Weber State University will host a read-a-thon of "Beowulf" on Jan. 10 at 1 p.m. in the Shepherd Student Union Atrium to kick off a series of events promoting the "Weber Reads" program.
Weber State University's Student Health Center and the Department of Health Promotion and Human Performance (HPHP) have received a $5,000 grant from the Weber-Morgan Health Department to explore the possibility of becoming a tobacco-free campus.
Weber State University awarded $105,700 in scholarships to 74 high school students from across the state at the 14th annual Multicultural Youth Conference held Jan. 4.
The Weber State University Department of English is offering free writing workshops for military veterans.
Weber State University will host a screening of the film "Ever Again," on Jan. 30 at 10 a.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
Weber State University's Environmental Club is collecting deactivated cell phones. Proceeds from the collection drive will help purchase prepaid calling cards for U.S. soldiers deployed overseas.
Weber State University joins with the state of Utah in mourning the passing of President Gordon B. Hinckley.
Popular annual event for all ages will be held Feb. 25-27 in Weber and Davis Counties.
Political science professors Frank Guliuzza and Thom Kuehls discuss the impact of Super Tuesday on the 2008 presidential race.
WSU's Environmental Club to host free screening of "March of the Penguins" Feb. 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Vashti Murphy McKenzie, a member of the council of bishops in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, will speak on Feb. 19.
On behalf of the faculty, staff and students at Weber State University, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the entire Northern Illinois University community. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone touched by this horrific tragedy. Today, we are all Huskies in spirit.
Alumni from WSU's master of business administration program recently donated materials to two local organizations.
At the start of this semester, when most of his colleagues were passing out syllabi, Weber State University anthropology professor Ron Holt was spending his days at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, preparing to be deployed with U.S. forces in Afghanistan or Iraq.
Frederick Knight, assistant professor of history at Colorado State University, will speak Feb. 27 in conjunction with WSU’s observance of Black History Month.
Children's author and musician Jose-Luis Orozco will speak at WSU on Feb. 26 at noon in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
Weber State University has received $72,000 in Daniels Opportunity Scholarship funding to provide need-based scholarships to nontraditional, veteran, teaching and paramedic students this year.
Author and historian Richard Lyman Bushman will speak March 5 at 7 p.m. in Shepherd Union Ballroom A.
For the second year in a row, the Corporation for National and Community Service has named Weber State University to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
Weber State University geosciences professor Jeffrey Eaton has been named the 2008 John S. Hinckley Fellow, while the faculty members who teach "Interpersonal and Small Group Communication" have been named the winners of the 2008 Exemplary Collaboration Award.
WSU's Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl team tied for fifth in the nation at the national Ethics Bowl competition last week in San Antonio.
The Melba S. Lehner Children’s School at Weber State University is now accepting applications for the 2008-09 school year.
Nontraditional Student Center and Pinnacle Honor Society are teaming up to host spring break activities for the whole family, ranging from a bowling night to a luau.
Marie Kotter, professor and chair of the Department of Health Sciences, and John Knight, recently retired executive director of student life, are the recipients of the WSU Alumni Association’s 2008 H. Aldous Dixon Awards.
Weber State University's Institute for Politics, Decency and Ethical Conduct will host "Power Politics 101" on March 11 at 6 p.m. in Social Science Building 119.
Weber State University invites the community to the international student banquet on March 22 at 6 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
The fifth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held March 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Building.
Carole Levin, professor of history at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, will speak March 24 in conjunction with Weber State University’s observance of Women’s History Month.
The Signpost received 10 awards during the Utah Press Association's winter convention and Better Newspaper Contest in St. George, Utah.
Weber State University will host the 23rd Annual National Undergraduate Literature Conference (NULC) April 3-5.
WSU's Ogden campus will host 44 teams competing in the 2008 Science Olympiad on March 29.
Organizers of Weber State University’s 2008 Holocaust Commemoration have planned a series of presentations and discussions examining how art reflects, depicts and draws attention to the atrocities of genocide.
Weber State University will host the third annual Native American Symposium and the 37th Annual Contest Powwow as part of Native American Emphasis Week, April 7-12.
Weber State University Student Association presents The Pink Floyd Experience in concert at the Dee Events Center, April 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Broadcast students from Weber State University recently received three grand-prize awards at the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) national student electronic media competition held in Anaheim, Calif.
