ESL at WSU: Thousands of students, more than 30 years

Campus Community, Campus Service, Clubs/Organizations, Culture/Diversity, Spanish

The LEAP Department has now been serving Weber State University for over 30 years, guiding thousands of international students. The acronym LEAP stands for “Learning English for Academic Purposes.” This […]

Children have an edge when learning new languages

Science & Tech

Most who’ve tried to learn a second language as an adult will attest to its difficulty. But why is it so hard? According to Discovery News, the ideal age to […]

‘Not face’ transcends language barriers, researchers discover

Science & Tech, Science Weekly

You know that face you make when you’re ready to pack it in and call it a day? Well, researchers now have a name for the expression, and it’s just […]

Computer literacy, going beyond the basics

Science & Tech

Computers are used every day for just about every task imaginable, including work, school and recreation. In fact, most people carry one around their pocket. However, as ubiquitous as they are, many […]

Weber State’s renaissance man

Campus Community

Professor Eric Swedin is a long time faculty member of Weber State University who has taught in four different colleges on campus. Long-time friend and colleague, Mark Stevenson, described him […]