Campus Events

FREE YOGA FROM JANUARY-APRIL 2017
Mondays | 5:15 p.m.
Wednesdays | 12:05 p.m.
Fridays | 8:05 a.m. 
Eccles Health Sciences Library, Garden Level

Join us for free 50 minute yoga sessions from January-April 2017 on Mondays, *Wednesdays and Fridays (beginning on Feb. 1), on the Garden Level, Eccles Health Sciences Library.

Drop by for one event or attend all of the free yoga events. Please bring your own mat. If you forget your mat, we have three mats available for check out at the front desk.

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CAMPUS TREE TOUR
Monday, April 10, 2017 | 2–3:30 p.m.
Presidents Circle

Learn more about the trees at the University of Utah — part of the State of Utah Arboretum — on a tour led by campus arborist Suzie Middleton. Meet at the flagpole on Presidents Circle.

Celebrate efforts to achieve a cleaner environment by participating in the University of Utah’s Earth Week activities. Hosted by the Sustainability Office, ASUU, and the Environmental & Sustainability Studies Sustainability Leadership Committee, and U of U Tree Campus USA.

Find out more about Earth Week here.


DOCUMENTARY SCREENING
Tuesday, April 11 | 6-8 p.m.
Union Theater

Watch “How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change” by award-winning documentary filmmaker Josh Fox.

Celebrate efforts to achieve a cleaner environment by participating in the University of Utah’s Earth Week activities. Hosted by the Sustainability Office, ASUU, and the Environmental & Sustainability Studies Sustainability Leadership Committee, and U of U Tree Campus USA.

Find out more about Earth Week here.


2017 NHMU LECTURE SERIES KEYNOTE
ANDREW ZIMMERN – FOOD: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE ON THE STATE OF OUR FOOD LIFE
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Ι 7 p.m.
Tickets available now

  • $12 for all ages
  • $6 with valid UCard

Must buy discount tickets in person at the Kingsbury Hall box office.

Click here to buy tickets online.

Join TV personality, chef, food writer, teacher, and three-time James Beard Award-winner Andrew Zimmern is widely regarded as one of the most versatile and knowledgeable personalities in the food world.

As the creator and host of Travel Channel’s multiple Bizarre Foods series, Zimmern travels the globe, exploring food and its terroir. Join Zimmern for a fascinating interpretation of the way we live our lives through food, and how we might better understand what and how we eat to make better choices for our futures.

This event will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Kingsbury Hall.


UTAH’S REFUGEE SERVICES
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | 8-9:30 a.m.
Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, 411 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City


Jon Pierpont, executive director of the Utah Department of Workforce Services, will speak at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute on what Utah is doing to support refugees and how new federal policies are impacting that effort.

The event is part of the “Newsmaker Breakfast” series sponsored by the Institute.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has said the state welcomes refugees but also remains mindful of public safety concerns. It is estimated there are nearly 65,000 refugees living in Utah, most in the Salt Lake Valley. In recent years, Utah has welcomed approximately 1,200 refugees annually.

The discussion, to be moderated by Institute Director Natalie Gochnour, also will address what refugees’ greatest needs are and what individuals, businesses and organizations can do to become involved.


EARTH FEST: PARTY ON THE PLAZA
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Marriott Library Plaza

Join 30 on- and off-campus groups whose missions focus on the three pillars of sustainability: environment, social and economic equity.

Celebrate efforts to achieve a cleaner environment by participating in the University of Utah’s Earth Week activities. Hosted by the Sustainability Office, ASUU, and the Environmental & Sustainability Studies Sustainability Leadership Committee, and U of U Tree Campus USA.

Find out more about Earth Week here.


SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH: BYSTANDER INTERVENTION
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | 12-2 p.m.
Union Den

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time where we highlight the history and culture of sexual violence to educate, raise awareness, and rejuvenate prevention efforts. This month we have chosen the theme “Engage Voices. Challenge Rape Culture.” to invite all voices to join together to end sexual violence in all its forms.

Please join us for one or more events hosted by various partner offices on campus throughout April. See the outline of events below and visit our website for more details.

Contact the Center for Student Wellness with any questions you may have at 801-581-7776.
 
