October Newsletter 2014


WSU Computer Science Student Honored for Innovative Medical-Device Testings

Tina Van Riper, a WSU computer science major, received the Academic Excellence Award from the Women Tech Council.

New medical devices are seemingly developed on a daily basis. With this comes the need for testing designs before they hit the market. Thanks to the work of a Weber State University computer science student, these tests can now be done on a computer, reducing the need for human or animal testing.



A STEM to career paths

Weber State students gather information about careers in science, technology, engineering and math during the STEM career fair

Students at Weber State University had an opportunity to showcase themselves to potential employers during the second annual STEM career fair held in the Shepherd Union building ballrooms on Wednesday afternoon.



Free Software Activist to Speak at WSU

Richard Stallman, advocate of free software, will be speaking at Weber State University

Richard Stallman, a MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ winner, a computer programmer and activist, will present "Free Software and Your Freedom," at Weber State University on Oct. 30 at 12:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Hall George S. Eccles Lecture Hall Room 229. The public is invited to attend the 90-minute presentation followed by a 60- minute question-and-answer period.



WSU Students Compete in Annual Design Charrette WSU Team Places Second in Design Challenge Video Game Camp More Fun than Work


October 30 Richard Stallman, Advocate of Free Software view more information
November 3 Northern Utah STEM Career & College Exposition view more information

November 14-15
Parent Daughter Engineering Day view more information

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