After returning from a month-long research trip to Southeast Africa, one Weber State University faculty member has jumped on her bike and is riding for charity from Canada to Mexico along the Pacific.
The Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists awarded former WSU Archivist and Curator of Special Collections John Sillito with the 2014 CIMA Life-Time Achievement Award.
Weber State University’s Department of Emergency Care and Rescue (ECR) is set to unveil its new, state-of-the-art ambulance simulator. The simulator is the first of its kind in the Intermountain West.
Zoology professor John Cavitt, alongside three students, is the first person to track the migration of the American Avocet, a bird native to the Western United States, using satellite technology.
WSU’s Summer Game Development Camp will engage high school students in the challenges and rewards of video game design and development from June 16-20.
Dr. Robert Walker, WSU's chair of radiologic sciences, has been selected as the Dr. Ezekiel R. and Edna Wattis Dumke Inaugural University Endowed Chair.
During the first two weeks of June, Weber State University will trade purple for red, white and blue. WSU has been home to Boys State for 28 years, and for the first time in its 66-year history, Utah Girls State also will convene at the university.
WSU will partner with Ogden School District for the eighth annual Science in the Parks and the fifth annual Arts in the Parks programs. The programs will run for six weeks in June and July.
A group of WSU computer science graduates who designed software for a local restaurant that employs adults with special needs has placed in the finals of a national design competition.
Weber State University, along with the Ogden Valley Starry Nights organization, hopes to preserve a view of the stars from North Fork Park in Weber County by applying for accreditation as an International Dark-Sky Park.
OGDEN, Utah – A $325,000 NSF grant will allow WSU geosciences faculty and students to compare forming mountain ranges in Argentina to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and Wyoming.
Utah Gov. Herbert will join Weber State University President Wight and other dignitaries for the new Tracy Hall Science Center groundbreaking on May 16 at noon at the Stewart Bell Tower Plaza.
Stewart Library's Digital and Archival Collections has digitized 97 years of WSU's student newspaper, and it's now all online.
Weber State University students, faculty and staff are invited to spruce up their surroundings May 8 during WSU Makes a Difference in Ogden.
Due to weather, the WeberTown music festival, scheduled for April 26 at 6 p.m. at the Ogden Amphitheater, has been canceled.
The university bleeds purple, but lives green. “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition,” made that designation official with WSU’s inclusion in the annual guide.
The Weber Historical Society will present “Taking Stock of World War I, 1914 – 2014,” April 28 at 7 p.m. in Weber State University’s Lindquist Alumni Center.
Jennifer Turley of the Department of Health Promotion and Human Performance, and Kirk D. Hagen chair of the Department of Engineering, will receive the awards April 25 at commencement.
Weber State University officials expect the class of 2013-14 to total more than 4,938 graduates, 2,804 have applied for spring graduation and will be honored April 25 during WSU’s 143rd commencement.
WSU’s High Altitude Reconnaissance Balloon will take flight April 19 from Duchesne Municipal Airport. The team will leave WSU at 6 a.m. and launch the flight at 9:30 a.m.
The 32nd annual Crystal Crest Awards will honor outstanding Weber State University students, faculty and staff on April 19 at 7 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms.
The Sixth Annual Community Engagement Symposium will showcase a year of student service, April 16 in the Shepherd Union. Author and activist Rye Barcott, will speak at 11:30 a.m.
WSU’s Clubs and Organizations invites the community to the Annual Club Carnival, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Shepherd Union Building and west side of Stewart Bell Tower Plaza.
WSU’s American Democracy Project will sponsor a panel discussion, “Military Tools & Tactics — Now In YOUR Community!” April 9 at 10:45 a.m. in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater.
The Center for Diversity & Unity presents “Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine,” a film exploring the life and death of gay student Matthew Shepard, April 7 in the Wildcat Theater at 12:30, 4 and 6:30 p.m.
The Walker Institute invites candidates, delegates and voters in Weber, Davis and Morgan counties to a Meet the 2014 Candidates Night, April 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Hurst Center Dumke Hall.
Weber State University has been recognized as the No. 1 public institution in Utah for return on investment (ROI). PayScale released the first-place ranking March 26.
OGDEN, Utah – Weber State University’s Stewart Library Special Collections will present “25th: The Street that Never Slept,” an exhibit about Ogden’s notorious street at Union Station’s Gallery 51.
Norman J. Ornstein, political analyst, presents “The Sorry State of American Politics: A Searching Look at Our Dysfunction and What Lies Ahead,” April 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hurst Center.
Rocky Mountain Power announced WSU as the 2014 wattsmart Business Partner of the Year for its commitment to energy efficiency.
Students developed a device that could help scientists understand inversions and climate change. They will present their project at WSU’s 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium March 31.
