UNIVERSITY OF UTAH FOOD DRIVE
Through Nov. 25, 2017
The Alumni Association is kicking off its 24th annual food drive to support the Utah Food Bank. We ask you as loyal U alumni to help us surpass our previous collection amounts. Donating is easy, and all money and food donated goes to the Utah Food Bank at a critical time of year.
The Utah Food Bank can turn $1 donated into 8 pounds of food. Scroll down for all the ways you can help.
GLASS ART SHOW
Now through Dec. 17, 2017
Red Butte Garden
Meet the artists reception on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 2-5 p.m.
Click here for more information and pricing.
PIONEER GARDEN VOLUNTEER SESSIONS
Mondays | 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays | 4:30-6 p.m.
Wednesdays | 3-5 p.m.
Sill Center Garden
Thursdays | 4-5 p.m.
Fridays | 10:30-11:30 a.m.
View more information about volunteering with the Edible Campus Gardens here.
FALL FREE YOGA
Wednesdays | 12:05 p.m.
Fridays | 12:05 p.m.
Eccles Health Sciences Library, Garden Level
- Wednesdays, 12:05 p.m.
- *Fridays, 12:05 p.m.*
*Friday sessions began Sept. 29*
Drop by for one event or attend all of the free yoga events. This is a great opportunity to stretch and relax during the workday.
Please bring your own yoga mat. If you forget your mat, we have three mats available for check-out at the front desk.
Please provide feedback here.
Students from Yoga Assets will lead us through the yoga practice. Yoga Assets provides yoga teacher training in Salt Lake City. These events enable Yoga Assets students to fulfill their required volunteer hours.
Anyone associated with the University of Utah may attend.
Please note that yoga is cancelled:
- Nov. 22 – Day before Thanksgiving
- Nov. 23 – Day after Thanksgiving
Wednesday, Nov. 1-Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017
Post your ride today at zimride.com/utah.
FALL CEPD DISCUSSION GROUP
Every other Wednesday | 1-2 p.m.
J. Willard Marriott Library, Room 1140
Topics will be chosen at the prior meeting and posted online here. All students and faculty are invited to attend. Drop by for one discussion that interests you, or attend all.
More information can be found at cepd.cap.utah.edu under the activity tab.
Memorial for emeritus dean Frank Brown
Sunday Nov. 12, 2017 | 6 p.m.
Natural History Museum of Utah
His research career focused on the Omo-Turkana basin in East Africa and its role in early human evolution. Before he died, Frank was working with his daughters on recording an oral history of his unique career and life. To continue that project, there will be an opportunity to talk with Frank’s family and video or audio record memories of Frank earlier on Sunday afternoon (Nov. 12) between 12-4 p.m. in the Sutton building on the U campus.
ACADEMIC SENATE MEETING
Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 | 3-5 p.m.
Moot Courtroom, sixth floor, College of Law
- New BS in Geographic Information Science
- New minor in Digital Photography
- Update on the U’s sustainability activities
- Athletics compliance report
The meeting will be in the Moot Courtroom (sixth floor) of the College of Law. Meetings are open to the public.
BUILD A BONE PROGRAM
Nov. 6, 9, 13 and 16, 2017 | 5-7 p.m.
South Jordan Health Center
Our classes are taught by medical professionals and educators at University of Utah Health and focus on exercise: posture, body mechanics, weightlifting, core strengthening, balance, and walking. We also review individual medical aspects and nutrition for optimal bone health.
Our next session is Nov. 6, 9, 13 and 16 from 5-7 p.m. in the South Jordan Health Center. For full location and registration information, go here.
SCIENCE NIGHT LIVE: THE FUTURE AHEAD — SELF-POWERED FLEXIBLE ELECTRONICS
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 | Social at 5:30 p.m. and lecture at 6 p.m.
Sky Lounge, 149 Pierpont Ave
Must be 21 or older.
Shoshoni Language Project Book Exhibition Opening Reception
Nov. 9, 2017 | 3:30–6 p.m.
Marriott Library, room 1130
Learn more here.
SUSTAINABILITY REALIZED OR “HOW” SUSTAINABILITY IS REALIZED
Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 | 6 p.m.
Aline Wilmot Skaggs Biology Building Auditorium, 259 S. 1400 East
Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 | 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Students Services Building (SSB) 350
Robot Résumé Review: Writing Résumés for Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
Conquering Small Talk: How to Network with New People
Kick-start your Job or Internship Search
Navigating the U.S. Job Search
The Future of Interviewing
Negotiate for What You’re Worth
Lunch & Recruiter-Tell-All Panel
Networking Round Tables
For more information see the Facebook event here.
Nov 10, 2017 | 2:30–7:30 p.m.
