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Valentina Rodriguez posing for a photo with Senator Luz Escamilla.

Interview with Luz Escamilla: Minority leader of the Utah Senate

Nathanael Stout, Translator April 11, 2024

Original Spanish version written by Valentina Rodriguez and Tanner Scott Translated to English by Nathanael Stout This article, originally written in December 2023, has been edited for length. Luz...

And that’s on period! WSU expands free menstrual products

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter March 21, 2023

Weber State University students may have noticed an increase in the availability of free menstrual products around campus. This is due to efforts from the Scientistas Student Club, in partnership with...

The front window display outside of the Career Services Center in the Shepherd Union on Dec. 5. Career Services hosted a career fair on Jan. 24.

Hunting for “hire” horizons: WSU hosts career and internship fair

McKinna Baird and Gretel Monjar January 26, 2023

Weber State University hosted an internship and career fair on Jan. 24 for students to connect with employers offering careers for a wide variety of majors. “There's a lot of education, social sciences,...

Grace Hopper was a prominent figure in computer programming. The Grace Murray Hopper Award was named after her and is given to people 35 or younger who have made great contributions to computer science.

Get with the program!

Alma Bell, Reporter October 25, 2022

In an online seminar held on Oct. 19, Janet Abbate, a Virginia Tech professor of science, technology and society, spoke on how gender has shaped opportunities in the workforce over the decades. During...

The front windows of the career services office.

Lugares de trabajo para Wildcats

Marianna Lopez Luritta, Traductor October 18, 2022

La Universidad Estatal Weber organizará su feria de carreras y prácticas el 18 de octubre en los salones de baile de Shepherd Union de 10am a 2pm. Para aquellos que no puedan asistir, habrá un evento...

Brittany Hales works at the Career Services office.

Workplaces for Wildcats

Hunter Lindsey, Reporter October 18, 2022

Weber State University will be hosting its career and internship fair on Oct. 18 in the Shepherd Union ballrooms from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For those unable to attend, there will be a virtual event the following...

The Professional Devaluation Scale showcases the rate at which different disadvantaged groups are devalued, or harrassed, in professional workplaces. Photo credit: Lexie Andrew

Un desequilibrio en el STEM

Andres Rodriguez January 31, 2022

El campo STEM es un campo muy necesario, pero lleno de desigualdades. A menudo, cuando las personas piensan en este campo, solo piensan en los hombres blancos heterosexuales que constituyen la mayoría...

Eric Cech presents a graph breaking down the percentage of different racial and ethnic groups who have a bachelors degree, a doctorate degree and those who are employed. Photo credit: Lexie Andrew

An imbalance in STEM

Lexie Andrew January 31, 2022

Confronting topics of diversity and equality in the STEM field, Erin Cech, an associate professor of sociology and mechanical engineering departments at the University of Michigan, held a lecture over...

Associate Professor Erin Cech spoke on Jan. 25.

Passion, privilege and problems

Catie Weimer January 26, 2022

Erin Cech, associate professor in the sociology and mechanical engineering departments at the University of Michigan, spoke about her research on passion in connection to work on Jan. 25 for Weber State...

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...

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...

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