Weber State University's track, located inside Stewart Stadium, will be renamed in honor of recently retired track and field coach Charles “Chick” Hislop. Hislop retired in December 2006 after 38 seasons at WSU.
Weber State University will host a special screening of the documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” on Jan. 16 at 6 p.m. Following the presentation, assistant geography professor Daniel Bedford will lead a discussion about the film and environmental issues.
A new study commissioned by the State of Utah Division of Facilities Construction and Management (DFCM) shows Weber State University has nearly 58 acres of undeveloped, useable land east of Skyline Drive, which could support a million square feet of academic space.
Weber State University's Department of Automotive Technology and the Ford Motor Company have entered a partnership to offer the Ford Maintenance and Light Repair program at the university.
The CBS Early Show gave two Weber State University communication students national television exposure on Wednesday (Jan. 17). A week later, their Super Bowl ad won a national poll for "Best Use of Humor."
The 12th Annual Faculty/Staff Basketball Shootout will take place on Jan. 24 during halftime of the women’s basketball game vs. Idaho State. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. at the Dee Events Center.
Approximately 30 mascots from local businesses, organizations and schools will join Waldo the Wildcat, the Weber State University mascot, to entertain fans at Saturday’s (Jan. 27) men’s basketball game vs. Eastern Washington. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. at the Dee Events Center.
The Weber State University Student Association recently sponsored an art contest to encourage local youth to pursue a college education.
Three Weber State University students have teamed up, thanks to a class assignment, to assist men living in a local correctional facility.
Weber State University will host an encore screening of the film “An Inconvenient Truth” and a visit by an interactive bus that’s powered by alternative fuel, all in an effort to raise awareness about environmental issues.
Bobby Seale, founder and chairman of the Black Panther Party, will speak at Weber State University at noon, Feb. 14 in the Shepherd Union Gallery.
A group of 25 Weber State University students rang in 2007 by providing medical assistance to impoverished citizens of Peru.
Weber State University's Department of English recently became a local site for the National Writing Project, an organization dedicated to improving the nation's writing skills.
The Utah Humanities Council recently recognized Weber State University associate history professor Kathryn MacKay with the 2007 Distinguished Humanities Award.
Weber State University student J. Rob Call recently took first place at the 2006-07 National Kitchen & Bath Association Student Competition.
This spring, Weber State University will bestow the first ever John A. Lindquist Award, in recognition of a faculty or staff member who has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to mentoring WSU students in learning through community involvement.
Weber State University’s Board of Trustees has selected three faculty members to receive the Presidential Distinguished Professors honor this year.
Weber State University’s Board of Trustees was shown an artist rendering of how the university might develop school property on the hillside east of Skyline Drive.
Jonathan Waterman, a renowned explorer and author, will present a visual lecture about his journeys, including a recent trip to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. at Weber State University.
Two Weber State University students pursuing degrees in theatre arts were honored at the Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) held Feb. 12-17 in Cedar City.
The Hispanic Area Council will join with Weber State University on Feb. 28 at noon in the Shepherd Union Gallery to celebrate Hispanic Emphasis Week with an issues forum titled "Latinas on the Move."
Weber State University Emeritus Professor Michael Norman has recently published his first novel.
Parents and supporters of Weber State University's Melba S. Lehner Children's School are hosting an art exhibit and fund-raising event Feb. 23 & 24.
Weber State University English Professor Michael Wutz has been named the 2007 John S. Hinckley Fellow.
Weber State University’s popular Storytelling Festival is preparing to add a new chapter to its storied history, in this, its 11th year.
The Melba S. Lehner Children’s School at Weber State University is now accepting applications for the 2007-08 school year.
Elaine Tyler May, American Studies professor at the University of Minnesota, will speak at Weber State University March 5 at noon in the Wattis Business Building Smith Lecture Hall.
The Weber State University Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl team took fifth at the national championships last week in Cincinnati, Ohio.
