The Weber Historical Society Lecture series will examine the finances of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall.
Weber State University has been awarded the $300,000 Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant to fund the Wildcat Support Network created to decrease mental health stigma and give students mental health support.
Weber State University will host a grand opening ceremony for the renovated Lindquist Hall – formerly known as the Social Science building – on the institution’s 130th Founders Day, Jan. 7, 2019 at 2:30 p.m.
When planning for the future, individuals are more willing to save to benefit others than to benefit themselves, according to two Weber State University economic faculty Therese Grijalva and Matt Gnagey.
Mortensen was selected after a 21-member Presidential Search Committee, co-chaired by Regent Jesselie Anderson and Weber State Trustee Chair Nolan Karras, narrowed an extensive pool of applicants to four finalists.
The Utah State Board of Regents may convene a public meeting at 5:45pm today to select the thirteenth president of Weber State University.
Faraday Lectures, a unique celebration combining the holidays and science, returns to Weber State University, Dec. 17 from 6-8 p.m. in the Tracy Hall Science Center.
The Weber State University Presidential Search Committee has recommended four finalists to the State Board of Regents for the position of Weber State President: Katherine P. Frank, Frank R. Lamas, Brad L. Mortensen, and Melody Rose.
With the holiday season in full swing, several Weber State University organizations are hosting service projects to provide the campus community with an opportunity to benefit those in need.
Constantly looking at your phone? Two Weber State University professors found that’s no accident. Their research examined what causes the habitual use of technology and when a habit turns into a compulsion.
Weber State University professor Leah Murray will discuss election results during the Weber Historical Society Lecture Series, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall.
Weber State University will host Michael Caulfield of Washington State University for “Citizen Fact-Checking in the Digital Age” Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m. in Shepherd Union Ballroom C.
Geosciences professor Adolph Yonkee has been named the 2018 John S. Hinckley Fellow, and the Dumke College of Health Professions International Healthcare Project has been honored with the 2018 Exemplary Collaboration Award.
WSU's new Community Education Center, located at 2605 Monroe Blvd., Ogden, will host a grand-opening ceremony Nov. 15 from 5-7 p.m.
Weber State University is hosting a "World Radiology Day" conference Nov. 8 to showcase the important contributions radiographers, technologists, and radiation therapists make to improving global health.
Weber State University Archives will host the film “Transcending - The Wat Misaka Story” Nov. 7 at 1 p.m. The campus community is invited to meet Misaka beforehand, from noon to 1 p.m., and enjoy light refreshments.
New York Times Bestselling author David Grann will delve into the little-known history of the murders of Osage Indians, Nov. 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Elizabeth Hall Room 229
A team of Weber State University Supply Chain Management students competed with 24 teams from the top supply-chain programs in the world, including No.1 ranked Michigan State University.
WSU has secured two grants from the U.S. Department of Education for $2.2 million to help improve educational programs and retain vulnerable students.
The Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions will host a lecture to help combat Utah’s opioid crisis, Oct. 26 from 1-2 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms.
WSU’s School of Computing is offering concurrent enrollment computer science classes that will allow students to obtain a Programming Essentials Certificate of Proficiency.
Voters can learn more about Utah’s seven ballot initiatives during a forum hosted by the Olene S. Walker Institute of Politics & Public Service, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall.
Weber State University will host a real-time fact-checking event for the Utah 1st Congressional District debate Oct. 17 from 5:45 to approximately 8 p.m. as part of a year-long Engaged Learning Series called “Matter of Fact?”
The Friends of the Stewart Library Annual Book Sale will be held Nov. 1 and 2 at Weber State University's Stewart Library on the Ogden campus.
For 60 years, Weber State University has hosted the Ritchey Science & Engineering Fair to support science education in public schools. Winner Gary Zhan was chosen to compete in a national science fair Oct. 19-23 in Washington, D.C.
The Weber Historical Society 2018 Lecture Series examines the experience of Ted Nagata, a Japanese-American interred in Topaz during World War II. The public is invited Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in WSU's Hurst Center.
Two Weber State University departments have received a combined total of $970,000 in grants to improve graduation rates for underrepresented or low-income students studying physical science.
Weber State University has hired a new economic development director to guide the university’s commitment to enhance Utah’s economic growth. Guy Letendre assumed the new position Sept. 10.
Weber State University offers a unique program, TAPT, that provides teacher assistants financial support and mentoring to become fully licensed teachers.
Jane Elliott will be the keynote speaker at the 20th Annual Diversity Conference. The campus and community is invited to hear her speech Oct. 5 at 12:30 p.m. in the Ogden campus’ Shepherd Union Ballrooms.
Weber State Police and the Office of Access & Diversity will host the annual Eddie’s Barbeque, an event that provides a space for participants to talk about policing and race relations, Sept. 22 from 2-4 p.m.
