Here's a look at WSU's highlights for the year, including the creation of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion division, a new physician assistant program, and the opening of key facilities for defense and aerospace research.
David Gonzalez grew up in a world where substance abuse among loved ones was not uncommon. Now he is using those formative experiences to propel his goals.
Weber State University will honor 2,332 graduates at the fall 2022 commencement ceremonies Dec. 16.
On Dec. 5, Weber State University announced the recipients of two prestigious faculty awards: the John S. Hinckley Fellow Award and Exemplary Collaboration Award.
Moving from Honduras to Clearfield, Utah, as a child, María Rios Cabrera could not help but notice the contrast.
WSU is partnering with TheDream.US, the nation's largest college and career success program for undocumented immigrant students, to provide scholarships for Utah immigrant youth to pursue higher education.
Students, faculty and staff at Weber State University are supporting the Community Christmas event to benefit those in need this holiday season.
Weber State University opened a new world for Artem Koval, a computer science major who moved to the United States when he was 16.
After a decade away from higher education, Chenelle Fatt found success at Weber State University through the award-winning Wildcat Scholars program.
Weber State University now offers a masters degree in physician assistant studies, with the first class of students starting coursework in January 2023.
Before attending Weber State University, Derek Jensen struggled with his transition out of the military.
Utah House Speaker Brad Wilson spent an afternoon at Weber State University discussing initiatives to protect the Great Salt Lake.
A few years ago, Jessica Stratton was living in her car with $2.08 to her name. Now shes a 4.0 student studying computer science at Weber State University.
WSU will host its inaugural Human Trafficking Symposium Oct. 27 to raise awareness and start an ongoing conversation about how to recognize and combat human trafficking in the United States and in Utah specifically.
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Weber State University received a $2.78 million grant from the Department of Education to train public school teachers on how to improve instruction for students who are not native English speakers.
Weber State University saw increased enrollment this year, on trend with most of Utahs other degree-granting public colleges and universities.
Intermountain Healthcare is providing vital funding to Weber State University to help increase the number of students accepted into its current programs and build the foundation for future programs.
Addie Harmon displayed two large paintings, reflecting her inner world, in the Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallerys main exhibit room, while her immersive forest installation had its own gallery space.
Weber State University will celebrate the opening of its state-of-the-art Noorda Engineering, Applied Science & Technology Building with a ribbon-cutting Oct. 7.
Ta'u Pupu'a, former NFL defensive line and internationally acclaimed opera singer, will perform at Weber State University Oct. 15.
Each year during homecoming week, WSU hosts the WSU Salutes awards ceremony to honor alumni who have made a difference in the community and contributed to the success and reputation of the university.
WSU will host Rep. Blake Moore and candidate Rick Jones as they discuss issues affecting northern Utah during the U.S. House of Representatives Congressional District 1 general election debate on Oct. 10.
Weber State University will join forces with the community to Make Ogden Purple during a week of traditions and homecoming celebrations starting Oct. 1
Weber State University announces its 2022-23 theater season, which features four shows, including the premiere of the new musical Matchstick Girl.
For children in foster care, attending college can feel like another challenge of being part of the system. For Raquel Andreasen, a passion for learning helped her overcome that challenge and forge a path at WSU.
Hundreds of students, faculty and staff from Weber State University climbed to the top of Mount Ogden to continue a century-old tradition.
Xitlalli Villanueva, the vice president of Diversity and Unity of the Weber State Student Association, was sworn in as the student representative on the Utah Board of Higher Education on Sept. 16.
Weber State hires new executive director to help reach goal of serving more Hispanic, Latino students
As northern Utah demographics have grown to see an increase in Hispanic and Latino populations, WSU has hired a new executive director of Hispanic-Serving Institution Initiatives.
Suicide prevention has a special place in Kinley Roberts heart. She was only nine years old when she participated in her first suicide awareness walk with Northern Utah Hope.
WSU's Empower Northern Utah program is offering Davis and Weber county residents free or discounted thermostats to increase energy efficiency and cut utility costs.
The Bonneville Chamber Music Festival hosted at Weber State University will bring international musical talent to Ogden Sept. 14-17.
Weber State University is proud to present the new Code Purple app, which launched Sept. 2 and is available for free on app stores everywhere.
Weber State University will host the 19th Annual American Red Cross Blood Battle Sept. 12-15 on the Ogden campus.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox spent an afternoon at Weber State University with WSU President Brad Mortensen discussing Utahs rapid population growth.
