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White smoke pours out of a Salt Lake City factory, contributing to the pollution of the Utah air. Photo credit: istock photos

Clearing the air: Sustainability series tackles Utah pollution

Rebecca Baggett November 22, 2021

Hal Crimmel, professor of English and author of "Utah's Air Quality Issues: Problems and Solutions," presented his lecture "Summer Wildfire Smoke and Wintertime Inversions" for Weber State University's...

Brett Perozzi is the current vice president of student affairs at Weber State. (Israel Campa // The Signpost)

Going global with higher education

Adam Rubin April 7, 2021

Taking a deeper look at where education and globalization combine, what it means for Weber State University, why it matters and how that intersection is directing today’s norms were the topics of...

A screenshot from the Geoscience & Society Lecture series talk Lightning Flowers with Katherine Standefer. (Marisa Nelson / The Signpost)

The striking weight of modern medical technology

Landin Griffith March 15, 2021

At 27 years old in 2012, Katherine Standefer, who had been attending graduate school in Tucson, Arizona and was playing a game of intramural soccer with her fellow graduate students, started screaming,...

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...

Dr. Jason Cowell of University of Wisconsin, Greenbay, explains his studies of the neural development of moral judgment and moral action of children.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

Exploring morality and fairness through the minds of children

Lissete Landaverde November 23, 2020

The WSU Neuroscience Program and Club wrapped up their Neuroscience Lecture series on Nov. 19 by hosting a lecture presented by Jason Cowell, "Empathy, Morality, & Fairness in the Brain," via Zoom. Cowell,...

Lecturer Susan Goodier discusses political cartoons and their place in the suffrage movement.

A war of cartoons in the suffrage movement

Lissete Landaverde September 28, 2020

Suffrage and anti-suffrage ideas weren't just expressed through protests and oration; sometimes, activists expressed their thoughts through cartoons.Susan Goodier, lecturer of history at SUNY Oneonta and...

Rethinking education in the pandemic. Photo credit: Pixabay

Taking charge of education in 2020

Adam Rubin September 21, 2020

WSU Physics Professor Dr. Adam Johnston was away from campus on sabbatical during the school’s shutdown. During that time, while coping with the pandemic like us all, he took time to reflect on and...

Brett Merrell is letting the people listening in on the zoom call that it is okay to change their career direction and that it is perfectly normal. (Paige McKinnon/The Signpost) Photo credit: Paige Mckinnon

Getting in your business: Nye Lecture Series 2020

Joshua Kamp September 14, 2020

This fall, the annual Ralph Nye Lecture Series, organized by The Goddard School of Business and Economics, continues online. The lectures are intended to inform and inspire. “This lecture series...

Dr. Scott Li keeps watch of the monitor as Jimmy Russell gets scanned by the MRI Imaging Magnetic Resonance Imaging at Toshiba America Medical Systems MR Research Center in Irvine, Calif. (Ed Crisostomo/Orange County Register/TNS)

Let’s play brain games

Hannah Olsen March 13, 2019

Four neuroscience and psychology students from the graduate program at the University at Utah came for the Neuroscience Lecture Series to talk to prospective graduate program students in those fields. Sometimes,...


Historical series to serve up slices of history

Tiana Pack September 8, 2018

WSU’s Alumni Association and the Weber Historical Society will host Laurence Yorgason as he presents “The History of Jazz in Utah” on Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. Yorgason spoke last year about...

Viewpoint: Learn from the past to prepare for the future

March 30, 2014

Weber State offers several guest speakers throughout the year as part of WSUSA’s lecture series. This week hosts speakers who are survivors of human atrocities across the globe. With speakers from the...

Wight gives lecture on leadership at Davis campus

November 5, 2013

Weber State University students had the chance on Monday at the Davis campus to hear President Charles Wight’s story on how he became successful in the administrative world and eventually became president...

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