WSU to Host Advance Screening of New Harry Potter Film
Weber State University will be the first school in the state to host a screening of the newest Harry Potter movie, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.”
Weber State University will be the first school in the state to host a screening of the newest Harry Potter movie, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.”
Weber State University officials are expecting 1,300 candidates for graduation this December. WSU will award degrees and institutional certificates Dec. 16 during its 126th commencement ceremony at the Dee Events Center. The commencement exercises will begin at 1 p.m.
Just in time for the holidays, a group of manufacturing engineering technology (MFET) students at Weber State University have captured the spirit of giving by presenting the Department of Visual Arts with a new pottery wheel.
Weber State University will award an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree to Sister Stephanie Mongeon at the university’s 126th commencement Dec. 16 at 1 p.m. in the Dee Events Center.
The 12th Annual Weber State University Multicultural Youth Conference, “Total Success Live!” will be held Jan. 6, 2006, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Building.
It’s time once again for Weber State University’s very own “Scrooge,” criminal justice professor Kay Gillespie, to deliver his season’s tidings on the problems with Santa Claus.
In connection with a new reading program at Weber State University, Eric Schlosser, author of “Fast Food Nation,” will discuss his book and the legacy of muckraking, during a visit to campus, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
For the second time in three years, Utah’s professor of the year teaches at Weber State University. Yasmen "Yas" Simonian, professor and chair of the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, has been named the 2005 Utah Professor of the Year.
Weber State University faculty are evaluating possible future partnerships with Chinese health care educators following a fact-finding trip to China.
The hourly childcare center offered by Weber State University's Nontraditional Student Programs has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children – the nation's leading organization of early childhood professionals.
Weber State University Women's Basketball Coach Carla Taylor has been named the recipient of the 2005 ATHENA® Award, a national award program presented by the Women in Business committee of the Ogden/Weber Chamber of Commerce.
Approximately every 79 seconds, an identity theft occurs in this nation. The Weber State University Alumni Association recognizes this danger and, in an effort to assist community members in protecting themselves, will host a session Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Lindquist Alumni Center at WSU.
Barry Williams, better known as Greg Brady from the 1970s hit TV show "The Brady Bunch," will speak in the Shepherd Union Ballroom at Weber State University at noon Jan. 20.
Weber State University is giving everyone an excuse to pull out their Rubik's Cube, put on their leisure suit or gaucho pants and listen to the songs of the Village People. On Jan. 22 WSU is going back in time in honor of the 25th anniversary of the 1979-80 men's basketball team, which went 26-3 and finished 17th in the Associated Press Poll.
Ogden Mayor Matthew Godfrey and Sierra Club representative Dan Schroeder will debate the pros and cons of building a tram in Ogden as part of an Honors Issues Forum at Weber State University. The debate will be held at noon, Jan. 26 in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater.
Shelley Conroy, dean of the Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions at Weber State University, will serve on a joint task force for the National League for Nursing (NLN) and National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).
Seventy-two high school seniors, representing 24 high schools in five states, will compete for scholarships and prizes in the championship round of Weber State University's 19th annual automotive competition. The event will be held on WSU's Ogden campus Feb. 10.
Weber State University will hold an Honors Issues Forum Feb. 9 at noon in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater. The event will feature a panel including representatives from the Glen Canyon Institute and the Bureau of Reclamation.
Utah Musical Theatre will hold the second and final round of Ogden auditions for the 2005 season Feb. 25-26 at the Val A. Browning Center on Weber State University's Ogden campus.
Weber State University students will gather Feb. 9 at 10:50 a.m. at the Stewart Bell Tower Plaza to show their support for renovating the Shepherd Union Building.
The legendary Second City Improv Comedy Troupe will bring its highly charged, improvisational comedy to Weber State University Wednesday, Feb. 16.
Approximately 30 mascots from area businesses, organizations, and high schools will join Waldo the Wildcat, the Weber State University mascot, to entertain fans at the Feb. 12 men’s basketball game vs. Northern Arizona. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. at the Dee Events Center.
