Archive for August 14th, 2013

Campus asked to respond to master plan proposals

Should Western Carolina University focus its efforts on developing the new West Campus, reconfiguring the historic “hill area” of the older side of campus, improving the area along N.C. Highway 107, or a combination of some of all three approaches?

From the Breakroom with Arledge Armenaki

Arledge Armenaki, associate professor of cinematography with the Film and Television Production Program within the School of Stage and Screen, served as an international tutor at the 2013 Summer Media Studio for European Film Students held in Lithuania. The focus of the workshop was “Dance in Film.”

Record rainfall may dampen fall color show, says WCU’s foliage forecaster

Abundant rainfall during one of the wettest summers in Western North Carolina history may portend a dampening of the intensity of the fall color show this year unless autumn brings vastly drier conditions, predicts Kathy Mathews, Western Carolina University’s fearless fall foliage forecaster.

WCU sees uptick in grant awards

The nearly $1.4 million in grant money that faculty and staff projects brought in during the first month of WCU’s fiscal year, which is one of the peak months for release of grant funds, was nearly $380,000 more than the same time last year. The 13 grants reported in July – a combination of large, continuing grants; moderate programmatic grants; and smaller research seed money – included eight new awards totaling about $540,000.

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