Campus Events

EDUCATION OPEN HOUSE
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Gould Auditorium, Marriott Library

The Academic Advising Center, in collaboration with the College of Education and Career and Professional Development Center, will be hosting an Education Open House on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Gould Auditorium, Marriott Library.

It is free and open to students interested in pursuing education careers. There will be human resources representatives from Granite, Jordan and Davis School Districts. In addition, there will be advisors, faculty and students from the College of Fine Arts, College of Humanities, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and College of Science.


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE HATE CRIME FORUM
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 | 1-4 p.m.
Union Saltair Room

The Office of the Dean of Students is sponsoring a forum on Hate Crimes from the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 1-4 p.m. in the Union Saltair Room.

All staff, faculty and students are welcome to attend all or parts of the presentation.


OUTDOOR ADVENTURES SNORKELING ELK YURT TRIP
Register by Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Event on Friday, Feb. 2-Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018
Come backcountry skiing and boarding at the Snorkling Elk Yurt in the Tushar Mountains of Utah. Spend the weekend surrounded by mountains, skiing uphill, getting fresh turns and eating delicious food. If you have never been camping in a yurt and love skiing or snowboarding in the backcountry this trip is perfect for you.
Register in person or call 801-581-8516. Cost is $110 + tax.

SCIENCE NIGHT LIVE: PARADOXES, SURPRISES AND MISTAKES IN PROBABILITY: CORRECTING OUR NAIVETE
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018
Sky Lounge at 149 Pierpont Ave., Salt Lake City

The Science Night Live lecture series continues with University of Utah assistant professor of mathematics Sean Lawley. He will discuss his research in probability. From political elections to personal finance to public policy, probability affects us all. Probability is also full of surprises. In this talk, Lawley will explain several paradoxes and big mistakes in applications of probability to everyday life. Along the way, he will try to correct our (often faulty) intuition.

Science Night Live is held at the Sky Lounge at 149 Pierpont Ave., Salt Lake City, beginning with a social at 5:30 and a lecture at 6:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. Must be 21 or older.


INTRAMURAL SPORTS DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT
Registration open through Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018
Event on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 | 5:30 p.m.
Eccles Student Life Center
If you can dodge a wrench…come out for the Intramural Sports Dodgeball Tournament.
Register a full team or sign up as an individual and we’ll help you get on a team.
Cost is $6 per person. Sign up today at imleagues.com/utah.

FREE COFFEE HOUR
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 | 2-3 p.m.
Gould Auditorium

Swing by the Gould Auditorium for some free coffee, tea and hot chocolate. We’ll also have some great reads and recommends for you to check out while you hang out. We’ll be there the last Wednesday of every month this semester.


FREE SUSHI – GRADUATE STUDENT SOCIAL
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Graduate Reading Room

Enjoy free food like bagels and sushi, coffee and tea while learning about various resources at the library.


CAREER FAIR PREP
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 | 1-2 p.m. & 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Student Services Building, Room 350

Career Fairs can be intimidating and nerve-wracking. Feel confident at the fair by joining us at the Career Fair Prep workshop to learn about what to expect at the fair, strategies on how to be successful and how to network with employers and organizations relevant to your industries.


OUTDOOR ADVENTURES BACKCOUNTRY SKI TOUR
Register by Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Event on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018
Come enjoy a day in the backcountry of the Wasatch Mountains. Get above the inversion and enjoy the views and mountain air with old friends or make new ones! For this trip you must be able to confidently ski Blue Runs in a resort.
Register in person at Outdoor Adventures or call 801-581-8516. Cost is $20 + tax.

GEM SERIES: BLACK WOMXN IN STEM
Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 | 12-1 p.m.
Union Den
February is both Black History Month and Women’s Herstory Month. Join us as we combine these themes to celebrate the accomplishments of Black Womxn in STEM.

FREE TAX SERVICES
Monday, Feb. 12-Saturday, April 7, 2018
Union basement computer lab

Have you filed your taxes? We can help.

Our free tax clinic will run from Feb. 12 until April 7 (so get them done early)

Clinic will be held in the Union basement computer lab. Look for our table by the computers.

We will be open for walk in appointments:

Monday 12:15-2:15 p.m.

Tuesday 4-6 p.m.

Thursday 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Saturday 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Site (VITA) is run by volunteers by the University of Utah accounting students and Beta Alpha Psi.

Click here to learn what you need to bring with you.


OUTDOOR ADVENTURES YELLOWSTONE CROSS COUNTRY SKI TRIP
Register by Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Event Friday, Feb. 16-Monday, Feb. 19, 2018
What’s better than visiting Yellowstone National Park, the first national park? Visiting Yellowstone in the winter for a weekend of cross-country skiing and camping.
Winter in Yellowstone means fewer crowds, steaming geyser basins and wildlife gathering around hot spots in the park. Join us for an adventure of rad people in rad places doing rad things.
Register in person at Outdoor Adventures or call 801-581-8516. Cost is $110 + tax.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES SKATE SKI TRIP
Register by Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 | 5 p.m.
Event on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018
Cost is $20. Register in person at Outdoor Adventures or call 801-581-8516.
 

Go West! Art of the American Frontier from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Through–Sunday, March 11, 2018

Utah Museum of Fine Arts

A new exhibition opening at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts explores one of the most important chapters of American history through celebrated artworks from one of the nation’s finest collections of Western art.

Go West! Art of the American Frontier from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West” opened to the public Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, the first major traveling exhibition on view at the UMFA since the museum’s newly remodeled galleries reopened in late August. The exhibition considers evolving notions of the American West through more than eighty works of art by both Euro-Americans and Plains Indian artists.

“Go West!” is a special ticketed exhibition, but admission is free for U students, staff and faculty.


2018 Tanner Center for Human Rights Forum
Thursday, March 29 | 7 p.m.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Campus Center Dr.

Sonia Nazario, award-winning journalist and author of “Enrique’s Journey,” will give the keynote address at the 2018 Tanner Center for Human Rights forum. Her address will be followed by a daylong research symposium, featuring scholars and artists, on migration experiences in childhood and young adulthood.

The event is jointly sponsored by the University of Utah’s Tanner Center for Human Rights; Center for Research on Migrant & Refugee Integration; Center for Latin American Studies; and the Asia Center.

The forum is free and open to the public.


GRAND ROUNDS: RESEARCH REPRODUCIBILITY
Through Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Join us for a year of programming around research reproducibility. From September until June we will be holding weekly discussions, an immersive workshop and conference.

Follow the hashtag #MakeResearchTrue on Twitter.

For more information, go here.


FITNESS CLASSES AT THE STUDENT LIFE CENTER
Through Sunday, April 29, 2018
Eccles Student Life Center
Join us for a semester of existing classes to help you reach your fitness and wellness goals.  Class registration is ongoing and you’ve only missed a week so there’s still time to get started.
From Pilates to Balle Barre and featuring BodyPump, there’s a class for everyone.
Check out the list of classes and get registered today at campusrec.utah.edu.