The Institute for Politics, Decency and Ethical Conduct will host a panel discussion on the intersection of business, politics and ethical behavior April 9 at 6 p.m. at WSU Davis.
A Weber State University professor and her students are pioneering technology to teach dental hygienists how to administer anesthesia, without exposing live subjects to an actual injection.
Weber State University professors Shannon Butler and Alicia Giralt have been named the 2008 recipients of the John A. Lindquist Award.
What do space aliens, glowing pickles, floating soap and cats have in common? They’re all part of a physics open house coming to Weber State University April 18 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Physics professor Bradley Carroll and business administration professor Brian Davis are the 2008 recipients of Weber State University's Presidential Distinguished Professors award.
Brad Mortensen has shortened his title at Weber State University while maintaining his current workload.
The Weber State University Department of History will host the 75th annual meeting of the Society for Military History (SMH) April 17-19.
Utahn Harry Poole, one of the few living survivors of the notorious Bataan Death March of World War II, will visit campus on April 17 at 6 p.m. in Shepherd Union Room 316.
Grace Akallo, was only 15 years old when she was captured by Ugandan rebels and forced to serve as a soldier in the Lord’s Resistance Army. She'll recount her experience April 16 at 7 p.m.
The Ninth Annual Celebrate Shakespeare! Festival will visit Ogden and Weber State University April 17, featuring “Romeo and Juliet.”
Students in Michelle Snow’s Health Promotion and Human Performance (HPHP) course are learning first hand about the health issues facing residents of inner-city Ogden.
Weber State University's Environmental Club has planned a week of activities to celebrate Earth Day 2008 and focus on ecological issues.
Eight Weber State University students graduating this spring are putting the finishing touches on a senior project that will teach grade school children about the importance of wearing seat belts.
Four outstanding individuals to be honored during 131st Commencement Ceremony.
Weber State University officials are expecting the Class of 2008 to total more than 3,356 graduates. More than 2,085 candidates for graduation this spring will be honored May 2 during WSU’s 131st commencement.
For the fourth year in a row, an undergraduate researcher at Weber State University will represent the state of Utah on Capitol Hill.
The Dr. Ezekiel R. and Edna Wattis Dumke Foundation has announced a $1 million gift to Weber State University, the largest single gift ever given by the foundation.
On May 3, WSU's Cultural Affairs will present Grammy-nominated Tiempo Libre, one of the hottest young Latin bands today.
Broadway’s master songman, Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Paul Ford on piano, will bring his critically acclaimed theatre concert to WSU for one performance only May 15 at 7:30 p.m.
The Weber State University Board of Trustees approved the appointment of two new administrators in the division of Academic Affairs today at its monthly meeting.
Dr. Yasmen Simonian has been named the new dean of the Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions at Weber State University.
When Michael Norman, an emeritus professor of criminal justice at Weber State University, was drafting his first attempt at a novel, a work that later became "The Commission," he never thought he would finish.
Weber State University will join with Ogden City on May 16 to support National Bike to Work Day 2008. As part of the activities, a group will depart at 7:30 a.m. from the A1 parking lot on the WSU campus and ride to the Ogden Amphitheater and Plaza for the Arts.
Local PBS affiliate KUED 7 will show Weber State University student Issac Goeckeritz's 2007 documentary "Ogden: Junction City of the West" at 9 p.m. on May 28.
Stop the presses! Weber State University’s Alumni Association is trying to locate all past staff members of the student newspaper, The Signpost.
The Utah Department of Transportation is beginning a realignment of Dixon Drive at Weber State University, aimed at improving the flow of traffic on and off the Ogden campus.
Five WSU faculty members were recently honored by the Utah System of Higher Education for their use of technology in the classroom.
High school students from across Utah will be on the Ogden campus June 9-13 to learn about civic engagement and government processes from local and state leaders.
An aspiring filmmaker at Weber State University, Hunter Saiz, has had his short film recognized by the Fourth Annual Film Your Issue (FYI) Short Film Competition.
After a successful debut last year, the “OttReach” Science in the Parks program has announced its Summer 2008 Tour, coming to an Ogden City park near you.
The Weber State University STAND chapter will hold a bake sale to raise money for rape victims in war-torn countries on June 7 at 10 a.m.