George Handy, one of Melvin Dummar’s former attorneys, will present “Howard Hughes’ Will: True or False? You be the Judge,” on March 8 at 7 p.m. at Weber State University.
The Department of Criminal Justice will host its annual career fair March 5 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Shepherd Union Gallery.
An English professor who is known as a leading thinker on state-of-the-art teaching strategies and an executive who has been instrumental in building the human resources department at Weber State University are the recipients of the school's 2007 H. Aldous Dixon Awards.
An economic analysis study conducted by the University of Utah’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research has found the cost to replace Weber State University property east of Skyline Drive would, “at a minimum be $40 million and could be as high as $47.7 million.”
Curt Roberts, the recently hired vice provost for Innovation & Economic Development at Weber State University, has hit the ground running after arriving at the university less than a month ago.
Award-winning author and journalist Mitch Albom will speak at Weber State University March 28 at noon in the Austad Auditorium, Val A. Browning Center.
Weber State University is redefining the term “March Madness” on the stage and the court, as the school is gearing up to receive national attention on both coasts Thursday evening.
Weber State University’s Environmental Initiatives Committee has planned two events this month, both examining carbon dioxide emissions and their effect on the environment.
Laura D'Andrea Tyson, a former national economic adviser to the White House, will be the speaker at the inaugural Vernon M. and MaRee Buehler Leadership Lecture March 29 at 11:30 a.m. in the Austad Auditorium, Val A. Browning Center.
The Eighth Annual Celebrate Shakespeare! Festival will visit Ogden and Weber State University March 22, featuring “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
Weber State University will host the fourth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium and Celebration on March 26 from noon to 5 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Building.
The Friends of the Stewart Library Annual Book Sale will be held March 29-31 at Stewart Library on Weber State University's Ogden campus.
Weber State University student Michael Malmrose, a senior majoring in physics in the College of Science, recently announced the likely discovery of a previously unknown star using a new planet-hunting method developed at the university.
Weber State University will host the 22nd Annual National Undergraduate Literature Conference March 29-31.
Students from more than 43 middle schools, junior high and high schools across Utah will participate in the 2007 Science Olympiad held at Weber State University on Saturday.
What do black holes, glowing pickles, floating soap and hot chocolate have in common? They’re all part of a physics open house coming to Weber State University in April.
Weber State University's Department of Emergency Care & Rescue recently was awarded continuing accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
Chick Hislop, who retired as the head coach of the Weber State University track and field and cross country teams in 2006, will discuss his career during a presentation on April 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lindquist Alumni Center, located on the school’s Ogden campus.
Weber State University has announced that head men’s basketball coach Randy Rahe has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep him on the Wildcat sidelines through the 2011-2012 season.
Weber State University will host the second annual Native American Symposium and the 36th Annual Contest Powwow as part of Native American Emphasis Week, April 9-14.
Associate professor Kathryn L. MacKay recently was named the first recipient of the John A. Lindquist Award.
Organizers of Weber State University’s 2007 Holocaust Commemoration hope that lessons from history will generate greater awareness about current-day issues.
Weber State University Continuing Education and the College of Applied Science and Technology, together with Control Point Technologies, will host the 2007 Continuous Process Improvement Symposium May 8-10 at the Davis Conference Center in Layton, Utah.
Broadcast students from Weber State University recently received three grand-prize awards and one honorable mention at the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) national student electronic media competition, earning recognition in each category they entered.
Issac Goeckeritz, a junior at Weber Sate University majoring in geography, will show his documentary "Ogden: Junction City of the West" for the first time at 7 p.m. on April 25 at Peery's Egyptian Theater (2415 Washington Blvd.).
For the third year in a row, an undergraduate researcher at Weber State University will represent the state of Utah on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., as part of the prestigious Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill event.
Members of Weber State University’s Environmental Club have several activities planned as part of an Earth Day Celebration on April 23.
A new simulation laboratory in the Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions is providing a greater level of realism for students pursuing degrees in emergency care & rescue, nursing and respiratory therapy.
