2019 Archives

WSU Hosts Census Panel Discussion

The Weber Historical Society Lecture Series will host the Wildcats Count: Census 2020 Panel, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. in Weber State University’s Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

WSU Selects New Athletic Director

Weber State University announced Tim Crompton as the new Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, a role he has filled as interim since May 2019.

WSU Honors Graduates at 154th Commencement

More than 2,119 students have applied for graduation and will be honored during the 154th convocation ceremonies on Dec. 13, beginning at 8 a.m. The ceremonies will be held in four campus locations.

WSU Student Receives National Automotive Award

Senior Thomas Witbeck was selected from more than 750,000 automotive professionals to receive the Subaru University/National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence Technician of the Year award.

Stewart Library Hosts Open House Artifact Showcase

Weber State University Archives and Stewart Library Special Collections will host an open house to showcase artifacts from the early days of Weber State and Ogden, Nov. 13 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Stewart Library.

WSU Selects New Provost

Weber State University’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Ravi Krovi as provost and vice president of Academic Affairs.

WSU Folding Origami Birds for Mental Health Awareness

Thousands of origami birds are flying around both in Ogden and Layton, spreading the message of hope during October’s Mental Health Awareness Month. The origami will be on display during Mental Health Day, Oct. 22.

WSU Sees Student Voting Increase

Weber State University student voting increased by 21.6% from 2014 to 2018, with more than 36% of the student body casting a ballot in last year’s midterm elections.

Opioid Awareness Week Comes to WSU

In observance of Utah Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week, Weber State University and its partners will host a series of events, Oct. 1- 4, to educate the community about the opioid epidemic.

WSU Hosts Hispanic Awareness Month Events

Weber State University and its partners is hosting a series of events in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15, featuring a presentation by Pedro Rojas, a Univision news correspondent.

WSU Helps Sponsor Free Community Lightbulb Exchange

Residents of northern Utah can exchange old lightbulbs for free, energy-efficient LED bulbs, thanks to a program sponsored by WSU’s Energy & Sustainability Office, and Sustainability Practices and Research Center.

WSU Bleeds Purple for Annual Blood Battle

Weber State University Student Association Service Team will host the annual American Red Cross Blood Battle Team August 26-30 in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Five Sisters Bleed Purple at Weber State

At a school where 74% of the students come from the Weber and Davis counties, it's not uncommon to find siblings attending Weber State. For the Laub family, it’s not just two or three siblings — it’s five sisters.

WSU Professor Earns Geological Society Fellowship

Weber State University professor of earth & environmental sciences Adolph Yonkee has been named a Geological Society of America (GSA) Society Fellow for his teaching, research and service promoting the geosciences.

WSU Student Travels Country Taking Arts to Parks

Student Amanda Joy was awarded the $2,600 John A. and Telitha E. Lindquist Scholarship for Creative/Artistic Endeavors. She used the money to hold a printmaking workshop in the Redwood National Park.

WSU Collaborates on Net-Zero House for Parade of Homes

A partnership among WSU, Habitat for Humanity, Dominion Energy, Rocky Mountain Power, Davis Technical College and Ogden-Weber Technical College results in the first affordable net-zero home in the Parade of Homes July 5-20.

Botany Student Researching Viability of Hemp in Utah

Could hemp be a viable cash crop for Utah? That’s the question one Weber State University senior Jeffrey Colbert, a botany student, hopes to answer through an undergraduate research study he’s undertaking this summer.

WSU Stewart Library Seeks Railroad Stories

WSU Stewart Library Special Collections invites the public to share their railroad memories at the Ogden Heritage Festival as part of the Golden Spike celebration for the 150th anniversary the transcontinental railroad.

WSU Celebrates Earth Day

Weber State University is dedicated to becoming a greener and cleaner campus and will celebrate Earth Day with tree planting and an electric lawn mower and trimmer exchange.

WSU Graduates Honored at 153rd Commencement

Weber State University officials expect the class of 2018-19 to total more than 5,988 graduates. So far, 3,160 students have applied for spring graduation and will be honored April 26.

WSU to Honor Fallen North Ogden Mayor at Speech Showcase

The wife of former North Ogden Mayor Maj. Brent Taylor will accept the Freedom Through Rhetoric Award on his behalf at Weber State University’s Spring 2019 Speech Showcase, April 18 at 7 p.m. in the George S. Eccles Lecture Hall.

Weber Historical Lecture Series Focuses on Technology

The effect of technology on Americans’ emotions and social lives will be examined during the Weber Historical Society Lecture Series April 15 at 7 p.m. in Weber State University’s Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall.

WSU Celebrates 37th Crystal Crest Awards

Weber State University will celebrate the 37th Crystal Crest Awards April 13 at 7 p.m. Since 1982, the ceremony has been hosted to recognize outstanding WSU students, faculty, staff and alumni.

FIRST Tech Challenge Returns to Weber State

Junior high and high school students will square off against one another at the FIRST® Tech Challenge 2019 State Championship by WSU's College of Engineering, Applied Science & Technology (EAST), Feb. 23.

WSU Appoints New Dean to Lead College of Education

Kristin Hadley has been selected as the new dean for the Moyes College of Education. Her selection was approved by the Board of Trustees on Feb. 14. She will assume the position at the beginning of the academic year, July 1.

WSU Dumke College Hosts Intermountain Healthcare CEO

Weber State University’s Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions (DCHP) will host Dr. Marc Harrison, Intermountain Healthcare CEO, for a lecture Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms.

‘Black Klansman’ to Speak at WSU

Ron Stallworth, subject of the recent movie “BlacKkKlansman,” will share his story and experience as a law enforcement officer with the Ku Klux Klan Feb. 5 at 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 6-7:15 p.m.

‘All Aboard’ WSU’s Whistle Stop Tour

Weber State University Special Collections presents the Whistle Stop Tour, a series of lectures and exhibits dedicated to sharing the history of the railroad coming to Ogden.

MLK Week of Service Returns to WSU

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a week of service activities Jan. 21-25 beginning on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This year’s theme is #Unity.

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