A short film by WCU English faculty members Beth Huber and Emily Darnell, “Angelic in America,” was recently released on YouTube. Based on Alan Ginsberg’s 1956 poem “America,” the film features many WCU faculty members and students.
Andrew Bobilya, associate professor of parks and recreation management, visited Ireland to greet Western Carolina exchange students there and deliver a keynote address at the International Conference on Outdoor Education on Friday, April 22.
Rob Young, professor of geology and director of WCU’s Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, has agreed to serve as an expert on-call during the 2016 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season, responding to media inquiries on behalf of the American Geophysical Union.
Jeffrey Ray, dean of the Kimmel School of Construction Management and Technology at WCU, was interviewed on Hendersonville’s WTZQ AM 1600 radio show “Local Focus” on Wednesday, May 5, and spoke with host Mark Warwick and sponsoring host Terry Houck Jr. about workforce development.
Maurice Phipps, professor of health, physical education and recreation, took the oath of allegiance to become a citizen of the U.S. at a ceremony in Charlotte on Tuesday, April 26.
It isn’t often that a Western Carolina University professor is pictured in the fashion section of the Washington Post, but Kofi Lomotey recently added that distinction to his accomplishments.