Local Author James Dashner will speak at Weber State University, Jan. 13 at 12:30 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
WSU professor Michael Palumbo has been selected to receive Utah's Outstanding Music Educator Award for 2008-2009 by the Utah Music Educators Association for his contribution to music education in the state.
A new WSU computer science course is asking students to set aside the computer code and take a critical look at the positive and negative impact of computer games on society and culture.
Sometimes success begins with a simple opportunity others take for granted.
Weber State University will present the 10th annual Gospel Music Festival at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 15 in the Auditorium of the Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts.
The Weber State University Women's Center will be offering several workshops exclusively for Spanish speaking women in Weber and Davis counties.
Weber State University is launching a new program encouraging students to dream big, without worrying about the price tag.
Six WSU music students are advancing to nationals after winning first place at a regional competition.
WSU student Issac Goeckeritz, the director of “Ogden: Junction City of the West” will offer an advance screening of his latest documentary “Pimp This Bum,” Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater.
A new textbook, written by WSU nursing faculty, is receiving national recognition for chronicling the history of the nursing profession.
The WSU Environmental Issues Committee will present "You Are What Your Grandparents Inhaled" featuring Dr. Brian Moench on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall.
The College of Science, Ott Planetarium and the Weber State Museum of Natural Science are inviting the public to chase away the winter blahs and discover “Science Saturdays.”
Weber State University history professor Kathryn MacKay and Sister Luke Hoschette will present "The Sisters of St. Benedict: A History Through Photographs" on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Lindquist Alumni Center
Ken Johnson, associate dean and professor of WSU’s Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for health care leaders.
The School of Accountancy recently received notice of continued accreditation of its bachelor's and master's degree programs.
Longtime civil rights advocate and NAACP Chairman Julian Bond will speak at WSU on Feb. 4 at 12:30 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater.
Northern Utah professionals are invited to attend three Saturday workshops in February, where they can learn basic Blender skills and collaborate on an open movie project.
Several Weber State University students are spending time encouraging local junior high students to prepare for careers in engineering, science and technology.
Three members of the Weber State University faculty have been named Honors Eccles Fellows for the 2010-2011 academic year, receiving more time to pursue their research interests, while also sharing that research with students in an honors course.
Plenty of purple pride will be on display when WSU students, faculty mentors, and alumni head to the state capitol in Salt Lake City on Feb. 11 to raise awareness about the university and its accomplishments.
Biomedical engineer Celeste Baine will present "Engineering Makes the World Go Round" on Feb. 19 at noon in Shepherd Union Ballroom B.
Weber State University Continuing Education will present "How to Tell Your Story: A Workshop on Writing and Publishing" on March 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Weber State University Davis.
WSU’s 14th annual Storytelling Festival will take place Feb. 22-24, celebrating the ancient custom of storytelling with special guest storytellers and a variety of other activities.
Microbiology professor Craig Oberg will present “A Pocket Full of Rocks” or “How Microbes Rule the World,” Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Lindquist Alumni Center.
Writer and editor for the New York Times, Tom Zeller Jr. will discuss climate change and the environment on Feb. 24 at 11:30 a.m. in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater.
Issac Goeckeritz, an award-winning filmmaker and WSU student, will host a special screening and reception for his latest film, "Pimp This Bum," on March 12 at Peery's Egyptian Theater.
A group of Weber State University students have received a grant from NASA to do some light dusting — of the stratosphere.
Weber State University will host a panel of experts discussing the "Rising Costs of Higher Education" on March 10 at 1:30 p.m. in Shepherd Union Ballroom B.
Eugene G. Bozniak, professor and former chair of the Department of Botany, and Ben Read, payroll manager, are the recipients of the WSU Alumni Association’s 2010 H. Aldous Dixon Awards.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Corporation for National and Community Service has named Weber State University to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service.
WSU's Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl team had its best showing ever, placing second in the national Ethics Bowl competition last week in Cincinnati.
An ornithologist, neuroscientist and chemist, all strong practitioners of undergraduate research, have been named the 2010 Presidential Distinguished Professors.
Performing arts professor Jim Christian has received the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Playwriting Award for his work "Sleepy Hollow."