The Department of Child and Family Studies will host the 2018 Families Alive conference, a three-day event focused on strengthening and improving relationships, Sept. 27-29 in the Shepherd Union Building.
Weber State University will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with free campus events Sept. 15-Oct. 15, including a presentation by activist Dolores Huerta, local artist Ayne Velazquez and Peruvian photographer Warner Rios.
Ben Taylor will discuss his experience interacting with a Liberian, soliciting for a handout on social media, turned into a humanitarian opportunity and national news. The campus community is invited Sept. 20 at noon.
John Huber will discuss “The United States Constitution: Foundation for the Rule of Law” Sept. 17 in honor of Constitution Day. The campus community is invited to the presentation and breakfast beginning at 8 a.m.
Annie Taylor Dee's legacy will be honored with the naming of the Weber State University School of Nursing. A celebration of the naming will be held Oct. 2 at 5:30 p.m. in the Weber State University Ballrooms.
WSU student Rachel Laub is a finalist for the Women Tech Council's Student Pathway Award, which is given to college students who have shown outstanding performance in STEM.
Each fan who attends the Sept. 15 game against South Dakota can turn some dirt to celebrate the new complex which will be located at the north end of Stewart Stadium. The official groundbreaking ceremony begins at 5 p.m.
The Weber Historical Society 2018 Fall Lecture Series will begin on a high note with Laurence “Lars” Yorgason presenting “The History of Jazz in Utah,” Sept. 10 at 7 p.m.
The National Institute of Health has awarded Larry Zeng, WSU associate engineering professor, a three-year grant totaling more than $270,000 to research medical imaging.
WSU unveiling a state-of-the-art education space in the new Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. & Katherine W. Dumke Center for Interprofessional Education in Healthcare. Tours are available Sept. 4 from 2-5 p.m.
Nominations are now open for the first Win the ‘W’ awards, sponsored by the Weber State University John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics.
Beginning fall semester 2018, the Northern Utah Academy for Math, Engineering & Science (NUAMES) will expand to educate 200 additional students, grades 10-12, on Weber State University’s Ogden campus.
Weber State University police and a number of local agencies will test their responses to a rally and shooting training exercise at Stewart Stadium, Aug. 21 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Six summer study abroad programs included community engagement components, which provided opportunities to serve and learn more about the local needs in places such as Ghana, Thailand, China, Uganda and Nordic countries.
“Not in my backyard” is not enough to explain a negative response to a violent predator moving in according to a new book published by Weber State University criminal justice assistant professor Monica Williams.
Junior high students, who have spent an intense summer studying math, engineering and science in Weber State University’s PREP program, will display their work during the Closing Celebration, July 19 in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
A three-day welding camp at Weber State University will help 16 high school-age girls learn about metalwork, July 10-12.
WSU graduate Briana Whatcott knew she wanted to be a writer from a young age. Even so, she didn’t expect to work alongside journalists at The New York Times as a participant in its 2018 Journalism Institute.
Weber State University’s 2016-17 President’s Annual Report publication received national recognition after winning a Grand Gold award in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s (CASE) Circle of Excellence program.
Andrea Easter-Pilcher, the new dean of the College of Science, will assume her responsibilities on Aug. 1. She plans to facilitate collaborative efforts that will improve enrollment, retention and time to graduation for students.
Five Weber State University mechanical engineering technology students dedicated themselves to designing and building a trike made for Torsten Lambert. The final product is a trike that Torsten can maneuver on his own.
The Outdoor Program invites students and community members to hike with them and enjoy the Summer Waterfall Series. The series offers one hike a month in June, July and August to local waterfalls.
The International Town & Gown Association honored the Ogden Civic Action Network for a plan that combines resources of seven Ogden institutions to strengthen the 10-by-10-block of east-central neighborhood.
WSU professors in mathematics and performing arts are combining their knowledge to host a workshop for secondary mathematics educators, June 11-15 in the Val A. Browning Center Room 38.
Weber State University is partnering with YMCA of Northern Utah to offer a summer full of educational camps focused on science, technology, engineering and math.
One hundred and thirty years ago, Louis F. Moench was hired as principal of Weber Stake Academy. The plants he carefully cataloged, dating back to the 1880s, will soon find a permanent home in University Archives.
Accredited programs must show their students meet seven broad criteria, including promoting child development and learning; building family and community relationships.
Weber State University students, alumni, faculty and staff will join the community in sprucing up their surroundings for the sixth annual WSU Makes a Difference in Ogden Day, May 2 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Students from WSU’s John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics have been accepted to a cybersecurity fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University, filling nearly half of the estimated 20 spots available in the prestigious program.
WSU officials expect the class of 2017-18 to total more than 5,772 graduates — the largest class on record. So far, 3,150 candidates have applied for spring graduation and will be honored April 27 during WSU’s 151st commencement.
Eighteen local elementary school classes will prepare for life in outer space during Mission to Mars Link-Up Day, April 25 and 26 from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in WSU’s Swenson Gym.