Marriott Library Book Arts Studio, level 4
Learn more here.
PECHAKUCHA: IMPROVING HEALTH AND WELLNESS BY LINKING COMMUNITIES
Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 | Door open at 7 p.m., presentation at 8 p.m.
State Room, 638 South State St, Salt Lake City
This event, titled Improving Health and Wellness by Linking Communities, will be held at the State Room on November 10. It is free to the public, but a ticket is required to enter the venue.
Tatiana Allen-Webb, BS, CCRP, a Community Liaison for the Collaboration and Engagement Team at the University of Utah Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences and organizer of the November 10 event, is a self-professed PechaKucha groupie.
“I became energized and excited about what was happening in my community,” she said after attending her first PechaKucha. “I noticed that partnerships between professors and community were happening as the event took place.”
Allen-Webb wanted to bring this magic to her U of U Health colleagues and the community. She organized this PechaKucha around issues of health and wellness, bringing together health experts from the university and local non-profit organizations.
Read the full article here.
WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
Saturday, Nov. 11-Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017
SLFS@Broadway, 111 E Broadway Salt Lake City
Running time: 3 hours, including a 15-min interval and a brief pause between Acts 2 and 3
‘Imelda Staunton is at her magnificent best. A first-rate revival of an astonishing play.’ -The Guardian
Stomach Cancer Awareness Event
Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 | 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
East entrance of the Marriott Library
In honor of this declaration, the University of Utah’s Pre-PA Student Organization is promoting stomach cancer awareness on campus with local business-sponsored raffles, coloring/activities, and “Zero Tolerance” bagels and donuts. All proceeds from raffle tickets and donations will go toward a stomach cancer research foundation at the Huntsman Cancer Institute.
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
SAM RICH LECTURE SERIES
Wednesday, Nov. 15 and Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017
No one knows the American presidency as well as Woodward, the Post’s veteran reporter-historian. In his first year at the newspaper, Woodward teamed with colleague Carl Bernstein to break the Watergate scandal, which culminated in the resignation of then President Richard Nixon. He has covered every president since. Woodward has written 18 bestselling books chronicling the personalities and politics at the nation’s highest level.
Events scheduled for the series are:
- Pizza & Politics Forum: On the Media, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 12 p.m., Room 11, Bldg. 73.
- Screening of “All the President’s Men,” a critically acclaimed film based on Woodward and Bernstein’s book about the Watergate scandal, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 6 p.m., Fort Douglas Post Theater, 245 S. Fort Douglas Blvd.
- Sam Rich Lecture: Thursday, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for community members and go on sale Sept. 12 at 10 a.m.
CRIMSON PASSPORT: FILMS FROM ABROAD
Monday, Nov. 16, 2017 | 5-6 p.m.
**IMPORTANT** If you have studied abroad and have a film you would like to submit, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
GROUP SWIM LESSONS
Through-Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017
Eccles Student Life Center
Need some specific attention to your swim style? Check out our private lessons where you can learn one-on-one with our amazing instructors.
Physician Assistant Student Panel
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 | 6-8 p.m.
Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building, Room 3106
It is open to anyone interested in applying to PA school in the future. There will also be a yogurt/parfait bar provided, “Parfaits and PAs.”
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE AND ART FAIR
Saturday, Dec. 2-Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017
Red Butte Garden
FREE garden admission Dec. 2-3, thanks to Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks.
And to make your shopping weekend even brighter, on Dec. 2-3, all items sold at the Red Butte Garden Gift Shop will be marked down 10 percent.
For more information, go here.
Salt Lake Tribune Editor Jennifer Napier-Pearce: ‘The Salt Lake Tribune: Utah’s Independent Voice’
Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 | 3 p.m.
J. Willard Marriott Library, Gould Auditorium, level 1
WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION
Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 |10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Red Butte Garden
Garden members $3
General public $3 + general admission
Click here for more information.
VIKINGS: BEYOND THE LEGEND
Through Monday, Jan. 1, 2018
Natural History Museum of Utah
Come explore Vikings to discover the truth about the Vikings age and dispel long-held stereotypes about its people, traditions and influence. Find yourself captivated by more than 400 authentic artifacts- some never before seen outside Scandinavia — including jewelry, funeral urns, weapons, game pieces, clothing and even a piece of 1,000-year-old Viking bread.
When you visit Vikings at Natural History Museum of Utah you will:
- Imagine a Viking voyage as you marvel a full-scale replica of a Viking ship
- Play a digital version of a popular Viking strategy game that pre-dates chess
- Test the balance between the blade and handle of a replica Viking sword
- Excavate a spectacular Viking burial boat, layer by layer, on an interactive touch table
GRAND ROUNDS: RESEARCH REPRODUCIBILITY
Through Tuesday, April 24, 2018