2016 Archives

WSU Gospel Fest to ‘Rise up’

Eight Utah choirs will gather to celebrate and share the joy of music during Weber State University’s 17th Annual Gospel Music Festival in the Val A. Browning Center Austad Auditorium, Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Commencement Ceremony Planned for Dec. 16

More than 2,324 WSU students have applied for graduation and will be honored during WSU’s 148th commencement at the Dee Events Center, Dec. 16 beginning at 1 p.m.

Girls to Learn Engineering Skills at WSU

Girls in seventh to 12th grade will learn to think like successful female engineers during Weber State University’s Parent-Daughter Engineering Day, Nov. 18-19.

Andre Lortz Receives Richards Institute Award

WSU's Richard Richards Institute for Ethics will recognize Andre Lortz, Maverik's chief financial officer, as the winner of the Ethical Leadership Award. It will be presented at the Ogden-Weber Chamber of Commerce breakfast on Nov. 17.

WSU to Recognize Veterans’ Service

Weber State University will honor military members with Veterans Day events Nov. 10-11. The celebration features a ceremony featuring Rep. Stephen Handy and Clearfield Mayor Mark Shepherd.

WSU Hosts Health Care Case Competition

WSU’s Department of Health Administrative Services will host a health care case competition in the Weber State University Davis Building 3 Lobby on Oct. 29 at 9 a.m.

WSU to Hold First Congressional District Debate

Weber State will host the First Congressional District debate Oct. 17 from 6-7 p.m. in the Browning Center. Rep. Rob Bishop and his Democratic challenger Peter Clemens will discuss their stances on issues facing the community.

WSU Hosts Conference to Strengthen Families

WSU’s Department of Child and Family Studies will host the 2016 Families Alive Conference, a three-day event that offers help to strengthen and maintain relationships, from Sept. 15-17.

Premier Science Building Grand Opening Planned

The community is invited to explore the new Tracy Hall Science Center during the grand opening Aug. 24. Dignitaries will cut the ribbon at 2 p.m., followed by self-guided tours from 2:30-5:30 p.m.

Overnight Pineview Stay Welcomes New WSU Students

New and transfer students are invited to attend the “Experience Weber” overnight adventure at Pineview Reservoir on Aug. 25. The trip includes paddle boarding, kayaking and meals, along with an overnight stay.

WSU to Host Conversation on Race

Weber State University will host a town hall conversation about race on July 30. The event will feature panelists including WSU President Wight, community leaders and representatives from law enforcement.

Students Compete to Create Prosthetic Arm at WSU

Teams of middle and high school students from across nine states will compete to design a prosthetic arm that can complete a variety of tasks during an event held at Weber State University, June 24 and 25.

WSU to Sponsor Girls and Boys State

Weber State University will host hundreds of high school students selected from across Utah for Girls and Boys State sponsored by the American Legion. Girls State will be held June 6-11 and Boys State from June 13-17.

WSU Digs 200 Deep-Water Wells to Help Save Energy

Large drilling rigs are boring holes deep in the earth on the north side of Weber State University’s Stewart Stadium to create a system to heat and cool university buildings more efficiently and cost effectively.

Weber County Commission Debate to be held at WSU

Weber State University’s Olene S. Walker Institute of Politics & Public Service will host the Weber County Commissioner Candidate debate May 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall.

WSU Celebrates 34th Crystal Crest Awards

The 34th annual Crystal Crest Awards will honor outstanding Weber State University students, faculty and staff in Academy Awards style in the Shepherd Union Ballroom on April 23 at 7 p.m.

WSU Fundraising Exceeds Goal, Campus Celebrates

Weber State University President Charles A. Wight today announced the Dream 125 fundraising campaign has exceeded its goal of $125 million with two months before it ends officially. The total so far: $146,117,541.97.

WSU Panel to Discuss Politics and Polling

The intersection of politics and polling is the subject of the Haven J. Barlow Spring Civic Leadership Forum. The public is invited to the panel, “Politics and Polling,” April 20 at noon.

WSU Student Exhibit Combines Art and Social Science

WSU Honors students expressed through art the problems of income inequality. Their exhibit, “Mapping the difference, Making a difference,” will be on display in the Kimball Visual Arts Center Project Gallery, April 11-15.

WSU Alumna to Speak About Punk Culture

Weber State University alumnus Alexandria Waltz will describe how punk rock continues to influence contemporary culture as part of the Weber Historical Society Spring 2016 Lecture Series March 21 at 7 p.m.

Dixon Award Recipients Honored at WSU

Associate athletic director Amy Crosbie and history professor Gene Sessions will be honored at a luncheon March 23 at the Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning on WSU’s Ogden campus.

WSU and Ogden City Welcome Peruvian Ambassador

Weber State University students and community members have the opportunity to hear Peru’s Ambassador to the United States discuss economic strategy with Ogden’s leaders on March 2.

WSU Hosts NCAA Wildcat Watch Party

Wildcat fans are invited to cheer on the Weber State University men’s basketball team in its game in the NCAA Tournament, March 18 at the Shepherd Union Building, WSU Downtown and MacCool’s Public House.

Canned Foods Sculptures at WSU Fight Hunger

Competitors will work in teams to create sculptures made entirely out of food cans during the WeberCAN event at Weber State University, March 14 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Atrium.

WSU Helps Students Apply for Federal Financial Aid

WSU is sponsoring FAFSA Frenzy to help students complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). It is through FAFSA that low-income students qualify for financial assistance to help pay for college.