Weber State University economics professor Clifford Nowell has been named the 2010 John S. Hinckley Fellow, while WSU’s Sticks and Stones Project team is the 2010 Exemplary Collaboration Award winner.
The Weber Historical Society and the Weber State University Alumni Association will host a presentation on the history of spirit rapping on March 22 at 7 p.m. in WSU's Lindquist Alumni Center.
Four innovative research projects at WSU have received $139,600 in grant money from the Utah Science Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) Technology Commercialization Grants (TCG) program.
BYU Idaho assistant history professor Andrea Radke-Moss will present “The American Eagle in Bloomers: Women and military training" at noon on March 23.
Matt Roberts, executive producer for the “Late Show with David Letterman,” will speak at 12:30 p.m. on March 25 in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
“From the Towers to the Trenches: Voices of Community-Based Learning,” will be the topic of communication professor Colleen Garside’s talk at 1 p.m. on March 24.
On March 24, from 1-5 p.m., WSU’s Neuroscience Program will host an interactive open house in conjunction with the Society for Neuroscience’s Brain Awareness Week.
WSU's Ogden campus will host 72 teams from around the state, competing in the 2010 Science Olympiad on March 27.
Weber State University will host the seventh annual Undergraduate Research Symposium and Celebration on March 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Building.
In partnership with Ogden School District and other community partners, WSU will sponsor the Northern Utah Family Empowerment Conference 2010 on March 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Highland Junior High School in Ogden.
The Signpost, Weber State University’s student newspaper, took home several awards at the annual Better Newspaper Contest hosted by the Utah Press Association in St. George, Utah, on March 20.
The Department of Mathematics will host the inaugural Frank and Lisa Richards Lecture in Mathematics,“Spherical Cats and Ham Sandwiches” on March 30 at 7 p.m. in Lind Lecture Hall.
Visiting history professor William Allison will speak about the tumultuous events of 1968 on April 1 at 1:30 p.m. in the Stewart Library Hetzel-Hoellein Room.
The 2010 Census is extremely important to Utah's future. A complete count of all Utahns impacts so many things.
Last week at the Music Teachers National Association competition in Albuquerque, N.M., WSU sophomore pianist Fan-Ya Lin dazzled the judges and audience with her performance. Then it was Lin’s turn to be dazzled.
What do glowing pickles, floating soap, cats and game shows all have in common? They’re all part of the annual physics open house returning to Weber State University in April.
The WSU Outdoor Program will host the third annual Ogden Climbing Festival, April 9 and 10.
Weber State University will host a series of activities in conjunction with WSU's annual American Indian Emphasis Week, April 5-10.
WSU's Center for Diversity and Unity and the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah will hold a panel discussion “Beyond the Division” on April 8.
WSU's pre-med and sociology clubs will host a panel discussion on April 8 to shed light on this newly enacted legislation and what it means for people living in Utah.
Fans of detective Sam Kincaid will have to wait to read about his next investigation.
Author Allan McDonald will discuss his book, “Truth, Lies, and O-rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster,” during a presentation April 8 at 7 p.m.
Christian Petersen wouldn’t describe himself as a video game enthusiast, yet his research on gaming is taking him to Washington, D.C.
WSU dental hygiene professor Stephanie Bossenberger and geography professor Bryan Dorsey have been named the 2010 recipients of the John A. Lindquist Award.
WSU's College of Science, Ott Planetarium and the Museum of Natural Science are inviting the public to enjoy the final “Science Saturday” of the semester.
On April 24 at 1 p.m., everyone is invited to relive their childhood, and help set a new Guinness World Record as Weber State University Davis organizes the largest game of Red Light Green Light ever.
The WSU Alumni Association and the Weber Historical Society will host “Utah in the Twentieth Century” presented by BYU history professors Brian Q. Cannon and Jessie L. Embry, April 19 at 7 p.m.
WSU communication students may take to the airways to broadcast their recent success at the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) student competition.
WSU officials are expecting the Class of 2010 to total more than 3,566 graduates. More than 2,314 candidates for graduation this spring will be honored April 23 during WSU’s 135th commencement.
Weber State University will recognize Thomas S. Monson, Leola L. Davidson, Nancy L. Davidson and Carol Watkins Hurst with honorary degrees at its 135th commencement ceremonies on April 23 at 8 a.m. in the Dee Events Center.
