2017 Archives

WSU Celebrates 150th Graduation Events

More than 2,715 Weber State University students have applied for graduation and will be honored during the 150th convocations ceremonies Dec. 15, beginning at 8 a.m.

WSU Awards 2017 Hinckley, Collaboration Winners

Economics professor Doris Geide Stevenson has been named the John S. Hinckley Fellow, and WSU’s Arts Learning Collaborative has been honored with the Exemplary Collaboration Award. The awards will be presented Nov. 10.

WSU Students Get Help Negotiating Controversy

Students and staff will have the opportunity to engage in healthy political discourse about climate change and sustainability as the WSU American Democracy Project hosts Deliberative Dialogue Day, Nov. 15.

WSU Documentary Highlights Power of Global Engagement

New classrooms, a library and a latrine make education accessible for students at Mondlane Secondary School in Mozambique. A documentary chronicling the Weber State group that made the improvements will premiere Nov. 1.

Podcast Host Speaks to WSU About Google’s Dominance

Weber State University hosts “The History of Google,” Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Hurst Center Dumke Legacy Hall and again on Oct. 17 at 10:30 a.m. in Elizabeth Hall Room 229. Both presentations are free, and the public is welcome.

WSU Diversity Conference to Discuss Civil Activism

Weber State University’s Annual Diversity Conference will focus on civic activism through civil action and discourse. The conference, which is free and open to the public, will be held Oct. 5 and 6 on both the Ogden and Davis campuses.

WSU Honors Program Prepping for Apocalypse

New to fall semester are two honors courses that investigate the modern fascination with the apocalypse and solutions to one of the most pressing end-of-civilization problems — not enough food or water.

WSU Stewart Library Exhibits Everett Ruess Prints

The community is invited to Weber State’s Stewart Library for an exhibit of Everett Ruess' prints. Available from Aug. 21 to Oct. 16, Ruess created the works during the period prior to his 1934 disappearance near Escalante.

Thousands Will Gather for 13th Annual Block Party

The first-week festivities will culminate with the annual WSU Block Party Sept. 1. The event entertains and educates students in the activities the university offers while celebrating the organizations that make WSU great.

WSU Offering New Degree in Adventure

Beginning fall semester, the Jerry & Vickie Moyes College of Education will launch a new Bachelor of Science in Outdoor & Community Recreation Education.

WSU Outdoor Rec Calling All Adventurers

Campus Recreation’s Outdoor Program will host the Women Only Rock Climbing Trip, and the Jerry & Vickie Moyes College of Education will launch a new Bachelor of Science in Outdoor & Community Recreation Education.

WSU on Honor Roll as ‘Great College to Work For’

According to a survey commissioned by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Weber State University is one of 18, similarly sized institutions nationwide that made the “2017 Great Colleges to Work For” Honor Roll.

Corps Encore Returns to WSU

Stewart Stadium will light up as Corps Encore brings several of the nation’s top drum and bugle corps to Utah for a one-night competition July 12.

WSU Hosts Welding Camp for Girls

The camp will connect girls with experts in metalwork and welding. Participants will learn about metal tolerances and design techniques to create pieces of metalwork in a safe environment.

WSU EAST Hosts FyreCon

Dragons, aliens and worlds beyond imagination will come together on June 8-10 as the College of Engineering, Applied Science & Technology hosts FyreCon.

Boys and Girls State Return to WSU

Weber State University will host approximately 700 high school students at the annual Utah Boys and Girls State conferences in June. Girls State will be held June 5-10, with Boys State June 12-16.

WSU Facilitates Service Abroad This Summer

This summer Weber State University volunteers will travel to Ghana and Mozambique to provide service and education to communities. Additional service efforts will benefit Thailand and Ecuador.