Weber State University announced the selection of Matthew Mouritsen as dean of the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics, a role he has filled as interim dean since June 2019.
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.
The Weber State University family joins Davis County and northern Utah in mourning the passing of leader, friend and colleague, Bruce Davis.
The 25th annual Multicultural Youth Conference will welcome underrepresented students, from grades nine to 12, who want a head start on higher education to the Shepherd Union Building, Dec. 17.
Weber State University announced Tim Crompton as the new Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, a role he has filled as interim since May 2019.
Scholar and humanitarian R. Robert “Bob” Harris will be the honored speaker during WSU’s 154th convocation ceremonies Dec. 13.
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.
As part of its regional economic development initiatives, Weber State received a grant of $718,968 from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA).
The inauguration of Brad L. Mortensen as 13th president of Weber State University will take place on Founders Day, Jan. 7, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. in the Val A. Browning Center Austad Auditorium.
David Brooks will bring his blend of conservative politics, humor and insightful cultural reflections to Weber State University on Jan. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Val A. Browning Austad Auditorium.
The stories of two Chinese immigrant families will be explored as part of the Weber Historical Society Lecture Series, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall.
Sara Dant has been named the 2019 John S. Hinckley Fellow, and the WSU Pre-Freshman Program (PREP) has been honored with the 2019 Exemplary Collaboration Award. The awards will be presented Nov. 15 at 12:30 p.m.
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.
President Brad Mortensen and some current Weber State students are embarking on a Louder and Prouder Tour. Beginning this week, they plan to make presentations at city council meetings in communities around the state.
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.
A Weber State University student took top honors in the 2019 Utah Public Relations Student of the Year Competition, where students created a yearlong strategy to raise awareness of the Major Brent Taylor Legacy Foundation.
Weber State University’s sustainability programs and their community partners have officially ended a lightbulb exchange program early that provided more than 390 households with 5,482 energy-efficient LED lightbulbs.
Weber State University’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Ravi Krovi as provost and vice president of Academic Affairs.
In support of World Diabetes Day, WSU will host a discussion on “Diabetes Mellitus and Its Complications,” Oct. 25. The community is welcome to attend the free event.
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.
The Weber Historical Society will explore the role of Joseph Smith's seer stones in the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with a presentation from author and history professor Michael MacKay, Oct. 21.
The public is invited to hear Weber State University’s debate team present both sides of the issue of immigration and human rights, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. in Elizabeth Hall Room 229.
The author of the recently released book“Know-It-All Society: Arrogance, Politics and our Digital Culture,” will discuss his work at Weber State University, Oct. 10 at noon.
Weber State University hosted its inaugural Research, Commercialization and Entrepreneurial Awards on Oct. 2 to celebrate faculty for their research and innovations.
Since 2015, the number of Hispanic students at WSU has increased 31%, the number of concurrent enrollment students has increased almost 46%, and the number of Hispanic concurrent enrollment students has jumped 56%.
For contributions to the campus and community, 10 outstanding individuals and one charitable foundation will be honored at Weber State University’s 51st Annual WSU Salutes ceremony on Oct. 11.
Weber State University will host the second National Summit on Dual-Mission Institutions in Higher Education: Sparking Success on Oct. 7 from 8:30 a.m-7 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Building.
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.
The public is invited to attend a groundbreaking for the new Weber State University Outdoor Adventure & Welcome Center on Oct. 8 at 4 p.m.
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.
Weber State University will host a week of events in observance of National Constitution Day and National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 17-25.
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.
Louis Hyman will discuss his book "Temp: The Real Story of What Happened to Your Salary, Benefits, and Job Security" Sept. 19 at noon in the Wattis Business Building.
A public open house and ribbon cutting of WSU's Youngberg Football Center set for Sept. 6 from 4-6 p.m. Ribbon cutting at 4:30 p.m. with self-guided tours from 4:30-6 p.m.
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.
The Community Education Center and the Ogden Civic Action Network have joined forces to organize their first Community Education and Health Fair. The event is free and open to the public Sept. 7
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.
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.
Weber State University Telitha E. Lindquist College Of Arts & Humanities Announces 2019-2020 Season Of Browning Presents!
Weber State University’s Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities announces the 2019-2020 season for Browning Presents!
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.
Weber State University’s annual Wildcat Block Party will draw thousands of people to campus for a back-to-school celebration Aug. 30 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Stewart Bell Tower Plaza.
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 freshmen will explore nature and make friends at “Experience Weber” an overnight camping adventure at Pineview Reservoir, Aug. 22 and 23.
Weber State University has chosen Enrique Romo as the new assistant vice president for Student Affairs to help further the goal of making the university a diverse and inclusive organization centered on individual student success.