WSU officially welcomed the Wildcat Shuttle, a more efficient and environmentally conscious way to navigate the Ogden campus, during a ribbon-cutting Aug. 25.
WSU is opening the Miller Advanced Research and Solutions Center thanks to a generous $3.5 million donation from the Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation.
The Weber State University Ogden Venture Course in the humanities is now accepting applications for 2022.
After suffering an injury to his ankle, Matthew Castiana found his passion caring for injured athletes at WSU.
Weber State University is joining two other Utah higher educational institutions in an expansion of the University of Utah Presidential Leadership Fellows pilot program.
Carie Frantz, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences at Weber State University, is leading students in researching the impact of climate change, drought and ecosystem change at the Great Salt Lake.
Lea Flinders wasnt sure she would ever fulfill her dream of becoming a teacher, but a Weber State University scholarship changed her trajectory and sent her on the path to success.
The annual Lindquist Family Symphony Pops and Fireworks is set to attract thousands of people to Weber State University, July 17 from 9-11 p.m.
From the soccer field to the Utah State Capitol, Paige Stevens experience at WSU helped her develop the drive to reach any goal in life.
Weber State Universitys Stewart Library Special Collections invites the community to attend a special kick-off event for their new project, Queering the Archives: LGBTQ+ Oral Histories, on June 24 at the Ogden Union Station.
Two Utah professors are exploring the impact conspiracy theories have on society with their new book Conspiracy Theories in the Time of Coronavirus: A Philosophical Treatment.
Nationally recognized NUHOPE Suicide Prevention Program transitions to Weber State University from Intermountain McKay-Dee Hospital
Weber State University and Intermountain Healthcare are announcing the expansion and leadership change for an important Northern Utah suicide prevention coalition.
WSU invites the community to three separate Food, FUNding & Your Future Carnivals on June 11 in Ogden at the Community Education Center CEC, June 18 at the WSU Davis campus, and on Aug. 18 at Farmington Station.
After a two-year hiatus, Weber State Universitys summer arts and science programs for children are returning to Ogden area parks.
Weber State University has expanded one of its most prestigious awards for multicultural graduate students.
WSU's Community Education Center and nonprofit No More A Stranger are providing the Ogden Community with free legal immigration services.
Nine graduating seniors have been named recipients of Weber State Universitys annual Ceremony of Excellence Award.
Giovanni Gio Frias didnt think he could pursue higher education until he applied to Weber State University.
In an effort tobring awareness to the ongoing war in Ukraine, the Walker Institute of Politics & Public Service, in partnership with the Center for Community Engaged Learning CCEL, ishosting a service project on May 18.
James Hedges has been named the new dean of Weber State University's Division of Online & Continuing Education.
Ballet Folclorico Guadalajara and Mariachi Femenil Estrella de Mexico, bring a free performance for the community to the Browning Center Austad Auditorium, June 8 at 7 p.m.
Mxico en el Corazn reanuda su gira internacional del Ballet Folclrico Guadalajara y el grupo mariachi femenil Estrella de Mxico, con una actuacin gratuita para la comunidad el prximo 8 de junio.
Matthew Nicholaous service to the community extends beyond his courses. As a member of WSUs COVID-19 Task Force, he oversaw the laboratory results for tests administered by hundreds of volunteers.
With its continued sustainability efforts, Weber State commemorates the 52 anniversary of Earth Day on April 22.
A Water Warrior competition and new campus equipment were integral in helping WSU Facilities Management team reach its water conservation goals four years early.
Five finalists will perform award-winning speeches in front of a crowd for a cash prize on April 21 at 7 p.m. in Elizabeth Hall Room 229. The event is free and open to the public.
Fred Lampropoulos, CEO of Merit Medical Systems, will deliver Weber State Universitys spring commencement speech, April 29, 2022 at 8 a.m. in the Dee Events Center. Lampropoulos will also receive an honorary degree.
Weber State University officials expect the class of 2021-22 to total 6,772 graduates. 3,293 candidates have applied for spring 2022 graduation and will be honored at commencement ceremonies on April 29.
Nearly 40 of Utahs higher education students experienced food insecurity in the last year, according to a new survey of food security conducted by the Center for Community Engaged Learning.
In 2018, William Ward, a first-generation, nontraditional student, took the first steps to completing a goal he had set for himself when he was 24 years old.
