Working in one of the most war-torn, conflict-ridden environments in the world MIAGE student, Dane Sawyer, put his graduate studies to use for a year, mid-program, to serve with the US Army in Afghanistan as a Civil-Affairs Officer. Recently returned, Dane will share his experiences serving as an intermediary between the Afghan people and the US military, acting as the subject matter expert on the complex human terrain system existing in Afghanistan, administering a micro-loan program and working with organizations such as USAID, the US Department of State, US Treasury Representatives, USDA and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Click here for more information.
Get great deals on books at the Marriott Library Book Sale! Prices drop every day. Monday: Hardbacks $2, Paperbacks $1. Tuesday: Hardbacks $1, Paperbacks $.50. Wednesday: Fill a Library Bag for $5. Thursday: Fill a Library Bag for $3. Friday: All remaining books are FREE!
ARTIST TALK: JEDEDIAH CAESAR
Thursday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Los Angeles-based artist Jedediah Caesar will give an artist talk at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA), which recently acquired one of Caesar’s pieces for the Museum’s permanent collection. Caesar, who makes art from found materials, will discuss his current work, including “*|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_,” a sculpture the UMFA’s Friends of Contemporary Art (FoCA) selected for purchase last fall. The free public talk, sponsored by A Gallery, will be held at 6 p.m. in the Katherine W. and Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. Auditorium in the UMFA’s Marcia and John Price Museum Building. “*|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_|_” will be on view in the UMFA’s Phyllis Cannon Wattis Gallery for Twentieth Century Art through July. http://umfa.utah.edu/
CAREERS IN AGING WEEK
April 8 – 12, 2013
By the year 2030, one in five clients will be age 65 or older! Consequently, the job outlook for professionals working with older adults is very favorable. The University of Utah Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program, in partnership with the College of Social Work and KUED, invite you to explore the diverse and rewarding possibilities of a career in aging at Careers in Aging Week. This cutting-edge event at the University of Utah will focus on the future of aging in Utah and the rest of the country. For information about events, please contact Dr. Fran Wilby: 801-585-9276, email@example.com
The University of Utah Campus Art Walk will kick off on the patio of the UMFA with refreshments and live music. The goal of the event is to highlight the hidden works of art on the campus of the University of Utah. Guests of the event will be provided with a map to find the secret art located in various buildings around campus. Contact Iris Moulton for more information, 801-581-4405, firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH INTEGRATIVE HEALTH CONFERENCE
April 11, 12 and 13
University Park Marriott
The University of Utah Integrative Health Conference is a collaboration of educators, health care professionals, counselors, students and community networks. The conference will endeavor to bring better understanding and promotion of optimal health, well-being and healthy lifestyles through comprehensive and integrative approaches. By addressing social, cultural, political issues and beliefs, the conference intends to raise awareness, dispel myths and support evidence based methods which will improve the knowledge, understanding and well-being of students and professionals, as well as the greater community. Click here for more information.