WCU will host a screening of the 1966 film “Blow-Up” on Thursday, March 20, in connection with the campuswide interdisciplinary learning theme, “1960s: Take It All In.”
Guitarist Steve Wohlrab, associate professor of commercial and electronic music in WCU's School of Music, will be joined by three faculty colleagues for a performance of unique jazz instrumentals Tuesday, March 25.
The “Dash in Disguise” 5-K and a 1-mile fun run in which participants are encouraged to wear a costume or funky attire will be held at Western Carolina University on Saturday, March 29.
Attendees who heard her speak March 6 at WCU as well as during the 1960s will discuss their impressions of her then and now in a panel discussion on Wednesday, March 26.
WCU’s 2013 original radio re-creation of “Tarzan of the Apes” has been recognized with one of the top awards presented by the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts.
The WCU Cycling Team will host a regional two-day collegiate road bike race, “The Airport Assault,” on Saturday, March 22, and Sunday, March 23.
About three dozen WCU students and faculty members are participating in university-affiliated alternative spring break service trips to Jamaica or New Orleans this week.
The WCU men's basketball team overcame an 11-point deficit in the second half but lost to Wofford 56-53 in the championship game of the Southern Conference tournament.
The National Weather Service has canceled its winter weather advisory that had been in effect for the WCU area.
James Zhang, dean of WCU’s Kimmel School since October 2012, has been appointed the new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Kettering University.
Sixty people in a rural mountain community in Honduras sought help at a free, three-day clinic hosted by five WCU doctor of physical therapy students and a professor.
Western Carolina University’s Friends of the Arts is raffling a trip to see WCU’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and hosting a silent auction to benefit student scholarships and programs in WCU’s College of Fine and Performing Arts.
The 13th annual Gender Research Conference has been canceled.
Writer, activist and Ms. magazine co-founder Gloria Steinem is coming to Cullowhee to present a Thursday evening address at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
WCU’s men's and women's track and field teams captured indoor Southern Conference Championships over the weekend, and Danny Williamson was named Coach of the Year twice.
The Clemson Tiger baseball team, led by former WCU baseball coach Jack Leggett, will be rolling into Cullowhee on Tuesday to take on WCU’s Catamounts at Hennon Stadium.
The Catamount athletics schedule is going to be active this weekend as the women's basketball squad plays its last home game of the season and the baseball team tangles with La Salle.
A memorial service for Robert J. Conley, the Sequoyah Distinguished Professor of Cherokee Studies, will be held in the education center of the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee on Saturday, March 1. The event will begin at 11 a.m.
Travis Bennett, associate professor of horn in WCU's School of Music, will present a faculty recital Tuesday, March 4, featuring two new musical arrangements.
WCU’s master’s degree program in business administration is hosting a series of information sessions for prospective students in Asheville, Cherokee, Cullowhee and Franklin.
Students from throughout Western North Carolina gathered at WCU recently to compete in the Western Regional Science and Engineering Fair.
The 2013-14 First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Series at the Mountain Heritage Center will continue Thursday, March 6, with a concert featuring multi-instrumentalist James Leva of Lexington, Va., and Haywood County’s own Trevor and Travis Stuart.
The Squirm Burpee Circus will bring its unique blend of slapstick comedy, high-skill circus acts and classic melodrama to WCU’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
A re-enactment of the national Women’s Suffrage Parade of 1913 in which thousands of women marched in Washington, D.C., to demand the right to vote will be held on Monday, March 3, at Western Carolina University.
Western Carolina University will host a screening of the 1966 film “The Battle of Algiers” on Tuesday, Feb. 25, as part of a film series connected to the university’s 2013-14 interdisciplinary campuswide learning theme “1960s: Take It All In.”
WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center and the North Carolina Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association will host a reception and talk on Thursday, Feb. 27, celebrating the exhibit “Fewer Footprints and More Tears: Commemorating the 175th Anniversary of the Trail of Tears.”
Cat 7, the seventh WCU physics research balloon to be launched to the edge of the Earth’s atmosphere, traveled unexpectedly to Tennessee, across Virginia and on to the ocean.
After reviewing cost estimates, tax assessments and anticipated insurance settlement proceeds, the Board of Trustees of the Endowment Fund of Western Carolina University has decided against replacing or repairing three dining establishments damaged by a November fire.
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The impact of the travel and tourism industry on the economy of the 26 westernmost counties of North Carolina will be the subject of a daylong conference Friday, April 11, presented by the WCU College of Business.