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A birdhouse in the shape of a butterfly at the Ogden Nature Center. Photo credit: Nic Sells

Building sustainable birdhouses

Nic Sells April 4, 2018

There will soon be another 80 reasons to visit the Ogden Nature Center this summer. The Ogden Nature Center is putting the birdhouses entered into its 25th annual birdhouse competition on public display...

Lauren A. Barth-Cohen, Ph.D. watches as local teachers work through activities to help students learn different areas of science during Teacher Twilight: Energy Theater in Tracy Hall on Mar. 22. Photo credit: Chloe Walker

Learning science through improv theater

Nic Sells March 23, 2018

Teaching young students about the science of energy transfers can be a difficult endeavor. Fortunately, Weber State University's Center for Science and Math Education presented a new way to teach the concept:...

Birdhouse submissions are due March 24. Photo credit: Brandi Bosworth

Ogden Nature Center’s birdhouse competition celebrates 25 years

Nic Sells March 17, 2018

The Ogden Nature Center is accepting entries for its annual birdhouse competition. Celebrating its 25th year, the competition encourages community members of all ages to build creative, functional, environmentally...

Three cigar-box guitars on display during the presentation. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

From cigars to guitars

Nic Sells February 23, 2018

An empty cigar box, some guitar string, a piece of oak and some hardware is all Ron Proctor needs to make a guitar that is as much art as instrument. Proctor, a Weber State University alumnus and production...

A master’s degree can open doors and provide a competitive advantage. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Master a degree and a skill set

Nic Sells February 22, 2018

A master’s degree can open doors and provide a competitive advantage. Whether you’re looking for upward mobility in your career or seeking a career change, Weber State University has the master’s...

Avoid being crushed under snow and rocks

Avoid being crushed under snow and rocks

Nic Sells February 7, 2018

For some snow enthusiasts, the best way to experience Utah’s world famous powder is to explore the backcountry. However, there is a killer lurking on the snow-covered hills, glades and runs: avalanches. Only...

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