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A group of retirees who attended the retirement reception standing together for a group photo.

Recognizing Weber’s retirees

Gretel Monjar, News Reporter March 16, 2023

Weber State University’s Academic Affairs held a recognition ceremony for retiring faculty and staff for the 2022-23 academic year. Colleagues expressed thanks for the work of those leaving WSU. Attendees...

A group of retirees who attended the retirement reception standing together for a group photo.

Reconocimiento a los jubilados de Weber

Daniela Imbrett, Traductor March 16, 2023

Asuntos Académicos de Weber State University realizó una ceremonia de reconocimiento a los profesores y personal que se retiran en el año académico del 2022-2023. Colegas expresaron sus agradecimientos...

Ribbon being cut as an opening of the new Noorda Engineering building at Weber State.

EAST-ablishing new horizons

Sky Mundell, Reporter October 11, 2022

Weber State University students, faculty, local contributors and their families gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony in the forum of the newly unveiled Noorda Engineering, Applied Science and Technology...

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Another canceled graduation. What happens now?

Marisa Nelson November 16, 2020

Graduation day is highly anticipated for students. Years of schooling, hard work and growth all come to fruition as they walk across the stage to accept their diploma.This fall semester, commencement will...

Each color tassel worn at WSU graduate ceremonies has a unique meaning. (Pexel)

Now we don our graduation apparel: The meaning behind the colors

Caitlyn Nichols November 28, 2019

At graduation ceremonies, graduates don their caps and robes, stoles and cords and a number of other significant decorations. The multicolored tassels aren't just for show, though: there's a meaning behind...

Candidate for Provost, Ravi Krovi, talks about student success in Lindquist Hall (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

Filling WSU’s Provost Position

Adam Rubin October 3, 2019

The week of Sept. 23 wrapped up the last of the provost candidate’s presentations. Weber State University’s Provost Madonne Miner’s position was opened to new candidates, as she will...

The provost candidate Dave Ferro talks about how Weber State is an exceptional institution (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Bringing a new vision to WSU

Caitlyn Nichols September 25, 2019

After four years of service, Provost Madonne Miner is stepping down from her position. With this announcement, a national search for a new provost started and has brought four candidates to campus to speak...

NEW YORK - JUNE 7: American astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson attends an FYC event for National Geographics StarTalk at Metrograph on June 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Anthony Behar/National Geographic/PictureGroup/Sipa USA)

Science idols inspire Wildcat faculty

Zac Watts November 15, 2018

Like any professional endeavor, good science is often the result of collaboration, mentorship and inspiration. Sometimes, these influencers are prominent scientists, sometimes personal mentors. Dr....

From the Collecting Innovation Today interview with innovator Elon Musk on June 26, 2008 at SpaceX, part of The Henry Fords OnInnovation project that celebrates the contributions of todays innovators. (Flickr)

Colonizing Mars: the ultimate doomsday prep

Kainoa Nunez September 6, 2018

Elon Musk, billionaire, scientist and CEO of SpaceX intends to send two crewed crafts to the planet Mars to create a self-sustaining civilization by 2022. “The launch cost, you may spend 400 million...

The department is “bigger, stronger and is going further today than ever imagined,” said David Ferro, Dean of WSUs College of Engineering, Applied Science & Technology. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Celebrating 50 years in sales education

Adam Livingston March 1, 2018

Weber State University's Professional Sales department, the first of its kind in the United States, celebrated its 50th anniversary February 27. Since its formation in 1968, WSU's professional sales program...


Artificial Intelligence: Humanity’s greatest threat?

Zac Watts September 29, 2017

According to several scientists, innovators and other technology experts, robots may be what exterminates humanity in the end of times. Whether they hunt us down and exterminate us, like in “The Terminator,”...

Parents and daughters test their drawbridges at Weber State Universitys Parent-Daughter Engineering Day in the Shepherd Union on Nov. 19. The annual event hopes to encourage women to pursue STEM fields. (Dalton Flandro / The Signpost)

Event helps emphasize importance of women in STEM

November 20, 2016

Teams of parents and their daughters spent Nov. 18–19 learning to problem solve and work together to find creative engineering solutions. The 6th annual Parent-Daughter Engineering Day was held at...

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