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Landaverde at the 2019 Fall Commencement after receiving her associate degree in General Studies. Photo credit: Lissete Landaverde

The Lisseteification of graduation

Lissete Landaverde April 11, 2022

My life and college story is no different than others. I was born and raised in Ogden, being the firstborn in a Mexican and Salvadoran immigrant household. From a young age, I was expected to pursue higher...

This archive photograph from 1949-1950 shows when Weber College’s monument wall was built on the Harrison Boulevard location, preceding the construction of the college on Harrison by two years. (Weber State University Archives) Photo credit: Weber State University Archives

Do you know Weber State?

Joshua Kamp August 27, 2021

1. In what year was Weber State University first founded? a. 1879 b. 1889 c. 1919 d. 1929 2. What is the name of the Weber State mascot? a. Willy Wildcat b. Walter Wallaby c. Wyatt the Walrus d. Waldo...

The first cohort graduating with the Doctorate of Nursing Practice gathers together on Zoom for presentations. Photo credit: Holly Wright

The first group of Doctor of Nursing Practice program prepares to lead the future

Caitlyn Nichols April 5, 2021

Weber State University’s first doctoral program, the Doctor of Nursing Practice, began in fall 2019. This spring, 12 students make up the first cohort to graduate with this high-level degree. According...

College of Health Professions shares its love of health care on Valentine’s Day

Francisco Ruiz February 21, 2020

While most Americans associate Valentine’s Day with images of stylized hearts, Cupid, chocolates and romance, the Dumke College of Health Professions decided to go a different route. On Feb. 14,...

Displays for teaching medical students (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

WSU’s Latinx health care students and faculty strive for exceptionalism

Francisco Ruiz September 18, 2019

The Latinx community within Weber State University’s health care programs represent a variety of life experiences. However, the community shares a common eagerness to demonstrate their effort, grit,...

Students play chess at the Block Party on WSU main campus (Robert Lewis  /The Signpost)

What makes Weber State, Weber State, great, great, great

Marisa Nelson September 11, 2019

So many of Weber’s student population is nontraditional, and each student is unique. Many students used their Instagram stories recently to tell why they chose Weber State during the Block Party...

McKell Coleman Summers, right, pictured with her mother Jennifer Coleman, left. Photo courtesy of Weber State University.

WSU nursing program receives national honor

Joe Traub April 13, 2018

Online ranking site Match College has selected Weber State University's nursing program in the top 35 four–year nursing schools in the nation, according to a press release on WSU’s website. According...

Kami May-Tolentino rushes a training dummy patient into one of the doctors offices found in the Marriott Health Science Buildings newly renovated Simulation Center as part of a demonstration of the training the facility provides to students. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Simulation Center overhaul heralds medical care of the future

Emilee Atkinson November 13, 2016

Weber State University’s Annie Taylor Dee Simulation Center was packed with excited students and staff who had the chance to explore the newly-renovated area on Nov. 10. The open house was held...

Students study abroad through opportunities offered at Weber State Universitys Study Abroad office. (The Signpost Archives)

Wildcats wander the world for Study Abroad

Larissa Jiron November 3, 2016

Did you know that you have the opportunity to travel to various parts of the world with cheap expenses and receive school credit? Experiencing a new culture, is an amazing memory to have and making lifelong...

Bailey Construction manager Steve Allphin and International Programs & Special Projects Coordinator
Kathy Culliton discuss the construction plans for the Nursing Lab at Marriott Health Building. (Christina Huerta/ The Signpost)

Nursing lab at WSU undergoing reconstruction

Kellie Plumhof April 12, 2016

The nursing lab at Weber State University is undergoing its first major renovation in over 20 years. The renovation began the last week of March and has an anticipated completion date of August 15.Susan...

There's a science to being scared to death

Kellie Plumhof October 28, 2015

A pounding heart, tense muscles and a face drenched with sweat might be what most people picture when they think of someone who is scared. Although these are all physical manifestations of being afraid,...

WSU's experts give tips to prevent stress during finals

December 1, 2013

Students are beginning to feel the pressure as finals week quickly approaches. Stress can take a toll on students’ health, mentally and physically, but there are many ways to handle stress to help prevent...

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