A welding engineering technology professor who recently relocated to Weber State University has received a regional award from the American Welding Society (AWS) for his work in bringing the program to Ogden.
Weber State University will host the inaugural Faculty Forum: A Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Activities from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Shepherd Union Building.
The former director of Utah's Office of Hispanic Affairs, Tony Yapias, will be the keynote speaker at Weber State University's second annual Hispanic Recognition and Scholarship Banquet March 4, at 7 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Gallery.
John Sillito, Weber State University professor, and Richard Sadler, history professor and dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, will present "A Backward Glance: Ogden in Photographs 1890-1920," Feb.28 at 7 p.m. in WSU's Lindquist Alumni Center, Ogden campus.
Yasmen Simonian, department chair and professor of clinical laboratory sciences at Weber State University, has been named the 2005 John S. Hinckley Fellow.
Weber State University's Convocation Lecture Series will present speakers in back to back weeks with strongly differing perspectives on MTV and its influence on society.
The Weber State Rodeo team will host the Rocky Mountain Region rodeo, on March 4 at 7 p.m. and March 5 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Golden Spike Arena (1000 N. 1200 W. Ogden).
Renowned author Norman Mailer, who is best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning works "The Armies of the Night" (1968) and "The Executioner's Song" (1979), will present an interactive presentation March 31 at noon in Weber State University's Shepherd Union Ballroom.
Jon Heder, star of the quirky 2004 independent film, "Napoleon Dynamite," will speak at Weber State University at 7 p.m. March 25.
Weber State University's 20th annual National Undergraduate Literature Conference will bring together 250 college students from across the nation to hone their writing skills by sharing their work and learning from literary masters Norman Mailer, Antonya Nelson, Alan Cheuse, Catherine Bowman, Ron Carlson and Lori Aurelia Williams.
Weber State University's Honors Issues Forum will feature author and professor Valerie Hudson presenting "A Surplus of Sons." Hudson will explore the increasing abundance of males in some Asian countries and the possible consequences it may have on those nations and international stability.
Everyone's invited to enjoy Shakespearean comedy performed by professionals, an interactive lecture and vintage films, as the Friends of the Stewart Library organization presents the sixth annual Celebrate Shakespeare! Festival, March 23 through April 7. All events are free to the public.
Weber State University invites the community to enjoy a night of dinner, dancing and entertainment at the international student banquet "Bringing the World to WSU" March 26 at 6 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
Prize-winning author, Kathryn Daynes, will discuss "A 19th Century Safety Valve: Divorce and Plural Marriage," on March 22 at 1 p.m. in Weber State University's Stewart Library Special Collections.
More than 1,600 students from around the state will meet at Weber State University on Thursday, March 17 for the 2005 Utah State Math Test.
Weber State University interior design students won 13 of the 18 student division awards at the 8th Annual Incredible Edible Chair Contest held in Salt Lake City.
Weber State University will host its second annual Undergraduate Research Symposium and Celebration on March 28 from noon to 5 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Building.
The Honors Issues Forum at Weber State University will present state representative David Litvack, addressing Hate Crimes Legislation in Utah. The event will be held Wednesday at noon in the Shepherd Union Ballroom and is free to the public.
Weber State University's Department of Physics will host professor Dave Wall and his "Physics of Magic Road Show," April 1 at 7 p.m. in Lind Lecture Hall, Room 121.
The Friends of the Stewart Library Annual Book Sale – with ridiculously low prices – will be held March 31 - April 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stewart Library on Weber State University's Ogden campus.
"(Un)covering Genocide: How the Media Cover Mass Killings," will be the focus of Weber State University's 11th Annual Holocaust Commemoration April 7-22. Activities will include presentations by journalists, witnesses, scholars and survivors of past genocides.
On April 13, WSU will host the Environmental Awareness Mall at the Bell Tower Plaza from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff will speak at Weber State University April 6 at noon in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater. His presentation "Real Men Don't…and Real Women Won't…" will address combating sexual harassment and assault by teaching self-respect and respect for others.
WSU's student newspaper The Signpost placed in five categories, including 2 first-place awards, at the Utah Press Association's winter convention in St. George, Utah, March 19.
