Monthly Events Calendar

September 2014

Monday (Sept. 1): Labor Day – No classes.
 
Tuesday (Sept. 2): WSU’s Nontraditional Student Center hosts a Willy Wonka-style open house, 4-5:30 p.m., WSU Davis Building 2 Room 307 (2750 North University Park Blvd., Layton), free, 801-626-7794 or weber.edu/nontrad.
 
Wednesday (Sept. 3): The Latter-day Saint Student Association presents its weekly devotional featuring LDSSA Student Council members, 12:30 p.m., Ogden LDS Institute of Religion (1302 Edvalson St., Ogden), free, 801-621-1800.
 
Wednesday (Sept. 3): WSU’s Nontraditional Student Center hosts a Willy Wonka-style open house, 4-5:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Building Room 322, free, 801-626-7794 or weber.edu/nontrad.
 
Wednesday (Sept. 3): WSU’s Walker Institute of Politics & Public Service and the League of Women Voters host a forum on Weber County Government, “What form of government should Weber County have?” 7 p.m., Shepherd Union Ballroom A, free, public welcome, 801-626-6206 or weber.edu/walkerinstitute.
 
Thursday (Sept. 4): WSU’s Ralph Nye Lecture Series presents Matt Garner, owner of Longboard Public Relations, “Marketing Boot Camp – Your Words to Make an Impact,” noon, Wattis Business Building Smith Lecture Hall, free, 801-626-7307.
 
Friday-Monday (Sept. 5-8): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts a weekend Wyoming Snake River raft trip for students, $95, pre-trip meeting attendance required, information at weber.edu/outdoor/snakeriverrafttrip.html.
 
Friday–Tuesday (Sept. 5-9):  WSU’s Center for Diversity and Unity presents the 2nd Annual Allen Holmes Diversity Symposium, events held at various times and locations, free and open to public, teresaholt@weber.edu or 801-626-6957.
 
Friday (Sept. 5): WSU’s Department of Visual Art and Design hosts the biennial Faculty Exhibition reception, 7 p.m., Kimball Visual Arts Center Shaw Gallery, free, weber-edu-dova.org.
 
Friday (Sept. 5):  WSU Cultural Affairs presents “A Celebration of Harold Pinter” featuring Academy Award nominee Julian Sands, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center Allred Theater,  $20/$17, includes mature language, 801-626-6570 or weberstatetickets.com.
 
Saturday (Sept. 6): WSU’s College of Applied Science & Technology hosts “Kick-Off Utah,” a Utah FIRST Tech Challenge robotics competition for students grades 7-12, 9:30 a.m., DaVinci School of Science & Arts (2033 Grant Avenue, Ogden) $275 per team, utftc@weber.edu or weber.edu/utftc
 
Saturday (Sept. 6): WSU football vs. North Dakota State, 6 p.m., Stewart Stadium, $16/$14/$12/free to WSU students with Wildcard ID, 801-626-8500 or 1-800-WSU-TIKS or weberstatetickets.com.
 
Tuesday (Sept. 9): The Center for Diversity & Unity hosts Wade Davis II, former WSU athlete and NFL player, “Out Athletes: Hidden in Plain Sight,” 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Building Ballrooms, free, open to public, contact teresaholt@weber.edu or 801-626-6957.
 
Tuesday (Sept. 9): WSU West Center hosts the workshop “Relationship Survival Skills: Effective Listening and Handling Criticism/Negative Feedback,” 4 p.m., WSU West Center Room 103 (5627 S. 3500 W., Roy), free, 801-689-4978 or weber.edu/workshopsatwest.

Tuesday (Sept. 9): WSU’s Hall Global Entrepreneurship Program presents Alan Martin, SIDEWALK (formerly  CampusBookRentals) founder and CEO, 6 p.m., Wattis Building Room 203, free, amyhirschi1@weber.edu.
 
Wednesday (Sept. 10): The Latter-day Saint Student Association presents its weekly devotional featuring Glenn Rawson, host of TV series History of the Saints, 12:30 p.m., Ogden LDS Institute of Religion (1302 Edvalson St., Ogden), free, 801-621-1800.
 
Wednesday (Sept. 10):  WSU’s Small Business Development Center presents “Start Smart: Business Start-Up Seminar,” a two-hour single session workshop designed to help entrepreneurs understand the basics to start a business, 6 p.m., WSU Downtown Room 210 (2314 Washington Blvd., Ogden) free, register at clients.utahsbdc.org/events.aspx.
 
Wednesday (Sept. 10): WSU’s Student Council for Exceptional Children hosts its opening social, 6:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Wildcat Lanes, everyone interested in learning more is invited, free, 801-626-8654 or weber.edu/COE/cec.html.
 
Thursday-Saturday (Sept. 11–13): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts the American Mountain Guides Association Single Pitch Instructor Assessment, assesses rock climbers movement skills and teaching ability, *various times and locations, $300/$325, 801-626-6373 or weber.edu/outdoor.
 
