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Updated July 18, 2014

Former WSU Archivist Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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.

An Indoor Ambulance Lets WSU Students Simulate Emergencies

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.

WSU Students, Professor First to Track Bird Species

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.

Summer Video Game Camp Emphasizes Shift to Female Gamers

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.

WSU’s Inaugural Endowed Chair Using 3-D Medical Imaging to Advance Health Care Education

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.

Computer Science Grads Reach Finals in National Design Competition

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.

WSU Turns Parks Into Educational Hubs for Arts, Science

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.

WSU Sponsors Both Boys State and Girls State for the First Time

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.

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