November 30, 2011

Football Is Going Bowling

Aggie Tailgate Party
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Tailgate Party 1-3 pm • Kick-off 3:30 pm
The Aggies are going bowling! Come cheer on the Aggies in Boise Idaho before they take on the best the MAC has to offer in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. Join the USU Alumni Association before the the game for food, fun, and entertainment to get you in the spirit. More information to come shortly.
  • Time: 1-3 pm
  • Location: Bronco Stadium
  • Cost: TBD
Be sure to reserve your hotel room* and buy game tickets.
*Special Aggie Football rate of $69 per room at the Holiday Inn, Hampton Inn, and Fairfield Inn in Boise, ID with discount code: "AGGIES!!".

November 28, 2011

Around Campus 11/28-12/4

The arches of Old Main's east entrance.
Tips from the A-Team

Study Groups Be aware of any comprehensive finals in your future, and start a study group now.  Ask around in your class and you will easily find a few other students willing to get a start on studying.  You might even announce a study group in front of the class, which can impress your professor.  Optimal study locations for groups include the second floor of the Merrill-Cazier Library, lobbies of any on-campus residence hall, and the “fish bowl” study rooms on each floor of the new library (the rooms have large windows).  The rooms have white boards and big tables to accommodate study groups.  Some rooms even have a computer and large screen.  Study rooms are extremely popular, so reserve them in advance at

Monday 11/28
Free Math and Statistics Tutoring
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

November 21, 2011

On and Around Campus 11/21 - 11/27

Monday 11/21

Free Math and Statistics Tutoring
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Free drop-in tutoring is provided for Math 0900-2250/2270/2280 and Statistics 1040, 2000, 3000, in the Taggart Student Center Room 225A and Lundstrom Student Living Center. Click the URL below for the schedule.

Ka-pow! Graphic Novel Exhibition
October 24th- December 10th
The Merrill-Cazier Library is presenting Ka-pow! Graphic Novels, an exhibition on graphic novels used in academia. It will be shown in the atrium of the Merrill-Cazier Library from Oct. 24 through Dec. 10. A formal opening reception is Thursday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. in room 101 of the Library where several USU professors will discuss the use of graphic novels in their current classroom curriculum.

November 18, 2011

Snow By Morning

Some for everyone,
plenty, and more coming-

fresh, dainty, airily arriving
everywhere at once,

transparent at first,
each faint slice-
slow, soundlessly tumbling;

then quickly, thickly. a gracious fleece
will spread like youth, like wheat,
over the city.

Each building will be a hill,
all sharps made round-

dark, worn, noisy narrows made still
wide, flat, clean spaces;

streets will be fields,
cars fumbling sheep;

a deep, bright harvest will be seeded
in a night.

By morning we'll be children
feeding on manna,
a new loaf on every doorsill.

May Swenson
Alumna '34

November 17, 2011

Jim Cangelosi Named Utah's 2011 Carnegie Professor of the Year

Jim Cangelosi is Utah's 2011 Carnegie Professor of the Year.

According to Utah State University professor Jim Cangelosi, most people have fallen prey to a common ruse.

“Their experiences with textbook-driven ‘school math’ have left them with the impression mathematics is a robotic activity with either ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ answers,” says Cangelosi, who joined the faculty of USU’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics in 1982. “‘I’m no good at math’ is a common refrain — thus, it’s a joyous challenge for me to immerse students in the culture of authentic mathematics and rock their world.”

Recognized for his dedication to students and contributions to the field of math education, Cangelosi was named a 2011 Carnegie Professor of the Year. One of 31 professors from across the nation selected for this year’s prestigious honor, the Louisiana native’s award was announced at a Nov. 17 ceremony in Washington, D.C.

November 14, 2011

On and Around Logan Campus 11/14-11/20

Students walking along the Quad.
It's common to have a dust of snow on the ground during the autumn here in Logan. This makes for a contrast of colors as many of the trees still hold leaves. But a little bit of snow doesn't stop the Aggies from enjoying all there is to do on and around campus! From big name comedians to college night at many local restaurants, there is plenty to do.

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November 1, 2011

HBO's "Temple Grandin"

Utah State University is proud to present the HBO film that earned nominated for 15 Emmys, "Temple Grandin," 7 P.M., Nov. 1, in the TSC Auditorium.

This event is made possible by the USU College of Agriculture, the Disability Law Center, USU Charter Credit Union, the Center for Persons with Disabilities, the Disability Resource Center, and Utah Film Center.