Hostage negotiator, humanitarian and author Terry Waite will speak at Weber State University at 10 a.m. Jan. 15 in the Shepherd Union Ballroom. The presentation is free to the public.
This spring, Weber State University is offering a new course designed to bridge the language barrier that often separates health care providers and their patients.
Calling Michael Christian the world's foremost expert on kissing is more than just lip service.
Weber State University will host the 2004 Utah Special Olympics Winter Games Jan. 30-31.
The U.S. Air Force has waged war against fatigue, and they've enlisted the help of Weber State University psychology professor Lauren Fowler.
Is it less ethical to kill a nation's enemies with anthrax or plague than to target them with a smart bomb? Is there ever a proper time and place for the use of biological warfare?
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision, Brown vs. Board of Education, which led to the desegregation of public schools, Weber State University is planning a series of events that reflect on the case and its legacy.
Mike Reiss, the Emmy Award-winning producer of "The Simpsons," will speak at Weber State University at noon Feb. 12 in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
James Christian, a Department of Performing Arts professor, has been awarded the 2004 Theatre Teacher of Excellence Award from Region 8 of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF).
Students from Weber State University will join with college students from across Utah to send a message to legislators about the importance of higher education.
Kent Van De Graaff, zoology professor at Weber State University, has been named the university’s 2004 John S. Hinckley Fellow.
A Weber State University professor and his students are working to find ways to make Utah's water management more efficient.
Rosemary Conover, professor and chair of the Department of Sociology & Anthropology, has been named the 2004 H. Aldous Dixon Award winner in recognition of her outstanding contributions to Weber State University.
In celebration of Women's History Month, Sarah Barringer Gordon, professor of law and of history at the University of Pennsylvania, will speak on "Plural Marriage, Women's Rights and the Constitution in the 19th Century" at 4 p.m. March 3 in Weber State University's Stewart Library Special Collections.
Chris Thomas who served as spokesman for the Smart family during the Elizabeth Smart abduction case will speak on crisis communications Feb.28 during a two-day event at Weber State University.
Weber State University's growing commitment to undergraduate research has resulted in two faculty members being elected to serve on a national advisory board.
Thomas A. Hughes, military history professor at the United States Air Force School for Advanced Air & Space Studies, will present "American Air Power: Where We've Been, Where We Are & Where We're Headed." The lecture, which is free to the public, will take place at 7 p.m. March 11 in the Stewart Library Special Collections Room on the Weber State University Ogden campus.
Advancements in organ transplant surgeries and the critical need for more organ donors will be discussed in the Honors Issues Forum, noon March 11 at Weber State University.
The fifth annual Celebrate Shakespeare! festival will feature “Twelfth Night," William Shakespeare's best loved comedy. A free performance in the Ogden High School Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. March 26, highlights a series of free public events between March 23 and April 8.
Weber State University's Ethics Bowl team had an impressive run at the national championships held in Cincinnati last month.
Eight WSU students will spend spring break helping Habitat for Humanity build houses in Spokane, Wash.
Jay Black, one of the nation's foremost experts on journalism ethics, will visit Weber State University March 25-26.
The Weber State University Davis Campus will host "It's Never Too Late," from 8:30 a.m.-noon, March 27. This special event is aimed at community members who want to resume or start a college career, even if it's been years since they attended school.
More than a hundred students will take part in Weber State University's inaugural Undergraduate Research Symposium from noon to 5 p.m., March 29 in the Shepherd Union Building.
Robert Pinsky, the 39th U.S. Poet Laureate, will be among the keynote speakers at Weber State University's 19th annual National Undergraduate Literature Conference (NULC), April 1-3.
OGDEN, Utah – In the last century, more than 60 million people were murdered in government-sponsored genocide. Weber State University's 10th Annual Holocaust Commemoration, "Courage and Complacency in the Face of Evil," will focus on the role of bystanders in the Holocaust.
The 2004 summer session at Weber State University represents the last chance for some students to earn their bachelor's degree using graduation requirements established under the old quarter system.
While it's debatable whether Donald Trump would be viewed as a paragon of good business ethics, Weber State University business students hope his show "The Apprentice" might jumpstart conversations about morality in the boardroom.
Juan Williams, senior correspondent for National Public Radio and political analyst for Fox Television, will speak on the effect of Brown v. Board of Education, 10 a.m. April 13 at Weber State University.
WSU students claimed six first-place finishes at the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) State Leadership Conference held March 26-27 in Provo, Utah. Fifteen WSU students attended the event, which featured 180 students from colleges and universities across the state, competing in nearly 40 different events.
Environmental organizations from across Utah will converge on Weber State University for the annual Earth Awareness Mall, April 14 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WSU's second annual "Last Lecture" will be taught by assistant professor of teacher education Paul Pitts on April 14 in the Lindquist Lecture Hall. The "Last Lecture" honor is given to a WSU professor who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to help students achieve academic success and prepare for future careers.
