2006 Archives

English Department to Offer Writing Workshop for Veterans

The Department of English at Weber State University and the Hill Aerospace Museum have joined forces to offer a free, eight-week writing workshop for military veterans.

Conference Promotes Higher Education to Area Students

The 13th annual Weber State University Multicultural Youth Conference will be held Jan. 5 at 7:30 a.m.

Nike VP Selected to Lead New Technology Outreach Center at WSU

Curt Roberts, a vice president for Nike and an alumnus of Weber State University, has been selected to serve as vice provost for Innovation & Economic Development at the university. In this role he will direct a new technology innovation center on campus that will support the Utah Science, Technology and Research (USTAR) economic development initiative.

Moot Court Team Wins First Regional Championship

A Weber State University moot court team recently won the American Collegiate Moot Court Association (ACMA) Western Regional Championship Tournament at Long Beach, Calif.

USTAR Technology Innovation Center to be Located at WSU

Weber State University has been selected as the site for a Technology Innovation Center that will support the Utah Science, Technology and Research (USTAR) initiative.

New Coaches Announced

Weber State University has named Dan Walker the new head coach for men’s track and field. Walker replaces Chick Hislop who retired last week after 38 years as the head coach. In addition, Paul Pilkington has been named the head cross country coach.

WSU Bookstore Awards Inaugural Scholarships

Eight Weber State University juniors will soon benefit from a new scholarship program. As part of what the WSU Bookstore is calling its “Reinvestment in Campus” initiative, each of the students will receive up to $800 toward the purchase of their textbooks for the 2007 academic year.

'Business Builder' to Receive Honorary Degree from WSU

Weber State University will award an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree to H. Raymond Bingham at the university’s 128th commencement Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. in the Dee Events Center.

Commencement Ceremony Planned for Dec. 15

Weber State University officials are expecting more than 1,200 candidates for graduation this December. WSU will award degrees and institutional certificates Dec. 15 during its 128th commencement ceremony at the Dee Events Center.

Legendary WSU Track Coach Retiring

Weber State Track and Field and Cross Country Head Coach Charles "Chick" Hislop has announced his retirement after 38 years at WSU.

Amsel to Give Annual Hinckley Lecture

Eric Amsel, the 2006 Hinckley Fellow and Utah Professor of the Year, will deliver the annual Hinckley Lecture Dec. 5 at 1 p.m. in Social Science Building 119.

Four WSU Students Named Governor's Scholars

Four Weber State University students have been selected as Governor's Scholars by Gov. Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.

WSU Receives Healthy Worksite Award

Weber State University, along with several other Utah employers, recently received the 2006 Healthy Worksite Platinum Award from the Utah Council for Worksite Health Promotion.

Amsel Named Utah Professor of the Year

For the third time in four years, Utah's professor of the year comes from Weber State University.

Pre-Med Program Receives $2 Million Endowment

Weber State University’s acclaimed pre-med program has received $2 million in funding, thanks to a generous gift from a private donor.

Historian to Offer New Perspective on American West Violence

Weber State University's Critchlow Lecture Series will feature John Mack Faragher, professor of American studies at Yale University, who will present "A New Look at Violence in the American West," on Nov. 28 at 1:30 p.m. in the Lindquist Alumni Center.

Dr. Ruth to Speak at WSU

Ruth Westheimer, a pioneer of media psychology commonly known as Dr. Ruth, will speak at Weber State University on Nov. 27 at noon in the Shepherd Union Gallery.

Utahn's Memoirs Offer Glimpse into GOP, Early Years of the Reagan Revolution

A new autobiography by Ogden native and former Republican National Committee chairman Richard Richards offers a first-hand account of local, state and national politics spanning nearly five decades.

WSU to Unveil Wall of Distinguished Professors

Weber State University will unveil its Honor Wall for Presidential Distinguished Professors during a special ceremony Nov. 14 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Stewart Library.

Federal Grant Helps Students Prepare for College

Thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Weber State University and the Ogden City School District are combining and increasing their efforts to guide local high school and middle school students on the path to a college degree.

Concurrent Enrollment Accredited by NACEP

Weber State University Continuing Education’s Concurrent Enrollment Program has received accredited status from the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP).

