Monthly Events Calendar

Tuesday  (Feb. 16): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts “Dawn Patrol: Backcountry Skiing,” 5:30 a.m., meeting location announced at meeting, early registration required, weber.edu/outdoor/Ogden-dawnpatrol.html, outdoorprogram@weber.edu.

Tuesday (Feb. 16): WSU’s Honors Program hosts “An Evening with Javier Zamora,” Salvadoran poet and author of “Unaccompanied,” reading and Q&A, 7 p.m., weber.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEldOuupjMtHtJ9uiFHasiTX5VSYMg8mfyT, early registration required, free, marmuster@weber.edu.

Thursday (Feb. 18): WSU hosts civil rights activist Ruby Bridges Hall, first African-American child to integrate the News Orleans school system in 1960, 6 p.m., Zoom conferencing, advanced registration required at weber.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wEGGdSb2QZyrLKmwqV52jA, tianero@weber.edu.

Friday (Feb. 19): WSU’s Department of Earth & Environmental Science hosts the Geoscience and Society Seminar Series, “Lightning Flowers - The Environmental and Human Costs of Saving a Life,” Katherine Standefer, “Lightning Flowers” author, 1 p.m., weber.zoom.us/j/95900227720?pwd=RjYvMERDcVJxeWN3UGN0T1NGOE40Zz09#success, free, weber.edu/cariefrantz/geoscienceandsociety.html, amiller@weber.edu.

Friday (Feb. 19): WSU’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences presents the Neuroscience Lecture Series, “The Neural Basis of Social Cognition and Prejudice,” David Amodio, professor of social psychology, New York University, 1:30 p.m., online event, free, contact Amindaohare@weber.edu for further information, weber.edu/neuroscience/NSLectureSeries.html.

Tuesday  (Feb. 23): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts “Dawn Patrol: Backcountry Skiing,” 5:30 a.m., meeting location announced at meeting, early registration required, weber.edu/outdoor/Ogden-dawnpatrol.html, outdoorprogram@weber.edu.

Tuesday (Feb. 23): WSU's Signpost hosts Mary Mapes, former producer for CBS’ “60 Minutes,” 7 p.m., Zoom, register at weber.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_57q73T7hRBalhCDGpQuYfgjeannorman@weber.edu.

Friday (Feb. 26): WSU’s Wildcat Toastmasters Club, noon, online, learn new speaking and leadership skills, free, contact sbelflower@weber.edu for details.

Friday (Feb. 26): WSU’s Department of Earth & Environmental Science hosts the Geoscience and Society Seminar Series, “Environmental Justice and Prison Water Quality,” Anne Nigra, Columbia University Superfund Research Program,  1 p.m., weber.zoom.us/j/95900227720?pwd=RjYvMERDcVJxeWN3UGN0T1NGOE40Zz09#success, free, weber.edu/cariefrantz/geoscienceandsociety.html, amiller@weber.edu.

Saturday (Feb. 27): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts the Winter Trail Series: Full Moon Snowshoe hike, North Fork Park, $14 WSU/$20 non-WSU, early registration required, weber.edu/outdoor/winter-trails-series.html.

March 2021

 

Monday-Saturday (March 1-12): WSU Campus Recreation hosts the Leprechaun Dash 5K, complete between March 1-12, beat the leprechaun to earn a medal, $10-$30, weber.edu/races/leprechaun-dash.html, rebeccamabile@weber.edu.

Monday (March 1): WSU’s Department of History presents “Blackout: The Denial of the Right to Read and Write in African American History,” Peter Wood, Duke University professor emeritus of early American history, 7 p.m., Zoom, free, contact smatt@weber.edu for link.

Tuesday (March 2): WSU’s Department of Sociology & Anthropology presents “Historical Redlining and Housing Discrimination in Ogden: A Preliminary Look,” Jennifer Gnagey, WSU assistant professor of economics, 1:30 p.m., free, Zoom: weber.zoom.us/j/98527456123, mollilainen@weber.edu.

Thursday (March 4): WSU’s Center for Science and Mathematics Education hosts “Teacher Twilight: Cultivating the SEEd Standards: Art & Science Integration,” 5 p.m., eventbrite.com/e/cultivating-the-seed-standards-art-science-integration-virtual-workshop-tickets-132609106407, educators welcome, amiller@weber.edu.

Friday (March 5): WSU’s Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences hosts the Geoscience and Society Seminar Series, “Climate Change and Utah's Future,” Jeff Bousson, Utah Clean Energy climate program manager, 1 p.m., Zoom: weber.zoom.us/j/95900227720, passcode- 559042, free, weber.edu/cariefrantz/geoscienceandsociety.html.

Saturday (March 6): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts “Intro to Backcountry Touring,” learn about the basics of ski touring, 6:30 a.m., Ben Lomond Massif, advanced registration required at weber.edu/outdoor/intro_backcountry_touring.html, experienced skiers welcome, $42 WSU/$60 non-WSU, outdoorprogram@weber.edu.

Saturday (March 6): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts “Learn to Rappel,” free rappel clinics, first and third Saturdays of the month, 10 a.m to noon, Outdoor Adventure & Welcome Center, free, register at /secure.touchnet.com/C20249_ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=92&CATID=242, outdoorprogram@weber.edu.

Monday-Friday (March 8-12): Spring Break - no classes.

Tuesday (March 9): WSU’s Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center hosts the Weber Entrepreneurs Lecture Series: Fernanda Böhme, Böhme founder, 6 p.m., Zoom, register eventbrite.com/e/weber-entrepreneurs-lecture-series-fernanda-bohme-bohme-tickets-131213490081, brandonstoddard@weber.edu.

Monday-Sunday (March 15-21): WSU’s Office of Access & Diversity hosts “Dining for Dollars,” WSU scholarship annual fundraiser, 11 a.m. - closing, Sonora Grill (2310 Kiesel Ave. Ogden), ask for Dining for Dollars menu, weber.edu/Dining4Dollars,
 kylebraithwaite@weber.edu.

Wednesday (March 17): WSU’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences presents the Neuroscience Lecture Series, "Understanding Neuron Death,” Steve Barger, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences professor of geriatrics, 2 p.m., online event, free, contact Amindaohare@weber.edu, for further information, weber.edu/neuroscience/NSLectureSeries.html.

Thursday & Friday (March 17 & 18): WSU hosts the Intermountain Sustainability Summit, “Enable Action,” learn, share, network, build momentum, and work toward improving communities, environment and the economy, various times, online events, $15-$85, register at weber.edu/issummit, bchristiansen2@weber.edu.

Friday  (March 19): WSU’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences presents the Neuroscience Lecture Series, "Is Hippocampal Pathology a Cause or an Effect of Depression?” Craig Stockmeier, University of Mississippi Medical Center professor of psychiatry and human behavior, 1:30 p.m., online event, free, contact Amindaohare@weber.edu for further information, weber.edu/neuroscience/NSLectureSeries.html.

Saturday (March 20): WSU’s Outdoor Program hosts “Learn to Rappel,” free rappel clinics first and third Saturdays of the month, 10 a.m to noon, Outdoor Adventure & Welcome Center, free, register at secure.touchnet.com/C20249_ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=92&CATID=242, outdoorprogram@weber.edu.

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Melissa Smith, adminstrative specialist for Public Relations
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