During its 129th commencement, Weber State University will award honorary degrees to the president and chief executive officer of a well-known wireless communications provider; a veteran and retired professor who is known for his philanthropic activities; a community volunteer and advocate for children, education and the arts; and a former WSU professor who helped build a dynamic child and family studies department.
Weber State University officials are expecting the Class of 2007 to total more than 3,450 graduates. More than 2,250 candidates for graduation this spring will be honored May 3-4 during WSU’s 129th commencement. An additional 1,209 members of the Class of 2007 received their degrees in conjunction with the university’s winter commencement last December.
The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation has approved a grant of $2 million to create the J. Willard Marriott, Sr. Scholarship Endowment at Weber State University.
Brittnie Holmgren, a junior majoring in athletic training at Weber State University, recently was selected as one of 20 students to attend the 2nd Annual Athletic Training Student Leadership Seminar in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., May 17-19.
Weber State University physical education professor Monica Mize recently was named president-elect for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), an organization dedicated to promoting creative and healthy lifestyles.
A Weber State University faculty member within the Department of Zoology has received funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to coordinate and implement a monthlong survey of a highly imperiled migratory bird at the Great Salt Lake.
Two Weber State University professors recently received a 2007 Utah System of Higher Education Exemplary Faculty Use of Technology Award.
Weber State University will hold a ground-breaking ceremony for a new classroom building, Elizabeth Hall, on June 7 at 4 p.m.
Weber State University English major Kory Fluckiger will have a collection of his poems published as a result of being selected as the best in the nation by the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS).
Two Weber State University respiratory therapy faculty members are spending their summer improving health care on two continents.
The Weber State University Wind Ensemble will perform at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on June 18.
Madonne Miner has been named the new dean of the College of Arts & Humanities at Weber State University.
A Weber State University assistant physics professor and his students are helping NASA better understand space over the next two years thanks to two research grants.
Thousands of people are expected to flock to Weber State University to enjoy the Lindquist Family Symphony Pops and Fireworks, scheduled for July 15.
Traditional Chinese medicine professor Yuanan Jiang from the Chinese University of Hong Kong will present lectures on the subject July 17 and 18 at Weber State University.
Four Weber State University students are spending 10 weeks of their summer vacation studying the effects of fatigue on performance in military, law enforcement and medical personnel.
In an unprecedented move, community leaders from Weber, Davis and Morgan counties are developing an initiative with Weber State University to stimulate the creation of new businesses within the three-county region.
Area businesses are invited to be a part of Weber State University's Fall 2007 Welcome Week by participating in two campus events.
Barney Chapman was elected chair of the Weber State University Board of Trustees at its monthly meeting held Tuesday. Trustee Jerry Stevenson was elected vice-chair.
Here are some tips to help new and returning students navigate the construction in the center of the Ogden campus.
Weber State University will host the third annual Wildcat Block Party for students, faculty, staff and the community on Aug. 31 at the university's Ogden campus.
Although he won't be taking his bike off any sweet jumps or displaying his tetherball skills with his pal Napoleon, Efren Ramirez, better known as Pedro from the 2004 movie "Napoleon Dynamite," will speak at Weber State University Aug. 31.
For the first time, Weber State University's John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics will be included in the Princeton Review's "Best 290 Business Schools" publication.
Becky Thompson has been selected as the new director for the Wildcat Club at Weber State University.
"Images for Survival," the Shaw Gallery's opening exhibition for the 2007-2008 school year, showcases posters of U.S. graphic designers that commemorate the 40th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.
When students from the Northern Utah Academy for Math, Engineering & Science (NUAMES) leave school to attend early college courses this fall, they can simply walk across campus or down the hall, thanks to a new partnership with Weber State University Davis in Layton.
Head women's basketball coach Carla "CT" Taylor is adding another title to her responsibilities: Senior Women's Administrator for Weber State University Athletics.