STEP to Hold Statewide Career Fair for High School Students at WSU

The Weber State University chapter of the Science, Technology, Engineering Program (STEP) will host a statewide career fair for high school students on Nov. 10 from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Shepherd Union Gallery.

Fingerprinting Software Gives Students Edge in CSI Field

Students of the Department of Criminal Justice at Weber State University are gaining added experience in fingerprint matching thanks to a new resource at the university.

Students' Research Earns National Honor Once Again

A group of students at Weber State University has received national recognition for research in the field of child and family studies.

Students to Make a Difference with Trick-or-Treat Activity

Weber State University students will be trick-or-treating early this year.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Activities Planned

Weber State University's Services for Women Students will host several activities during October in connection with Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Campus Police's Newest Addition First of Its Kind at WSU

The newest member of the university police department is good at keeping low and detecting danger.

Students Organize Events to Promote Understanding

The Weber State University Student Association has organized the second annual Wall of Hate to raise awareness against hate.

Major Fest Helps Students Plan Future

Weber State University's Major Fest 2006 will be held Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Gallery. The event is aimed at helping current WSU students decide on programs of study.

WSU to Host Sixth Annual Utah Construction/International Symposium

Weber State University will host Utah Construction/International's Sixth Annual Symposium Oct. 4-5.

Hispanic Women's Literature Conference to Host Renowned Spanish Poet

Weber State University and the 16th Annual Conference of the International Association of Hispanic Women Literature will sponsor two free poetry readings with internationally recognized Spanish poet Ana Rossetti.

Law and Medical Ethics Professor to Speak at WSU

In connection with its Eighth Annual Diversity Conference, Weber State University will offer a presentation by Pilar Ossorio, a professor of law and medical ethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on Oct. 4 at noon in the Shepherd Union Gallery as part of the Convocations Lecture Series.

New Basketball Coach to Speak at Alumni Center

The Weber State University Alumni Association will host a free presentation by Randy Rahe, men's basketball coach, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m at the Lindquist Alumni Center.

Leadership Chair Created in Goddard School of Business

Thanks to a generous gift of a $1 million endowment, a new leadership chair has been created at Weber State University in the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics.

Diversity Conference to Focus on Health Care Issues

Weber State University will host the Eighth Annual Diversity Conference, "Diversity, Equity and Access to Health Care: Issues, Disparities and Challenges in the 21st Century," Oct. 5-6.

WSUSA to Host Meetings on Proposed Ogden Development

The Weber State University Student Association will host the first of four informative discussions about the proposed development along Ogden's east bench Sept. 27 at noon in the Shepherd Union Gallery.

WSU to Host Homecoming Race

Campus Recreation will host a 5K race and 3K walk on Sept. 23 at 9 a.m.

'Remember the Titans' Coach to Speak at WSU

Herman Boone, the head football coach at Virginia's T.C. Williams High School in 1971, will speak at Weber State University on Sept. 20 at noon in the Shepherd Union Gallery. Boone's team was the subject of the 2000 film "Remember the Titans," with Denzel Washington playing Boone.

WSU's SPJ Student Chapter Receives National Honor

Weber State University's chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists recently was named the Region 9 student chapter of the year at the organization's national convention in Chicago.

Health Professions to Hold Information Sessions for Prospective Students

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.

WSU to Offer Small Business Development Course in Spanish

Weber State University’s Small Business Development Center will hold its first Smart Start business seminar in Spanish at 10 a.m. on Sept. 30 at the Business Information Center (2444 Washington Blvd.).

CLS Students Place First at Posters Competition

Two Weber State University clinical laboratory sciences students placed first at the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science's student posters competition during the organization's annual meetings in Chicago.

Events Planned to Celebrate U.S. Constitution

Students and faculty in Weber State University's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences have scheduled a series of discussions and activities leading up to Constitution Day on Sept. 17.

Nurses to Study Threats, Crises Management

Five years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Weber State University nursing students are gaining new perspective on nursing in crisis situations thanks to a unique WSU course.

Davis Campus to Offer Engineering Technology Classes

Weber State University's Department of Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology is offering five new classes at the WSU Davis Campus this fall.

