Western Carolina University will have an on-campus polling place for early voting from Thursday, Oct. 27, through Saturday, Nov. 5.
Windy Gordon, Western Carolina University assistant professor of psychology, will speak on the topic “Keep Listening Because Life Is Happening” as he presents the university’s annual “Last Lecture” on Wednesday, Nov. 2.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, but at Western Carolina University it’s an issue Arika Morrison takes seriously year-round.
When Western Carolina University alumnus Chase Weddle began working two years ago with two classmates (Name classmates lower in the story) on their Department of Engineering and Technology senior capstone project, he figured their idea for a solar power generating facility and hammock “hanging lounge” would just be a research project that would eventually be put in a file and maybe used in the future.
While hosting a support group for Western Carolina University faculty on cooperative learning, Maurice Phipps, a parks and recreation management professor now in phased retirement, noticed a lot of faculty were putting students into groups to do projects, but faculty really didn’t understand what cooperative learning was.
University of North Carolina system President Margaret Spellings will be speaking about issues facing education as she appears on the “CBS This Morning” television news program during the 8 a.m. hour on Thursday, Oct. 27.
The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded the Western Carolina University School of Nursing a grant totaling nearly $1 million to develop community-based and primary care clinical experiences to help students enrolled in WCU’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Programs prepare for careers in those health care settings.
The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has appointed Gaither M. Keener, former chief legal counsel for Lowe’s Companies Inc., to fill an unexpired term on the Board of Trustees at Western Carolina University.
The Western Carolina University Political Debate Series will conclude Thursday, Oct. 27, with the third and final event of the 2016 election season, a session featuring candidates in the N.C. Senate District 50 race.
The Western Carolina University Percussion Ensemble will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Coulter Building recital hall.
Western Carolina University’s School of Art and Design will host prospective students for an open house event Thursday, Nov. 10, from noon to 5 p.m.
Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education is sponsoring a pair of workshops in Asheville to benefit area nonprofit professionals.
A workshop focusing on “Workplace Coaching Skills for Leaders-Managers” will be offered Friday, Oct. 28, at Western Carolina University’s instructional site at Biltmore Park Town Square in Asheville.
Travis Bennett, associate professor of horn in the School of Music at Western Carolina University, will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1.
Photographer, investigative reporter and film director Nadia Dean will screen her film “Cameron” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at Western Carolina University.
The 2016-17 First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Concert and Jam Series at Western Carolina University will get underway Thursday, Nov. 3, with a concert featuring the Battleaxe Band.
A program focusing on “Global Celebrations of Living and Dying” will be held on the Western Carolina University campus over two evenings, Monday, Oct. 31, and Thursday, Nov. 3, with presentations on diverse aspects of life and death as seen from biological, philosophical, religious and cultural viewpoints.
Susan S. Szenasy, publisher and editor-in-chief of Metropolis, an award-winning New York City-based magazine of architecture and design, will visit the Western Carolina University campus to give a presentation Thursday, Oct. 27.
Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library is sponsoring daily tasks through Friday, Oct. 28, to help faculty boost their scholarly profile as part of the library’s celebration of Open Access Week.
Representatives of Chongqing Technology and Business University, Western Carolina University’s most active partner institution in China, visited WCU on Wednesday, Oct. 12, to meet with deans, faculty and students from all the WCU colleges as well as with Provost Alison Morrison-Shetlar and the staff of WCU’s Office of International Programs and Services.