Thursday (Sept. 11): WSU’s Ralph Nye Lecture Series presents Chad Harward, Pinpoint Management President, “Effective Planning & Establishing Valuable Relationships,” noon, Wattis Business Building Smith Lecture Hall, free, 801-626-7307.
 
Friday (Sept. 12): WSU soccer vs. Hawaii, 3 p.m., WSU soccer field, free, weberstatesports.com.
 
Saturday (Sept. 13): WSU Davis Student Services hosts a test-taking workshop with tips for more effective test taking, 10-11 a.m., WSU Davis Building 3 Room 230 (2750 University Park Blvd, Layton), free, 801-395-3460 or jgrandi@weber.edu.
 
Sunday (Sept. 14): WSU soccer vs. Texas, noon, WSU soccer field, free, weberstatesports.com.
 
Monday (Sept. 15): WSU’s American Democracy Project host a First Amendment Day panel to kick off Constitution Week, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, free, 801-626-6206 or weber.edu/walkerinstitute.
 
Tuesday (Sept. 16):  WSU’s Center for Community Engaged Learning and the Environmental Issues Committee host a screening of “Ingredients: Who’s your Farmer?” 12:15 p.m., Elizabeth Hall Room 229, free, weber.edu/ccel/foodmatters.html or 801-626-7737.
 
Tuesday (Sept. 16): WSU’s 2014 Greek Festival presents a readers’ theater featuring Aristophanes’ play “The Sexual Congress,” 12:30 p.m., Stewart Library Hetzel-Hollein Room, free, community.weber.edu/greekfestival.
 
Wednesday (Sept. 17):  WSU’s American Democracy Project host Kevin Quealy, New York Times graphic editor, 11 a.m.-noon, Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, free, 801-626-6206 or weber.edu/walkerinstitute.
 
Wednesday (Sept. 17): WSU’s 2014 Greek Festival hosts “Women, Children and War,” a presentation by Stephanie Wolfe, WSU political science assistant professor, 12:30 p.m., Stewart Library Hetzel-Hollein Room, free, community.weber.edu/greekfestival.
 
Wednesday (Sept. 17): The Latter-day Saint Student Association presents its weekly devotional featuring Craig Fisher, Northern Utah Area Seventy, 12:30 p.m., Ogden LDS Institute of Religion (1302 Edvalson St., Ogden), free, 801-621-1800.
 
Wednesday (Sept. 17): WSU’s 2014 Greek Festival will host the lecture “Infotainment” with Jim Svendsen director of Classical Greek Theater, 6:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Fireplace Lounge, free, 801-626-6782 or community.weber.edu/greekfestival.
 
Wednesday (Sept. 17): WSU’s Greek Festival will present Euripides’ “Hecuba,” 7:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, $10/$8, 801-626-6782 or community.weber.edu/greekfestival.
 
Thursday-Saturday (Sept. 18-20): WSU hosts the Families Alive Conference, featuring events on strengthening relationships, events held at various times and locations, continue.weber.edu/familiesalive.
 
Thursdays (Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2): WSU’s West Center hosts “Love & Logic Parenting,” a three-part series regarding raising responsible children, 6 p.m., WSU West Center (5627 S. 3500 W., Roy), free, 801-689-4978 or weber.edu/workshopsatwest.
 
Thursday (Sept. 18): WSU’s Center for Diversity & Unity hosts Taboo Talks, “Soul or Science,” Shepherd Union Center for Diversity & Unity, noon, free, 801-626-6957 or teresaholt@weber.edu
 
Thursday (Sept. 18): WSU’s Ralph Nye Lecture Series presents Daren Cottle, general manager of Easton Outfitters, noon, Wattis Business Building Smith Lecture Hall, free, 801-626-7307.
 
Thursday (Sept. 18): WSU’s Walker Institute of Politics & Public Service and the American Democracy Project host a Constitution Day address, “Debating Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution” with William Duncan, director of the Center for Family and Society, Sutherland Institute, and Clifford Rosky, professor, University of Utah College of Law, 1:30 p.m., Elizabeth Hall Room 229, free, 801-626-6206 or weber.edu/walkerinstitute.
 
Thursday (Sept. 18): WSU’s Shaw Gallery and the Utah Film Center present “The Dog,” a documentary of John Wojtowicz whose bank robbery inspired the movie Dog Day Afternoon, 7 p.m., Peery Egyptian Theater (2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden), free to public, for more information, visit egyptiantheaterogden.com.
 
Saturday (Sept. 20):  WSU’s Small Business Development Center presents “Start Smart: Business Start-Up Seminar,” a two-hour single session workshop designed to help entrepreneurs understand the basics to start a business, 10 a.m., WSU Davis Building 3 Room 203, (2750 North University Park Blvd., Layton) free, register at clients.utahsbdc.org/events.aspx.
 
Saturday (Sept. 20):  WSU Davis Student Services hosts a time-management workshop with tips for handling a busy schedule, 10-11 a.m., WSU Davis Building 2 Room 117 (2750 University Park Blvd, Layton), free, 801-395-3460 or jgrandi@weber.edu.
 