Steve Forbes to Speak at WSU Wednesday

Steve Forbes, president and chief executive officer of Forbes and editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine, will speak at noon, Aug. 30 in the Val A. Browning Center Allred Theater on Weber State University’s Ogden campus. The event, which is free to the public, is presented by The Ogden/Weber Chamber in partnership with EDCUtah, Zions Bank and Weber State University.

Wildcat Block Party to Celebrate Start of School

Weber State University will host the second annual Wildcat Block Party on Sept. 1 at the university's Ogden campus for students, faculty, staff and the community.

'Earthquake Lady' to Speak at WSU

The Weber State University Alumni Association will host a free earthquake preparedness presentation by Maralin Hoff, also known as the "Earthquake Lady," Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m.

Petersen Named to WSU Board of Trustees

The Weber State University Board of Trustees officially announced at its monthly meeting Tuesday that Steven Petersen, co-founder and president of Petersen Inc., will serve a three-year term as a trustee.

“A” Lot Parking Permits Go on Sale August 12 at Lampros Hall

The sale of 2006-07 Weber State University parking permits for “A” lots will be held starting at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12 at Lampros Hall. The original online sale, scheduled for July 31, had to be postponed when the sheer volume of requests overloaded the software application.

Businesses Invited to Take Part in Wildcat Block Party

Area businesses are invited to be a part of Weber State University’s Fall 2006 Wildcat Block Party, scheduled for Friday, Sept. 1.

‘Songs for a New World’ Makes Utah Premiere with UMT

Utah Musical Theatre’s final production of the 2006 season, “Songs for a New World,” will open Aug. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Peery’s Egyptian Theater (2415 Washington Blvd.) in Ogden.

Students Take First Place at National Business Competition

Nineteen Weber State University students competed recently at the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn., placing first in five competitions and in the top 10 in 11 others.

Rost Named Assistant Vice President at WSU

William Rost has been named assistant vice president of Development at Weber State University. Rost comes to WSU from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, where he served as the assistant chancellor for University Advancement.

Complimentary Tickets Available for UMT Performance

Thanks to proceeds from the Weber County RAMP Initiative, Utah Musical Theatre is offering 300 complimentary tickets to its Aug. 19 matinee performance of "Songs for a New World."

Community to Enjoy Annual Pops Concert and Fireworks

Thousands of people are expected to flock to Weber State University to enjoy the Lindquist Family Symphony Pops and Fireworks, scheduled for July 16, 2006.

WSU Professor Conducts Fossil Research at Bryce Canyon

Weber State University geosciences professor Jeff Eaton will spend six weeks this summer initiating a complete paleontology survey of the Cretaceous rocks of Bryce Canyon National Park for the park’s administration.

WSU Reaching Out in Summer College Summit Program

Weber State University will host the first-ever Summer College Summit Program June 28-30 to prepare more than 50 high school students for university.

Program Benefits Students Interested in Health Care Careers

Thanks to a federally funded grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration and support from the Bamberger Foundation and Utah Medical Association Foundation, 30 high school students will prepare for careers in health care by attending the Health Careers Opportunities Program (HCOP) at Weber State University this summer.

WSU Seeking Retired Staffers for Luncheon

In preparation for a special luncheon this fall, the Weber State University Alumni Association is seeking current contact information for staff who retired from the university.

WSU Welcomes Utah Boys' State for 20th Consecutive Year

High school students throughout Utah will be on the Ogden campus from June 12-16 to learn about civic engagement and government processes from local and state leaders.

WSU’s New MHA Degree Approved by Regents

Starting this fall, Weber State University will offer a Master of Health Administration degree in response to demand from local health care providers.

UMT Cast Showcases Homegrown Talent

When the 2006 Utah Musical Theatre season opens in early July, Artistic and Managing Director Bruce Cohen hopes audiences will feel right at home.

Alumni Association to Hold 1956 Class Reunion

Time is running out to take part in Weber State’s 50th Reunion for the Class of 1956.

WSU to Host Reading and Writing Conference

Weber State University, in conjunction with the Utah State Office of Education (USOE), will host the 22nd Annual Reading & Writing Conference June 16-17 in the Stewart Stadium Sky Suites.

Nursing, Spanish Students to Assist and Study in Ecuador

Weber State University nursing students will join Spanish-speaking WSU students on a trip to South America to study Ecuador's culture and health care, as well as offer needed health education and supplies.

