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World AIDS Day 2015: Weber State University offering free tests

OGDEN — There are almost 3,000 people living in Utah who have been diagnosed with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus).


New USU-Brigham City building almost ready for students

BRIGHAM CITY — Utah State University's newest building has classrooms, study areas, a testing center, an auditorium and multipurpose room. It doesn't have anything painted Aggie blue.


Predatory teachers might be few but impact on profession is huge

One bad apple may not spoil the whole bunch, but he or she can make life more difficult for the good apples.

What is the hiring practice for teachers in Utah?

Schools are supposed to be safe places, where a student's worries should be limited to things like homework and trying out for a team. Unfortunately, sometimes they're places where kids are victimized by teachers.


New Davis schools add new boundaries, but parents oppose changes

FARMINGTON — Davis School District is opening two new elementary schools next fall, to ease overcrowding. With the new schools come new boundaries, and not everyone’s happy about where the lines have been drawn.


Weber State president gives 'state of the school' address

OGDEN — The Utah State Board of Regents, the governing body for Utah's system of higher education, held its Nov. 13 meeting on the Ogden campus of Weber State University. During the meeting, WSU President Charles A. Wight was invited to give a “State of the University” address to the board.


WSU's Farmington Station campus opening

FARMINGTON — Weber State University's new Farmington Station campus officially opens on Tuesday, Nov. 17, with a ribbon cutting and open house.


Parent-daughter event encourages girls to become engineers

Zoe Wilson dropped an egg on the cement, and it didn't break. It would have, but the 12-year-old from Ogden had built her egg a protective covering using straws as shock absorbers.


Renowned author shares success stories with Utah school students

OGDEN — Best-selling author Simon Winchester advises young people who dream of writing for a living not to major in it at school. Instead, study something like science, geography, botany, history or philosophy.


STEM Expo offers students unlimited possibilities

LAYTON — STEM education is big in Utah, with leaders hoping students choose careers in science, technology, engineering or math to support the businesses that keep the state's economy healthy. Many teens are interested in going after those high-paying jobs, but sometimes there's a disconnect.

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