December 2013 – April 2014 - The Olene S. Walker Institute of Politics & Public Service introduces the Walker Political Leadership Training Institute. This monthly institute will prepare students and community members to participate in the political system in Utah through caucus and convention training.
Weber State Sociology Club - Explore sociology Mondays at 1:30 p.m. in Social Science Building room 113, facebook.com/WSUSocClub.
Weber State Social Work Club - The Social Work Club is collecting donations to prepare baskets for people in need. The club requests Thanksgiving foods or gift cards to purchase it. Please bring donations to the social work office, room 140 in the Social Science Building, by Friday, Nov. 22.
Sept. 23 - The Weber Historical Society Fall Lecture Series will host Newel Bringhurst and Craig L. Foster, who will discuss their new book, Persistence of Polygamy: From Joseph Smith’s Martyrdom to the First Manifesto, 1844-1890 (Volume II), and how the LDS church and its members have dealt with the legacy of polygamy, 7 p.m., Garden Alumni Center, free, open to the public, email@example.com, 801-395-3553.
Sept. 23 - Kent Winward, an Ogden attorney, will present the lecture “Rhetoric: Means of Persuasion,” 12:30 p.m., Stewart Library Hetzel-Hoellein Room, free, open to the public, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 24 - Weber State University’s Greek Festival will hold a Greek Readers Theater Comedy, Aristophanes’ "Lysistrata,” 12:30 p.m., Stewart Library Hetzel-Hoellein Room, free, public welcome, community.weber.edu/greekfestival.
Sept. 25 - The Weber State University Greek Festival is offering a pre-play “Infotainment” lecture, with useful background to understand the play "Oedipus Rex," by director Jim Svendsen of the Classical Greek Theatre Festival, 6:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Fireplace Lounge free, public welcome, email@example.com.
Sept. 25 - Weber State University's Greek Festival presents Sophocles’ “Oedipus Rex,” performed by the Classical Greek Theatre Festival, 7:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, tickets $10/$8, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 27 - Chinese filmmaker Wu Yiyong will introduce his film My Memories of Old Beijing (1982) 1:30 p.m. in the Wildcat Theater, free, open to the public, email@example.com, 801-626-6707.
Sept. 27 & 28 - The Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies will include keynote speaker Stephen MacKinnon, an Arizona State University Asian Studies professor, firstname.lastname@example.org, 801-626-6707.
Oct. 3 - The Olene S. Walker Institute, together with the Engaged Learning Series “On Air,” will feature a lecture by Utah Lt. Gov. Greg Bell and Alan Matheson (senior environmental advisor to Gov. Gary R. Herbert), on air quality in Utah titled “Let’s Clear the Air,” 12 p.m., Shepherd Union Ballroom C, free, open to the public.
Oct. 15 - As part of the Fall 2013 Lampros Lecture Series, Weber State University welcomes distinguished historian Walter Johnson of Harvard University to speak on the Civil War, "Slavery & Capitalism," 7 p.m., Hurst Center Dumke Hall, free and open to the public.
Oct. 24 - The Christians United for Israel on Campus organization presents Irving Roth -- Holocaust Survivor, author and international speaker -- to speak on his experiences, 7 p.m., Shepherd Union Ballroom B, free and open to the public, www.cufi.org.
Nov. 5 - The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Social Science Building with a birthday cake celebration at the east and south entrances of the Social Science Building, students, faculty, and staff are invited.
Nov. 6 - As part of the Social Science Building’s 40th Anniversary celebrations, the college together with Campus Stores will host Brooks Donohue Simpson, a renowned Civil War historian, to present his lecture, “The Civil War: Reflections at the Sesquicentennial,” 7:30 p.m., Elizabeth Hall 229, free, public welcome.
Nov. 8 - The Department of Geography, with a grant from the Association of American Geographers Visiting Geographical Scientist Program, will welcome Antoinette WinklerPrins from Johns Hopkins University to give the lecture "Amazonian Dark Earths: Implications for Conservation and Development of the Region," 11:30 a.m. in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater, free and open to the public, Julie Rich, 801-626-6209, email@example.com.
Nov. 8 - Weber State will host Richard A. Richards, philosophy professor and Faculty Fellow on the University of Alabama Leadership Board, for its first annual Distinguished Lecture in Philosophy, “Are Species Real?” A reception will follow the lecture, 4 p.m., Smith Lecture Hall, Wattis Business Building, free and open to the public.
Nov 8 - The Social Science Building will hold an open house celebration for alumni, students and families to explore the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences through games and interactive presentations, 5-7 p.m., Social Science Building, free, open to the public.
Nov. 8 - The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences will hold a faculty, staff, alumni and student reunion, 7-8:30 p.m., Social Science Building.
Nov. 12 - The Haven J. Barlow Fall Leadership Forum and the Olene S. Walker Institute of Politics & Public Service invite you to the lecture “A Report from the Legislative Task Force on Education in Utah,” by several Utah legislative leaders including Speaker Rebecca Lockhart, Senate President Wayne L. Niederhauser, Senator Stephen H. Urquhart, facilitated by Nolan Karras of Education First, noon-2 p.m., Shepherd Union Ballroom A, free, limited space, RSVP for lunch (no cost) by Nov. 8, Carla Price, 801-626-6252, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dec. 7 & 9 - The Weber State Alumni Singers, in conjunction with humanitarian foundation “No Poor Among Us” presents a Christmas concert and silent auction to raise funds to build a women’s center in Mozambique, 7:30 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church, 1100 E. 5550 S. in Ogden, open to all, $5 suggested donation, all proceeds benefit the women’s center, Julie Rich email@example.com.
Dec. 13 - WSU’s fall commencement for will be held at 1 p.m. in the Dee Event Center, graduating students must report by 12:30 p.m., the “Putting Students Through Program” will be held earlier that day, at 9 a.m. in the Shepherd Union Building Ballroom.