Events

Spring 2015

February

Feb. 9 – The Geography Department, along with the Geography Club, WSU's Amnesty International Club, Anthropology Club and Black Scholars United, will host "Lost Boy of the Sudan," a lecture by Dut Bior, the founder and CEO of SOAP International, titled , 6 p.m., Wildcat Theater, free, public welcome.

Feb. 13 - Amnesty International will have a general meeting with free pizza included, 12:30 p.m., Social Sciences Room 237. 

Feb. 17 - The History Department will host "If Iola Was a Man: Gender, Politics and Public Protest in the Life of Ida B. Wells," a lecture by Mia Bay of Rutgers University, 7 p.m., Room 229 of Elizabeth Hall, free, public welcome. 

Feb. 21 - Amnesty International hosts the Adrian L. Maxson Scholarship for Social Justice Benefit Concert, 7:30 p.m., Peery's Egyptian Theater, suggested minimum donation of $10. 

Feb. 23 - The Weber Historical Society Spring 2015 Lecture Series and Weber State University Alumni Association present "Freemasonry and Mormonism," a lecture by lawyer and award-winning independent historian Michael W. Homer, 7 p.m., Garden Room, Lindquist Alumni Center, free, public welcome. 

Feb. 24 - Amnesty International will have a general meeting with free pizza included, 1:30 p.m., Social Sciences Room 237. 

Feb. 24 - As part of its spring film series, "The Lubitsch Touch," the history department will screen "The Mountain Cat," 7 p.m., Wildcat Theater, free, public welcome. 

Feb. 26 - The WSU Society of Women Engineers and the Technology Outreach Center in the College of Applied Science & Technology will host Radia Perlman, a 2014 Inductee in the Internet Hall of Fame and key player in the development of the modern internet, 12 p.m., Shepherd Union Ballroom C and 1:30 pm., Shepherd Union Room 312, contact Luke Fernandez (lfernandez@weber.edu), free, public welcome. 

Feb. 26 - The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences will host its Distinguished Lecture Series, featuring this year's Distinguished Lecturer Professor Jay Winter of Yale University, who will discuss World War I in the lecture titled "The Transnational History of the First World War," 7:15 p.m., Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall, free, public welcome.

March

March 3 - As part of its spring film series, "The Lubitsch Touch," the history department will screen "Trouble in Paradise," 7 p.m., Wildcat Theater, free, public welcome.

March 9-13 – The Department of Neuroscience will host "Brain Awareness Week" where students will present research about the brain and participate in various brain-related activities at local schools and organizations, such as The Boys & Girls Club and Ogden Outreach, contact Chase Brower (chasebrower@mail.weber.edu.) 

March 17 - The Teaching & Learning Forum's GIFTS Lecture Series presents "Developing Interactive eTexts: A Little Technology Can Go A Long Way," a lecture by Bob Fudge, 2 p.m., Special Collections Room of the Stewart Library, free, public welcome.

March 17- As part of its spring film series, "The Lubitsch Touch," the history department will screen "Design for Living," 7 p.m., Wildcat Theater, free, public welcome.

March 19 -  Associate geography professor Julie Rich will receive an American Red Cross Community Heroes Award for her international humanitarian services, along with other extraordinary individuals from Northern Utah, luncheon 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Ogden Eccles Conference Center, to purchase an individual ticket, contact Stephanie Christiansen (stephanie.christiansen@redcross.org; 801-624-0865). 

March 23 - The Weber Historical Society Spring 2015 Lecture Series and Weber State Alumni Association present "Lost Apostles of Mormonism," a lecture by local independent historian H. Michael Marquardt, 7 p.m., Garden Room, Lindquist Alumni Center, free, public welcome. 

March 24 - The Richard Richards Institute for Ethics hosts its annual Ethics Scholarship Banquet, featuring keynote speaker Greg Bell, President of the Utah Hospital Association and former Utah Lieutenant Governor, 6-8 p.m., Ballroom B of the Shepherd Union, admission $20. 

March 25 - The Wheeler Pre-Law Lecture Series 2015 presents alumnus and attorney Francis Wikstrom, 12-2 p.m., Shepherd Union Room 404, free, open to the public, contact Thom Kuehls (tkuehls@weber.edu.)

March 31 - As part of its spring film series, "The Lubitsch Touch," the history department will screen "Ninotchka," 7 p.m., Wildcat Theater, free, public welcome.

April

April 4 - The WSU Honors Program will sponsor "Out of the Darkness," a campus walk for suicide prevention, the walk will raise funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, registration 8-9 a.m., short program 9:30 a.m., walk begins at 10 a.m., starts at the Shepherd Union Atrium, donations upon registration strongly encouraged, contact Corbin Standley (corbinstandley@mail.weber.edu) 

April 6 - The History Department will host the annual Lampros Lecture Series, featuring speaker Nina Silber, professor of history at Boston University, who will discuss the Civil War era in the lecture “A Passionate Addiction to Lincoln: The Great Emancipator in 1930s America," 7 p.m., Dumke Legacy Hall, contact Susan Matt (smatt@weber.edu), free, open to the public. 

April 9 - Weber State's Army ROTC will host a talk by Brian M. Thacker, a distinguished alumnus and recipient of the Medal of Honor from President Richard Nixon in 1973 for his actions in The Vietnam War, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Garrison Choral Room, Browning Center, contact Roger Gindlesperger (rgindlesperger@weber.edu), free, public welcome. 

April 13 - The Weber Historical Society Spring 2015 Lecture Series and Weber State Alumni Association present "The Magna Carta," a lecture by Weber State University faculty member Dr. Stephen Francis, 7 p.m., Garden Room, Lindquist Alumni Center, contact Eric Swedin (eswedin@weber.edu), free, public welcome.

April 21 - As part of its spring film series, "The Lubitsch Touch," the history department will screen "The Shop Around the Corner," 7 p.m., Wildcat Theater, free, public welcome. 

May

May 1 - Weber State University Commencement, 9 a.m., Dee Events Center. 

May 1- College of Social & Behavioral Sciences Convocation, featuring guest speaker Provost Michael Vaughan, 2 p.m., Dee Events Center.

 

Summer 2015

May

May 14 - The two-week study abroad trip "Peacebuilding in Rwanda" will depart on this day. Students will visit the Peacebuilding Institute in Kigali, and have the option to earn 3-6 internship credits, contact Dr. Stephanie Wolfe for more information (stephaniewolfe@weber.edu; office SS 296) cost begins at $3,000 plus airfare.