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Weber State's Rwanda conference message: Stop future genocides

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Mar 22 2014 - 5:24pm

OGDEN - International scholars will join the Weber State University campus community for a three-day conference, "Rwanda 20 Years After: Memory, Justice and Recovery in the Shadow of Genocide," March 28-30 in the Lindquist Alumni Center and the Shepherd Union Building.

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VIDEO: Value of college sports aired at WSU's Deliberative Democracy Day

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 20 2014 - 6:13pm

OGDEN -- Richard J. Marsh's opinion of Title IX changed, after listening to someone else's point of view. "We'd been discussing this sort of thing previously, and didn't look at it from the same perspective that they talked to us today ... it's not about athletics -- it's about equal opportunities," said the Weber State University student...

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VIDEO: Save the global raccoon family, Weber State students urge

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 20 2014 - 7:24am

OGDEN -- The orangutan population has shrunk more than 50 percent in Sumatra since 1993. Chinchillas have nearly been driven to extinction for their soft fur. The Hyacinth Macaw is on the endangered list and raccoons in central and south America are decreasing in numbers.Zoology students in Dr. Sam Zeveloff's conservation biology class at Weber...

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Weber trustees raise student fees but not Tier 2 tuition

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 18 2014 - 3:54pm

OGDEN -- Tuition and fees are going up at Weber State University, but not as high as they could go.Tier 1 tuition rates are set by the state Board of Regents, and Tier 2 tuition rates by the university's Board of Trustees. 

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$7.5 million for USU campus adds to Brigham City building boom

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 14 2014 - 4:12pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- Tom Lee was guardedly hopeful Thursday afternoon that the Utah Legislature would finally pop for the last $7.5 million of the city's dream of a new college campus at 10th South and Main."I'll hold off on making an official 'We got it,'" the dean said, until the legislators closed the session at midnight Thursday. "But it all looks...

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WSU off-campus centers pop up in Roy, Morgan, Salt Lake

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 13 2014 - 5:37pm

ROY -- In the afternoon and evening, the delicious aromas of pepperoni, tomatoes and garlic waft through the halls and classrooms of Weber State University West. It's not because students snack while they study -- it's because WSU West is in a strip mall, and shares a wall with a pizza company."We don't notice it anymore," said Gaylnn Mook,...

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VIDEO: Latinos in Action event draws 1,300 students at WSU

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 13 2014 - 5:17pm

OGDEN -- Jose Enriquez said, "Latinos have ..." and 1,300 voices shouted back "talent!" He said "Latinos are ..." and the room resonated with the word "billiant!"The call and response was part of the opening ceremony for the "Latinos in Action" conference Thursday at Weber State University. The conference brought together junior high and high...

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Utah raises tuition; are Weber and Utah State next?

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff, The Associated Press
Mar 12 2014 - 6:04pm

Tuition at the University of Utah will climb about 6 percent for next school year.Weber State and Utah states universities, meanwhile, are in the middle of their yearly tuition reviews.

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Weber State's Rwanda conference message: Stop future genocides

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Mar 22 2014 - 5:24pm

OGDEN - International scholars will join the Weber State University campus community for a three-day conference, "Rwanda 20 Years After: Memory, Justice and Recovery in the Shadow of Genocide," March 28-30 in the Lindquist Alumni Center and the Shepherd Union Building.

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VIDEO: Value of college sports aired at WSU's Deliberative Democracy Day

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 20 2014 - 6:13pm

OGDEN -- Richard J. Marsh's opinion of Title IX changed, after listening to someone else's point of view. "We'd been discussing this sort of thing previously, and didn't look at it from the same perspective that they talked to us today ... it's not about athletics -- it's about equal opportunities," said the Weber State University student...

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VIDEO: Save the global raccoon family, Weber State students urge

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 20 2014 - 7:24am

OGDEN -- The orangutan population has shrunk more than 50 percent in Sumatra since 1993. Chinchillas have nearly been driven to extinction for their soft fur. The Hyacinth Macaw is on the endangered list and raccoons in central and south America are decreasing in numbers.Zoology students in Dr. Sam Zeveloff's conservation biology class at Weber...

