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The Age of the Gas Mask by Dr. Susan Grayzel: Book Launch


Join us for an online discussion with historian, Dr. Susan R. Grayzel, about her new book, The Age of the Gas Mask. Zoom registration required! Register at https://usu-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rdO2rqz4iGdO6MAxjQ4Z9kJAjcsycfQRy

11:00 am - 1:00 pm |

Dr. Felipe Valencia presents The Melancholy Void (CHaSS Book Talk)

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Dr. Felipe Valencia (World Languages and Cultures) will present a book talk on his recently published book, The Melancholy Void: Lyric and Masculinity in the Age of Góngora (University of Nebraska Press). Join us for this lively discussion and celebration of Dr. Valencia’s work! Light refreshments will be served. For more on The Melancholy Void, please see: https://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/nebraska/9781496221148/

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | USU Libraries |

USU Bringing War Home Project Roadshow Wendover Historic Airfield Museum

Special Event

USU students and faculty are reaching out to veterans military families, and community members to document your experiences with America's modern wars. Please bring your objects, artifacts, heirlooms, and above all stories to our upcoming event.

10:00 am - 2:00 pm |

CHaSS Alumni Panel: Is Trust in the Public Sector Broken?

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Join the College of Humanities & Social Sciences and the Institute for Government and Politics on Monday, November 7th at 1:30PM in the David B. Haight Center for an interactive panel discussion with Alumnus David Jones and Political Science Department Head Dr. Damon Cann on “Is Trust in the Public Sector Broken?” David Jones graduated from Utah State University with a degree in Political Science, Pre-Law in 1990. He currently works for Salt Lake City Corporation in the Department of Public Services as a Public Way Coordination Program Manager, helping translate City engineering ideas and concepts into understandable dialogue connecting constituents and stakeholders with all departments in the city. Dr. Damon Cann, in addition to being Department Head and full professor of Political Science, focuses on themes of representation in American politics in his research. An avid supporter of community engagement, Dr. Cann served as mayor of North Logan City, a founding board member of the Utah Debate Commission, and as a board member with the Utah League of Cities & Towns. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | David B. Haight Center |

Communication Studies Master's Program Information Session

Information/Orientation | Diversity, equity, and Inclusion

Join graduate program coordinators Mollie Murphy and Tatiana Pereyra and come learn about our program, the application process and stay for the q&a. We will be in the Dean's large conference room. Light refreshments will be served. We will provide a zoom link for those who cannot attend in person

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Old Main |

Fall Classics Social


Meeting for students interested in learning more about the Classics Program at USU. The field of classics is the study of Greece, Rome, and other ancient Mediterranean civilizations. The Classics Program at USU offers classes in Greek and Roman history, classical mythology, Greek, Latin, and many other subjects. Come to this reception if you want to learn more about it.

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | Eccles Conference Center |

Start of POW/MIA 24-hr Vigil

Special Event

USU AFROTC Detachment 860 will host a 24-hour vigil with uniformed guards honoring America’s prisoners of war (POW) and those soldiers still considered missing in action (MIA) in observance of Veterans Day. To start this vigil, an AFROTC cadet Honor Guard will post the colors on the Quad in front of a cadet formation. Spectators may observe the start of the vigil, and any portion, during the 24-hour period (5pm, 10 Nov, to 5pm, 11 Nov). POW and MIA service members are honored on Veterans Day, not Memorial Day, because they have not yet been officially declared Killed in Action.

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm | Quad |

Dr. Jason Gilmore presents Exceptional Me: How Donald Trump Exploited the Discourse of American Exceptionalism (CHaSS Bo

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Dr. Jason Gilmore (Communication Studies) will present a book talk on his recently published book, Exceptional Me: How Donald Trump Exploited the Discourse of American Exceptionalism (Bloomsbury Press). Join us for a lively discussion and celebration of Dr. Gilmore’s work! Light refreshments will be served. For more on Exceptional Me, please see: https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/exceptional-me-9780755626946/

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | USU Libraries |

Seminar by Dr. Lori Hunter: Environmental Dimensions of Human Migration


Dr. Lori Hunter, Professor and Director of the Population Program at the Institute of Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado Boulder, will present a seminar on the Environmental Dimensions of Human Migration. Dr. Hunter’s research focuses on human-environment interactions, with specific examinations of migration and climate change connections, particularly in the context of natural resource-dependent rural livelihoods across the globe. This seminar is sponsored by the Community and Natural Resource Institute (CANRI), the Yun Kim Population Research Lab, the Mountain West Center for Regional Studies, and the Tanner Talks Committee. Please contact Dr. Jessica Schad for more information (jessica.schad@usu.edu).

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm |

CHaSS Road Trip: Space Dynamics Lab

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Are there jobs for CHaSS majors in STEM fields? What about with companies that are making new discoveries, breaking technology boundaries, and protecting the nation? The answer is absolutely yes! Come on a CHaSS Road Trip down to the Space Dynamics Laboratory on November 16th to meet CHaSS alumni and current SDL employees to find out how! From English to Political Science to Sociology majors, CHaSS graduates have found a place at Space Dynamics Laboratory. Join alumni Jason Lambert (English 1996), Maria Tena (Sociology & Anthropology 2012), Audrey Kandler (Political Science 2011), Emily Batig (English 2001), and Stevie Graham (Political Science 2019) for a tour of the Space Dynamics Laboratory, followed by conversation about how their CHaSS degrees have been beneficial to their careers. Email brittney.allen@usu.edu to reserve your spot today!

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm |




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