Swenson Pool Reopening
Swenson Pool is reopening after several months of construction. The grand re-opening will last from Oct. 1 through Oct. 6. Students will be able to enter a raffle to win an intramural membership and Outdoor Program discounts. All of this is free with a current Wildcard.
All memberships for the gym and pool are free to students with Wildcards. To see when the pool is open, go to weber.edu/aquatics.
Weber State University’s Women’s Center will be hosting the Clothesline Project across both the Main and Davis Campus. It will be in the Shepherd Union Atrium on the Main Campus and Davis Building 3 Atrium. The project is part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. A T-Shirt display is created by survivors of violence.
This event will be going on from Oct. 1, through Friday, Oct. 5. Students may create their own shirts, free. For more information contact the firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diversity and Justice in STEM Education
The Assistant Professor of Science and Technology, Dr. James Malazita will speak on implementing ethics, identity and diversity in STEM based courses. Dr. Malazita will also speak on the challenges of including these topics in courses.
The talk will take place on Oct. 2 at 12:30 p.m. in Shepherd Union Building, Room 321. It is free and open to any and all students on campus.
The Man Who Started 23 Businesses
The founder of RoundSphere, Brandon Checketts, will be giving a presentation on Oct. 3. Checketts is a Parallel Entrepreneur — a person who runs several businesses at one time.
Recently, one of his businesses, Seller Labs, made the Inc. 500 list. The Inc. 500 is an annual list of the 500 fastest growing private-businesses in the U.S.
Checketts will be speaking in the Wildcat Theater at 11:30 a.m.
Diversity 20 Years Later: Opportunity? Obstacle? Or something else altogether?
The 20th annual Diversity Conference kicks off on Oct. 4 at the Davis Campus and continues on Oct. 5 at the Main Campus.
There will be panels and workshops at both locations, with the keynote speaker, Jane Elliot, speaking at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 5. in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms B and C. Elliot is the adapter of the “Blue Eyes, Brown Eyes” discrimination experiment. She has become a leader in diversity training.
You can find the agenda at https://www.weber.edu/diversity/diversityconference.html.