WCU’s Hunter Library will hold its annual book sale Tuesday, Oct. 20, inside the main entrance of the library from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Prospective students will have an opportunity to find out about the wide variety of graduate and professional programs offered by WCU during an Open House set for Tuesday, Oct. 20, in Asheville.
Vicki Szabo, WCU associate professor of history, will speak on the topic “Scholars, Warriors, Cowards and Fools: Fear and Learning from Rome to Raleigh” as she presents the university’s annual “Last Lecture” on Thursday, Oct. 22.
WCU’s bachelor’s degree programs in electrical and computer engineering technology and applied systems technology have been reaccredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.
WCU's Student Physical Therapy Association will host the second annual Zombie Run 5-K Chase Race at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31.
WCU will hold a walk-a-thon unlike most others on Monday, Oct. 19, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Catamount Athletic Complex ― participants will go barefoot.
Western North Carolina’s own Steep Canyon Rangers will be performing songs from their new top-selling album “Radio” when they come to WCU on Monday, Oct. 19, to present a membership drive concert for the university's Friends of the Arts.
The WCU Association of Retired Faculty and Staff will meet on campus in the Ramsey Regional Activity Center on Tuesday, Oct. 13.
WCU’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education is offering five weeks of unusual art projects through a Community Art Workshops series.
The sounds filling the campus of Western Carolina University on Saturday, Oct. 17, will be the programs of 19 of the best high school marching bands from four states competing in the annual Tournament of Champions.
Tickets for the upcoming Hunter Hayes concert, which is part of Western Carolina University’s Homecoming Week activities, are still available.
Base Camp Cullowhee has received a $1,250 grant to assist with its annual efforts to clean up the Tuckaseigee River.
Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum is partnering with the WCU School of Art and Design in the presentation of new work by candidates in the master of fine arts program.
Arne Emerson, an architect working with building a new U.S. embassy in Lebanon, will lecture on Thursday, Oct. 22, at Western Carolina University as a School of Art and Design “Ideas Without Walls” presentation.
The College of Health and Human Sciences at Western Carolina University will host a panel discussion on Parkinson’s disease and the role of caregivers on Thursday, Oct. 22.
The men’s and women’s basketball teams have started practice sessions at the Ramsey Regional Activity Center in anticipation of their mid-November season-openers.
The Western Carolina University School of Music will host a recital of cello and piano music on Thursday, Oct. 22.
The WCU School of Music will host a recital on Thursday, Oct. 22, featuring compositions written and performed by James Naigus, a music instructor from the University of Iowa.
Western Carolina University’s School of Music will present a recital featuring Bradley Ulrich, professor of trumpet, performing music written for him by fellow faculty member Bruce Frazier at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20.
The “English on the Ides” discussion series sponsored by WCU’s Department of English and City Lights Bookstore in Sylva will continue Sunday, Oct. 11, with a talk presented by Laura Wright, associate professor and head of the department.
As the new director of intercultural affairs, Kham Ward is trying to bring all WCU students together.
WCU’s Department of Intercultural Affairs is sponsoring a trip to Washington, D.C., that will allow 50 students to participate in the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March.
The Athletic Training Program’s eighth annual Mountain Jug Run for Research will go on this weekend as planned, while the future of the 175-mile WCU to ASU relay is pending.
Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center will celebrate its 10th anniversary when it hosts The United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25.
Jim Miller, associate vice chancellor for development and alumni relations at Western Carolina University, will be stepping down as director of the university’s fund- and friend-raising unit effective Dec. 31.
Western Carolina University’s 41st annual Mountain Heritage Day festival, held Sept. 26 on the campus in Cullowhee, provided many varied opportunities for local residents to compete with – and be honored for – their unique skills. Results are listed below.
With the popular television game show “Cash Cab” no longer in production, Western Carolina University’s Office of Counseling and Psychological Services has found a way to bring its version to campus.
The new course is funded through a Howard Hughes Medical Institute program called Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science.
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The 2015-16 First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Concert and Jam Series at WCU will get underway Thursday, Oct. 1, with a concert featuring the husband-and-wife duo of William Ritter and Sarah Ogletree.