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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...

Students interested in the medical field have a chance to ask questions about employment opportunities offered within the fair.  (Lisa Rajigah/The Signpost)

Collage of careers featured at fair

Claire Young October 18, 2021

Making connections is important for college students. Attending career fairs can help students gain access to employers and internship opportunities in their respective fields. The STEM career fair, held...

New degrees are being offered across Weber State University. Photo credit: Alex Guzman

New degrees, please!

Noah Lutman September 3, 2021

Weber State University has added 12 new degree and certificate options this semester to tailor to specialized fields. The degrees include one new master's program, three new bachelor's degrees, three new...

Women in STEM; contributions to Weber State and the world

Women in STEM; contributions to Weber State and the world

Lucas Moore March 1, 2021

The United Nations recognized Feb. 11 as International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This includes the achievements women make in our society today in careers related to science, technology, engineering...

Maren Dawson, in blue, assists Samantha Tatton with her math class at Weber State University on September 10, 2020. Student Support Services at WSU recently received two TRiO grants from the U.S. Department of Education.  The grants fund programs that support low-income, first-generation or disabled Weber State students. Students, including Tatton, are provided with an advisor, tutoring, and sometimes direct financial support, among other services. Photo credit: WSU

Show STEM the money

Joshua Kamp October 5, 2020

Weber State University is launching a new program in fall 2020 aimed to help disadvantaged students — low income students, first generation students and students with disabilities — in science...

Students learn about and design virtual reality experiences. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

WSU visits a virtual environment

Kainoa Nunez January 31, 2019

Weber State University’s department of Engineering, Applied Science and Technology hosted a virtual reality boot camp from Jan. 24 to Jan. 26 as part of their Coding and Creativity Series. The three-day...

STEM night lights up boxes and faces

STEM night lights up boxes and faces

Kainoa Nunez November 3, 2018

Weber State University hosted its ninth-consecutive Parent-Daughter Engineering Night on Oct. 26. It’s a way to help young girls get more involved in engineering, a predominately male field. Dana...

Nearly $1 million in new science money at WSU

Nearly $1 million in new science money at WSU

Zac Watts November 1, 2018

In an effort to raise graduation rates among low-income and underrepresented students studying physical science, the National Science Foundation has awarded Weber State University nearly $1,000,000 in...


Outdoor Weber offers $30,000 to think outside the box

Zac Watts February 10, 2018

Outdoor Weber, a competition organized by Weber State University’s Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center, has received over 100,000 site visits and over 80 submissions from all over the United States. Brandon...

Parts of the machine built by the New Bridge School team, the Goldberg Knights. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Rube Goldberg machine contest builds engineers of the future

Zac Watts January 19, 2018

High school, junior high and elementary school students came together Jan. 19 for an annual Utah Air Force Association and Weber State University Rube Goldberg Competition. Designed to make the simplest...

Graduates with a degree in engineering have career opportunities after college. (Flickr)

Abundant opportunities for engineering grads

Chris Nichols December 1, 2017

Engineering students spend their college careers learning how mechanics, technology and scientific interactions work. Once their time at a university is finished, the question arises: what can a student...

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