Monthly Events Calendar

Monday & Tuesday (August 31-Sept. 1): WSU Davis hosts Walking Taco Day, students are invited to look for the walking taco on campus and ask about WSUSA events to get a free taco, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., WSU Davis (2750 University Park Blvd, Layton), erikashby@weber.edu.
 

Tuesday-Thursday (Sept. 1-3): WSU’s Center for Community Engaged Learning and the Red Cross host the “Fall Blood Battle,” a blood-donation competition between Utah universities, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shepherd Union Ballroom A, contact 801-626-7737 or mikemoon@weber.edu.

Tuesday (Sept. 1): WSU Board of Trustees meeting, 9:30-11 a.m., WSU Davis Building 3 Room 201 (2750 University Park Blvd, Layton), free, public welcome, 801-626-6001.

Wednesday (Sept. 2): The Latter-day Saint Student Association presents its weekly devotional featuring Jason Hall, former student body officer at BYU and paraplegic, 12:30 p.m., Ogden LDS Institute of Religion (1302 Edvalson St., Ogden), free, 801-621-1800.

Thursday (Sept. 3): The WSUSA hosts “Kickin’ It With the Greeks!” an introduction to campus fraternities and sororities, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Wildcat Village, light refreshments, live DJ, students welcome, webergreekcouncil@gmail.com.

Friday (Sept. 4): WSU hosts the 11th annual Wildcat Block Party “This is the Future,” to introduce students to campus, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., WSU Ogden, booths, activities, food, more information at weber.edu/blockparty.

Friday (Sept. 4): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts a weekly rock-climbing night, 6-8:30 p.m., 9th Street Climbing Crag (east end of 9th Street, Ogden), bring your own equipment, beginner to intermediate level, free, public welcome, parent/guardian must accompany participants under 18, RSVP at outdoorprogram@weber.edu.

Friday (Sept. 4): WSUSA hosts the Foam Bash, 8:30 – 11:30 p.m., Wildcat Village, free, students welcome, jedwards@weber.edu.

Monday (Sept. 7): Labor Day – no classes.

Tuesday (Sept. 8): WSU’s Hall Global Entrepreneurship Program presents the Young Subaru Entrepreneurship Lecture Series, Zach Smith, founder of Funded Today, 6 p.m., Wattis Business Building Room 203, dinner provided, free, public welcome, amyhirschi1@weber.edu.

Wednesday (Sept. 9): WSU’s Women’s Center hosts an open house, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.,  learn about services provided and  opportunities, games and snacks provided, Shepherd Union Room 322, 801-626-6357 or stephaniemcclure@weber.edu.

Wednesday (Sept. 9): The Latter-day Saint Student Association presents its weekly devotional featuring Bruce R. Olsen, former LDS church director of public affairs, 12:30 p.m., Ogden LDS Institute of Religion (1302 Edvalson St., Ogden), free, 801-621-1800.

Wednesday (Sept. 9): WSU’s Department of History hosts Lone Martinsen and Morten Ottosen, University of Southern Denmark scholars discussing 19th Century Politics and Emotions, 1:30 p.m., Stewart Library Room 236, free, public welcome, 801-626-7325 or smatt@weber.edu.

Wednesday (Sept. 9): WSU’s Center for Diversity & Unity and Amnesty International host "Human Rights, Structural Racism, and Activism," featuring speaker Hakim Bellamy, poet laureate and Poetry Slam champion, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, free, public welcome, stephaniewolfe@weber.edu.

Thursday (Sept. 10): WSU’s Center for Community Engaged Learning hosts the Fall Volunteer Fair, students can learn about opportunities with 30 different organizations, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Atrium, 801-626-7737 or jennyframe@weber.edu.

Thursday (Sept. 10): WSU’s Ralph Nye Lecture Series presents Bill Orton, Chief Executive Officer of Fluoresentric, noon, Wattis Business Building Smith Lecture Hall Rooms 206/207, free, 801-626-7307 or weber.edu/sbe

Thursday (Sept. 10): WSU’s department of English Language & Literature and Amnesty International host a poetry reading by Hakim Bellamy, poet laureate and Poetry Slam champion, noon-1:15 p.m., Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, free, public welcome, stephaniewolfe@weber.edu.

