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The path to higher education is sometimes steep. The goal of Utah’s three dual-mission institutions is to provide educational steps, so students have flexibility to earn certificates and advance from associate to bachelor’s to graduate degrees.
Engineering News Record (ENR) has selected R&O Construction as Contractor of the Year for it’s Intermountain Region. The region consists of Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana. Each year, ENR’s national editorial team nominates and votes on a contractor based on exceptional projects, capabilities, initiatives, community engagement, sustainable building and reputation.
Junior high students, who have spent an intense summer studying math, engineering and science in Weber State University’s summer-school program known as WSU PREP (Pre-Freshman Program), will host a Closing Celebration and STEM Expo for family, friends and alumni, July 18 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
A unique partnership will result in the first affordable net-zero home to be featured in the Northern Wasatch Parade of Homes July 5-20.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has awarded $2 million to Weber State University to lead a collaboration of Utah technology groups and businesses in a continuing effort to expand apprenticeships.
Weber State University’s Board of Trustees Executive Committee has approved the selection of Betsy Mennell as vice president of University Advancement.
Weber State University Arts in the Parks and Science in the Parks are gearing up for another summer of free art and science activities for children and their families.
Weber State University’s Center for Community Engaged Learning-Research Extension (CCEL-RE) has concluded its surveys to measure the impact of the recent partial federal government shutdown on the Northern Utah economy. The 35-day shutdown most notably resulted in increased financial insecurity for federal employees, and increased anxiety and stress.
OGDEN, Utah – Weber State University will help sponsor Utah’s 30th Juneteenth Freedom & Heritage Festival, which marks the end of slavery in the U.S. Events will take place across Northern Utah June 14-16 and 19.
Think back to a time when you were excited to see a new movie, read a new book or were caught up in the excitement of a hit TV show, only to have someone spoil the ending for you. Remember the rage and disappointment you felt? Have you ever stopped to ask yourself why the spoiler was such a big deal?
Could hemp be a viable cash crop for Utah? That’s the question one Weber State University senior botany student hopes to answer through an undergraduate research study he’s undertaking this summer.