Twenty Western Carolina University students recently attended the Southeastern Regional Model United Nations Conference in Charlotte, where they competed with students from 33 other colleges and universities located across the Southeast.
The Department of Political Science and Public Affairs and the Public Policy Institute at Western Carolina University will host a health policy forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, in the Catamount Room of the A.K. Hinds University Center.
Morgan Wilson, a recruiter for The Washington Center, will be on campus from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, and host an information session about internships in the Washington, D.C., area from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Catamount Room at A.K. Hinds University Center.
Western Carolina continued its pledge to Dillsboro recently by presenting town merchants and residents with 10 objectives meant to strengthen the town’s economic position.
A semester of events celebrating the late novelist, poet, playwright and screenwriter Josefina Niggli begins Thursday, Jan. 28. “She was an amazing person who pioneered a place for women in her field and who did so much for Western Carolina,” said Amy Pisano, a senior theatre major from Asheville.
Members of a committee coordinating a revitalization partnership effort between Western Carolina University and the Jackson County town of Dillsboro will provide a progress report for the community at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Applegate Inn in Dillsboro.
The developing partnership between WCU and Dillsboro took another step forward recently as town merchants and leaders visited campus to tour laboratories and other facilities, and to find out how WCU students are engaged in assisting the region.
Bill Papin was mountain biking when the idea that evolved into a class hiking assignment was born.