April 12 – Bystander Intervention @ 12 to 2 p.m. in Union Den
April 13 – “I Don’t Get It”: Taking a Closer Look at Rape Culture @ 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Union Den
April 19 – Centering Margins within Movement @ 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Audre Lorde Student Lounge
April 19 – Protecting U: Introducing New Policy on Sexual Violence @ 2:30 to 4 p.m. in Union Theatre
April 20 – Barriers to Reporting: Why Survivors Remain Silent @ 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Union, Parlor A


‘UTAH RADIO RETROSPECTIVE’ | FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY ANNUAL SPRING BANQUET
Wednesday, April 12 Ι Reception at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m.
Crimson View Room (Level 4), Student Union

Speaker: Doug Wright, “The Doug Wright Show,” KSL Radio

Doug Wright of KSL Radio and television, a broadcast veteran of nearly 50 years, will share a historic review of Utah radio, with anecdotes and insights along with historic photos, sound clips and stories about the evolution of radio in Utah and the West. He will relate stories from his own personal experiences of interviewing many well-known celebrities, authors, politicians, and give insights into some of his most memorable broadcasting opportunities.

$50 per person

Contact Judy Jarrow for tickets by April 5. 801-581-3421 or judy.jarrow@utah.edu

Parking is free in the Alumni House lot. There is a charge for parking in the Union pay lots.


ONE BOOK, ONE UNIVERSITY | FREE FAMILY LITERACY EVENT
Thursday, April 13, 2017 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m
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Library Plaza

This year we are so excited to announce that the book for our Literacy Event is “Snowmen at Night” by Caralyn and Mark Buehner, who are Utah authors. Come join us on April 13 for book reading, special visitors, children’s activities, snacks, literacy activities and more.


SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH: ‘I DON’T GET IT’: A CLOSER LOOK AT RAPE CULTURE
Thursday, April 13, 2017 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Union Den

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time where we highlight the history and culture of sexual violence to educate, raise awareness, and rejuvenate prevention efforts. This month we have chosen the theme “Engage Voices. Challenge Rape Culture.” to invite all voices to join together to end sexual violence in all its forms.

Please join us for one or more events hosted by various partner offices on campus throughout April. See the outline of events below and visit our website for more details.

Contact the Center for Student Wellness with any questions you may have at 801-581-7776.
 
April 12 – Bystander Intervention @ 12 to 2 p.m. in Union Den
April 13 – “I Don’t Get It”: Taking a Closer Look at Rape Culture @ 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Union Den
April 19 – Centering Margins within Movement @ 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Audre Lorde Student Lounge
April 19 – Protecting U: Introducing New Policy on Sexual Violence @ 2:30 to 4 p.m. in Union Theatre
April 20 – Barriers to Reporting: Why Survivors Remain Silent @ 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Union, Parlor A


SOCIAL SOUP
Thursday, April 13, 2017 | 12:30-2 p.m.
Gould Auditorium in the Marriott Library

Social Soup is a semesterly reflection on social, economic and environmental issues surrounding food. Free soup provided by University of Utah Dining Services.

Celebrate efforts to achieve a cleaner environment by participating in the University of Utah’s Earth Week activities. Hosted by the Sustainability Office, ASUU, and the Environmental & Sustainability Studies Sustainability Leadership Committee, and U of U Tree Campus USA.

Find out more about Earth Week here.


HOOP-LA: HOOP HOUSE INAUGURATION AND LAST FROST KICK-OFF
Friday, April 14, 2017 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Pioneer Garden

Eat, garden, and be merry. Celebrate the beginning of spring growing season while inaugurating our new hoop house. Free lunch for volunteers at 1 p.m. by El Sillero.

Celebrate efforts to achieve a cleaner environment by participating in the University of Utah’s Earth Week activities. Hosted by the Sustainability Office, ASUU, and the Environmental & Sustainability Studies Sustainability Leadership Committee, and U of U Tree Campus USA.

Find out more about Earth Week here.


LIVE MUSEUM THEATER
Through Saturday, April 15, 2017
Natural History Museum of Utah

Don’t miss live theater performances delighting museum audiences almost daily. Current productions include “Poison Live!” – the true story of how murder helped bring about the science of toxicology, and “The Extreme Plants Traveling Sideshow,” a fun look at how exotic plants in the rainforest develop life-saving defenses.

Shows are included with regular museum admission.

“Poison Live!” is a 12-minute theatrical and multimedia show that tells a dramatic story about the beginnings of toxicology. Check here for scheduled days and times.

