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King celebration participants and social justice institute encourage continued fight for social justice

  The poem that Christian Henderson shared as part of WCU’s weeklong tribute to slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. – “Ashes” by Andrea Gibson – conveyed the stories of people around the world who were burned alive because of their sexual orientation.

Q&A with Geoff Goehle

Geoff Goehle, an assistant professor of mathematics at WCU, helps develop features and write code for WeBWorK, an open-source online homework grading system for mathematics and science used at WCU as well as more than 700 other colleges and universities.

WCU online programs earn high national rankings

Academic programs offered online through Western Carolina University have been racking up national accolades recently in the form of high rankings from Web-based educational services companies.

Open forum set for Jan. 29 to discuss ideas for WCU’s next Quality Enhancement Plan

Western Carolina University will host a forum open to everyone interested in helping shape the university’s next Quality Enhancement Plan – a plan centered around a single theme to improve the institution and enhance student learning – on Thursday, Jan. 29.

News Briefs

  • “Tracking Time,” an exhibition of paintings by two artists, Anna Jensen of Asheville and Karen Ann Myers of Charleston, South Carolina, will open Thursday, Jan. 22, at Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum. (more…) #
  • WCU community members will share how they are using digital tools, techniques and media in their research, scholarship and teaching projects as part of Digital Humanities at WCU events to be held this spring. (more…) #
  • The 10th annual Service Learning Fair will be held in the Grandroom of A.K. Hinds University Center on Tuesday, Jan. 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (more…) #
  • Cindy Nicholson, formerly business officer for the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, is the new director of procurement and accounts payable services at Western Carolina University. (more…) #

Jan. 21-26, 2015

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