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People in attendance listening to the 2023 Intermountain Sustainability Summit lecture, Energy Financing: How to Make Your Energy Program a Cash Cow.

OPINION: SPARC-ing an interest in sustainability

Gretel Monjar, Section Editor March 28, 2024

“Your chauffeur has arrived,” my driver said as I stepped in. I sat down and stared out into the black morning. I buzzed with excitement. This day had been coming for 10 months. My chauffeur...

Pamphlets containing more information about the Intermountain Sustainability Summit for those attending the Summit.

Folletos que contienen más información sobre la Cumbre de Sostenibilidad Intermountain para los asistentes.

OPINIÓN: Fundiendo un interés en la sostenibilidad

Christie Gutierrez, Traductor March 28, 2024

“Su chofer ha llegado”, me dijo el conductor al entrar. Me senté y me quedé mirándola negra mañana. Estaba emocionada. Hacía diez meses que se acercaba este día. Mi chofer era en realidad...

A duck pond do-over

Brisa Odenthal, News Editor August 28, 2023

Anyone on Weber State University’s campus in the past few weeks may have noticed some landscaping going on around the duck pond. The pond, which is usually full of water, plants, ducks and once even...

Pamphlets containing more information about the Intermountain Sustainability Summit for those attending the Summit.

Weber State hosts the Intermountain Sustainability Summit

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter March 30, 2023

Weber State University hosted the Intermountain Sustainability Summit on March 23 and 24 in the Shepherd Union Building. The summit featured multiple environmentalist speakers who spoke on issues relating...

A single solar panel sitting outside of the Shepherd Union building.

A greener Weber

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter February 7, 2023

WSU’s Department of Energy and Sustainability has been working hard to offset carbon production from the university. The campus, which is already 18.7% powered using renewable energy from Rocky Mountain...

One building on campus has a roof that is nearly covered with solar panels. Photo credit: Summer Muster

Shining a light on solar power

Simon Mortensen April 18, 2022

Secretary General of the United Nations António Guterres has said the world needs to be carbon-neutral by 2050, and it's sources like rooftop solar that will play a part in reaching that goal, while...

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...

This session of the lecture series focuses more on Utahs changing energy landscape and what the state of Utah is doing to help or harm. (Israel Campa / The Signpost) Photo credit: Israel Campa

Shocking revelations, life-or-death consequences, rocks: Geoscience seminar series has it all

Joshua Kamp February 8, 2021

Sustainability and the consequences of non-sustainable actions take a front seat at Weber State University’s spring 2021 Geoscience and Society seminar series. The series began on Jan. 15 and will...

Work takes place at the field west of the Social Science building construction. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

New social science structure seeks subterranean source of energy

John Wise September 7, 2017

You can’t miss Weber State University’s newest construction endeavor: the social science building and the adjacent field. The closing of half of the A1 parking lot, unearthing of...

Construction is underway for water wells, just north of Stewart Stadium. The wells are part of Weber States effort to save energy. (Emily Crooks / The Signpost)

WSU welcomes wells

Jasmine Pittman June 6, 2016

Construction on the Weber State University campus is nothing new to students. However, the construction currently taking place at the top of campus near Lind Lecture Hall and the Stewart Stadium is definitely...

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