The Daily Wildcat compiles weekly a list of important dates to make note of to help students keep track of events and academic deadlines amidst their busy schedules. Check out some of the dates to remember for this week, Sept. 20 through Sept. 26, below.
Sept. 20-24: Study Abroad Fair Week
University of Arizona Global is presenting a week-long study abroad fair to provide students "helpful information about applying and financing study abroad in live webinars," according to UA Global's website. The fair includes drop-in virtual advising on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2-4 p.m., and a raffle for the chance to win $1,000. The fair concludes with a party at the Global Center, located at 615 N. Park Ave., on Friday, 7-9 p.m. For more information or to sign up for the fair and party, visit UA Global's website.
Sept. 21, 6-7 p.m.: LGBTQ+ Community Care Space
This virtual event takes place on the third Tuesday of every month and includes a guided meditation for beginners — no meditative experience required. The event is open to anyone who identifies as part of the LGBTQ+ community, including those who are not affiliated with the university. To participate in this and all future LGBTQ+ Community Care Space events, sign up at using the Zoom registration link. For more information on the event, visit the UA Center for Compassion Studies's website, or contact Blake Colaianne, a contemplative practice facilitator with the Center for Compassion Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 21, 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.: Short Film Screenings: Magic Hour
The Loft Cinema, located at 3233 E. Speedway Blvd., will host two 90-minute screenings of short films directed by students with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television. The short films' subjects range from "an angry polar bear" to "a young man unable to face the truth," and the viewing is free and open to the public. The first screening begins at 6 p.m., and the second at 9 p.m. For more information, visit The Loft's website.
Sept. 24, 6-9 p.m.: Opening Night for The Art of Planetary Science 2021: Space Travel
The Art of Planetary Science gallery will have its opening night at the Kuiper Space Science building, located at 1629 E. University Blvd. The in-person event opens Friday at 6 p.m. and will include a night-sky viewing and live music from Daytrails. Organizers of the event encourage gallery-goers to wear their "favorite space-themed clothing" to the event, according to the event flyer. For more information on the gallery and its events, visit the UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory website.
Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m.: Arizona Symphony Orchestra
The Arizona Symphony Orchestra will play in concert at Crowder Hall in the Fred Fox School of Music, located at 1017 N. Olive Road. The orchestra will feature pianist Soo Yoen Kim, who won the 2020-21 Concerto Competition. Admission costs $10. To purchase tickets in advance, visit the UA College of Fine Arts's website.
Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m.: Arizona vs. Oregon away game
Arizona football will take on the University of Oregon at the Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. The Wildcats are currently on a three-game losing streak for the season, while Oregon is maintaining a three-game winning streak, most recently decimating Stony Brook Sept. 18 with a 48-7 win. The Arizona vs. Oregon game will be broadcasted live through ESPN.
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