Tim Toone, the Wildcats all-time receiving leader in yardage, receptions and touchdowns, was the last player taken in the 2010 NFL Draft on Saturday. The Detroit Lions selected Toone with the 255th pick.
The Women’s Center will host a series of workshops specifically aimed at offering support, education and resources to single mothers.
The nationally ranked Weber State University Men’s Soccer Club has been given the opportunity to play the Mexican Under-21 Men's National Team on Friday at Ogden High School.
In these difficult economic times, the state of Utah has created the Kids in Care program to help unemployed parents manage child care expenses while seeking work.
Weber State University is one of five schools in the nation to be charter members of SALUTE, a new honor society for student veterans at two- and four-year institutions of higher education.
It came down to the 4 x 400 relay on Saturday, and when the event was over, the WSU men's outdoor track team was celebrating its first Big Sky championship since 2004.
Look out T. rex. Move aside Triceratops and Stegosaurus. A new prehistoric creature has been found, and this one’s named for a Weber State University geosciences professor.
WSU's Department of Visual Arts was recently awarded accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
The fourth annual Science in the Parks program will take place throughout the parks of Ogden City. The program was developed to show the community, primarily children, that science is something fun that can take place anywhere.
The Weber State men have captured the 2009-10 Big Sky Conference All-Sports Trophy -- the second year in a row WSU has won the honor.
Thousands of graduates from area high schools will receive their diplomas at the Dee Events Center this spring. Experience these ceremonies as they happen for the Class of 2010.
WSU's Jerry and Vickie Moyes College of Education will present the 26th Annual Reading & Writing Conference June 11-12 in the Stewart Stadium Sky Suites.
WSU's student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has received a Superior Merit Award designation from the national organization.
High school students from across Utah will be on the Ogden campus June 7-11 to learn about civic engagement and government processes from local and state leaders, as Utah Boys' State celebrates its 75th anniversary.
The aftermath of Tropical Storm Agatha has altered the itinerary for a group of WSU students studying abroad in Guatemala.
Arts in the Park, a new outreach program from Weber State University, is coming to some Ogden City parks later this month.
Assistant physics professor John Armstrong recently presented his research to the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) in London. In the process, he also had a chance to promote his WSU students and their scientific work to an international audience.
“The Search for Water on Mars” will be the focus of Nadine Barlow’s presentation June 17 at 7 p.m. in Lind Lecture Hall Room 125 on the Ogden campus.
Two WSU students have been invited to present at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Symposium, including one who is returning for the second consecutive year.
WSU played a key role in developing a recently announced strategy to help grow Utah's aerospace and defense industry.
Thousands of people are expected to flock to Weber State University to enjoy the Lindquist Family Symphony Pops and Fireworks, scheduled for July 11.
The Utah State Board of Regents has approved a new electronics engineering degree at Weber State University, beginning this fall.
Beginning this fall, Weber State University will offer a Master of Taxation (MTax) degree, the first of its kind at an AACSB-accredited university in Utah.
Imagine the stress of interviewing for a high-profile job. Now add to that the anxiety of having the entire interview conducted in a foreign language. WSU senior Jake Amaral knows such anxiety.
The Weber State University Family Literacy Project has been named a “Literacy Partner” with the Deseret Media Corporation’s “Read Today” program.
For bringing heavenly images of the Hubble Space Telescope down to earth, NASA has picked WSU’s Ott Planetarium as top in the nation with a Gold Star distinction.
Stewart Library Special Collections is embarking on a new oral history project documenting the history of the St. Benedict’s School of Nursing by interviewing graduates of the program.
WSU's College of Applied Science & Technology will host an open house for its new electronics engineering program Aug. 10 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Weber State University Davis.
Area businesses are invited to be a part of WSU’s Sixth Annual Wildcat Block Party, scheduled for Friday, August 27.
Alan Hall has been elected chair of the Weber State University Board of Trustees at its monthly meeting Aug. 10. Trustee James Beardall was elected vice chair.
WSU student Ryan Holt took first in the nation in statistical analysis at the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn., earlier this summer.