WSU Professor Expounds on Human Genetics in International Magazine

WSU Information Systems & Technologies assistant professor Eric Swedin recently had an article published in "The Futurist" magazine.

Course Offers State of the Art Recording Software Instruction

Weber State University’s Continuing Education program will offer two workshops on using Digidesign’s Pro Tools software, the premiere audio recording and editing software tool. WSU is the only Digidesign-sponsored school in Utah.

WSU Professor Wins Technology Award in United Arab Emirates

Weber State University professor and library supervisor Carol Hansen, currently on leave from WSU at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates, was declared one of 16 winners in the United Arab Emirates Educational I.T. Challenge 2006.

WSU Health Student Receives Award

Nicole Miller, a recent WSU graduate in health information management, has been named outstanding student of the year by the Utah Health Information Management Association.

WSU Creates New Service-Learning Position

Weber State University has created a new position, director of the Office of Community-Based and Experiential Learning, to encourage community-based service learning in its courses.

WSU Group to Teach, Distribute Supplies in Ghana

From May 27 to June 19, Lisa Trujillo, director of clinical education and respiratory therapy instructor at Weber State University, will take her expertise in respiratory therapy and thousands of dollars worth of donated supplies to Africa.

Traditional and Contemporary Share UMT Stage in 2006

The 2006 Utah Musical Theatre season offers audiences both traditional and contemporary stage productions, performed by homegrown talent and crowd-pleasing UMT alumni.

Student Receives Boren Scholarship to Pursue Peace Studies in Japan

Weber State University English student Rob Goodwin has been awarded $18,400 in scholarship money from the National Security Education Program to fund an academic year of study in Nagasaki, Japan.

WSU to Host Critical Incident Stress Conference

Weber State University Continuing Education will host the first-ever training conference in the state of Utah by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) May 18-21 at the Sheraton City Centre Hotel (150 S. 500 W.) in Salt Lake City.

WSU Student Poet Receives National Award, Has Work Published

Weber State University senior Hannah New will have a collection of her poems published as a result of being selected as the best in the nation by the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS).

WSU Commencement Ceremonies Celebrate Class of 2006

Weber State University officials are expecting the Class of 2006 to total more than 3,300 graduates. More than 2,130 candidates for graduation this spring will be honored May 4-5 during WSU’s 127th commencement.

Four to Receive Honorary Degrees at WSU Commencement

Weber State University will award honorary degrees to a CEO of one of the world’s largest lodging and hospitality companies; a former professor who pioneered online education; a former trustee and community advocate for education and the arts; and a nationally recognized volunteer advocate at the university’s 127th commencement May 4 at 6 p.m. in the Dee Events Center.

WSU Students to Present Projects to Public

Two Weber State University student organizations – chapters of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and the American Welding Society – will host a car show and senior projects display April 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in WSU parking lots A4 and A5.

WSU Faculty Honored by State for Use of Technology

A Weber State University associate clinical laboratory sciences professor and a team of librarians from Stewart Library are among those honored by the Utah System of Higher Education for outstanding use of technology.

Second WSU Student Invited to Present on Capitol Hill

OGDEN, Utah – For the second year in a row, a Weber State University student has been invited to present undergraduate research at the prestigious Posters on the Hill event, scheduled for April 25 in Washington, D.C.

WSU to Host Sexual Assault Awareness Symposium

In an effort to increase awareness of sexual assault, Weber State University will host a symposium April 20 where individuals throughout the community will present on their roles in handling sexual assault cases.

Summer Youth Program Casualty of Federal Budget Cuts

Due to a federal budget cut, the National Youth Sports Program, which has benefited hundreds of area youths the past eight summers, has not been funded for 2006.

Mechanical Engineering Students’ Senior Project Headed for Rough Terrain

For 11 Weber State University seniors, the toughest test of their college careers may occur after they graduate.

Students Promote Appreciation of Poetry, One Poem at a Time

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, what does a poem a week provide? Perhaps it’s nourishment for the soul.

WSU Broadcasters Receive National Awards

After winning six first-place awards at the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) regional competition, broadcast students from Weber State University recently received two grand-prize awards at the NBS national student electronic media competition.

