WSU Reopens Dec. 31
Weber State University's Campus Recreation department presents its annual Fit-Tastic event, 9-11 a.m. Dec. 6. Sponsored by the Campus Recreation aerobics department, Fit-Tastic offers students, faculty, staff and community members the opportunity to learn about and try different types of aerobic activity.
Unlike years past, U.S. Army Major Matt Garner won't be cutting down a fresh Christmas tree with his family this year. That's because the Weber State University alumnus will spend the holiday in Afghanistan.
Weber State University will award an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree to Ogden native Gary L. Crittenden at the university's 122nd commencement Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. in the Dee Events Center.
Weber State University officials are expecting more than 1,100 candidates for graduation this December. WSU will award degrees and institutional certificates Dec. 12 during its 122nd commencement ceremony at the Dee Events Center.
Weber State University's Stewart Library will be closed for two weeks while its primary electrical system is replaced.
A Weber State University psychology professor is looking for children to participate in a study evaluating the efficacy of stimulant medications in preschoolers with Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD).
Two Weber State University interior design technology students earned top honors at the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s 2003 Student Design Competition for their outstanding kitchen designs.
The "Governor's Northern Utah Marriage Celebration" will be held Nov. 14 at Weber State University. Hundreds of couples are expected for an evening of education, entertainment and fun.
Weber State University broadcast students took first prize in six categories during the National Broadcasting Society’s Region 6 Audio/Video Competition 2003.
Weber State University's Major Fest 2003 will be held October 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom. The event is aimed at helping current college students and high school seniors decide on a major of study.
Student volunteers at Weber State University got into the holiday spirit by presenting checks to two local chapters of Habitat for Humanity International.
OGDEN, Utah - The Weber State University Department of Visual Arts will present "Yida Wang: Works on Paper," an exhibition on display Nov. 10 through Jan. 10, 2004, in the Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery of the Ethel Wattis Kimball Visual Arts Center.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) have named Frank Guliuzza at Weber State University the 2003 Utah Professor of the Year.
It's always been about the kids, but Weber State University's eighth-annual Storytelling Festival plans to connect with a whole new audience – preschoolers.
Political science professor Frank Guliuzza, Weber State University's 2003 Hinckley Fellow, will examine the impact of recent Supreme Court decisions on affirmative action and diversity in higher education when he presents the 4th Annual Hinckley Lecture at 3 p.m. December 1 in Stewart Library's Special Collections.
Just in time for students facing final exams, Weber State University's Convocations presents motivational speaker Tim Border, 10 a.m. Dec. 4 in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater.
An insider's view of the Depression-era construction of the Hoover Dam and a discussion of water and power in the contemporary American West will be featured at the third-annual Utah Construction/Utah International Symposium, Nov. 5-6 at Weber State University.
With the recent drop in temperatures, a group of Weber State students is sponsoring the "Share the Warmth" blanket drive. For senior citizens and children, drastic temperature changes can be devastating and sometimes deadly.
Weber State University will remember World War II veterans through a series of events October 18-25, that coincide with WSU's homecoming week.
The Weber State University Department of Visual Arts will sponsor "The Art of Illumination," a lecture by artist Richard Leray at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Lindquist Lecture Hall in the Ethel Wattis Kimball Visual Arts Center.
The Weber State University Department of History will present the 2003 Critchlow Lecture featuring writer David Haward Bain at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the WSU Stewart Library.
The Harold W. Ritchey Lecture Series and Weber State University's College of Science will present "New Medicines from Tropical Island Plants," a lecture by Dr. Paul Alan Cox, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Lind Lecture Hall.
Utah Musical Theatre, the professional summer-stock company in residence at Weber State University, is now accepting headshot/resume and portfolio submissions for performer and creative staff hiring for the 2004 season.