Jeffrey Hurst has been named dean of students at Weber State University.
A grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will help 10 college students from across the country conduct research at Weber State University this summer.
Some theatre arts students at Weber State University are putting their costume design skills to use for an off-stage production—refurbishing an old display at the Treehouse Children's Museum in Ogden.
Schaun Wheeler, an anthropology student at Weber State University, has received a $5,000 scholarship from a national honor society.
Weber State University officials are expecting the Class of 2004 to total more than 3,900 graduates. More than 2,100 candidates for graduation this spring will be honored May 6-7 during WSU's 123rd commencement. The ceremony will be Web cast live May 6 at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) at weber.edu/commencement.
Weber State University will award honorary degrees to a nationally recognized voice for the Palestinian people and advocate for peace in the Middle East, a former faculty member, a longtime WSU employee, and a prominent leader in the construction industry at the university's 123rd commencement May 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Dee Events Center.
The Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) has recognized three Weber State University professors for using technology to advance classroom learning.
Students from Weber State University's Delta Epsilon Chi chapter (DEX) competed along with 2,500 college students at the International Career Development Conference held last month in Nashville, Tenn.
Faculty from the Weber State University College of Science will present research similarities between Mars and the Great Salt Lake and other scientific topics at 7 p.m. May 12 at WSU Davis.
Five Weber State University geoscience students had to get creative with their final exams in order to make presentations at a regional conference in Boise, Idaho, this week.
The 2004 Utah Musical Theatre season will introduce audiences to two shows never before seen in Utah and a musical that transformed the genre.
Weber State University seeks storytellers from throughout the region for its annual Storytelling Festival planned for November.
While most students and teachers view summer as a time to take a break from schoolwork, some public school math teachers will use summer vacation as a chance to head back to the classroom—as students.
When Utah Musical Theatre decided to open its 2004 season with "Zorro," Bruce Cohen, the company's Artistic and Managing Director, knew he needed an expert. In "Zorro" director Drew Fracher, Cohen not only landed a master swordsman and internationally renowned fight director, but also the co-author of the play.
Shelley Conroy, dean of the Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions, has been appointed to serve on the Governor's Utah Child Abuse Prevention Task Force.
For three days in June, high school students serious about pursing professions in the health field will have that opportunity first hand at Weber State University thanks to the Northern Utah Area Health Education Center (AHEC).
Each summer, Weber State University's Department of Health Promotion & Human Performance hosts a free summer sports program for local children. This year's program will run from June 7 to July 9 at WSU's Ogden campus.
Weber State University professor William Clapp has received the Legion of Merit medal from the United States Air Force in recognition of his work at the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.
Weber State University's Continuing Education department will host the 20th Annual Reading & Writing Conference June 18-19, in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
The Weber State University College Republicans are sponsoring a debate between Lt. Governor candidates Enid Greene and Gary Herbert, at 6 p.m. June 19 in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater.
Thousands of people are expected to flock to Weber State University to enjoy the John and Telitha Lindquist Summer Pops Concert and Fireworks, scheduled for July 11.
The summer of 2004 is proving quite eventful for Utah Musical Theatre performers Paul Cheney and Kara Buhrley Powell.
Weber State University faculty will teach two workshops July 5-9, designed to help middle school, junior high and high school teachers expand their science knowledge.
A research presentation by three Weber State University dental hygiene students recently took second place at the American Dental Hygienists' Association national conference.
Weber State University, along with several other institutions, has received a collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation to study how curved mountain chains form.
Jason Palmer is trying to cram in as much study of Mandarin Chinese as possible before he leaves for Taiwan at the end of July. Palmer, who graduated from Weber State University in May, has been awarded a Fulbright grant to Taiwan in the field of Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
Weber State University will host the 17th Annual Child Abuse & Family Violence Conference August 5-6 in the Shepherd Union Building.
Sounding like something out of a Jules Verne novel, Weber State University student Kedrick Ridges has just returned from an Olympic odyssey that took him to four continents, nine countries, and 12 cities in approximately 40 days. In lieu of a hot air balloon, he logged more than 40,000 frequent flier miles.
After 35 years teaching American History at Weber State University, professor Jim Dolph is heading to Europe to spend a year sharing his expertise with a Norwegian audience.
Weber State University is notifying more than 7,000 individuals to be on alert after a university computer was hacked into by intruders via the Internet.
Bruce Cohen makes his directorial debut for Utah Musical Theatre with "Pal Joey," a show that may be relatively unfamiliar to Utah audiences, despite being a landmark American musical.
