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Weber State campus dorms can be found next to the Outdoor Adventure and Welcome Center as well as the Dee Events Center. Photo credit: Summer Muster

The costs of living

Catie Weimer April 18, 2022

Gage Brinkerhoff isn’t at Weber State getting ready for final exams at the end of the semester. Instead, he’s working 40 hours a week to afford his monthly rent.“If I had gone through...

Weber State offers free Continuing Education courses to community members. ( Photo credit: Weber State University

Community education course examines current polarization of society

Joshua Kamp March 31, 2021

Weber State University is offering a free Community Education course this spring to explore the pertinent question "Why Are We So Polarized?” The course began on March 15 and runs to April 29. The...

Forging the Norsatch aims to highlight, inspire and bring together entrepreneurs in northern Utah. Photo credit: Pixabay

New podcast rallies north Wasatch entrepreneurs

Joshua Kamp November 2, 2020

A new podcast presented by the economic development office called "Forging the Norsatch" aims to highlight, inspire and bring together entrepreneurs in northern Utah. The bimonthly podcast, created...

Jennifer Gnagey, a WSU adjunct professor of economics, has worked with her Labor Economics students to help people apply for unemployment insurance. (Unsplash)

WSU professor and students provide community with unemployment help

Lissete Landaverde April 13, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread, so does unemployment.In light of this situation, Jenny Gnagey, an adjunct professor of economics at Weber State, saw it as an opportunity to help those affected while providing...

Trump, taxes and tenure: the 45th POTUSs first year evaluated by WSU professors

Trump, taxes and tenure: the 45th POTUS’s first year evaluated by WSU professors

Ryan Marion February 16, 2018

President Donald Trump’s first year has been filled with several policies as well as controversies. Weber State University professors reflected on his effectiveness in achieving his campaign promises...

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Stand-up economist to perform at WSU

Patrick Luo October 27, 2017

Stand-up economist Yoram Bauman, a stand-up comedian who discusses economics, will perform at the Weber State University Wildcat Theater on Nov. 2 from noon–1:30 p.m. and later at the Dumke Legacy...

Ogdens Youth Impact comes to Ogdens MTC Learning Park to participate in the 10-07 Charitable Fund on Saturday, June 20, 2015. (Emily Crooks  / The Signpost)

Clase de Liderazgo de Weber State Dona $6.000 a Organizaciones Locales

Anna Auger December 2, 2015

Un curso de Maestría de Administración de Negocios en Weber State University recientemente donó $6,000 a organizaciones caritativas dedicadas a enfrentar problemas de la pobreza e igualdad. Profesor...

Why are gas prices so low?

January 25, 2015

These days, filling up the gas tank is almost enjoyable as consumers pour less money into their vehicles every week in gasoline. Gas prices haven't gotten this low since April 2009. Many still remember...

Economics department helps stimulate Malawi economy

September 11, 2014

Brent Peterson and Jacob Thompson, two Weber State students, were able to help make an impact in Malawi, Africa by researching, surveying and promoting agriculture to boost Malawi's economy. Peterson...

Viewpoint: The falsity of the invisible hand

February 4, 2014

Economics is a subject as touchy as it is vague. Often elusive, economics lends itself to mysticism and capital slight of hand, making fiscal peasants of most of the country. Many philosophies would dictate...

Company cites WSU as good investment

June 24, 2013

According to a recent study by, it pays to be a Weber State University student, and apparently it pays fairly well. ACO just released its 2013 “Most Affordable Colleges...

Job workshop for hard economic times

March 22, 2012

Economic crises are a hot topic among many university students, including those who study at Weber State University. Pat Wheeler, coordinator of the Goddard School Career Center spoke on the topic of...

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