News Briefs 6/25-7/1

Parking permit registration

Students can now register their vehicles for parking permits for the 2013-14 school year by logging into their eWeber accounts. Vehicle information (license plate, state, make and color) is required to register. ‘W’ permits are $71 per year, or $56 per semester. ‘RW’ permits are available to resident students only and are also $71 per year, or $56 per semester. ‘DEC’ permits are $23 per year or $18 per semester and allow for parking at the Dee Events Center. ‘A’ permits, if available, are $111 per year, or $83 per semester. Permits can be paid for online and picked up at Parking Services in Annex 5, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

“Brain Gym” workshop

The Weber State University West Center is offering a workshop to discover inner potential and improve health, body, mind and energy. The workshop will be Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. For more information, email Galynn Mook at [email protected] or call 801-689-4978.

WSU students return from Guatemala

Fifteen students will return on June 26 from a two-week study-abroad trip to Guatemala, where they helped Mayan women start and improve their small business ventures. Foreign language professor Alicia Giralt started the microfinance program five years ago.

WSU helps preserve endangered flower

Weber State University faculty and students collaborated with The Nature Conservancy to plant 350 autumn buttercup seedlings near Panguitch, Utah. The endangered and rare plant project began two years ago. The seedlings were planted in their home soil and brought the wild population back to a healthy number.