Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | FREE
Student Services Building (SSB), Room 380
Learn the ins and outs of how to search for a great internship opportunity and how to succeed once you’ve landed the internship of your dreams.
For more information call Career Services at 801-581-6186, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit careers.utah.edu.
CLEAN AIR FOR U CHALLENGE
Ongoing through Monday, Feb. 29, 2016 | All day
DATA MANAGEMENT (OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EDUCATION SERIES)
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 | 2-3 p.m.
Sill Center Large Conference Room
Effective data management is not intuitive. In this seminar you will learn about basic issues with data management (e.g. naming files, file storage, etc.) and you will be directed to useful data management resources. As everyone who performs research deals with some kind of data, this seminar is relevant to all researchers.
VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE
Monday, Feb. 8-April 15, 2016 (closed for spring break) | See hours below
Union, Basement computer lab
Are you ready for tax season? Don’t worry; the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance at the University of Utah will help you out.
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.
CAREER PATHWAYS: SCIENCE
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 | 3-5 p.m. | FREE
Aline Wilmot Skaggs Biology Building (ASB), Room 210
Join young alumni and professionals to explore and network around a targeted career field. Each event includes a panel discussion with professionals, followed by an opportunity for students to meet and learn more about the variety of careers from industry professionals.
AFTER DARK: FAMILY PAINT MIXER WORKSHOP – GECKO
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 | 6:30 p.m. | Members: $36 and non-members: $40
Natural History Museum of Utah
Reserve your spot now for the wildly popular After Dark: Family Paint Mixer Workshop, where museum guests receive two hours of step-by-step instruction as they paint their own Gecko masterpiece.
In partnership with the highly successful The Paint Mixer, participants will create their own Gecko paintings in the museum’s beautiful Canyon area.
BOTANY FOR GARDENERS
Thursdays, Feb. 25–March 10, 2016 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Red Butte Garden
Take the guesswork out of gardening. Learn basic plant morphology and terminology, why certain plants should be pruned at different times of the year, best practices for watering and more.
Co-sponsored with Lifelong Learning.
Click here for more information.
UMFA HOSTS ‘LAND ART ON FILM’
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 | 7 p.m. | FREE
Gould Auditorium, J. Willard Marriott Library
Photo Credit: Carrie Schneider. Still from Burning House, 2013. HD video with sound by Cecilia Lopez. 14 minutes. Courtesy the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago.
“Land Art on Film” is a one-night-only screening of eight film and video artworks that capture artist interventions in the landscape, including work by Nancy Holt, Robert Smithson, and more. The event is part of a new series from the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA), ARTLandish: Land Art, Landscape, and the Environment, sponsored by the S. J. and Jessie E. Quinney Foundation and presented in partnership with the Marriott Library, the College of Fine Arts, and the Salt Lake City Public Library.
The UMFA Marcia and John Price Museum Building is temporarily closed for remodeling, but Museum adult and family programming is continuing at other locations on campus and in the community.
Click here for more information.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CAREER SYMPOSIUM
Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | FREE
Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (SFEBB), Child Hall (7th Floor)
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
Friday, Feb. 26-Sunday, March 6
Jack is in love with Gwendolen. Gwendolen is in love with Earnest. Algernon, who is up for a bit fun, falls for Cecily, but Cecily is also in love with Earnest… if only someone was Earnest. Get ready for some Wilde laughs with this blissfully silly and outrageously shrewd comedy of mistaken identities.
BACKCOUNTRY & CROSS COUNTRY SKIING YURT TRIPS
Friday, Feb. 26-Sunday, Feb. 28
Yurt skiing might be the most fun thing on Earth. Nothing is better than a weekend spent sitting around a warm wood stove at night with a cup of hot chocolate in your hands while the skies cover the steep, empty slopes around you with enough snow to fill in the previous day’s ski tracks.
Join us on one of these awesome yurt adventures. Call 801-581-8516 to register today.
SYMPOSIUM ON EMERGING TECHNOLOGY TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Friday, Feb. 26 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Marriott Library, Gould Auditorium
Grad students, faculty and staff, save the date. The J. Willard Marriott Library would like to invite you to attend the second annual Symposium on Emerging Technology Trends in Higher Education. The symposium is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the library’s Gould Auditorium and includes a FREE LUNCH catered by Red Iguana, as well as coffee service.
Check out some of the exciting innovations that are happening right here on campus, including topics like drone technology, GIS, digital storytelling, 3-D printing and more.
Register today by clicking here.
AS YOU LIKE IT
Friday, March 4-Saturday, March 12
Unable to act on their feelings and forced into exile in the Forest of Arden, lovers Rosalind and Orlando become entangled in a beguiling game of love, lust and mistaken identity. As You Like It subverts the traditional rules of romance. Gender roles, nature and politics are confused in a play that reflects on how bewildering yet utterly pleasurable life can be.
The play contains one of Shakespeare’s most famous monologues, ‘All the World’s a Stage.’
‘MIST OF THE EARTH’: AN EXHIBITION
Jan. 8-March 17
Denise Milan’s “Mist of the Earth” presents an exhibition of photo-works that brings together memory and history and invites viewers on a journey of imagination and reflection about the environment challenges of development.
Thursday, March 3, 2016 | 6 p.m.
Little America Hotel
To commemorate the founding of the University of Utah in 1850, the Alumni Association recognizes alumni and honorary alumni who have distinguished themselves professionally, served local and national communities and supported the U in its mission. We invite all campus partners to join us for this annual event on Thursday, March 3, at the Little America Hotel.
This year’s Distinguished Alumnus/a Award recipients are Deneece G. Huftalin, Patricia W. Jones, Fred P. Lewisand Harris H. Simmons. Marion A. Willey is this year’s Honorary Alumnus.
Tickets are $135 ($120 for each Alumni Association member and one guest). Tables seat 10.
For more information about this year’s award recipients and to make your reservations, please visit alumni.utah.edu/foundersday or call 801-581-6995.
GOOD INTENTIONS: MOVING THE NEEDLE ON DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
Friday, March 4, 2016 | 12-1:30 p.m.
The 9th annual Edie Kochenour Memorial Lecture, a campus-wide lecture on issues of importance to women, will be held on Friday, March 4, 12-1:30 p.m. in the Union Ballroom. There is no cost for the event, but registration is required
Our speaker this year is Dr. Chiquita Collins, Ph.D., associate dean for the Office of Diversity and Cultural Competence and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Collins works in the area of health disparities, primarily as it relates to the social context and various societal influences that contribute to health differences (e.g., childhood obesity) among racial/ethnic and across socioeconomic groups. She will be addressing how diversity efforts fail in higher education and what universities can do to improve their diversity and inclusion efforts.
11:15-11:45 a.m. Networking luncheon, Union East Ballroom
12:00-1:30 p.m. Lecture, Union Center Ballroom
1:45-3:00 p.m. Breakout sessions, Union
· Discussions on health equity, led by Ana Maria Lopez
· Moving Forward: Responding to the Open Dialogue on Racial Climate at the U, led by Kathryn Stockton and Belinda Saltiban
· Women and Wellness, led by Robin Marcus
· What the U of Missouri Football Team Taught us About Social Justice on Campus, led by Jonathan Ravarino
· Women’s Enrollment Initiative, led by Nedra Hotchkins
If you register for the breakout sessions, we ask that you indicate your interest in a specific breakout session to help with space planning. However, you are free to change sessions should your interest change.
If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth Tashjian, chair of the Edie Kochenour Memorial Lecture Committee at email@example.com.