Weber State University sophomore Kimberly Waite has won the international classical music equivalent of being a contestant on “American Idol.”
Weber State University sales and service technology student Steve Hanson recently was elected the 2008-09 national president of Delta Epsilon Chi.
While some high school students spend their summer vacation playing Playstation, Wii or Xbox, 27 area high school students are learning firsthand what it takes to develop and create the next generation of video games.
Thousands of people are expected to flock to Weber State University to enjoy the Lindquist Family Symphony Pops and Fireworks, scheduled for July 13.
Dr. Catherine Earl, chair of the Department of Nursing WSU, has been selected for a prestigious national fellowship.
Former Weber State University All-American Lindsey Anderson is heading to Beijing.
As of July 21, the redesigned 3850 S. entrance to WSU's Ogden campus has reopened. At the same time, the 4100 S. entrance has closed permanently. While construction continues on Dixon Drive, vehicles can access the south side of campus via Taylor Avenue off 42nd Street.
For the third time in the six-year history of the award, Weber State University has captured the Big Sky Conference Sterling Savings Bank Presidents' Cup.
ARUP Laboratories and Weber State University have entered into a personnel education collaboration that will address critical shortages in qualified laboratory testing personnel.
WSU rodeo coach Dennis Montgomery has been selected as the 2008 National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Coach of the Year.
Area businesses are invited to be a part of Weber State University’s Fall 2008 Wildcat Block Party, scheduled for Friday, August 29.
A team of Weber State University students and professors are flying high after successfully launching a high-altitude weather balloon.
Weber State University’s Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts has a new managing director, Herb Garman.
Bret R. Ellis has been named vice president for Information Technology at Weber State University by the Board of Trustees.
Weber State University will host the fourth annual Wildcat Block Party for students, faculty, staff and the community Aug. 29 at the university’s Ogden campus.
Two recent publications have ranked Weber State University among the best public universities in the west for 2008.
The Shepherd Union Building renovation wrapped up this week as students returned to campus.
WSU’s Campus Recreation will hold the 5K Run or 10K Bike Race for Dylan on Sept. 6 to raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
WSU Alumni Association event honoring alumni for their contributions to campus and the community will be held Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
Weber State University and the Ogden Weber Chamber of Commerce will host a seminar on how to hire good interns on Sept. 25.
This is an unfinished story, spanning nearly 40 years, that we hope has a familiar ring to it for at least one reader.
Author, photographer and environmentalist Stephen Trimble will read excerpts from his award-winning book, “Bargaining for Eden,” as part of a presentation at Weber State University on Sept. 17.
Weber State University’s Department of History will host historian George C. Rable for this fall’s Lampros Lecture on Sept. 17.
Utah's Lt. Gov. Gary R. Herbert will speak at Weber State University on Sept. 17.
Weber State University political science professors Thom Kuehls and Leah Murray discuss the 2008 national conventions for the Republicans and Democrats.
Three Chinese professors are spending fall semester at Weber State University learning how to establish the first respiratory therapy program in northwest China.
Weber State University’s Department of Child and Families Studies will present the 22nd Families Alive Conference, September 25-27.
Brigham City businesswoman Jill Williams Grover’s pioneering spirit should come as no surprise. It’s evident not only in her dedication to her fast-growing company, it’s also in her blood.
On Sept. 29, 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.
As the 2008 presidential campaign enters the home stretch, Weber State University's American Democracy Project will host two presidential debate watches.
When asked how much time he has spent at the Great Salt Lake, Weber State University associate geography professor Daniel Bedford responds, “Not nearly enough.”
For more than 24 years, pollster John Zogby has been predicting the results of presidential and national elections.
The Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions will hold an open house for the campus and community on Oct. 3 from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Marriott Allied Health Building on the Ogden campus.
WSU’s Honors Issues Forum will present “The Ins and Outs of the Oil Crisis,” on Sept. 30 at noon in the Stewart Library Hetzel Hoellein Room.
Michael Kammen, the Newton C. Farr Professor of American History and Culture at Cornell University, will present the 2008 Social Science Lecture at Weber State University on Oct. 7.
This fall, a record number of students are attending classes at Weber State University.
For the second year in a row, Weber State University's John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics will be included in the Princeton Review's "Best 296 Business Schools" publication for 2009.
