Christina L. Reitz, WCU associate professor of music, published her article “Cold Mountain: A Journey from Frazier’s Magnus Opus to Higdon’s Magnum Opera” in The North Carolina Literary Review, a peer-reviewed journal.
Ron Rash, WCU’s Parris Distinguished Professor of Appalachian Culture, will visit City Lights Bookstore in Sylva on Tuesday, July 25, to mark the release of the paperback version of his seventh novel, “The Risen.”
Sixteen students from Tecnologico de Costa Rica, a university in Costa Rica, recently spent three weeks on the Western Carolina University campus to take part in a summertime language and culture program offered through WCU’s Intensive English Program.
The question of whether substance abuse treatment reduces the likelihood of heroin users having repeat contact with the criminal justice system and the development of a special buoy to convert ocean wave energy into electricity are among the topics being investigated during the second year of Western Carolina University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program.
Dulcimer players from around the region and Southeast will be gathering at Western Carolina University for two upcoming events – the 17th annual Dulcimer U Summer Week and Dulcimer U Hammer Dulcimer Weekend.