Congressman Rob Bishop (R-Utah, 1st District) will address a group of engineers and the general public on Aug. 12 in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
Two “dorm rooms” will be set ablaze when WSU hosts the sixth annual Wildcat Block Party for students, faculty, staff and the community on Aug. 27 at the Ogden campus.
The lights have gone dark on Weber State University’s Chinese film series this academic year. The series will be on hiatus while its organizer, WSU history professor Greg Lewis, conducts research in China.
The Women’s Center will host a series of workshops specifically aimed at offering support, education and resources to single mothers.
On Sept. 7 at 12:30 p.m., WSU's Honors Issues Forum will host Dr. David Joos who will present “Misadventures in Medicine: Balancing knowledge, logic, progress and humility.”
The Department of Communication will hold an information session about its new Master of Professional Communication degree Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. in Elizabeth Hall Room 406.
Grammy Award-winning rapper, actor and poet Common will present “Lessons of Life, The Human Spirit & Human Nature,” Sept. 16 at noon in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
The controversial Arizona immigration law and the constitutional amendment that may challenge it, will be among the topics discussed during WSU's 2010 Constitution Week.
WSU's homecoming activities will engage the community with events Sept. 17-25, concluding with the football game against UC Davis.
Retired professor Tom Werner will speak on “Doping in Sports: How Chemists Catch the “Cheaters” (Sometimes)” at a special chemistry lecture on Sept. 17 at 10:30 a.m. in the WSU Lind Lecture Hall Room 123.
Greg Mortenson, best-selling author of "Three Cups of Tea," will speak at the MBA Program's 10th Anniversary Gala & Benefit, Oct. 1.
During the 41st Annual WSU Salutes program, Weber State University will honor outstanding alumni and friends for their contributions to campus and the community on Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning.
The 2010 Utah Graduate School Fair will visit Weber State University on Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms. Representatives from 70 graduate schools and professional programs will attend.
A team from WSU’s aviation initiative has been invited to present their work at the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Caucus Technology Fair Sept. 22 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
The Weber Historical Society will present long-standing columnist for the Standard-Examiner Mark Saal at the Lindquist Alumni Center on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m
Nikki Giovanni, world-renowned poet, activist and educator, will be the keynote speaker at WSU’s 12th Annual Diversity Conference, on Oct. 7 & 8.
Respiratory therapy students at Weber State University will hold the fourth annual A Breath of Life 5K on Oct. 9 to raise funds for the American Respiratory Care Foundation.
WSU’s Department of Geography will host a fall bike drive and bike-a-thon fundraiser Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. in support of the West Africa Village Bicycle Project.
Weber State University’s Stewart Stadium will be the site for a one-mile fun walk from 8 a.m. to noon on Oct. 16 to raise funds for the National Ability Center in Park City, Utah.
With cold weather just around the corner, WSU student leaders are organizing a coat and winter clothes drive to help area homeless people stay warm this winter.
The National Science Foundation’s announcement that an earth-like planet has been found in the universe with a high probability for harboring life created a buzz this week. For two WSU astronomers, the news confirmed a scientific prediction they made more than a year ago.
OGDEN, Utah – Donald Stoker, a professor of strategy and politics, will deliver this fall’s Lampros Lecture on Oct. 11 at Weber State University.
Someday in the near future, years’ worth of labor by WSU students may be blown to smithereens, and computer and electronics engineering technology professor Bill Clapp couldn’t be happier.
Due to popular demand, Weber State University Stewart Library Special Collections will reopen its exhibit, Dee School of Nursing: 1910 – 1955.
Criminologist, noted forensic expert and Weber Historical Society member Steve Mayfield will present “Mark Hofmann Revisited” on Oct. 18 from 7-9 p.m. in the Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall.
Beginning Monday, Oct. 11, a construction project will change traffic patterns on campus for drivers accessing parking lot A-10, the public pay lot and the drop-off loop in front of the Browning Center.
Two years ago anthropology professor Ron Holt spent a year with the U.S. Army including a tour in eastern Afghanistan. Now that experience has led to a new assignment with the military back in the States.
For the fourth consecutive year, WSU’s John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is included in the Princeton Review’s “Best 300 Business Schools” publication.
Acclaimed nature photographer James Balog, who is using time-lapse video and photography to document the retreat of glaciers worldwide, will visit Weber State University Nov. 16-20.