Yimin Wang has been selected as the new senior international officer for International Programs beginning Aug. 5.
The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $2 million to WSU to lead a collaboration of Utah technology groups and businesses to expand apprenticeships.
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.
Junior high students in Weber State University’s summer-school known as WSU PREP (Pre-Freshman Program), will host a Closing Celebration and STEM Expo July 18 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
WSU’s Board of Trustees Executive Committee has approved the selection of Betsy Mennell as vice president of University Advancement.
More than 20,000 are expected to attend the annual Lindquist Family Symphony Pops and Fireworks at Weber State University July 14, 2019.
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 Professor Richard Greene's book Spoiler Alert! launched on May 21. It is available at Barnes & Noble, Walmart, Target, Amazon and other online retailers.
Weber State University’s Center for Community Engaged Learning-Research Extension (CCEL-RE) has concluded its surveys to measure the impact of the recent partial federal government shutdown on the Northern Utah economy.
Weber State's Outdoor Program will host three hikes to local waterfalls: Waterfall Canyon, Farmington Creek and Adams Canyon. Students and community are invited.
Fifteen Weber State University graduates are headed to Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), ranked as the nation’s No. 1 graduate program for information security and information management.
Local high school graduations will be streamed live online from the Dee Events Center.
Weber State University will break ground for the new Computer & Automotive Engineering Building at WSU Davis May 22 at 4 p.m.
Is your technology use is influencing your mood? This question is examined by two WSU professors in their book “Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid: Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to Twitter.”
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.
Weber State University students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to participate in service projects for the seventh annual WSU Makes a Difference Day, May 1 beginning at 8 a.m.
Weber State University’s debate team brought home several awards from the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) National Tournament, held April 3-8 at California State University, Long Beach.
Weber State University’s Goddard School of Business & Economics is preparing students to compete successfully in the global marketplace by offering select business courses in Spanish.
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.
Jeanne Hall, Weber State University alumna and local philanthropist, will speak at WSU’s 153rd commencement, April 26 at 8 a.m. in the Dee Events Center. Hall will receive an honorary degree.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Weber State University Outdoor Program will host the 12th Ogden Climbing Festival, April 12-13. The festival brings together climbers from all disciplines and skill levels.
The Weber State University Women’s Center will host its annual Take Back the Night rally and march, April 12 beginning at 6 p.m. at Ogden Union Station.
The Utah State Board of Regents approved the first doctoral program at Weber State University, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), which will be offered in two emphasis areas: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Leadership.
For her commitment and work to use arts for social awareness, advocacy and change, Weber State University visual art and design professor Kathleen “K” Stevenson will receive the John A. Lindquist Award.
Weber State University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences professor Marek Matyjasik has been named a Fulbright Scholar. He will spend February through June 2020 in Poland.
The Utah State Legislature appropriated $50 million for WSU to construct a new building for the College of Engineering, Applied Science & Technology.
The Intermountain Sustainability Summit returns to Weber State University for its 10th year March 21 and 22. The summit provides sustainability professionals the opportunity to come together to learn, share and network.
Steven Nabor, Chief Financial Officer, and Julie Rich, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences associate dean are the 2019 recipients of the Weber State University Alumni Association’s H. Aldous Dixon Award.
The neuroscience program is inviting the campus community to learn more about the brain during a week-long series of events March 18-22. Topics will include cannabis oil, concussions and brain health.
Weber State University welcomes author and historian Val Holley to speak about the influence of the railroad on Ogden as part of the Weber Historical Society Lecture Series, March 11 at 7 p.m.
A panel of industry judges selected the top 10 finalists in the second annual Outdoor Weber pitch competition, hosted by Weber State University’s Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center and sponsored by Camping World Holdings®.
WSU’s Center for Community Engaged Learning-Research Extension (CCEL-RE) will conduct a series of surveys to examine the impact of the shutdown on Northern Utah.
Due to overwhelmingly popular response, Weber State University has moved its April 3 moderated conversation with Bill Nye “The Science Guy” to the Dee Events Center April 3 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
A team of students from Weber State University’s building design & construction program has been selected to compete in the 2020 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.
Weber State University’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences will host “Cops, Bodycams and Crisis” as part of the annual Distinguished Lecture Series Feb. 21 at 7 p.m.
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.
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.
Weber State’s College of Education Family Literacy Program provides in-home literacy and parenting support to families, most of whom participate in Head Start.
International environmental experts and a documentary film will introduce Weber State University audiences to “The Rights of Nature,” which advocates for granting legal status to the land Feb. 19-22.
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.