Education

Weber State president visits Ghana with respiratory therapy students

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Weber State University President Charles Wight spend about a month in Africa working alongside...

Education

Part of our world: Weber State professor pens book on mermaids

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A Weber State University professor has spent the last few years studying real-life mermaids. Well, as close to real as she could get.


Education

Weber State president visits Ghana with respiratory therapy students

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Weber State University President Charles Wight spend about a month in Africa working alongside respiratory therapy students holding clinics. He also worked with government and education officials, urging them to make respiratory therapy an official medical profession.


Local

WSU special collections hoping to paint intimate portrait of homelife during

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Stewart Library Special Collections at Weber State University is gathering WWII artifacts ahead of a major exhibit, set to be unveiled next year at the Union Station.


Education

Internal candidate selected to lead Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College

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Collette Mercier is retiring from Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College after leading the school for 10 years. Her replacement, Jim Taggart, has been selected from within the school.


Education

Study: Northern Utah schools disproportionately discipline students of color

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A study released in May by Voices for Utah Children found black, Hispanic and American Indian students have been disproportionately disciplined in schools throughout the state.


Rodeo

Weber State bareback rider takes 8th at national event, preps for big break

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A Weber State University student is taking a break from his schoolwork to pursue bareback horse riding professionally after earning an 8th place title at the College National Finals Rodeo in June.


Education

Undocumented DACA students see temporary relief thanks to DHS announcement

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Weber State University Executive Director for Access and Diversity Enrique Romo said an announcement from the U.S Department of Homeland Security regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is going to put some students at ease.


Education

Steve Carlsen to lead Box Elder schools starting July 1

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Carlsen was chosen as the next Box Elder School District superintendent by the Board of Education at a May meeting from four finalists.


Education

Ogden School District looks at building junior high innovation centers

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The Ogden School District is considering building innovation centers at all three of the junior high schools with money from a proposed bond initiative.


Education

Box Elder School Board approves Park Valley move to 4-day school week

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Park Valley Elementary and Secondary School is going to have a four-day school week because students are missing too many school days to help out at their family farms.


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