The project leader for the Yellowstone Wolf Restoration Project, Douglas W. Smith, will present the 2007 Ritchey Lecture on Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. in Weber State University's Lind Lecture Hall 125-126.
The 38th Annual WSU Salutes program will be held Sept. 20 at the David Eccles Conference Center in Ogden. The awards program, hosted by the Weber State University Alumni Association, is designed to recognize outstanding WSU alumni and friends for their contributions to campus and the community.
After extensive renovation and remodeling, the west side of the Shepherd Union Building is set to reopen during Homecoming Week with plenty of new amenities.
Weber State University President Ann Millner has appointed a committee of faculty, staff, students and community members to guide the university through the recertification of its athletic programs with the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA).
Weber State University's Department of History will host the eighth annual Lampros Lecture, featuring National Defense University international relations professor James S. Robbins. He will present "Last in Their Class: The Goats of West Point and the American Civil War" on Sept. 27 at 1:30 p.m. in the Lindquist Alumni Center.
Mark Burton, CEO of the International Armoring Corporation, will be the featured presenter for the Alumni Association's Oct. 3 Class Without a Quiz. Burton will discuss his work with armored cars and the process of making a passenger car bullet-resistant.
Richard Richards, author of "Climbing the Political Ladder One Rung at a Time" and former chairman of the Republican National Committee, will discuss "The History and Nature of Presidential Campaigns" on Oct. 4 at 1:30 p.m. in the Lindquist Alumni Center on the WSU Ogden campus.
The Weber State University Department of English and the Wasatch Range Writing Project will offer a writing workshop for military veterans starting Oct. 2 at 5 p.m. at the Weber County Library Southwest Branch (1950 W. 4800 South, Roy).
The Weber Art Guild at Weber State University will host "The Art of Rock" exhibit from Sept. 17-29 at the Kimball Visual Arts Center Project Gallery.
Beginning in January 2008, the Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions at Weber State University will offer a master of science degree in nursing.
Weber State University will host its Ninth Annual Diversity Conference, "Diversity, Democracy and Citizenship," on Oct. 4 and 5 with events at the Ogden and Davis campuses.
Adolph Yonkee, chair and professor of the Department of Geosciences, will present research on the structural geology of the Sevier Mountain Belt at the 119th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America.
The Weber Entrepreneurs Association, a student organization at Weber State University, will host the Youth Impact Rocking '50s Dance on Oct. 5 from 5-10 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Atrium.
The Utah Organization of Nurse Leaders recently selected Catherine Earl, Department of Nursing chair at WSU, as the 2007 recipient of its Excellence in Nursing Leadership award.
Leah Krubitzer, an internationally renowned professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis, will present the lecture "How does evolution build a complex brain" on Oct. 9 at 1 p.m. in the Wattis Business Building Smith Lecture Hall at Weber State University.
Two Weber State University student organizations will host a debate between Ogden mayoral candidates Matthew Godfrey and Susan Van Hooser on Oct. 12 at noon in the Wattis Business Smith Lecture Hall.
The Utah chapter of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators recently awarded Weber State University's Lessons in Leadership & Civic Responsibility Seminar its annual award for most innovative program.
A Weber State University nursing course will host a mock disaster on Oct. 13 at Mt. Ogden Middle School (3260 Harrison Blvd., Ogden).
Do scientific biases sell plants short? Do these biases give rise to misunderstandings about how nature works? Botany professor and department chair Eugene Bozniak will attempt to set the record straight when he presents "Biological Truths, Falsehoods and Consequences" as WSU's fourth annual Last Lecture, Oct. 23 at 1 p.m. in Wattis Business Building Smith Lecture Hall.
Weber State University's Student Association, in conjunction with Kingsbury Hall, has arranged for two local performances of a production that candidly explores the language of hate in an effort to provide greater understanding and enlightenment.
Brett Perozzi has been named the new associate vice president for Student Affairs at Weber State University.