Extreme plants traveling show: Step right up and see the world’s most daring, elegant, exotic and mysterious plants. Experience this high-energy, 20-minute theatrical performance that will entertain and enlighten one and all. Meet the plants and bear witness to their highly evolved defense mechanisms. Seeing is believing folks. Check here for scheduled days and times.


THE POWER OF POISON
Through Sunday, April 16, 2017
Natural History Museum of Utah

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Mystery and intrigue are afoot at NHMU’s new “Power of Poison” exhibit. Learn more about the role of poison for good and ill in nature, history, myths and legends and real life. Complete with live animals, technical wonders and a touch of live theater, there is something to fascinate the explorer in everyone.

NHMU is the only stop on “The Power of Poison” tour that displays live animals. When visitors step into “Poison in Nature,” they enter the Chocó forest of Columbia where live golden poison arrow frogs peer up from their tanks. These brightly-colored amphibians can fit into your shirt pocket, but they would be a deadly accessory; their skin secretes a substance so toxic that the poison from one frog can kill 10 grown humans.

Purchase tickets here.


SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH: CENTERING MARGINS WITHIN MOVEMENT
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Audre Lorde Student Lounge

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time where we highlight the history and culture of sexual violence to educate, raise awareness, and rejuvenate prevention efforts. This month we have chosen the theme “Engage Voices. Challenge Rape Culture.” to invite all voices to join together to end sexual violence in all its forms.

Please join us for one or more events hosted by various partner offices on campus throughout April. See the outline of events below and visit our website for more details.

Contact the Center for Student Wellness with any questions you may have at 801-581-7776.
 
April 12 – Bystander Intervention @ 12 to 2 p.m. in Union Den
April 13 – “I Don’t Get It”: Taking a Closer Look at Rape Culture @ 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Union Den
April 19 – Centering Margins within Movement @ 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Audre Lorde Student Lounge
April 19 – Protecting U: Introducing New Policy on Sexual Violence @ 2:30 to 4 p.m. in Union Theatre
April 20 – Barriers to Reporting: Why Survivors Remain Silent @ 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Union, Parlor A


SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH – PROTECTING U: INTRODUCING NEW POLICY ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | 2:30-4 p.m.
Union Theatre

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time where we highlight the history and culture of sexual violence to educate, raise awareness, and rejuvenate prevention efforts. This month we have chosen the theme “Engage Voices. Challenge Rape Culture.” to invite all voices to join together to end sexual violence in all its forms.

Please join us for one or more events hosted by various partner offices on campus throughout April. See the outline of events below and visit our website for more details.

Contact the Center for Student Wellness with any questions you may have at 801-581-7776.
 
April 12 – Bystander Intervention @ 12 to 2 p.m. in Union Den
April 13 – “I Don’t Get It”: Taking a Closer Look at Rape Culture @ 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Union Den
April 19 – Centering Margins within Movement @ 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Audre Lorde Student Lounge
April 19 – Protecting U: Introducing New Policy on Sexual Violence @ 2:30 to 4 p.m. in Union Theatre
April 20 – Barriers to Reporting: Why Survivors Remain Silent @ 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Union, Parlor A


CAMPUS STORE APPLE ONE-DAY EVENT
Thursday, April 20, 2017
University Campus Store

On Thursday, April 20, all Apple products will be available tax-free at the main University Campus Store and the University Campus Store in HSEB. Faculty and staff will save an additional 8 percent off of already reduced academic prices on all MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, iPad Air 2s and iPad Pros. This semi-annual sale is exclusively for University of Utah faculty and staff and all are invited to save hundreds on a new computer or iPad.

All discounted items are limited to the stock on hand on April 20, so U faculty and staff are encouraged to reserve Apple products in advance at CampusStore.utah.edu/AppleEvent. Those who reserve their Apple products prior to Friday, April 14 at 3 p.m. will ensure they will be in store and ready for pickup on event day.

Full-time faculty and staff are also eligible for zero-interest payroll deduction on their new Apple products. Those who use payroll deduction pay only $20 on April 20 and the rest is taken automatically out of their paycheck for up to 12 pay periods.

For more information about the University Campus Store’s Apple One Day Event, please visit the store or call its Apple certified sales experts at 801-581-4776.


SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH – BARRIERS TO REPORTING: WHY SURVIVORS REMAIN SILENT
Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Union, Parlor A

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time where we highlight the history and culture of sexual violence to educate, raise awareness, and rejuvenate prevention efforts. This month we have chosen the theme “Engage Voices. Challenge Rape Culture.” to invite all voices to join together to end sexual violence in all its forms.

Please join us for one or more events hosted by various partner offices on campus throughout April. See the outline of events below and visit our website for more details.

Contact the Center for Student Wellness with any questions you may have at 801-581-7776.
 
April 12 – Bystander Intervention @ 12 to 2 p.m. in Union Den
April 13 – “I Don’t Get It”: Taking a Closer Look at Rape Culture @ 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Union Den
April 19 – Centering Margins within Movement @ 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Audre Lorde Student Lounge
April 19 – Protecting U: Introducing New Policy on Sexual Violence @ 2:30 to 4 p.m. in Union Theatre
April 20 – Barriers to Reporting: Why Survivors Remain Silent @ 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Union, Parlor A


PEER MENTOR INSTITUTE TRAINING
Friday, April 21, 2017|11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Peterson Heritage Center

Peer Mentor Institute (PMI) is an intensive one-day training and education program which aims to prepare students with the skills and knowledge they need to be effective leaders.  PMI will provide training focused on the competencies and knowledge that all peer mentors need with emphasis on the core areas of Social Justice, Ethics, Hard Skills and Peer Leadership. It also allows for students across areas to meet/network, form relationships, and share information that will be beneficial throughout the year as students fulfill their role(s) as peer mentors.  PMI is open to institutions outside of the University of Utah as an effort to build a community of educators dedicated to supporting the development of our student leaders.

EDUCATIONAL SESSION PROPOSALS

Interested in sharing your knowledge about Peer Leadership at this year’s Peer Mentor Institute? Educational Session Proposals are now open for submissions union March 31, 2017, at 5 p.m.  Forms will be time-stamped upon submission. Submit your proposal here.

Registration for Peer Mentor Institute in now available online.

If you have any questions, please contact us at esine@sa.utah.edu.


THE U’S TANNER HUMANITIES CENTER PRESENTS AN EVENING WITH SANDRA CISNEROS
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Ι 7:30 p.m.
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center

The Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah presents “An Evening with Sandra Cisneros” hosted by KUER’s Doug Fabrizio, producer and host of RadioWest, at Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. The event is open to the public but tickets are required.

Tickets were made available Monday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m. at ArtSaltLake.org or 801-355-ARTS (2787). Limit is two per person. Cisneros will discuss the Chicana literary movement, her writing and the influence of her heritage on her work. She will read excerpts from her books, including her recent memoir “A House of My Own: Stories From My Life.”


FITNESS INSTRUCTOR TRAINING COURSE
Through Friday, April 28, 2017
Eccles Student Life Center
$80

Our in-house Fitness Instructor Training (FIT) course is your first step to teaching group fitness classes for Campus Recreation Services and inspiring active, healthy living. This course is a combination of lectures on ACE fundamentals and practical applications that will cover the basics of group exercise instruction including format options, anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, injury prevention, cueing and more.

Spring session will occur on Fridays, 2 p.m., March 3-April 28. Register here.

Contact the fitness manager with any questions at cflatley@crs.utah.edu.


ENQUIRING MINDS: FOURTEEN CENTURIES OF QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Through April 30, 2017

Marriott Library, Level 4

Humans have been compiling information to answer an infinity of questions for thousands of years. From Ptolemy to Izaak Walton, the best minds have annotated, edited, translated, measured, arranged and defined what it means to live a life of wonder.

From facsimiles of medieval encyclopedias, almanacs and atlases to first editions of fifteenth through twentieth century dictionaries, manuals, lexicons, compendiums, and directories, Rare Books celebrates questions and the attempts to answer them.

Keep on asking!


THE SEARCH FOR LINCOLN: AVARD FAIRBANKS AND THE WORK OF A LIFETIME
Ongoing through Friday, May 5, 2017
Marriott Library, Level 1

The class of 1965-66 gifted the Marriott Library with one of Avard Fairbank’s famous sculptures of Abraham Lincoln. Titled “Young Lincoln,” it stands in the gallery on the first floor.  Last year, his son, Eugene Fairbanks donated his father’s manuscripts and photo collections to the library. The collection includes photos, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and research that are enough to cover the entire first floor gallery with the story of the Lincoln statue.