Two Weber State University professors have been named Weber State Universitys 2022 Brady Presidential Distinguished Professors.
Weber State President Joins ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge Presidents Council to Promote Student Voting
Weber State University President Brad Mortensen will serve on the Presidents Council for the 2022 ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge.
Velaida Harris and the Weber State University Womens Basketball team persevered through two tough years, laying down the foundation for the teams continued growth and success.
Communication professor Sheree Josephson will spend several weeks in May working to support and expand a public radio station in Tunis, Tunisia.
Weber State Universitys speech team won first place overall at the National Online Forensics Championship, competing against 50 different universities.
Starting April 1, the Women's Center will host a month of events to raise awareness to issues related to sexual assault. Events include Start by Believing Day and Take Back the Night.
Weber State is participating in the Worldwide Climate/Justice Teach-In, a Solve Climate by 2030 Initiative. It is a project of the Graduate Programs in Sustainability at Bard College in New York.
Weber State will host the launch of the capstone initiative at an informational event, on March 31 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Advanced Research & Solutions Center.
Alexander Lancaster has been honored with the John A. Lindquist Award for 2022 given through the Center for Community Engaged Learning CCEL.
Weber State University's Undergraduate Research Symposium, held on March 28 in the Shepherd Union Building, will give students the opportunity to share their scholarly research.
WSU Distinguished Professor of History Susan Matt and public relations director Allison Barlow Hess are the 2022 recipients of the s H. Aldous Dixon Award.
Twelve faculty members received the 2022 Weber State University Presidential Excellence Teaching Awards for their teaching impact based on nominations from students and staff.
Literature students from across the country will have the opportunity to present their work at the 37th annual National Undergraduate Literature Conference in a virtual format March 31 to April 2.
Faculty, staff and students are spending their spring break, March 3-13, volunteering in Ghana, aiding children who have been trafficked into forced labor.
Garrett Potokar, Weber States first LGBTQ+ student senator, is making history at the university as an advocate for students who have not been represented in the past.
WSU will host the 13th annual Intermountain Sustainability Summit, March 16-18, bringing hundreds of sustainability professionals and emerging leaders together.
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario will highlight Women's History Month celebrations in March.
Members of the WSU community are traveling to San Francisco, Hawaii, South Dakota and Texas to do meaningful work across the country for Alternative Spring Break.
Weber State University has named Jessica Oyler as associate provost of Enrollment Management and Student Success beginning March 1.
Jad Abumrad, creator of critically acclaimed podcasts, including RadioLab, will share his storytelling skills, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Val A. Browning Center.
The 26th annual Storytelling festival welcomes local and internationally acclaimed storytellers to share their art for WSU and the northern Utah community, Feb. 28 March 2.
Weber State University's Social Issues Team researched the opinion of Utah voters and candidates about ranked-choice voting compared to winner-takes-all as part of a commissioned study.
Zadoth Vazquez remembers exactly the moment a new vision of the world opened up for her. After graduation, she plans on working in a hospital lab before heading to graduate school.
Camille Taylor lives for the wide range of outdoor adventures she can experience in Kanab. As executive director for the Kane County Office of Tourism, she promotes the areas she loves.
With more than 40 years as a teacher and administrator at Weber State University, Yasmen Simonian has built a legacy that has impacted both the WSU community and the field of medicine.
In celebration of Black History Month, WSU will host a virtual event, Feb. 1, with Bryan K. Hotchkins, author of My Black is Exhausted. Forever in Pursuit of a Racist-free World Where Hashtags Don't Exist.
HydroJug is the kind of success story every entrepreneur dreams: a growing $40 million company that started in a garage as a side hustle for two brothers who attended Weber State University.
Author and professor Erin Cech, will discuss her research on inequality at Weber State University, Jan. 24 and 25. The public is invited to attend her two presentations, in person or virtually.
The John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics will host W. Scott Stornetta, who will speak to students Jan. 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at WSU Davis.
WSU has created a new division of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Adrienne Andrews to serve as its first vice president.
The Office of Diversity will host Marion Howe-Taylor and Amy McDonald, co-creators of the film Beloved Community Project, for a virtual screening and panel presentation Jan. 19 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Andy Truong has always created his own path in life. At 23, he's carved out a space in the competitive world of makeup artistry, running a full-time business for glamorous clients.
A year of lectures and activities sponsored by the Weber State Bernard DeVoto Commemoration Committee seek to restore Ogden's Pulitzer Prize winning author to prominence.
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