Western Carolina University students recently took the message of the importance of voting to area high schools.
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 Political Debate Series will continue in October with sessions featuring candidates for two state legislative seats representing Western North Carolina.
Western Carolina University’s Public Policy Institute and Department of Political Science and Public Affairs are seeking questions from Western North Carolina voters to be asked during a series of debates in September and October.
WCU is one of 21 universities stretching from Harvard to Texas Southern to Berkeley selected to participate this spring in the Wikimedia Foundation’s Public Policy Initiative. Graduate students will explore topics from patient centered outcomes in health care to policies governing how the world would respond in the event of contact with intelligent alien life.