February 3- Douglas Biber will kick off the "Language Matters Speakers Series" in his lecture about corpus linguistics, Elizabeth Hall 6 p.m., free and open to the public.
February 22- The Weber Historical Society lecture series welcomes Devery Anderson, presenting his lecture, “Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World.” Anderson will draw upon his research and acquaintence with Till's mother, the late Mamie Till-Mobley, Dumke Legacy Hall, 7 p.m., free and open to the public.
February 26- The Richard Richards Institute for Ethics invites you to attend the premier showing of, "Richard Richards: A Conversation on Ethics." The film documents the life and career of Richard Richards, former chairman of the Republican National Committee, Peery's Egyptian Theatre, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Guests to be seated by 7:15, dress business casual. Tickets $5, purchase online at smithstix.com, search "Richard Richards."
September 9- Amnesty International will sponsor Hakim Bellamy, in the talk "Human Rights, Structural Racism and Activism," Shepherd Union, Wildcat Theater, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free and open to the public.
September 10- Amnesty International will sponsor a poetry reading by Hakim Bellamy, Shepherd Union, Wildcat Theater, 12-1:15 p.m., free and open to the public.
September 16- The American Democracy Project will sponsor "How to Amend the Constitution," Shepherd Union, Wildcat Theater, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., free and open to the public.
September 17- The Walker Institute presents the Constitution Day Address: "Silencing Dissent: The End of Free Speech and Debate?" by Kirsten Powers of USA Today, The Daily Beast and Fox News, Shepherd Union, Wildcat Theater, 12 p.m., free and open to the public.
September 21- The Weber Historical Society lecture series welcomes Virginia Tech professor Richard Hirsch, giving the lecture "A Revisionist Look at Rural Electrification," a re-examination of the standard history of electrification, Dumke Legacy Hall, 7 p.m., free and open to the public.
September 23 and 30- Ogden City and WSU Continuing Education will co-sponsor Citizens Academy, a four-session course to educate participants about how city government works and why civic participation is necessary for the successful operation of government, WSU Campus Downtown, classroom 210, 6-8 p.m., continue.weber.edu/citizensacademy.
September 30- Career Services and The Walker Institute will host "Career Cafe: Internships-The New Interview," a panel discussion of the value of government, political and public service internships with Walker Institute interns who served internships at the state, local and national levels of government in Utah and Washington, D.C., Student Services Center, room 230, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., free and open to the public.
October 8- Fall Walker Institute internship applications due, Utah State legislative paid internship applications are accepted until program is full, Walker Institute, Social Science rooms 346 and 348.
October 8- The Walker Institute will host the Haven J. Barlow Fall Civic Leadership Forum: Millennials and a New Politics beyond Partisanship, a panel discussion about the Millennials' politics and public policies that give their life direction; moderated by Whittney Evans, KUER, with panelists Utah lieutenant governor, Spencer Cox, state senator, Luz Escamilla, Karen Peterson of Clinton City Council and Darin Mellot of CBRE, Shepherd Union Ballrooms A and B, 12 p.m., free and open to the public.
October 19- The Weber Historical Society lecture series welcomes Hal Crimmel, Weber State professor, and Isaac Goeckeritz, Utah-based documentary filmmaker, discussing "Water in Utah" after a screening of two short films on water in Utah, based Crimmel's recently edited book "Desert Water: The Future of Utah's Water Resources," Wildcat Theater, 7 p.m., free and open to the public.