Emily Little, owner of Emily Little Architects, Inc., will make two presentations about the evolution of architectural style and its reflection on our society as part of the Honors Issues Forum series.
The Weber State University Davis Campus will host "Finish What You Started," from 9 a.m.-noon, April 9. This special open house is aimed at community members who want to resume or start a college career, even if it's been years since they attended school.
The Hot Club of San Francisco, a Gypsy jazz ensemble, will perform for and speak to the public April 13 and April 15 at Weber State University.
Weber State University senior Eric Gabrielsen will present his research on brine flies of the Great Salt Lake to lawmakers in Washington, D.C. later this month.
Native American Emphasis Week at Weber State University will conclude April 9, with the 34th Annual WSU Powwow.
Tom Smart and Lee Benson, authors of a book released this month on the Elizabeth Smart investigation, will discuss media and law enforcement issues at the Friends of the Stewart Library Annual Public Issues Forum, on April 26 at 11 a.m. in Weber State University’s Stewart Library Special Collections.
Beginning fall semester 2005, Weber State University will offer an associate's degree in pre-engineering, the first of its kind in the school's history.
Schindler's List survivor Zev Kedem will present "Schindler's List: A Survivor Celebrates Life," April 20 at noon in Weber State University's Shepherd Union Ballroom.
The Skyroom restaurant has unveiled a new menu lineup in response to requests from the campus community.
Weber State University Davis Student Affairs is pleased to bring Kenny Kramer, the man who inspired Michael Richards' character on "Seinfeld," to the Davis Conference Center April 28 at 8 p.m. to present "Kramer on Seinfeld."
Weber State University Athletics Director William J. Weidner announced his resignation today to accept the role of Deputy Athletics Director at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Norm Tarbox, vice president of Administrative Services, has named Jerry Graybeal to serve as interim athletic director.
Weber State University's Honors program will host former Tooele County public information officer and bioterrorism prevention planner Rich Lakin April 27 at noon in Shepherd Union Building, room 417.
Weber State University will host the 5th Annual "Miles for Smiles" 5K run/walk on April 30.
Intermountain Health Care (IHC) is donating $1,025,000 to Weber State University to help train 150 additional registered nurses. IHC also will donate $100,000 to WSU's Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
Weber State University officials are expecting the Class of 2005 to total more than 3,500 graduates. More than 2,300 candidates for graduation this spring will be honored May 5-6 during WSU's 125th commencement. An additional 1,200 members of the Class of 2005 received their degrees in conjunction with the university's winter commencement last December.
Weber State University will award honorary degrees to a nationally recognized leader in the fields of banking and international finance, a community advocate for education and the arts, a former History professor, and a prominent leader in Utah's banking industry at the university's 125th commencement May 5 at 6 p.m. in the Dee Events Center.
With the assistance of their professor, Weber State University graphic design students are applying course concepts in the real world and benefiting the community at the same time.
Swenson Gymnasium on Weber State University's Ogden campus will close for renovation on May 16.
Three Weber State University students majoring in computer electronics engineering technology (CEET) have designed and built a wheelchair that is guided by the Global Positioning System.
Weber State University has received $200,000 in federal money to fund improvements to the forensic science program in the Department of Criminal Justice. The new equipment will offer students more hands-on opportunities with forensic DNA work in a laboratory setting.
Rick Ford, associate professor of geosciences at Weber State University, has been elected National President of The Society of Sigma Gamma Epsilon (SGE) by the student delegates attending the society's recent biennial convention (April 15 17).
Weber State University has announced more than $100,000 in scholarship money is available for high school juniors and seniors interested in getting a jump start on their college education.
"Side by side" is more than part of a title from one of Utah Musical Theatre's shows this year. It also describes how the company will stage its first two productions of the season.
A true story labeled as the "Mormon version of Romancing the Stone" is the subject of established author and Weber State University English professor Gordon Allred's latest book set to hit the stands this month.
The Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) has recognized Weber State University professors Jennifer Turley and Tony Spanos for using technology to advance classroom learning.