Former U.S. Senator and Vietnam War veteran Max Cleland will speak on "Strong at the Broken Places" as part of Weber State University's convocation lecture series, at 10 a.m. Oct. 23 in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
John Armstrong, a professor in Weber State University's Department of Physics, has received funding from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to support his work to more easily identify Earth-like planets elsewhere in the galaxy.
The Salt Lake City Chapter of the Educational Society of Resource Management (APICS) will host a seminar featuring Eliyahu Goldratt, renowned author and business leader, on Oct. 20 at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City.
In conjunction with Weber State University's Hispanic Emphasis Week (Oct. 6-Oct. 10), Hispanic Area Council students will host a banquet honoring local Hispanic businesses on Oct. 9 at 6 p.m at the WSU Alumni Center.
Weber State University's Department of Nursing is seeking help in contacting alumni in conjunction with its 50th anniversary celebration.
Award-winning historian Joan Jacobs Brumberg will speak on "Kansas Charley," and the history of the juvenile death penalty, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom at Weber State University.
More than 50 high school students throughout Utah received scholarships as a result of attending Utah Boys' State at Weber State University.
Weber State University's Services for Women Students will host a Community Resource Fair Oct. 8 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom. The fair is free to the public and will offer information on a wide range of topics.
Raccoons – stealthy, late-night visitors in many northern Utah neighborhoods – will be the topic of Sam Zeveloff's presentation on Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. in Weber State University’s Stewart Library Special Collections.
Army Sgt. 1st Class Corbett L. Whitmore, an assistant professor of military science at Weber State University, was recently recognized as "2003 Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) of the Year" for the U.S. Army Cadet Command.
In the coming weeks, Weber State University students, faculty and staff need to trade in their Wildcard picture ID for a new enhanced version.
I. King Jordan, president of Gallaudet University, will be the keynote speaker at Weber State University's 5th Annual Diversity Conference on Oct. 3. The conference will be held in the Shepherd Union Building from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Gallaudet University president I. King Jordan, will be a featured speaker at a summit addressing race and disability issues in Utah.
The Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions will hold two pre-application meetings to help students learn more about enrolling in programs and training available in the college.
Forrest C. Crawford, Weber State University professor of education and assistant to the president for diversity, will receive a Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award from the Salt Lake City-based Gandhi Alliance for Peace.
The Weber Historical Society, in cooperation with the Utah Humanities Council, presents a lecture by Dr. Jeffery Nichols on "Prostitution and Polygamy" at 7:30 p.m. Monday (Sept. 22) in the Shepherd Union Lair.
A WWII-era flight simulator, refurbished by a group of Weber State University students, will soon be part of a new exhibit at Hill Aerospace Museum in Roy.
Weber State University's Honors Issues Forum will discuss "Journalism Ethics: The Aftermath of Elizabeth Smart" at 10 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 18) in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater.
In honor of the final weekend of summer, Weber State University is holding its annual Mount Ogden Hike this Saturday (Sept. 20).
Weber State University's Young Alumni Association will hold its annual Coca-Cola 5K Challenge on September 20 to raise money for scholarships. Proceeds from the event support the WSU Alumni Scholarship Fund.
Members of the Weber State University Rodeo Club brought home more than $9,000 in scholarship money thanks to their performances in regional and national competitions.
Salvatore "Sal" D'Agostino, a member of the New York City Fire Department's Ladder Company 6, was among a small group of firefighters to survive the Sept. 11, 2001, World Trade Center attack, despite being in the building when it collapsed.
A prominent cement company's generosity has helped lay the foundation for increased learning opportunities at Weber State University.
With school back in session at Weber State University, everyone is sharing summer vacation highlights. The break from school proved eventful for several members of the campus community. Here's just a sample of how members of the campus community spent their summer.
The Weber State University Poetry Reading Series will present well known Utah poet LaVon B. Carroll, reading from her works September 9, at 1 p.m., in the Stewart Library Special Collections.
The Utah Transit Authority wants to give Weber State University students a lift.