The WSU community is invited to support injured veterans by participating in the second annual Wounded Warrior 8K run, March 29 at 9 a.m. starting at Stewart Stadium.
International scholars will join WSU for a three-day conference, “Rwanda 20 Years After: Memory, Justice and Recovery in the Shadow of Genocide,” March 28-30.
The Department of Performing Arts presents "Mockingbird," a play that explores critical issues involving autism and gun violence in schools from March 28 to April 5 at the Browning Center.
Lisa Trujillo, respiratory therapy assistant professor, will receive the John A. Lindquist Award to be given at a luncheon, March 26 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms.
WSU plans to break ground on the new Tracy Hall Science Center following the Legislature’s $57 million funding approval. Tracy Hall, a WSU alumnus, invented synthetic industrial diamonds.
Robert Workman, a local entrepreneur, will speak about business ethics on March 19 at 6:30 p.m. in Weber State University’s Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall.
WSU's Mozambique Women’s Center Project hosts “UNITY: An Evening of Culture and Art to Benefit the Women of Mozambique” March 15.
“Sports in College: Helping or Hurting Us?” will be the focus of this year’s Deliberative Democracy Day, March 19 with a panel discussion from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
Nursing faculty and students hope to commit hundreds of Bonneville High School students to safer driving during a March 20 presentation about the dangers of texting while behind the wheel.
The Goddard School of Business & Economics and the National Contract Management Association will sponsor the Intermountain Contract Management Seminar March 13 at WSU Davis.
Deborah Judd, associate professor of nursing and primary author of “A History of American Nursing: Trends and Eras,” will share her research, March 17 at 7 p.m. in the Lindquist Alumni Center.
America Ferrera, known for her role on “Ugly Betty,” will address junior high and high school students at the Latinos in Action (LIA) conference at Weber State University, March 13 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will speak March 6 at 10 a.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms to headline the WSU's fifth annual Intermountain Sustainability Summit.
Forrest C. Crawford,former assistant to the president for diversity, and Norm Tarbox, vice president for Administrative Services, are the 2014 recipients of the Alumni Association’s H. Aldous Dixon Award.
WSU alumni, faculty and students will participate in the 11th annual WSU Day at the Capitol March 3 meeting legislators from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the rotunda.
WSU communication student now training to break the hand-cycle world record during his ride for charity.
Nine presenters will share a few “Ideas Worth Spreading” during Weber State University’s first TEDx Talks. The event will take place during two sessions on Feb. 28.
The Weber Historical Society will present “The Making and Unmaking of Utah,” Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Lindquist Alumni Center.
WSU’s 18th annual Storytelling Festival will take place Feb. 24-26. Each year the public is invited to enjoy the performances of national, local and student storytellers.
The psychology and professional sales departments present “The Art and Science of Selling” featuring Alan Hall, Feb. 18 at 12:30 p.m in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater.
Giancarlo Esposito, who portrayed Breaking Bad’s Gustavo “Gus” Fring, will speak at Convocations Feb. 18 in Shepherd Union Ballrooms A and B at 12:30 p.m.
WSU Charter Academy will host its admissions lottery March 3 at 7 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom. Parents wishing for a chance to enroll a child must submit an online lottery application.
The Walker Political Leadership Institute will host Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox to discuss elections and the Utah caucus system Feb. 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning Dumke Legacy Hall.
Don’t pack your bags just yet, because the closest possibility is 22 light years away, but according to a WSU physicist, planets very unlike our own might actually be more habitable — “superinhabitable,” in fact.
High school teams from Utah, Idaho, Oregon and Texas will get all “revved up” Feb. 13 during Weber State University’s 27th annual Automotive Scholarship Contest.
Author and historian Waldo E. Martin Jr. will dissect the history, politics, growth and decline of the Black Panther Party Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Lindquist Alumni Center.
To support high school seniors and undergraduate students in their application for financial aid, WSU sponsors “FAFSA February” with staff available for one-on-one help.
After serving for one year as the volunteer interim director, Aaron Hall has been selected as the director of WSU’s Alan E. Hall Center for Sales Excellence.
The Weber Historical Society will present “Massacre at Bear River,” Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. in WSU’s Lindquist Alumni Center.
The Engaged Learning Series will host the Utah Air Quality Expert Panel Discussion Jan. 22 at 12:30 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater.
Professor of supply chain management was honored for research with colleagues in Japan that examines the relationship between perceived quality, customer satisfaction and market share.
Civil rights activist Donzaleigh Abernathy will discuss her experiences during the American civil rights movement to begin the events commemorating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
The Walker Institute will host Real Women Run, an organization that encourages and educates women to run successfully for public office on Jan. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning Dumke Legacy Hall.
In conjunction with its 125th anniversary, Weber State University has announced Dream 125: The Campaign for Weber State, the largest fundraising initiative in the institution’s history.