Thursday (Sept. 10): WSU’s Shaw Gallery Lecture Series hosts artist Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor, creator of sculptures made from reclaimed items, 7 p.m., Kimball Visual Arts Center Lindquist Lecture Hall, free, public welcome, lydiagravis@weber.edu or 801-626-6420.

Friday-Saturday (Sept. 11-19): WSU Homecoming Week, pep rally, dance, game and more, weber.edu/homecoming.

Friday-Sunday (Sept. 11-13): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts a weekend Wyoming Snake River raft trip for students, $95 WSU/$140 non-WSU, pre-trip meeting attendance required, information at weber.edu/outdoor/snakeriverrafttrip.html.

Friday (Sept. 11): WSU’s American Democracy Project hosts “Times Talks: 9/11 Remembrance,” 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Lair, bring a copy of the New York Times, free, public welcome, 801-626-7737 or lmurray@weber.edu.

Friday (Sept. 11): WSU’s Shaw Gallery hosts the “Confetti & Distress/Honey & Suspicion” gallery opening and reception, artist Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor, 7 p.m., Kimball Visual Arts Center Shaw Gallery, free, public welcome, lydiagravis@weber.edu or 801-626-6420.

Friday (Sept. 11): WSU’s Wildcat Toastmasters Club, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lampros Hall Room 218D, free, public welcome, contact sbellflower@weber.edu or facebook.com/wildcattoastmastersclub.

Friday (Sept. 11): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts a weekly rock-climbing night, 6-8:30 p.m., 9th Street Climbing Crag (east end of 9th Street, Ogden), bring your own equipment, beginner to intermediate level, free, public welcome, parent/guardian must accompany participants under 18, RSVP at outdoorprogram@weber.edu.

Friday (Sept. 11): WSU Davis will host a screening of the movie “Inside Out” as part of the 2015 Homecoming Celebration, 8:30 p.m., WSU Davis Building 3 Ballroom (2750 University Park Blvd, Layton), free, erikashby@weber.edu.

Saturday (Sept. 12): WSU Davis Student Involvement and Leaderships hosts “Chalk the Walk” competition as part of Homecoming Week, 9 a.m. to noon, WSU Davis Building 3 south entrance (2750 University Park Blvd, Layton), low-grade chalk provided, 801-395-3441 or erikashby@weber.edu.

Monday and Tuesday (Sept. 14 and 15):  WSU hosts the 3rd Annual Allen Holmes Diversity Symposium, film screening and panel, “In Football We Trust,”  Sept. 14, 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., WSU Davis Building 3 Ballroom; Sept. 15, 10:30 and 6:30 p.m. Shepherd Union Ballrooms, teresaholt@weber.edu.

Monday (Sept. 14): WSU’s American Democracy Project hosts an alumni event as part of Constitution Week, community members are invited to speak with former Wildcats who are running for political office, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, free, public welcome, 801-626-7737 or lmurray@weber.edu.

Monday (Sept. 14): WSU hosts the Homecoming pep rally, featuring football players, coaches, Spirit Squad dance team and Waldo, 12:30 p.m., Stewart Bell Tower Plaza, free, andrewkismarton@weber.edu or 801-626-7334.

Monday (Sept. 14): WSU’s Center for Diversity & Unity presents “Independencia y Libertad,” a panel discussing countries that sought independence from Spain, 12:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Room 232, free, public welcome, 801-626-6957.

Wednesday (Sept. 16): WSU hosts the Service Day of Remembrance, a day to offer volunteer service throughout the community, 8 a.m., various locations, 801-626-7737 or jennyframe@weber.edu.

Wednesday (Sept. 16): WSU’s American Democracy Project hosts “How to Amend the Constitution” as part of Constitution Week, a discussion on Constitution amendment, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, free, public welcome, 801-626-7737 or lmurray@weber.edu.