Derek Boshier's Works on Paper: A Retrospective 1955-2003 will be on display this fall in the Ethel Wattis Kimball Visual Arts Center's Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery.
Background facts and figures related to WSU Davis Campus
The grand opening of Weber State University Davis Campus will be held August 21 at 5 p.m. at the new facility located at 2750 No. University Park Blvd., Layton, Utah.
The Utah State Board of Regents will formally install F. Ann Millner as the 11th president of Weber State University during a ceremony August 18.
An extensive photographic exhibit by Gregory Stauffer, celebrating Canyonlands and images of the Southwest, will be on display in the Stewart Library from September 5-29. The exhibit is free to the public.
Jane Brewer, of North Ogden, was elected chair of the Weber State University Board of Trustees during its monthly meeting today. Trustee Dan James was elected vice chair of the board.
Interior design students at Weber State University know how to market their expertise. In fact, it's an integral part of what they learn while pursuing a degree in interior design.
Building on the success of last season's inaugural campaign, Weber State University is preparing to partner with local businesses to paint the town purple.
Ron Holt, professor of anthropology at Weber State University, has received a Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Belarus next spring.
When Utah Musical Theatre concludes its 2003 season with Irving Berlin's "Annie Get Your Gun," Utah audiences will get their first chance to see the modernized adaptation of this popular Broadway musical.
Weber State University's Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions has received a federal grant worth nearly half a million dollars to provide health care training to rural communities. The money is aimed at addressing the shortage of nurses and health professionals in Utah and around the nation.
Hill Air Force Base and Weber State University have announced a new agreement aimed at increasing the educational opportunities for base personnel.
This year marks the silver anniversary of the John and Telitha Lindquist Summer Pops Concert and Fireworks at Weber State University. An event initiated by the Lindquist family of Ogden to bring the community together now attracts crowds from throughout the state.
A federal grant will provide new opportunities for Weber State University students to pursue international careers in Europe.
Weber State University is the winner of the inaugural Sterling Savings Big Sky Conference Presidents Cup, an award that recognizes a combination of academic and athletic achievement.
Parents everywhere will be able to relate to Utah Musical Theatre's production of Honk!
Utah Musical Theatre will honor the men and women of Hill Air Force Base by sponsoring Hill Air Force Base Night on July 3. Base personnel will be able to purchase tickets to that evening's performance of UMT's Honk! at a reduced rate.
A photographic exhibit at Weber State University chronicles baseball Hall-of-Famer Frank Robinson, from his minor league days in Ogden to his current role as manager of the Montreal Expos.
Shelley Conroy has been named the new dean of the Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions at Weber State University.
Diana Page is holding a family reunion of sorts on stage at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
Weber State University seeks storytellers from throughout the region for its annual Storytelling Festival planned for November.
Economically disadvantaged youth from the Ogden area will have an opportunity to engage in physical fitness activities and learn life skills at the National Youth Sports Program (NYSP), June 9-July 11, at Weber State University.
The Northern Utah Health Education Center will host a two-day summer camp at Weber State University, offering area youth an opportunity to explore career opportunities in health care.
The Weber State University baseball club team won the National Club Baseball Association world championship on Monday. WSU defeated the defending national champion Texas A&M Aggies, 4-0.
Weber State University's Emeriti Alumni Association continues its search for alumni and former faculty and staff who served during World War II, especially those killed in action and those who have died since the end of the conflict.
The Freeport Health Network (FHN) of Rockford, Ill., wasn't sure where to train future medical lab technicians after the local community college closed last year.
A Utah Supplier Development Conference will be held May 29 at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center (2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden).
Utah Musical Theatre opens the 2003 season with the beloved American musical, The Fantasticks.
When Dale Ostlie assumes his new duties as dean of the College of Science at Weber State University in July, he’ll be changing offices, not campuses.
Weber State University will award honorary degrees to an economic advisor to three presidents, a former chairman of the Republican National Committee, a former director of the student union, and a renowned architect at the university’s 121st commencement May 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the Dee Events Center.