WSU Welcomes Celebrate Shakespeare! Festival to Ogden

The 2006 Celebrate Shakespeare! Festival will visit Ogden and WSU this week.

LDS Author to Speak at WSU about Newly Released Book

Author and historian Richard Lyman Bushman will speak at Weber State University April 10 at 7 p.m. about his recent book “Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling.”

WSU to Host Alcohol Awareness Activities

Comedian Bernie McGrenahan will visit Weber State University April 6 at noon in the Shepherd Union Ballroom B in conjunction with National Alcohol Screening Day.

Annual Commemoration Explores Responsibility and Reconciliation in the Aftermath of Genocide

In the aftermath of genocide, how do individuals and nations move forward? Is reconciliation possible? These are just a few of the topics speakers and presenters will address as part of “The Aftermath of Genocide: Responsibility and Reconciliation,” Weber State University’s 12th Annual Holocaust Commemoration.

Criminal Justice Department to Host Career Fair at WSU

Weber State University will host a Criminal Justice Career Fair on April 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms.

Stewart Library to Hold Annual Book Sale

Books by the bagful will be available for purchase at the Friends of the Stewart Library’s annual book sale on March 30-31 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WSU to Host 2006 Science Olympiad

Utah's Science Olympiad, featuring 49 teams representing schools from across the state, will be held April 1 at Weber State University.

WSU Names Rahe Basketball Coach

Randy Rahe has been named as the new head coach of the Weber State University men’s basketball team.

“Lovely Bones” Author to Speak at WSU

Alice Sebold, acclaimed author of “The Lovely Bones,” will speak at Weber State University, March 30 at noon in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.

WSU Professors Elected to National Research Council

Two Weber State University professors were recently elected to three-year terms as councilors for the Council on Undergraduate Research, making WSU one of only five universities in the country with four or more representatives on the national body.

Symposium to Showcase Undergraduate Research at WSU

Weber State University will host the third annual Undergraduate Research Symposium and Celebration on March 27 from noon to 5 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Building.

International Students Bring the World to WSU

Weber State University invites the community to enjoy a night of dinner and entertainment at the international student banquet “Bringing the World to WSU,” March 25 at 6 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.

New Award Honors Three WSU Professors for Excellence

The Weber State University Board of Trustees has approved the first group of Presidential Distinguished Professors at the university.

Children’s School Accepting Applications for Next Year

The Melba S. Lehner Children’s School at Weber State University is now accepting applications for the 2006-07 school year.

Online Education Pioneer and Retired Administrator Honored with 2006 Dixon Award

A telecommunications professor emerita who helped pioneer online curriculum, and a long-time administrator known for his problem-solving skills are the recipients of Weber State University’s 2006 H. Aldous Dixon Awards.

Alumni Association Offers Nevada Trip to Examine History of Vice

The Weber State University Alumni Association is sponsoring an overnight bus trip to Wendover, Nev. to explore that state’s history of legalized gambling and prostitution.

WSU Students Organize Benefit Concert to Help Rwandan Orphanage and Educational Center

Students from a variety of clubs and organizations at Weber State University are sponsoring a benefit concert and silent auction on March 28 to raise money for an orphanage/educational center in Rwanda.

Nurse to Address Her Global Humanitarian Efforts

Mary Lightfine, a self-proclaimed “nurse without boundaries,” will speak at Weber State University March 8 at noon in the Shepherd Union Ballroom. Her presentation will focus on her time spent traveling to render medical aid to people throughout the world.

Cravens Relieved of Head Coaching Duties

Weber State University announced today that Joe Cravens has been released from his duties as head coach of the men’s basketball team following back-to-back losing seasons.

WSU Set to Host Second Annual Faculty Forum

Weber State University will host the Second Annual Faculty Forum: A Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Activities, March 2 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Building.

WSU to Host Conference Encouraging Women to Aspire Higher

Weber State University will host the Aspire Higher in the Game of Life conference, March 11 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.

Professor to Discuss Canyons of Dinosaur National Monument

Associate English professor Hal Crimmel will present “A Place of Rivers: The Canyons of Dinosaur National Monument,” Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in Weber State University’s Lindquist Alumni Center.

