WCU’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education is offering a series of monthly photography classes in Cullowhee and Asheville beginning in October and continuing through May.
Local police departments’ use of military weaponry, SWAT and decommissioned military gear, known as the “militarization” of American policing, and its impact on communities, the general public and police officers will be the focus of a forum Tuesday, Oct. 7, at WCU.
Color-mixing experiments are among the activities planned for children who are signed up for an art day on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Western Carolina University.
“Broadway’s Next Hit Musical” will bring an evening of musical comedy improvisation to Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24.
The outlook for a bright leaf season is improving, as Western Carolina University fearless fall foliage forecaster Kathy Mathews has updated her prediction about the quality of the annual color show, based on changing conditions in the mountains.
The third and final in a series of political debates sponsored by Western Carolina University's Public Policy Institute and Department of Political Science and Public Affairs will be held Thursday, Oct. 2.
So many people from WCU volunteered to help with the transformation of an old prison in Haywood County into a soup kitchen, homeless shelter and halfway house that project organizers are designating Friday, Sept. 26, as "WCU Flip the Prison Day."
A WCU astronomer will host a “star party” at the Jackson County Airport on Wednesday, Oct. 8, to give the public a chance to observe a total lunar eclipse.
Artists Alex Irvine and Ian Wilkinson want their mural in Asheville to have an impact – just not the kind that would involve 50-pound tiles tumbling to the street below.
The university has been recognized as a 2015 “Military-Friendly School” by a company that surveys 7,000 schools nationwide to rate the services they provide to military students.
Open auditions are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 2, for Western Carolina University’s 2015 spring semester staged radio broadcast of “Robin Hood – The Legacy.”
Western Carolina University will host its third annual Discovery Forum, an event designed to encourage young people to share innovative ideas for making their communities better places to live, on Wednesday, Oct. 29.
The inaugural class of the newly formed Board of Visitors at Western Carolina University will hold its first meetings and elect a slate of officers Thursday and Friday, Oct. 2 and 3.
The annual fall banquet for WCU’s accountancy program will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at the Waynesville Inn in Waynesville.
The music and musicians of Paris will be featured Tuesday, Sept. 30, as WCU faculty clarinetist Shannon Thompson presents “La Clarinette de Paris."
WCU students will discuss the One Book program’s reading selection for the 2014-15 academic year – the novel “Serena” by WCU’s Ron Rash – at reading roundtable events billed as the “biggest book club of your life” on Tuesday, Sept. 23, and Wednesday, Sept. 24.
University representatives are packing up and going on the road to Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh to help prospective students in those areas get a feel for campus life.
School of Stage and Screen students and faculty will present "Elemeno Pea," a comedy exploring a wealthy world of infinity pools, Bentleys and yacht clubs with men in pink pants.
The Global Spotlight Series sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Department of Political Science and Public Affairs continues Tuesday, Sept. 30, with a panel discussion about human trafficking.
International business counselors and representatives from six North Carolina companies said they are impressed with export business plans created for them by Western Carolina University students from the master’s degree program in business administration.
Annette Debo, professor of English at Western Carolina University, wrote the introduction and edited a new book of short stories and poems by author H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) titled "Within the Walls and What Do I Love?"
The second in a series of political debates sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Public Policy Institute and Department of Political Science and Public Affairs will be held Tuesday, Sept. 23.
Western Carolina is listed among the region’s top colleges in two categories in the recently released 2015 edition of the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” guidebook.
LIFE@WesternCarolina, WCU’s lifelong learning institute, is now underway with 87 individuals registered to attend seminars in Cullowhee and at Biltmore Park Town Square.
Poet and teacher Matthew Foley of Charleston, S.C., will present a free workshop centered on mixing humor and lightheartedness with serious topics and social commentary.
WCU will host Silent No More Week to encourage community members to speak up against sexual violence and help individuals realize personal responsibilities to end sexual violence.
Dave Burgess, an award-winning educator and author from San Diego, California, will give a presentation about his innovative teaching techniques at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at WCU.
Cherokee traditionalist Pat Moss and Appalachian Voices representative Amy Adams will be the keynote speakers for the Rooted in the Mountains symposium, set for Thursday and Friday.
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The Western Carolina University Public Policy Institute will host a panel discussion titled "Are Two Better than One? Comparing our Rights (and Responsibilities) under the North Carolina and United States Constitutions" on Wednesday, Sept. 17.