OGDEN, Utah – U.S. Army Specialist Shoshana Johnson, the first African-American woman to be held as a prisoner of war, will speak at Weber State University, noon, Sept. 1 in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
Weber State University's Pat Wheeler and Frances McConaughy have been recognized this summer for their commitment to helping students.
Brad Mortensen has been named assistant vice president for Support and Auxiliary Services at Weber State University. Mortensen comes to WSU from the Utah System of Higher Education, where he served as assistant commissioner for Finance and Facilities the past two years.
WSU has been experiencing problems with its Internet connection. If you have been attempting to transact business on-line and have been unable to do so, we invite you to call or come to the Ogden campus for needed services. We have extended our hours in order to assist you.
Salt Lake City based Master Printmaker Christopher Creyts will deliver a slide lecture on the WSU campus Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Ethel Wattis Kimball Visual Arts Center, Lindquist Lecture Hall. The event is free to the public.
Weber State University has announced the names of three finalists for the position of athletic director. Each candidate will visit the campus to interview with the university search committee and to meet various campus and community audiences.
The provost search committee at Weber State University has announced the names of three candidates scheduled to interview on campus later this month.
Nationally renowned chef Kevin Roberts is coming to Weber State University to share his expertise for quick, easy-to-make snacks that college students love.
Weber State University will host a series of open-house meetings so the community can meet and interact with the three candidates interviewing for the Wildcats athletic director position.
Weber State University is promoting student political involvement and voter registration by hosting the Utah Campus Compact (UCC) Marathon Fun Bus Tour Sept. 17 at 6 p.m.
Weber State University will host the first public appearance of artist Chad S. Hawkins' collection of five pieces of art featuring the U. S. Constitution at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in the Lindquist Alumni Center.
Fifty years ago this fall, Dwight D. Eisenhower was halfway through his first term as president and America was still adjusting to the post-Korean War era. 1954 was the year "Sports Illustrated" debuted on newsstands, Elvis Presley recorded his first record, J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Fellowship of the Ring" was published and M&M Peanut Chocolate Candies were introduced. Amidst all these notable debuts, 1954 was also a milestone year in Weber State University's history.
In 1922, members of the then Weber Academy set out to celebrate the last weekend of summer with a hike up Mount Ogden. This year, Weber State University's annual tradition has a new twist: Participants can take the Snowbasin gondola nearly to the summit for $8 (round-trip), or they can ride it down for free this Saturday (Sept. 18).
Jared Diamond, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Guns, Germs, and Steel" will speak at Weber State University at 11:30 a.m. Sept 23 in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
The Utah Construction Company's start in railroading and Ogden's wealth of railroad lore will be celebrated at "Making Tracks: Railroading 1900-1930," the fourth annual Utah Construction/Utah International Symposium, Oct. 7, in the Stewart Library Special Collections.
"Spirituality and Religion in a Pluralistic Community" is the theme for Weber State University's 6th Annual Diversity Conference, scheduled for Oct. 7-8 in the Shepherd Union Building.
The costs of identity theft and cyber crime, and intelligent design creationism are the topics that will be explored at two separate Honors Issues Forums this week. "Identity Theft and Cybercrime" will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 30 in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater. Author Barbara Forest will present a lecture on intelligent design creationism at 11 a.m. Oct. 1 in Stewart Library Special Collections.
Julia Jefferson and Shay Banks-Young can trace their ancestry back to President Thomas Jefferson and his slave Sally Hemings. The distant cousins will present "The Affairs of Race In America, A Conversation In Black And White" when they visit Weber State University at noon, Sept. 29 in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater.
Nationally renowned forensic dentist Dr. Raymond Rawson will speak at WSU at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 in the Shepherd Union Ballroom. Rawson, a Nevada state senator, is a strong proponent for creating a research laboratory in his state to study how human bodies decompose in the desert.
Weber State University announced today that William J. Weidner has been selected as the new athletic director for Wildcat Athletics.
As the 2004 presidential campaign enters the home stretch, Weber State University's American Democracy Project will host three presidential debate watches.
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.
Michael Vaughan has been selected as Provost at Weber State University following an extensive national search.
Weber State University will host the Community Connection Fair Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom. Organizations, businesses and agencies from the local community will staff information booths at the fair.
Ken Roesbery, better known as the Grocery Guru, will show Weber State University students how to stretch their grocery dollars at 8:30 a.m., Oct. 5 in room 207 of the Wattis Business Building.
Weber State University's Richard Sadler has been named a Fellow of the Utah State Historical Society (USHS).
As part of Homecoming festivities, Weber State University Student Activities will host up-and-coming country duo Blue County in concert Oct. 21, 8 p.m., in the Dee Events Center.
Weber State University's Major Fest 2004 will be held Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms. The event is aimed at helping current WSU students and high school seniors decide on a program of study.