Weber State University's Continuing Education program will offer two workshops on using Pro Tools software by Digidesign, the premiere audio recording and editing software tool.
Weber State University zoology professor Ron Meyers has received funding from the National Institutes of Health to study the muscles associated with singing in birds.
Weber State University, in conjunction with the Utah State Office of Education (USOE) and Scholastic Books, will host the 21st Annual Reading & Writing Conference June 10-11 in the Stewart Stadium Sky Suites.
Utah Musical Theatre kicks off a new season June 17 at Peery’s Egyptian Theater (2415 Washington Blvd.) with “Kiss Me, Kate,” an entertaining comedy with a Broadway feel.
Weber State University anthropology major Joshua Blackwelder has been awarded $17,600 in scholarship money from the National Security Education Program to fund a year of study in Russia and Siberia.
Lewis R. Gale has been selected as the new dean of the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics at Weber State University.
James B. Hutchins has been named associate provost at Weber State University.
Utah Musical Theatre will explore the musical works of one of the most prominent lyricists of the past 50 years with its production of “Side By Side By Sondheim,” which opens June 24 at Peery’s Egyptian Theater (2415 Washington Blvd.) in Ogden.
Weber State University nursing student Marie Dinger has been elected to the Nominating and Elections Committee of the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA), which includes more than 50,000 student nurses nationwide.
Weber State University dental hygiene professor Stephanie Bossenberger-James is the recipient of the American Dental Hygienist Association's Distinguished Service Award for 2005. The award recognizes outstanding achievement and dedication to the profession of dental hygiene.
Thousands of people are expected to flock to Weber State University to enjoy the John and Telitha Lindquist Summer Pops Concert and Fireworks, scheduled for July 17.
Weber State University student Jarem Lloyd, a senior majoring in chemistry, has been named a 2005 American Physiological Society Undergraduate Research Fellow.
Amy Petersen, who graduated in May from Weber State University with a master's degree in business administration, received the Outstanding Civilian in Contracting award from U.S. Air Force Material Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base recently.
Weber State University senior Natasha R. McRae was an honorable mention 2005 Udall Scholar. The award includes a $350 scholarship for McRae to use to further her studies in clinical laboratory sciences.
Ten college students from across the nation are spending their summer vacation at Weber State University, conducting research on the role shift work plays in contributing to fatigue among military and law enforcement personnel.
Utah Musical Theatre opens its third and final production of the 2005 season on July 22 with the world premiere of "Wicked City Blues."
Beginning in August, Weber State University Housing and Residence Life will re-open LaSal and Stansbury Halls for married student housing.
Area businesses are invited to be a part of Weber State University's Fall 2005 Wildcat Block Party, scheduled for Friday, September 2.
Thomas Davidson was elected chair of the Weber State University Board of Trustees at its monthly meeting held Tuesday. Trustee Barney Chapman was elected vice-chair.
The Weber State University Student Association will host a Wildcat Block Party on Sept. 2 to welcome students back to campus and celebrate the start of the football season.
Weber State University has announced the names of three finalists for the position of athletic director. Each candidate will visit the campus to interview with the university search committee and to meet various campus and community audiences.
Six members of the Weber State University golf team have achieved the academic equivalent of a hole in one, by being named to the 2005 Scholar All-American Team.
Weber State University Criminal Justice professor Robert Wadman has spent much of his summer in Albania, where he has been working as part of a five-member commission to help the Albanian National Police write rules and regulations for their new force.
Weber State University will host a series of open-house meetings so campus and community members can meet and interact with the three candidates interviewing for the Wildcats athletic director position.
Author and parenting expert Alfie Kohn will present "Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason," Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Dee Events Center.
Weber State University's Department of Child and Families Studies will present the 21st Families Alive Conference, September 15-17.
Weber State University's annual Mt. Ogden Hike will be held Sept. 17 with multiple ways to arrive at the summit. The tradition started in 1922 when a group of 350 faculty, staff and students climbed the mountain as part of a campus activity.
Faculty and students in Weber State University's Department of Political Science have scheduled a week long series of debates, discussions and activities leading up to Constitution Day on Sept. 17.