WSU Seeking Presenters for Cultural Exchange Event

Weber State University is seeking presenters and groups from along the Wasatch Front to raise cultural awareness by providing interactive demonstrations and presentations at an upcoming campus event.

Public Response Prompts Expanded POW Exhibit at Stewart Library

A popular photo exhibit at Weber State University that captured the imagination of local residents is reopening with a more extensive display.

WSU Student Organizations to Examine Issues of War

Weber State University’s Honors Issues Forum and Amnesty International chapter will sponsor “Tortured American Values” week Feb. 21-24 with a variety of lectures, discussions and theater events.

GM Honors Automotive Technology Professors

Two Weber State University automotive technology professors were honored recently by General Motors Corp. for their outstanding service, which may in turn provide the automotive technology program and its students with greater resources.

Psychology Professor Named 2006 Hinckley Fellow

Eric Amsel, department chair and professor of psychology at Weber State University, has been named the 2006 John S. Hinckley Fellow.

Speaker to Address ‘Science of Compatibility’ at WSU

Two years after teaching Weber State University students “The Art of Kissing,” Michael Christian returns to Ogden to discuss “Mate Smart: The Science of Compatibility” Feb. 22 at noon in the WSU Shepherd Union Ballroom.

Campus Radio Station Launches New Format

OGDEN, Utah – Weber State University’s campus radio station KWCR-88.1 FM has recently changed its format and name in hopes of attracting more listeners.

WSU English Professors Prepare for Pop Culture Presentations

Two Weber State University English professors will be presenting at the 27th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations meeting in Albuquerque, N.M., Feb. 8-11.

UMT Schedules Final Round of Auditions for 2006 Season

Utah Musical Theatre has announced the dates for its final round of auditions for the 2006 season and is looking to hire local performers.

WSU to Host Native American Symposium

Weber State University will host an inaugural Native American Symposium Feb. 9 in Stewart Library Special Collections.

Events Planned to Remember Late Beat Writer and Muse

A series of activities and events are planned for Feb. 8 in Ogden and Salt Lake City to celebrate the 80th birthday of the late Beat writer and muse Neal Cassady, who was born in Salt Lake City.

Ott Planetarium Receives Record $1 Million in Federal Funds

Weber State University’s Ott Planetarium has received a $1 million appropriation from the United States Congress to expand educational opportunities for students throughout the region.

Planetarium Programming Reaches Out to Hispanics

As visitors to the Ott Planetarium settle into their seats, the lights dim and a voice from the speaker system fills the auditorium and says, “Damas y caballeros, bienvenidos a nuestro planetario. Para él que visita por primera vez, éste puede ser un lugar extraño...”

Speaker to Share ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Experience

The hotel manager who saved more than 1,000 people during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide and inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda” will speak at Weber State University Feb. 1 at noon in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.

WSU Accounting Professor Appointed Chairman of Federal Board

Weber State University alumnus and visiting accounting professor Tom Allen has been named to the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB).

Popular Mascot Night Returns Saturday

Approximately 30 mascots from area businesses, organizations, and high schools will join Waldo the Wildcat to entertain fans at the Saturday's men’s basketball game vs. Idaho State. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. at the Dee Events Center.

‘CSI’ Consultant to Speak at WSU Convocation

Dr. Gary Telgenhoff, a forensic pathologist and consultant to CBS’s hit television series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” will discuss his work with the show Jan. 25 at noon in Weber State University’s Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater.

Utah Historian to Address Legend of Bear Lake Monster

Utah historian Will Bagley will present “The Bear Lake Monster and Utah's other Infamous Aquatic Outlaws,” Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Lair on Weber State University’s Ogden campus.

Innovative Nursing Lab Fosters Critical Thinking

Weber State University nursing faculty have developed an innovative way to educate future nurses that encourages students to hone their critical thinking skills.

Acclaimed Actress of Film, Stage to Work with WSU Students

Claire Bloom, famed actress of film and stage, will spend a week working with Weber State University students as the 2006 Dean W. and Carol W. Hurst Artist-in-Residence.

Professor to Speak about 'The Sopranos,' 'Seinfeld' at the Smithsonian

Richard Greene, associate professor of philosophy at Weber State University, will present a one-day seminar Jan. 21 at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

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