Campus

Every person matters, says new director of residence life

In under three weeks, Jess Sweitzer, the new director of Residence Life, went from interviewing at Westminster College to moving from Pittsburgh, PA to Salt Lake City. Sweitzer began working on campus...Read More

Guest speaker advocates for bi-partisan action on climate change, encourages student involvement

Westminster College students discussed political activism and the outdoors with guest speaker Bill Barron at the Climate Solutions event held in Malouf 201, on Wednesday. Barron, a veteran ski patroll...Read More

Westminster’s one-on-one teaching environment urged alumnus to return, teach

Julie Balk is an alumnus of Westminster College’s undergraduate nursing program who, after receiving her master’s and doctorate from the University of Utah, came back to teach at Westminster. Balk, no...Read More

Dumke Center teaches students how to be politically engaged post-midterm elections

The midterm elections are over and many students at Westminster College may be unsure of what to do now that their ballots have been turned in. In response, the political engagement coordinators for t...Read More

International student said he came to Utah because the mountains remind him of home

First-year international student Obaid Barakzai has been all over world, speaks seven different languages and is involved with several clubs on campus. Barakzai, who is originally from Kabul, Afghanis...Read More

Track, cross country athletes train at high school, desire upgraded facilities

While Westminster College has taken steps to improve its track and field training facility, athletes are still forced to train off campus. Westminster cross country team and track and field team still...Read More

Know before you go, Westminster hosts avalanche preparedness class

Winter season is arriving, and some Westminster College students have never skied backcountry terrain. That is why, on Nov. 15, Westminster Ski and Snowboard club hosted the Know Before You Go avalanc...Read More

Honors professor reflects on first year at Westminster

One blistering hot day in July of 2017, Alicia Cunningham-Bryant sat down in her empty office at Westminster College to help a student apply for a fellowship. Cunningham-Bryant, an Honors professor an...Read More

Students compete in 11th annual Westminster bouldering competition

Westminster College students of all skill levels and backgrounds gathered in the Dolores Dore Eccles Health, Wellness and Athletic Center (HWAC) to compete in the college’s 11th annual indoor rock cli...Read More

Westminster faculty unravel regalia traditions, misogyny, history

Associate Professor of mathematics Sean Raleigh pulls out his academic regalia — the robes, hoods, and caps faculty wear at graduation and commencement — from his office closet to get ready for the in...Read More