Wednesday (Sept. 16): The Latter-day Saint Student Association presents its weekly devotional featuring Robin Scott Jensen, Joseph Smith Papers project archivist, 12:30 p.m., Ogden LDS Institute of Religion (1302 Edvalson St., Ogden), free, 801-621-1800.

Wednesday (Sept. 16):  WSU’s Small Business Development Center presents “Start Smart: Business Start-Up Seminar,” a two-hour single-session workshop designed to help entrepreneurs understand the basics to start a business, 6 p.m., WSU Downtown Room 214 (2314 Washington Blvd., Ogden) free, register at clients.utahsbdc.org/events.aspx.

Wednesday (Sept. 16): WSU’s Shaw Gallery Film Series and the Utah Film Circuit: Ogden host “Waste Land,” a film profiling garbage pickers who turn trash into art, 7 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater (2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden), panel discussion will follow, free, public welcome, lydiagravis@weber.edu or 801-626-6420.

Thursday (Sept. 17): WSU hosts Constitution Day Address speaker Kirsten Powers, FOX network political analyst and author of “The Silencing: How the Left is Killing Free Speech,” noon, Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, refreshments served, free, public welcome, taraperis@weber.edu or 801-626-7334.

Thursday (Sept. 17): WSU’s Ralph Nye Lecture Series presents Kent Russell, Catholic Health East executive vice president and chief financial officer, noon, Wattis Business Building Smith Lecture Hall Rooms 206/207, free, 801-626-7307 or weber.edu/sbe

Thursday (Sept. 17): The WSU Alumni Association hosts “WSU Salutes” honoring distinguished alumni, 7 p.m., Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall, 801-626-7536 or amberrobson@weber.edu.

Friday (Sept: 18): WSU’s American Democracy Project hosts “Constitution Quiz Show” as part of Constitution Week, an open-participation game, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, free, public welcome, 801-626-7737 or lmurray@weber.edu.

Friday (Sept. 18): WSU soccer vs. Loyola Marymount, 3 p.m., WSU soccer field, free, public welcome, weberstatesports.com.

Friday (Sept. 18): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts a weekly rock-climbing night, 6-8:30 p.m., 9th Street Climbing Crag (east end of 9th Street, Ogden), bring your own equipment, beginner to intermediate level, free, public welcome, parent/guardian must accompany participants under 18, RSVP at outdoorprogram@weber.edu.

Saturday (Sept. 19): WSU’s Young Alumni Association hosts “Run For the Fund of It!” a 5k run/walk scholarship fundraiser, 8:30 a.m., Lindquist Alumni Center, $20 association members/$25 non-members/$5 children 10 and under, breakfast and T-shirt included, alumni.weber.edu.

Saturday (Sept. 19): WSU football vs. Sacramento State, tailgate 4 p.m, game 6 p.m., Stewart Stadium, $32/$16/$14/$12/$10/free, weberstatetickets.com.

Monday (Sept. 21): WSU’s Center for Diversity & Unity hosts “Taboo Talks: Does Dress Code Still Matter?” a discussion on the influences of fashion, 10:30-11:20 a.m., Shepherd Union Room 232, free, public welcome, teresaholt@weber.edu or 801-626-6957.

Monday (Sept. 21): The Weber Historical Society lecture series presents “A Revisionist Look at Rural Electrification,” Richard Hirsch, Virginia Tech professor, 7 p.m., Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall, free, public welcome, eswedin@weber.edu.

Tuesday (Sept. 22): WSU hosts the Wildcat Tech Expo, an event offering technology-education classes and a chance to speak with representatives from various companies, various times and locations throughout the day, wildcattechexpo.com.

Tuesday (Sept. 22): WSU’s Center for Community Engaged Learning hosts National Voter Registration Day, multiple stations will be set up around campus to assist with voter registration, 801-626-7737 or lmurray@weber.edu.

