Creating an educational foundation with building blocks

Mobile, Science & Tech

Weber State University hosted the For Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Technology (FIRST) LEGO League on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Children from Northern Utah, age 9-16, gathered to learn […]

Teens deploy robots in tech tournament

Mobile, Science & Tech

A competition broke out on Feb. 10 in the Swenson Gym as robots built by teenagers went to war. According to teen participants ages 12-18, the For Inspiration & Recognition […]

Meet Sophia, the world’s first robot citizen

Mobile, Science & Tech

Saudi Arabia made history on Oct. 25 by declaring Sophia, a highly advanced, human-like robot, its first artificially intelligent citizen. Sophia is not only Saudi Arabia’s first robot citizen but […]

WSU hosts Rube Goldberg, brings in engineers of tomorrow

Science & Tech

The Shepherd Union ballrooms transformed into a young engineer’s paradise Friday as Weber State University hosted the 2015 Rube Goldberg challenge, which could be considered a DIY mechanism building competition. The event began […]

Age of the inventor: Join the Maker Movement

Science & Tech

Our world is getting more technologically advanced and not just for scientists and the military. While the advancement of technology can be exciting, it can also leave people feeling intimidated. A new […]

WSU PREP redefines summer camp

Science & Tech

The phrase “summer camp’”may kindle memories of tents, s’mores and sleeping out under the stars, but for one group of 72 students in the Ogden and Weber school districts, camp […]

Robots clash at Weber State

Above the Scroll, Campus Events, Science & Tech

Robots, coaches and capable young minds filled the Swenson Gym at Weber State University on Saturday  to compete in the FIRST Tech Challenge. The FIRST Tech Challenge is a robotics competition that allows […]