Scott Matheson Jr., Democratic candidate for governor, will visit Weber State University on Oct. 6 from 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Lair.
Utah Musical Theatre has announced its lineup of shows for the 2005 season, featuring an orphan, a Broadway legend and a musical premiere.
Utah Musical Theatre's 2005 Season doesn't open for another eight months, but the company is already busy casting and hiring performers and crew.
Weber State University's 2004 Share the Warmth blanket drive, organized by WSU students, is building upon the tremendous success of the 2003 drive when 250 blankets were donated. This year's drive runs from Oct. 1 to Dec. 1 with the goal of collecting 1,000 blankets.
Due to the overwhelming response for the first three DebateWatch events this fall, WSU's American Democracy Project has added one more session to coincide with the final presidential debate Oct. 13.
Intrigue, thrills and romance will all be a part of Weber State University's celebration of one of humanity's grandest traditions: Storytelling.
Weber State University alumnus Army Maj. Gen. David C. Ralston will address his alma mater Oct. 20 at noon in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
Crimes involving identity theft and cyber fraud are becoming all too common as criminals use advances in technology to exploit unsuspecting victims.
Zoology professor Kent Van De Graaff, Weber State University's 2004 Hinckley Fellow, will discuss the similarities and differences between chimpanzees and humans Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. in Lind Lecture Hall 126.
For those who love murder mystery novels or CBS's "CSI: Crime Scene Investigations," Weber State University will host criminal profiler Robert Ressler Oct. 27 at noon in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
Weber State University will offer distance learning courses in nursing to hospitals and health care centers in Payson and Richfield, Utah, in an effort to address the tremendous demand for more nurses in rural locales.
Junior and senior minority students from Utah high schools are invited to attend Weber State University's annual Multicultural Youth Conference, Jan. 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom. The event will conclude with a banquet for the students and their parents, held at 6 p.m.
Weber State University is returning to normal after a power outage Thursday morning forced the cancellation of some classes on the Ogden campus.
Utah Musical Theatre will present "Kiss Me Kate" in 2005 after a national tour of "Annie" forced the company to cancel its planned production of that show.
Broadcast students from Weber State University won first place in eight out of 15 categories at a recent National Broadcasting Society regional competition, including a sweep of the video news program category.
Weber State University's 2004 Share the Warmth blanket drive, organized by WSU students, is building upon the tremendous success of the 2003 drive when 250 blankets were donated. This year's drive has been extended until Dec. 31 in an effort to collect 1,000 blankets.
Weber State University's Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl team bested a field of 12 teams to win the California Regional Ethics Bowl.
Weber State University will award an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree to Harvard business professor Clayton M. Christensen at the university's 124th commencement Dec. 17 at 1 p.m. in the Dee Events Center.
Weber State University officials are expecting more than 1,200 candidates for graduation this December. WSU will award degrees and institutional certificates Dec. 17 during its 124th commencement ceremony at the Dee Events Center. The commencement exercises will begin at 1 p.m. and will be available to view live via the Internet.
After seven months of improvements, the Ott Planetarium, located in Lind Lecture Hall on Weber State University's Ogden campus, will re-open Dec. 1 with two new shows.
U.S. Army Col. Nancy Jaax, infectious disease expert, will address the public at noon on Dec. 1 at Weber State University's Ogden campus in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater. She will speak about her experiences dealing with Ebola and other infectious diseases.
For the second year in a row, a group of Child and Family Studies students at Weber State University have received national recognition for outstanding research in their field.
Weber State University head football coach Jerry Graybeal has asked to be relieved of his duties following a 1-10 season, the worst in the program’s 43-year history.
Michael Kimmel, expert on the evolution of gender roles, will speak at an Honors Issues Forum at Weber State University Nov. 15 at noon in the Special Collections Area, Stewart Library.
Weber State University is hosting an open house on Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lindquist Alumni Center (1305 E. 41st St., Ogden) to help former (or new) students complete their college degree.
Rafe Martin, a prize-winning author and nationally-acclaimed storyteller, will give a free performance in the Stewart Library Special Collections on the campus of Weber State University Nov. 9 at 1 p.m.
Weber State University’s Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions and the Northern Utah Area Health Education Center (AHEC) would like to invite the public to join in acknowledging National Allied Health Professions Week, which runs from Nov 7-13.
The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) has presented a national award to the Weber State University chapter for its efforts in organizing and hosting a student conference earlier this year.
Jeff Cohen, better known as Lawrence “Chunk” Cohen from the 1985 Steven Spielberg movie “The Goonies,” will speak at Weber State University Nov. 10 at noon in the Shepherd Union Ballroom. Cohen will talk to the audience about the famous movie, the rest of the cast and the new Goonies movie.
Collaboration between a Weber State University professor and the Utah Geological Survey has culminated in the release of a new geologic map of the Ogden area.