Go West! Art of the American Frontier from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017–Sunday, March 11, 2018
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
“Go West! Art of the American Frontier from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West” opened to the public Sunday, Dec. 3, 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.
STRESS BUSTER (FORMERLY GEEK WEEK)
Monday, Dec. 4-Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017
Kicking off the week, come help the Crimson Transfer Honor Society make fleece blankets to be donated to the Huntsman Cancer Institute. Feel free to drop by any time during the event.
Monday, Dec. 4-7 – Free coffee, Gould Auditorium (Level 1), 2-4 p.m.
Stay caffeinated and swing by the Gould Auditorium for some free coffee while supplies last. (Tables available for study in this space during the time).
Monday, Dec. 4-7 – Free school supplies + printing, Tabling East Entrance (Level 3), 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Swing by and pick up some school supplies and coupons for up to 15 pages of free printing (while supplies last).
Monday, December 4-7, & 11-14 – Free parking after 8 p.m.
Stay late and don’t fret about paying for parking. Fees apply to your parking before 8, but afterwards we got your back.
Tuesday, Dec. 5 & 12 – Therapy Animals, Tabling East Entrance (Level 3), 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Pet some puppers from Intermountain Therapy Animals and enjoy some fluffy relaxation.
Thursday, Dec. 7 – Breakfast with Professors, Gould Auditorium, 9-11 a.m.
Come grab some grub with your professors (while supplies last).
December 11-12 – Donuts with the Dean, Tabling East Entrance (Level 3), 8-10 a.m.
Enjoy some donuts supplied by library dean, Alberta Comer (while supplies last).
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.
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.
GEM SERIES: DECOLONIZING YOGA
Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 | 12-1 p.m.
Union Panorama East
These events are open to the public and all genders.
For event details, please visit our Facebook page.
ACADEMIC SENATE MEETING
Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 | 3 p.m.
Moot Courtroom, College of Law
- New BA/BS in Criminology & Criminal Justice
- Update on the south campus housing project
- New test proctoring procedure
- Transfer of Disability Studies to the School for Cultural and Social Transformation
THE LOWER LIGHTS CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Monday, Dec.4-Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 | 7 p.m.
Cost: $16-$30 for the general public, $5 for U students with Arts Pass (must purchase at the box office with UCard).
To purchase tickets, go here.
FALL 2017 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN DAY
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 | 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Union ballrooms and Saltair Room
Held at the U Student Union Building, the main focus is the Senior Design Showcase, where seniors display their projects. Also part of the festivities are the robotic competitions where freshman design and junior mechatronics’ student teams compete.
All are welcome and invited to attend Design Day. For more information, go here.
Faculty AND Staff Appreciation Night
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 | 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
University Campus Store
Bring your family and join your friends at the Campus Store for Starbucks refreshments, amazing prizes and a fun photo booth, running from 5–7 p.m. In addition, get your holiday shopping done early with new Utes outerwear and apparel, toys, games and gift items, and as an added benefit have all of your purchases gift-wrapped for free. And, as the store’s gift to you, every staff purchase exceeding $20 will be accompanied by a free Utah beanie.
THE STORY OF EARTH: HOW LIFE AND ROCKS CO-EVOLVED
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 | 6 p.m.
Aline Skaggs Biology Building, Room 220
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.
118TH ANNUAL AUDUBON SOCIETY CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT
Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Red Butte Garden
Be a part of the Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count – the longest running citizen-science survey in the world providing critical data on bird population trends.
Space is limited and registration began Nov 20.
GLASS ART SHOW
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.
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