Tuesday (Sept. 22): WSU’s Department of Performing Arts presents “Marching Band Review” featuring Utah's top high school bands in an outdoor exhibition, 2:30 p.m., Stewart Stadium, $6/$7, public welcome, cdenniston@weber.edu or 801-626-6431.

Tuesday (Sept. 22):  WSU’s Small Business Development Center presents “Start Smart: Business Start-Up Seminar,” a two-hour single-session workshop designed to help entrepreneurs understand the basics to start a business, 6 p.m., America First Credit Union (1979 Washington Blvd., Ogden) free, register at clients.utahsbdc.org/events.aspx.

Wednesdays (Sept. 23 & 30): WSU’s Walker Institute of Politics & Public Service and WSU Continuing Education host “Citizens Academy,” a four-session course about local government and civic participation, 6-7 p.m. and 7-8 p.m., WSU Downtown Room 210 (2314 Washington Blvd., Ogden), $30 per session/$99 entire series, public welcome, continue.weber.edu/citizensacademy.

Wednesday (Sept. 23): The WSU Police Department hosts the Code Purple Drill, a test of the university emergency notification system, 10:07 a.m., sign up for alerts at weber.edu/codepurple.

Wednesday (Sept. 23): WSU's Center for Diversity & Unity hosts “En Mis Manos: My Pride, My Heritage,” a panel discussion about being LGBT and Hispanic, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Shepherd Union Room 232, free, public welcome, 801-626-6357 or teresaholt@weber.edu.

Wednesday (Sept. 23): The Latter-day Saint Student Association presents its weekly devotional featuring Alan Hall, founder and former CEO of Marketstar, 12:30 p.m., Ogden LDS Institute of Religion (1302 Edvalson St., Ogden), free, 801-621-1800.

Wednesday (Sept. 23): WSU’s College of Arts & Humanities presents “Electra,” a Greek tragedy performed by Westminster College’s Classical Greek Theater, 7:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, $10 general admission/$8 students, weberstatetickets.com or kmackay@weber.edu.

Thursday (Sept. 24): WSU's Center for Diversity & Unity hosts “Hispanic Heritage: Cesar Chavez,” a discussion around the actions and impact of Cesar Chavez and civil rights, noon, Shepherd Union Room 232, free, public welcome, 801-626-6957 or teresaholt@weber.edu.

Thursday (Sept. 24): WSU’s Ralph Nye Lecture Series presents a panel discussion with Jeff Matthews, Chris Baird, Spencer Matthews and Melanie Orozco, noon, Wattis Business Building Smith Lecture Hall Rooms 206/207, free, 801-626-7307 or weber.edu/sbe

Friday (Sept. 25): WSU’s Wildcat Toastmasters Club, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lampros Hall Room 218D, free, public welcome, contact sbellflower@weber.edu or facebook.com/wildcattoastmastersclub.

Friday (Sept. 25): WSU soccer vs. Eastern Washington, 3 p.m., WSU soccer field, free, public welcome, weberstatesports.com.

Friday (Sept. 25): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts a weekly rock-climbing night, 6-8:30 p.m., 9th Street Climbing Crag (east end of 9th Street, Ogden), bring your own equipment, beginner to intermediate level, free, public welcome, parent/guardian must accompany participants under 18, RSVP at outdoorprogram@weber.edu.

Wednesday (Sept. 30): WSU’s Walker Institute of Politics and Public Service hosts “Career Cafe:  Internships - the New Interview,” panel discussion with former WSU interns about internships in local and national government, 11 a.m., Student Services Building Room 230, free, students welcome, cprice@weber.edu.

Wednesday (Sept. 30): The Latter-day Saint Student Association presents its weekly devotional featuring Jon Schmidt, songwriter and pianist for The Piano Guys, 12:30 p.m., Ogden LDS Institute of Religion (1302 Edvalson St., Ogden), free, 801-621-1800.

Contact:

Allison Barlow Hess, director of Public Relations
801-626-7948 • ahess@weber.edu

Author:

Melissa Smith, office of Media Relations
801-626-6348 • melissasmith9@weber.edu