IT’S ON US WEEK
Monday, April 4-Friday, April 8, 2016
“The theme is focused on adding an active intervention piece to the campaign,” said Ashlynn McCarter, ASUU director of Student Advocacy. “Last year we focused on spreading awareness, and this year we are focused on giving students tools to be a part of the solution.”
Throughout the week there will be various booths in Library Plaza where students can get involved. Just like last year, students will have the chance to take the It’s On Us pledge, there will be a booth where students can receive a University of Utah decal by putting emergency numbers (university police, counseling center, national rape recovery hotline, etc.) into their phones and each day a different sexual assault resource center will be showcased. Finally, there will be a photo booth for students to express how they support survivors of sexual assault. These photos will be hung the following day in Library Plaza for the remainder of the week.
For more information on It’s On Us or to take the pledge visit itsonus.org.
THE GRAND KERFUFFLE 2016 TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW
Union front desk and online
U Students can purchase their discounted tickets at the Union front desk. Students can purchase ONE ticket for Friday for $5 or Saturday for $5or $7 for both days. General Admission (non student) tickets will be on sale at SmithTix locations and online for $20 for one day and $30 for both days.
Doors will open on Friday, April 22 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 23 at 4 p.m.
This year’s #TheGK2016 headlining acts will be…
Friday’s headliner: ICONA POP
Saturday’s headliners: Earl Sweatshirt and ILOVEMAKONNEN
For a full list of this year’s Grand Kerfuffle lineup tune into ASUU’s social media pages.
For more information click here.
MUSIC & MEMORY iPOD/iTUNES DRIVE
Ongoing through Monday, April 4, 2016
The Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program and the College of Social Work at the University of Utah are partnering to collect iTunes cards and gently used iPods with chargers for the Music & Memory Utah Coalition.
Find a dropbox in one of these locations across campus:
- College of Nursing
- College of Pharmacy
- College of Social Work
- College of Architecture & Planning
- The Bennion Center
- College of Business
- A. Ray Olpin Union
Do it soon – the drive runs March 1 to April 4.
U CAN CHANGE THE WORLD
Monday, April 4, 2016 | 8:30 a.m.
Gould Auditorium at the Marriott Library
Additionally, there will be an networking workshop in the afternoon titled, “Women Who Network Change the World” at 3 p.m. This is a free event and all are invited, but space is limited.
Please register online here.
WASATCH MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL SPRING 2016
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 | 7 p.m.
Orson Spencer Hall (OSH
Director: Mathieu Le Lay
While exploring new mountain spots, Mathieu Le Lay’s camera followed Benjamin Dowie to make a short portrait of the Australian filmmaker inspired by the mountain environment. The two filmmakers hiked four peaks in a week. Amongst those peaks, there was the massive Mont Buet standing at 3096 meters in front of the Mont-Blanc mountain range. To reach this peak, they climbed up to 2,225 meters during seven exhausting hours. They set up their camp on top of the mountain during a fresh night to wake up with one of the most outstanding mountain view they had ever seen.
Directors: Gerald Salmina and Tom Dauer
The fairy-tale Tyrolean town of Kitzbühel buzzes with energy as the 2013 Hahnenkamm Races end with a boisterous party. And for good reason: nowhere else are the elite World Cup skiers so happy to have gotten through a race in one piece. They see Hahnenkamm Mountain’s downhill course, the Streif, as the ultimate challenge, which can be mastered only with perfect technique and extraordinary courage.
Tickets cost $15 per person. Students can use the promo code uofustudent to get a discounted price of $5 per person.
For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
COPENHAGENIZE U OF U
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Meet at the Legacy Bridge next to the Fort Douglas TRAX Station
During the bike-along on April 6, Colville-Andersen will make stops around campus to discuss how the university can take steps to improve transportation options.
For more information visit the event page.
APPY HOUR: THE BIRDS AND THE BEES
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 12-1 p.m.
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, Garden level
Appy Hour will be on Wednesday, April 6, 12-1pm. We will meet in the Garden Level of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.
Come join the University of Utah Beekeepers Association and the University of Utah Wildlife Society as they show us their favorite birding and insect identification apps as well as share the fun of caring for the UofU ecosystem.
A few featured apps will include:
- Birding Utah
- National Geographic Birds
- Audubon Birds
- Merlin Bird ID
- Insect Orders
Following demos and light refreshments, we will head outside to visit our health science beehives, kestrel box, and the Eccles Library’s Tree of Hippocrates.
A special opportunity will be announced… a chance for fame. This is an Appy Hour you don’t want to miss.
ASKING FOR LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION (OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EDUCATION SERIES)
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Sill Center Large Conference Room
‘GEN SILENT’ – Film screening and conversation on LGBTQ aging
Thursday, April 7, 2016 | 6-9 p.m.
Nancy Tessman Auditorium, Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City
This important film follows six lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults as they experience aging and health and social systems that continue to discriminate against and marginalize this at risk population. Anyone interested in the health and well-being of LGBT older adults, especially health and social service providers is invited. Attendance is free but please register here as seating will be limited.
See a trailer of the film here.
MOVING IT FORWARD SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARDS
Friday, April 8, 2016 | 6-8 p.m.
Okazaki Community Meeting Room, College of Social Work
‘PEACE OFFICER’ SCREENING
Thursday, April 7, 2016 |6:30 p.m.