Weber State University quarterback Cameron Higgins has been reinstated to the Wildcat football team following a two-day suspension.
The Weber State University Alumni Association will host the annual CSI at WSU event in the Lindquist Alumni Center on Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m.
Career Services at Weber State University will host its first graduate school fair on Oct. 22 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Building.
Respiratory therapy students at Weber State University will hold the Ventilator 5K Fun Run on Oct. 27 to raise funds for the American Respiratory Care Foundation.
The Ogden/Weber Community Action Partnership and the Department of Child and Family Studies at Weber State University recently received a grant to help low-income families.
The Weber State University Shepherd Union Building will host a Union Open House Party on Oct. 18 to celebrate the opening of the newly renovated union and kick off this year's fall break.
The chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times will speak about his experiences covering the White House at a presentation at Weber State University on Oct. 26 at noon in the Wattis Business Building Smith Lecture Hall.
Alan Weisman, author of the New York Times best-seller "The World Without Us," will speak about his book at Weber State University on Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. in Stewart Library Special Collections.
The Fall 2007 Critchlow Lecture, "The Geopolitics of the Lewis and Clark Expedition," will be held on Nov. 8 at 1:30 p.m. in the Lindquist Alumni Center at Weber State University.
Weber State University students are joining organizations throughout the country to make a difference on Oct. 27.
Weber State University's Nontraditional Student Center will be sponsoring a parenting conference on Nov. 8 in the Shepherd Union Building. The conference is free to attendees, and lunch will be provided.
The cast and creators of a provocative play that directly tackles the language of hate and racism will speak at Weber State University on Nov. 7 at 12:30 p.m. in the foyer area outside the Shepherd Union Ballrooms.
The former administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Hector Barreto, will speak at Weber State University on Nov. 7 at 3:30 p.m. in the Wattis Business Building Smith Lecture Hall.
Michael Wutz, a professor of English and the 2007 Hinckley Fellow, will deliver the annual Hinckley Lecture on Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. in Weber State University's Stewart Library Hetzel-Hoellein Room.
In 1977, Jimmy Carter was in his first year as president, ABC televised the ground-breaking miniseries "Roots," Fleetwood Mac's Grammy-winning album "Rumours" hit the airwaves, and Elvis Presley died at age 42. It also was the year the Dee Events Center first opened.
Several Weber State University students have had ample opportunity to meet and interact with some of the nation's premiere athletes--sometimes under the worst of circumstances.
The Weber State University Honors Program is hosting the "Singing for Sustenance Concert," Nov. 30 from 7-10 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Atrium.
WSU performing arts professor Jim Christian will present "Musical Theatre History 101," Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Lindquist Alumni Center.
From Watergate to Abscam to Monica Lewinsky to Jack Abramanoff, U.S. political history is rife with scandals and people making bad decisions or having ethical lapses in judgment.
Roger McGuinn's scheduled convocation and concerts at Weber State University on Dec. 6-8 have been canceled. McGuinn recently suffered a broken wrist forcing him to cancel the planned events at Weber State. Those who had purchased tickets should contact the Dee Events Center Ticket Office by calling 801-626-8500 for refunds
Weber State University will award an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree to R. Scott Marquardt at the university's 130th commencement Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. in the Dee Events Center.
Weber State University officials are expecting more than 1,275 candidates for graduation this December. WSU will award degrees and institutional certificates on Dec. 14 during its 130th commencement ceremony at the Dee Events Center. The commencement exercises will begin at 1 p.m.
Thanks to the efforts of five graduating seniors, Weber State University students waiting to ride the campus shuttle buses soon will have better protection against the elements.
WSU's production of "Musical of Musicals: The Musical," directed by Jim Christian, has been selected to be staged at the 2008 American College Theatre Festival Region VIII Competition in Los Angeles.
The Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery will present the exhibition, "Life, Times, and Matters of the Swamp," featuring the work of Vietnamese artist Binh Danh. The exhibition runs Jan. 7-Feb. 16, 2008.