Weber State Board of Trustees has approved several new degrees that will help students fill positions in engineering and technology fields that are in high demand in Northern Utah and around the nation.
Weber State University is contributing to a greener and cleaner community during its annual Earth Day celebrations. Activities will include an electric lawn mower exchange and an opportunity to plant trees on campus.
WSU will host more than 350 competitors in its world-class athletics’ facilities during the 2018 University National Weightlifting Championships, April 19-22 in the Stromberg Complex’s Wildcat Arena.
Architecturally significant chairs refurbished by Weber State University interior design students will be available for auction April 20 at 6 p.m. at the Copper Nickel in Ogden during the seventh annual Charitable Chair Event.
As part of the Week of the Young Child. President Charles A. Wight will read to 80 children from approximately 10:15-10:45 a.m. in the McKay Education Building Moench Room 16.
After three different universities, three years of military training and three switches to find her major, Veronica Siqueiros has reached the end zone.
One Weber State University graduate will present research to members of congress during Posters on the Hill in Washington D.C., April 17-18.
The Women’s Center at WSU will host Take Back the Night, an event to support survivors of sexual and domestic violence, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ogden Amphitheater (343 E. 25th St.).
Farner is the recipient of this year’s Lindquist Award. He will receive the honor at a Center for Community Engaged Learning celebration, April 10 from 3:30-4:15 p.m. in Shepherd Union Building.
WSU’s Outdoor Program will host the Petzl Ogden Climbing Festival presented by Black Diamond and Beehive Cheese, held April 13-14 with events at various times and locations throughout Ogden.
Weber State University’s Clubs & Organizations invites the community to the seventh Annual Clubs & Organizations Carnival, April 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Building and Stewart Bell Tower Plaza.
Board of Regents appoint Dr. Norm Tarbox as interim president of Weber State University, effective May 1
The State Board of Regents named Norm Tarbox as interim president of Weber State University, to take effect May 1, 2018.
WSU’s School of Nursing was selected as one of the 35 best four-year nursing schools in the country in 2018 by Match College, an online ranking site.
Grand Valley State University Student Wins $30,000 In Outdoor Weber National Business Idea Competition
Two Grand Valley State University student teams are taking the first and second place prizes back to Michigan in the first Outdoor Weber competition hosted by WSU's Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center.
Community members and WSU students are invited to jump in the Swenson Building pool for the seventh annual Egg Dive, March 30 from 5-7:30 p.m.
Georg Schild, North American history professor at Germany's University of Tübingen, will address changing views on Confederate monuments March 27 at 7 p.m. in WSU's Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall.
The Outdoor & Community Recreation Education program, in partnership with the Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center, will host RecConnect, a hybrid outdoor innovation expo and networking event March 23, noon to 7 p.m. at Union Station.
Weber State University, Ogden City and local businesses are teaming up to engage the community in civility-based behavior April 6-12. The challenge will kick off at 11:30 a.m. at WSU with another event downtown at 6 p.m.
Vice provost Bruce Davis, English professor L. Mikel Vause, and Brady Presidential Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Zoology Samuel I. Zeveloff are recipients of the Alumni Association’s 2018 H. Aldous Dixon Award.
The WSU presidential search committee will host two public meetings, April 4, to obtain input from the campus community and the general public about what the committee should look for in a future president.
Forty years of wildlife and landscape photos taken by Sam Zeveloff is now on display in the Stewart Library. A reception for the exhibit will be held March 13 at 4 p.m.
Weber State University's Safe@Weber Violence Prevention Team was honored by NASPA as the 2018 Best Practice in Prevention Activities award winner. The award was presented March 6.
The community can see how World War II affected the lives of Northern Utahns in "All Out for Uncle Sam: WWII in Northern Utah," a free exhibit running from March 17 to June 2, 2018, at the Ogden Union Station.
More than 250 students from sixth through 12th grades will line up at the Weber State University Swenson Gym poolside to compete in the SeaPearch underwater robotics competition, March 8 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
The Cut Pollution - Mow Electric lottery will help 762 Utahns exchange for electric mowers. Those who enter the lottery and are selected can exchange their operable gas mower for a new Kobalt 40-volt cordless electric lawn mower.
The Board of Regents has named a 21-member committee to conduct a national search for the next president. In January, Dr. Charles A. Wight announced his plans to step down.
Brett Perozzi has been named vice president for Student Affairs effective March 1. Perozzi, who first came to WSU as associate vice president for Student Affairs in 2007, was selected following a national search.
More than 1,300 junior high and high school students will learn about opportunities to pursue higher education during the Latinos in Action (LIA) Youth Leadership Conference, March 6 at WSU’s Val A. Browning Center.
While hundreds of students will leave classrooms behind during spring break, a handful will volunteer around the country and world. Groups will head to Guatemala, New Orleans and Catalina Island to serve the local communities.