Sundance Film Festival co-founder and Department of Film and Media Arts producer-in-residence, Sterling Van Wagenen, and executive producer of the film, will be in attendance for the screening. The directors, Brad Barber and Scott Christopherson, will also be in attendance and will join Van Wagenen in a Q&A with the audience following the screening.
Click here to read more.
WIBIT CHALLENGE WEEKEND
Friday, April 8-Saturday, April 9, 2016 | During open swim hours
Crimson Lagoon, Eccles Student Life Center
We’ll be giving away random prizes for participants all weekend and this event is FREE.
VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE
Monday, Feb. 8-April 15, 2016 (closed for spring break) | See hours below
Union, Basement computer lab
There will be a walk in clinic from Feb. 8-April 15, 2016 (closed for spring break). Come by the Union basement computer lab if you are a U.S. resident.
Don’t stress about taxes VITA is here to help. For more info go to utahbap.com/vita.html.
Monday: 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 4-8 p.m.
Thursday: 2-6 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
FUTURE HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
Saturday, April 9, 2016 | 1-4 p.m.
HSEB, Room 1730
You can register by clicking here or call Robin Bennion at 801-581-7203.
Go here for a map of the health sciences campus.
SPORT CLUBS HOME GAMES
Saturday, April 9, 2016 | 12 p.m. and 5 p.m.
McCarthey Family Track & Field
All games are played on McCarthey Family Track & Field (North of the Eccles Student Life Center).
Men’s rugby vs. Air Force plays at 12 p.m. (First Round of the Varsity Cup) with men’s soccer vs. Wyoming facing off at 5 p.m.
FREE FILM SCREENING: VOYAGERS WITHOUT A TRACE
Sunday, April 10, 2016 | 3 p.m.
J. Willard Marriott Library Gould Auditorium
The J. Willard Marriott Library will be providing a free film screening of the award-winning documentary film “Voyagers Without Trace (Les Voyagers Sans Trace),” created by Ian McCluskey of Northwest Documentaries. The film will be introduced by Multimedia Archivist Roy Webb. For more information, click here.
HIP TALKS: $10,000 SPEECH COMPETITION
Monday, April 11, 13, 19 | See schedule for times and locations
Students will deliver two minute speeches on any topic (Speeches may be compelling, informative, humorous, creative, etc.). Judging is based on delivery (including memorization), length and overall quality of speech.
Click here for more details.
INTERDISCIPLINARY SEMINAR ON AGING: DEATH WITH DIGNITY INITIATIVES: A CLINICAL PERSPECTIVE
Monday, April 11, 2016 | 12-1:30 p.m.
Eccles Classroom (Room 251), College of Social Work
Please direct inquiries to Linda Mendenhall: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ONE BOOK, ONE UNIVERSITY FAMILY LITERACY EVENT
Monday, April 11, 2016 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-4 p.m.
Marriott Library East Plaza
Activities include readings by local children’s book author Jean Reagan, face painting, children’s art activities, snacks and opportunities to tour the Family Reading Room in the Marriott Library. The featured book is “Bear Snores On” by Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman. Each child enrolled in a campus child care center will receive a copy of the book. The book will also be available for purchase at a discount during the One Book One University events.
The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the University of Utah’s Center for Child Care and Family Resources, the U’s Marriott Library, KSL and Salt Lake City Public Library.
FREE NUTRITION WORKSHOP: PROPER HYDRATION IN THE SUMMER
Monday, April 11, 2016 | 7:30 p.m.
The Hub, Eccles Student Life Center
LOPSANG JANGBU MEMORIAL TOUR
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 | 5:30 p.m.
The Hub, Eccles Student Life Center
The presentation will be held in ‘THE HUB” @ Eccles Student Life Center and is FREE with no pre-registration required, but arrive early as space is limited.
U RECYCLE DAY
Thursday, April 14, 2016 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Southwest corner of the Rice-Eccles Stadium parking lot
Please note that no university property or business waste will be accepted. For a list of accepted electronics, visit Metech Recycling’s website.
DIVE-IN MOVIE AND OUTDOOR POOL OPENING PARTY
Thursday, April 14, 2016 | 5-9 p.m.
Eccles Student Life Center, Crimson Lagoon
The Campus Recreation Services staff will be grilling some free grub and churning out smoothies. Food will be served from 5-7 p.m. and the movie will begin immediately following.
Did we mention the movie is “Star Wars – The Force Awakens”?
WESTWATER CANYON RAFTING TRIP
Friday, April 15-Sunday April 17, 2016
Mandatory Pre-Trip Meeting & Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 12 | 6 p.m. at OA
We’re kicking off the rafting season with a bang! Jump aboard a raft with our awesome, smart, and fun trip leaders for a scenic and exciting overnight rafting trip through the big rapids of the Westwater Canyon section of the Colorado River. The great company, experiences and food will be amazing. This is one of Outdoor Adventures classic trips that you don’t want to miss. It is our last trip of the spring semester so come and play outside before the stress of finals week sets in.
Trips are only open to University of Utah students, faculty and staff (including their guests).
Call 801-581-8516 or come to Outdoor Adventures to register.
STANDUP PADDLEBOARD YOGA
Saturday, April 16, 2016 | 9 a.m.
Eccles Student Life Center, Crimson Lagoon
We’ll have some free swag for everyone and will also be giving away some Outdoor Adventure gear rentals and fitness classes.
Registration is $10. Click here to register.