar presentation titled "Predicting Pesticide Volatilization from Agricultural Fields with the PLOVO Model".

11/27 at 3:00 pm | Engineering Building | More Info

Space Dynamics Laboratory/USU Lecture Series

Lecture/Readings

Now in its third year, this ongoing lecture series gives students, faculty and staff the opportunity to hear the latest in space-science engineering developed at Utah State University and the Space Dynamics Laboratory.

11/27 at 4:30 pm | Engineering Building | More Info

Weiss Kaplan Stumpf Trio

Arts/Entertainment

Chamber Music Society of Logan presents the Weiss Kaplan Stumpf Trio

11/27 at 7:30 pm | Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall | More Info


Wednesday, November 28

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/28 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

Navajo Taco Sale

Cultural/Diversity

$6.00 Navajo Tacos
Proceeds go to the 46th USU Echoing Traditional Ways Powwow.

11/28 at 10:00 am | TSC, Patio | More Info

Lunch with Latinx Leaders - Dr. Angela Diaz

Cultural/Diversity

Bring your lunch and learn from one of our USU leaders. Dr. Diaz's talk will consist of struggles in her past and how she learned to overcome them. She will also talk about how the experiences of her life influenced her choice to become a historian and professor.

11/28 at 12:00 pm | Merrill-Cazier Library | More Info

"Art of Acceptance" Workshop

Workshop/Training

This workshop helps individuals learn to recognize the mind chatter that prevents us from being the best selves we were meant to be. It will also discuss how to live according to our values while embracing the challenges we face.

11/28 at 3:30 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info


Thursday, November 29

SWE Tshirt Sales

Fundraiser

SWE will be selling tshirts! Come get Enginering SWAG!! We will be accepting cash or card!

11/29 at 8:30 am | More Info

Engineering T-Shirt Sale

Fundraiser

Come and purchase your favorite engineering T-shirts from SWE! Sport a handsome tee with a nerdy joke to impress your friends and confuse other majors, or express your suffering in the form of a witty pun! Limited availability for each design, so don't miss i!

11/29 at 8:30 am | Engineering Building | More Info

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/29 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info

Group meditation

Meeting

Utah State University's mediation club meets Thursdays on the third floor of the Aggie Recreation Center (ARC) for group mediation from 1:30-2:30PM*. All are welcome.

The club does not meet on USU holidays (e.g. November 22). On September 27th, the meditation club will meet on the quad near the Geology building to conduct a walking meditation.

For more information or to receive weekly updates, please contact usumeditationclub@gmail.com

11/29 at 1:30 pm | Aggie Recreation Center (ARC) | More Info

Guest Lecture: Ron Ulseth, Ph.D.

Conference/Seminar

Dr. Ron Ulseth of Minnesota State University Mankato will be speaking about The Iron Range Engineering Bell Program - a new project-based model of engineering education. This model centers on engineering students working directly in industry through an engineering apprenticeship model.

11/29 at 1:30 pm | Engineering Building | More Info

"Body Talk: Swapping Body Shame for a Healthy Body Game" Workshop

Workshop/Training

This workshop teaches ways to view and treat your body better and stop letting a negative body image interfere with your happiness and sense of worth.

11/29 at 2:30 pm | Taggart Student Center | More Info

COE Club Rep Meeting

Meeting

E-Council hosted Club Representative Meeting
Clubs within the College of Engineering are asked to send one representative to the meeting. At these meetings, we provide training and resources to help students successfully run their clubs. As well as provide updates on important events happening within the COE. If you have any question please contact Savannah Lutz at clubs.ecouncil@usu.edu

11/29 at 6:00 pm | Engineering Building | More Info


Friday, November 30

The Art and Science of Arachnids

Exhibition | Home, Family, and Food

Turn your fear into FASCINATION!

Explore the largest arachnid exhibit in the United States and discover the connections between arachnids and literature, art, folklore, paleontology, science, and history. The Art and Science of Arachnids features 100 live arachnids and exciting hands-on activities, experiments, and play. During its time at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, this exhibit will be available to read and listen to in both Spanish and English!

11/30 at 10:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info




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