Tuesday–Thursday (Sept. 21–23): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts the American Mountain Guides Association Single Pitch Instructor Course to help rock climbing instructors teach in a single-pitch setting, *various times and locations, $375/$475, 801-626-6373 or weber.edu/outdoor.
 
Tuesday (Sept. 23): WSU’S Department of Performing Arts presents the Marching Band Review, an exhibition featuring high school marching bands, 3-10 p.m., Stewart Stadium, $7/$6, cdenniston@weber.edu or weberstatetickets.com.
 
Tuesday (Sept. 23): WSU’s Walker Institute and the Utah Debate Commission host the First Congressional District Debate with Rob Bishop (R) and Donna McAleer (D), 6 p.m., Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, free, visit weber.edu/walkerinstitute for tickets.
 
Wednesday Sept. 24): WSU’s Center for Diversity & Unity hosts “Stop the Hate: Silent Sounds and Guiding Eyes: Misconceptions About the Deaf and Blind,” Shepherd Union Center for Diversity & Unity, noon, free, 801-626-6957 or teresaholt@weber.edu
 
Wednesday (Sept. 24): The Latter-day Saint Student Association presents weekly devotional featuring Bruce Newbold, actor in “The Saratov Approach,” 12:30 p.m., Ogden LDS Institute of Religion (1302 Edvalson St., Ogden), free, 801-621-1800.
 
Wednesday (Sept. 24):  WSU’s Small Business Development Center presents “Start Smart: Business Start-Up Seminar,” a two-hour single session workshop designed to help entrepreneurs understand the basics to start a business, 6 p.m., WSU Downtown Room 210 (2314 Washington Blvd., Ogden) free, register at clients.utahsbdc.org/events.aspx.
 
Wednesday (Sept. 24): WSU’s West Center hosts “The ‘A’ Game,” a workshop teaching five essential drives aimed at improving quality of life, 5:30 p.m., WSU West Center (5627 S. 3500 W., Roy), free, 801-689-4978 or weber.edu/workshopsatwest.
 
Thursday (Sept. 25): WSU’s Center for Community Engaged Learning hosts a lecture by Charlie Arnot of the Center for Food Integrity, noon, Shepherd Union Building Wildcat Theater, free, weber.edu/ccel/foodmatters.html or 801-626-7737.
 
Thursday (Sept. 25): WSU’s Ralph Nye Lecture Series presents Dean Lore, Stock Building Supply West Division regional finance director, “Marketing Boot Camp – Your Words to Make an Impact,” noon, Wattis Business Building Smith Lecture Hall, free, 801-626-7307.
 
Thursday (Sept. 25): WSU’s Center for Diversity & Unity hosts the “Rescue Her” fundraiser and fashion show, to fight human trafficking, Shepherd Union Ballrooms, 6 p.m., costs vary, 801-626-6957 or teresaholt@weber.edu
 
Thursday (Sept. 25): WSU volleyball vs. Montana, Swenson Gym, 7 p.m., $5/$3/free to WSU students with Wildcard ID, 801-626-8500 or 1-800-WSU-TIKS or weberstatetickets.com.
 
Thursday-Friday (Sept. 25-26): WSU’s Center for Diversity & Unity hosts the annual Diversity Conference, “Diversity and Education-The Danger of the Single Story,” events at various times and locations, contact teresaholt@weber.edu

Thursday (Sept. 25): WSU’s Toastmasters Club will meet from 10 a.m.-noon, Lampros Hall Room 201, free, contact jeremyharvey@weber.edu.
 
Thursday (Sept. 25): WSU’s Center for Diversity & Unity hosts Forrest Crawford, WSU education professor and former assistant to the President for Diversity, as part of the Diversity Conference, 6-7:30 p.m., WSU Davis Building 3 Main Ballroom (2750 North University Park Blvd., Layton), teresaholt@weber.edu or 801-626-6957.
 
Friday (Sept. 26): WSU’s Center for Diversity & Unity hosts Myron Anderson, Associate to the President for Diversity at Metro State University of Denver, as part of the Diversity Conference, 8:30 a.m., Shepherd Union Building 3rd Floor, teresaholt@weber.edu or 801-626-6957.
 
Friday (Sept. 26): WSU’s Department of Performing Arts presents the Faculty Chamber Music Festival, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center Garrison Choral Room, $7/$6, cdenniston@weber.edu or weberstatetickets.com.
 
Monday (Sept. 29):  WSU Davis Student Services hosts a stress-management workshop to offer tips for understanding and managing life’s pressures, 12:30-1:20 p.m., WSU Davis Building 2 Room 117 (2750 University Park Blvd, Layton), free, 801-395-3460 or jgrandi@weber.edu.

Monday (Sept: 29): WSU’s Department of Political Science & Philosophy hosts “Combating Terrorism: Indian Experience,” by K. Arkesh, former Inspector General of Police of southern India, 12:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, free, 801-626-6674 or trreddy@weber.edu.
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Allison Barlow Hess, director of Public Relations
801-626-7948 • ahess@weber.edu

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Melissa Smith, office of Media Relations
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