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WSU’s HARBOR program prepares for balloon launch

WSU’s HARBOR program prepares for balloon launch

As spring solidifies its grasp on Utah, and seniors across the state prepare to launch their graduation caps jubilantly into the air, a small group of Weber State University students are making adjustments, finalizing calculations and preparing for a launch of their own. On April 19, the High-Altitude Reconnaissance Balloon for Outreach and Research (HARBOR) […]

Sci-Fi Heroine: Top 5 nerdy ways to beat the heat this summer

The final push of spring semester has begun. Graduates are posing for awkward pictures and feeling like dorks in their caps and gowns that they don mostly for family and friends. As graduates and those of us who will still follow the grind of school come wind down the semester, the promise of warmth and […]

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Student samples water in Guatemala for study

Graduation for many students means testing the waters of life outside college. But for senior Emma Bentley, testing the waters was part of her undergraduate research. Bentley, who has put time and effort into testing the water in Guatemala, has spoken at different schools about her findings. “I went to Guatemala — it was last […]

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Respiratory therapy program raises awareness in Legislature

Due to the increased efforts of Weber State University students, lawmakers are becoming more aware of the importance of having respiratory therapists within physicians’ offices and clinics. “HR 2619 is the Respiratory Care Access Act, which allows reimbursement from Medicare for services provided by respiratory therapists within physicians’ offices and clinics,” said Sydney Shiba, WSU […]

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Neuroscience department wins 2014 collaboration award

On April 7, Weber State University presented its neuroscience department with the Exemplary Interdisciplinary Collaboration Award for 2014 for the department’s efforts in education, research and interdisciplinary outreach. The award, chosen annually by WSU President Charles Wight, is presented for excellence in collaborative work across disciplines. Previous winners include the executive committee for the National […]

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Sci-Fi Heroine: The oddest inventions on the Internet

We’ve all been perusing the Internet in all its vast glory and come across something we are unsure is actually real. We do a double take, squint at the screen and constantly ask, “What? Why?!” I’m sure most of you have had this happen. I had that experience this week, so I thought I would […]

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