Utah Musical Theatre returns in 2003 with three productions promising a season of "Love, Laughter & Lights Up!"
As the academic year draws to a close, Weber State University students have a new way to sell used textbooks thanks to the Internet.
Effective immediately, Victoria Gorrell has shortened her title at Weber State University while maintaining her current workload.
Weber State University officials are expecting the Class of 2003 to total more than 3,000 graduates. More than 2,200 candidates for graduation this spring will be honored May 8-9 during WSU's 121st commencement.
Weber State University's Computer & Electronic Engineering Technology Department (CEET) is soaring to new heights, thanks to a new partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Four Delta Epsilon Chi students at Weber State University used their marketing and management skills to win top honors in competitions held at the International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Fla.
Weber State University's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi will hold its 33rd Annual Initiation Banquet and Ceremony Thursday, April 24 at 6:15 p.m., in the Shepherd Union Gallery.
Hal Crimmel plans to use literature to bring the American wilderness to life for students at the University of Salzburg in Austria.
Sample dishes from nine different countries while being entertained with an array of cultural pieces from around the globe at Weber State University's International Banquet. The banquet will be held April 19 in the Shepherd Union Ballroom beginning at 6:30 p.m.
For the troops in Iraq, a phone call home is a much anticipated event.
While the U.S. military continues to fight the conflict in Iraq, more than 125 ROTC cadets from across Utah will participate in "Wasatch Thunder," an Army ROTC military exercise designed to train future officers.
"The Psychology of Hatred" will be the focus of Weber State University’s 9th Annual Holocaust Commemoration, April 14 and April 15.
A junior at Weber State University, who put aside adversity in her personal life to help others in the community, has received a scholarship in recognition of her compassion.
Student athletes from Weber State University will give back to the community this Saturday (April 5) by taking part in National Student Athletes Day.
The WSUSA 2003-2004 student body elections are currently open.
Weber State University sophomore Amy Bowman, Bountiful, won first prize in the 2003 Student Designer Scholarship Essay contest sponsored by The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and Kitchen & Bath Design News (KBDN).
Weber State University's Emeriti Alumni Association is looking for alumni and former faculty and staff who served during World War II.
Books galore – fiction, literature, texts, biography and more – will join classical long-playing records on sale at the Friends of the Stewart Library annual book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 3-4.
Weber State University will hold the 18th-annual National Undergraduate Literature Conference April 3-5. More than 115 students from 33 colleges and universities nationwide will present critical and creative papers to an audience of peers. The event is the largest undergraduate gathering of its kind in the country.
Weber State University history professor Susan Matt, author of Keeping Up with the Joneses, will hold a reading and book signing in WSU’s Stewart Library Special Collections at 7 p.m. March 31.
Nationally recognized, Ogden-based, choreographer Erik Stern will present Muscle Memories as part of Repertory Dance Theatre's LINK series.
Weber State University's Department of Physics will present a lecture on early life on Earth and a physics demonstration show on March 28. The evening will conclude with a star party.
The City of Ogden will hold a pep rally for the Weber State University men’s and women’s basketball teams tonight at 7 p.m. at the Ogden Amphitheater.
Sylvia Nasar, author of the book, A Beautiful Mind, will be Weber State University’s convocation speaker March 13 at 10 a.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
A list of WSU presenters attending the National Conferences for Undergraduate Research event in Salt Lake City, March 13-15, 2003
On the eve of spring break, when many students are confirming flights, buying sunscreen and packing bathing suits, more than 45 Weber State University students will be presenting their research at the National Conferences for Undergraduate Research in Salt Lake City.
Weber State University broadcast students have plenty of reasons to take to the airwaves and spread their good news.
The University Continuing Education Association (UCEA) has presented one of its 2003 Community of Practice Awards to Weber State University President F. Ann Millner in recognition of her leadership and ongoing efforts to provide higher education opportunities, through a variety of means, to the community.
