Western Carolina University students turned out for the March 15 North Carolina primary at a higher rate than the general voting population and all but one other college in the state. For the November general election, there’s a concerted effort to be No. 1.
Emma Dingle, a rising 10th-grader at Swain County High School, had never flown in an airplane before. By the time she and the other Project Discovery students returned from their Bike Across America 2016 trip to Colorado, Dingle had a long list of firsts, which included touching the Rio Grande River and having a snowball fight in June.
A new laboratory offering three-dimensional visualization of math concepts and computer science object models now offers students in WCU’s Mathematics and Computer Science Department a unique tool for their assignments and projects.
Western Carolina University’s 2016 Summer Concert Series continues through July with Wednesday evening performances featuring the Southern Experience Band, Mangas Colorado and the nationally renowned bluegrass ensemble Balsam Range.