For the third year in a row, Weber State University’s enrollment has set a new milestone, topping 24,000 students for the first time.
Long-standing activist and organizer Mark Rudd will speak in a special lecture on his memoir “Underground: My Life with SDS and the Weathermen” in the Weber State University Stewart Library Hetzel-Hoellein Room on Oct. 26 from 7-9 p.m.
Only 20 percent of all medical school applicants from Utah are women. To improve those numbers, the College of Science has joined with physicians at McKay-Dee Hospital to sponsor the “Girls Exploring Medicine” workshop.
Botany, chemistry and physics … subjects that once caused many moms to say “oh my” will be a little less intimidating thanks to a new program at Weber State University.
The to-do list is long – from fixing the ceiling to laying new carpet – but when WSU student volunteers finish the project, the nursery at Ogden’s Salvation Army will be as good as new.
WSU student Elena Jimenez can still recall the Multicultural Youth Conference she attended back in 2007. She knew she wanted to go to college, but wasn't sure how to do so.
The WSU Athletics Department announced Friday that Robert L. and Annette Marquardt have donated $1 million to support the Wildcat football program.
Economics professor Cliff Nowell will deliver the 11th annual Hinckley Lecture, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. in the Hetzel-Hoellein Room.
The Department of Communication will hold an information session about its new Master of Professional Communication degree Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in Elizabeth Hall Room 407.
Geography professor Bryan Dorsey, will present “Community Service-Learning: Bringing Land Use Planning to Life” Nov. 10 at 1 p.m.
Weber State University to host a series of events Nov. 11 and 12 to honor veteran students, faculty and staff.
Weber State University criminal justice professor L. Kay Gillespie will speak on capital punishment Nov. 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Lindquist Alumni Center.
In conjunction with Human Rights Week on campus, the award-winning film “Born Into Brothels” will be shown at 11 a.m., Nov. 15 in Shepherd Union Ballroom A.
Weber State University will host a screening of the film “180° South: Conquerors of the Useless,” 7 p.m. Nov. 17 in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater.
WSU construction management teams had a strong showing at the 2010 BYU Construction Management Challenge, winning first place in three of four categories.
The Wildcats overcame a 14-point deficit to score the winning touchdown with :38 seconds to play, defeating the Lumberjacks 27-26 on the road Saturday.
Skip Yowell, Vice President for Global Public Relations of JanSport corporation, will be the featured speaker at the Ralph Nye Executive Lecture Series Nov. 18 at noon in the Wattis Business Building Smith Auditorium.
Weber State University has been recognized by the Institute of International Education for being among the leading master's institutions in the nation for producing Fulbright Scholars in 2010-11.
Three innovative research projects at Weber State University have received $84,500 in grant money from the Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) Technology Commercialization Grants (TCG) program.
WSU respiratory therapy instructor Lisa Trujillo doesn’t get upset at being called an ambulance chaser. After all, the title fits.
Santa Claus and his reindeer are teaming up with the Weber State University Bookstore for the second annual “Fill the Sleigh” donation drive event on Dec. 8, from 1 to 7 p.m.
Weber State University will award an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree to Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft, USAF (Ret.) at the university’s 136th commencement on Dec. 10 at 1 p.m. in the Dee Events Center.
WSU officials are expecting more than 1,250 candidates for graduation on Dec. 10, during the university's 136th commencement ceremony at the Dee Events Center.
Zach Stickney’s outlook on life today is a far cry from the struggling youth he was in ninth grade. A senior at WSU, he's about to embark on a prestigious internship in Washington, D.C.
The Weber State University Veterans Upward Bound office held its ninth annual “Shoeboxes for Homeless Veterans” drive this fall. The goal was to collect shoeboxes filled with essentials such as clothing and toiletries for area veterans who are homeless.
For Devin Pugh, a first-semester freshman, helping others is something he has to do. So this holiday season, he assisted one of his fellow students.
A home development company has selected five innovative Weber State University student design projects and wants to incorporate the best ideas in a new Layton, Utah, subdivision.
Jasmine Harris, a manufacturing engineering technology major, is one of six students nationwide who has been hired into a prestigious position with a global medical technology company.
As 2010 comes to a close, we look back at some of the items that made news at Weber State this year.