The fourth annual Celebrate Shakespeare! festival will bring star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet to Ogden for two performances on March 28. The performances, as well as a series of films and lectures, are free to the public.
Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling monastery will visit Weber State University March 24-28. They will present “The Mystical Arts of Tibet,” a Richard Gere and Drepung Loseling production, sharing with the greater Ogden community insights into their arts, beliefs, culture and music.
"Straight shooter" is a term that friends and associates often use to describe Allen F. Simkins. That attribute has served him well and earned him great respect personally and professionally.
Lydia Wingate, dean of the Dumke College of Health Professions, is concerned about the "graying of America" – and not just because she plans to retire at the end of June.
The Weber State University Poetry Reading Series will present an evening of bilingual poetry featuring border poet Raquel Valle Sentíes and local poet Mary Rosa Moraga-Barrow, March 10 at 7 p.m. in the Stewart Library Special Collections.
Jeff Plant, Parson Construction Management Technology professor at Weber State University, received the Associated General Contractor's Service to the Industry Award for 2002.
Mark O'Connor has redefined the parameters of fiddling in his 30-year career. O’Connor and his Hot Swing Trio will present a "Tribute to Stephane Grappelli," arch 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Austad Auditorium of the Browning Center for the Performing Arts.
What do you get when you cross a 1920s bottling plant, 3,000 cobalt-blue, glass bottles, vintage World War II military-grade steel mats and a dozen Weber State University visual arts students? The answer is a new sculpture mounted on the side of the Utah Bottling Works Building in Ogden.
Noted journalist and expert on China and Tibet, Orville Schell will be the Hurst Scholar in Residence at Weber State University for the 2002-03 academic year.
Weber State University’s Department of Visual Arts will present Faculty Exhibition 2003, February 24-March 22, in the Mary Dee Shaw Gallery of the Ethel Wattis Kimball Visual Arts Center.
It's been nearly 50 years since the Supreme Court's landmark ruling on Brown vs. the Board of Education, which called for an end to school segregation.
International musicians David Finckel and Wu Han have emerged as one of the most popular cello-piano duos on the musical scene today. They will perform their Russian Classics program at the Browning Center for the Performing Arts, February 21 at 7:30 p.m.
The Non-Traditional Students Program at Weber State University is sponsoring The Ripe Tomatoes music and comedy show in the Shepherd Union Ballroom, February 22 at 7 p.m.
Utah Musical Theatre’s season is on the horizon, and the company has announced auditions for this summer’s productions.
With Weber State University’s Career Fair scheduled for February 13, now is the time to review and update your resume to make sure it will catch the eye of prospective employers.
Ann Cox, a music major at Weber State Univeristy, won't have to travel far to compete in this year's Music Teachers National Association national competition. The 2003 event is being held in Salt Lake City.
One of the startling figures from the 2000 Census showed that Ogden’s Latino population grew by 138 percent during the 1990s.
Weber State University MBA students are really getting into the Super Bowl this year -- or more exactly -- the commercials shown during the game.
Kevin Hansen has been hired as Weber State University’s new assistant vice president of Facilities Management.
Ron Galli, dean of Weber State University’s College of Science, has seen a lot of change during his 40 years on campus.
Quartetto Gelato will bring their distinct style of chamber music to Utah for a one-night-only engagement, February 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Weber State University’s Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts.
The life and writings of Bernard DeVoto, historian, novelist and unrepentant curmudgeon, will be discussed by Russell Burrows, assistant professor of English at Weber State University, January 22 at 1 p.m., in the Stewart Library Special Collections.
In recognition of Weber State University’s continuing commitment to its Army ROTC program, the university was presented with a plaque featuring a portion of the Pentagon damaged in the September 11 terrorist attack.
The Melba S. Lehner Children’s School at Weber State University was recently granted accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). This prestigious recognition has been achieved by less than seven percent of early childhood programs nationwide.