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VIDEO: Value of college sports aired at WSU's Deliberative Democracy Day

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 20 2014 - 6:13pm

OGDEN -- Richard J. Marsh's opinion of Title IX changed, after listening to someone else's point of view. "We'd been discussing this sort of thing previously, and didn't look at it from the same perspective that they talked to us today ... it's not about athletics -- it's about equal opportunities," said the Weber State University student...

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VIDEO: Save the global raccoon family, Weber State students urge

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 20 2014 - 7:24am

OGDEN -- The orangutan population has shrunk more than 50 percent in Sumatra since 1993. Chinchillas have nearly been driven to extinction for their soft fur. The Hyacinth Macaw is on the endangered list and raccoons in central and south America are decreasing in numbers.Zoology students in Dr. Sam Zeveloff's conservation biology class at Weber...

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VIDEO: Latinos in Action event draws 1,300 students at WSU

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 13 2014 - 5:17pm

OGDEN -- Jose Enriquez said, "Latinos have ..." and 1,300 voices shouted back "talent!" He said "Latinos are ..." and the room resonated with the word "billiant!"The call and response was part of the opening ceremony for the "Latinos in Action" conference Thursday at Weber State University. The conference brought together junior high and high...

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VIDEO: Wight's WSU priorities: Technology, affordability, diversity

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 22 2013 - 5:43pm

OGDEN -- Weber State University and Charles A. Wight finally made it official, Tuesday afternoon, with his inauguration as WSU president.Wight, better known as Chuck to his associates and student body alike, was given his investiture and charge by Bonnie Jean Beesley, chair of the state Board of Regents. Witnesses included Gov. Gary R. Herbert,...

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VIDEO: Value of college sports aired at WSU's Deliberative Democracy Day

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 20 2014 - 6:13pm

OGDEN -- Richard J. Marsh's opinion of Title IX changed, after listening to someone else's point of view. "We'd been discussing this sort of thing previously, and didn't look at it from the same perspective that they talked to us today ... it's not about athletics -- it's about equal opportunities," said the Weber State University student...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 20 2014 - 6:13pm


VIDEO: Save the global raccoon family, Weber State students urge

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 20 2014 - 7:24am

OGDEN -- The orangutan population has shrunk more than 50 percent in Sumatra since 1993. Chinchillas have nearly been driven to extinction for their soft fur. The Hyacinth Macaw is on the endangered list and raccoons in central and south America are decreasing in numbers.Zoology students in Dr. Sam Zeveloff's conservation biology class at Weber...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 20 2014 - 5:50pm


VIDEO: Latinos in Action event draws 1,300 students at WSU

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 13 2014 - 5:17pm

OGDEN -- Jose Enriquez said, "Latinos have ..." and 1,300 voices shouted back "talent!" He said "Latinos are ..." and the room resonated with the word "billiant!"The call and response was part of the opening ceremony for the "Latinos in Action" conference Thursday at Weber State University. The conference brought together junior high and high...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 13 2014 - 6:15pm


VIDEO: Wight's WSU priorities: Technology, affordability, diversity

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 22 2013 - 5:43pm

OGDEN -- Weber State University and Charles A. Wight finally made it official, Tuesday afternoon, with his inauguration as WSU president.Wight, better known as Chuck to his associates and student body alike, was given his investiture and charge by Bonnie Jean Beesley, chair of the state Board of Regents. Witnesses included Gov. Gary R. Herbert,...

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GALLERY: Weber State Block Party

The Weber State University cheerleaders perform during a pep rally at a welcome back celebration for students at WSU on Friday, August, 30, 2013. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Aug 30 2013 - 5:06pm

Weber State University hosted a block party to welcome back students on Friday, August, 30, 2013. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @benjaminzack

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