A photo exhibit on display at WSU's Stewart Library honors the 2006 Utah Latino immigration march.
Historian Donald Worster will present "The True Wealth of Nations: Theodore Roosevelt and the American Conservation Ethic" at Weber State University on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Stewart Library Hetzel-Hoellein Room.
Psychology instructor Maria D. Parrilla de Kokal will deliver her “last lecture” on Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. in Shepherd Union Ballroom C.
OneRepublic will bring its multi-faceted music to the Dee Events Center–along with Augustana, The Spill Canvas and The Hush Sound– Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.
Weber State University's 10th Annual Diversity Conference will be held Oct. 23 and 24 at the Ogden and Davis campuses.
The 2008 Utah Graduate School Fair will visit Weber State University on Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms.
Richard Florida, economist and acclaimed author of “Who’s Your City?,” will make his first public appearance in Utah on Nov.11 at 7 p.m. in Peery’s Egyptian Theater (2415 Washington Blvd.) in Ogden.
Zoology major Lucas Hall has been bitten by the undergraduate research bug, just like he was once bitten by one of the western racer snakes he studied while conducting field work on Antelope Island.
The 15th Annual Weber State University Multicultural Youth Conference (MYC), “Where Success is Unveiled,” will be held Nov. 5 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Weber State University's Social Sciences Area Council will host a Meet the Candidates Night as an opportunity for voters to get to know their potential local and state representatives.
Patrick Byrne, founder and CEO of Overstock.com, will discuss the current economic crisis during a visit to campus on Nov. 6.
The Honors Issues Forum will host a political discussion today at noon in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater. The event will feature Todd Weiler, Republican Vice-Chair, and Rob Miller, Democratic Vice-Chair, as they debate some of the issues that will affect you.
Rosalie Winard, a highly-accomplished wildlife photographer, will speak at Weber State University Nov. 6.
Roger McGuinn, a former guitarist and vocalist for the 1960s band the Byrds, will perform in concert Nov. 14 & 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Val A. Browning Center Allred Theater.
Issac Goeckeritz, a filmmaker and Weber State University geography student, will show his latest documentary, "Uintah United," at Peery's Egyptian Theater (2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden) on Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m.
The Bubonic plague is making a comeback this semester—at least in one Weber State University classroom.
Weber State University will host GIS Day 2008 activities in the Shepherd Union Building Atrium on Nov. 19.
The Stewart Bell Tower Plaza on the Ogden campus will be rededicated during a ceremony on Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. All are welcome to attend the free event.
As Ben Prall neared completion of his bachelor's degree, he realized he wanted to use his background in science to become a teacher.
The Department of Automotive Technology expects more than 550 high school students from the Rocky Mountain and Great Basin regions to visit campus Dec. 4 for the qualifying round of its annual WSU Auto Tech Competition.
Jeff Eaton, a professor of geosciences and the 2008 Hinckley Fellow, will deliver the annual Hinckley Lecture on Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. in Weber State University's Stewart Library Hetzel-Hoellein Room.
A recent theft in the Shepherd Union Building has Weber State University officials notifying nearly 70 members of the campus community that their personal information may have been compromised.
Geosciences professor Adolph Yonkee will present "Understanding the Wasatch Front: What's Shaking in Your Backyard," on Dec. 3 at noon in the Lind Lecture Hall Room 124.
Two first-quarter turnovers proved insurmountable, as the Wildcats memorable 2008 football season came to an end with a 24-13 loss at Montana in the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs. Congratulations to Coach McBride and the Wildcats on an outstanding season.
A senior project by two Weber State University electronics engineering technology students is helping Hill Air Force Base improve some of its training exercise equipment.
Weber State University will award an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree to Richard E. Kendell at the university's 132nd commencement.
Weber State University officials are expecting more than 1,200 candidates for graduation this December.
On behalf of the faculty and staff at Weber State University, congratulations to all our students who graduated at the December 2008 commencement. Way to go!
Weber State University has been recognized as one of the top military-friendly colleges and universities in the nation for 2008.
Weber State University has been selected for the 2008 Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Fall semester might be over, but students, faculty and staff at Weber State University have been busy trying to make the holidays a little more merry for some members of our community.
The construction of the brand new, 94,302-square-foot Elizabeth Hall is complete and the building is open for students as they return from winter break.