Posts By: Randall Holcombe

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Denson attends NEH Summer Institute

Andrew Denson, WCU associate professor of history, was chosen to participate in the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute hosted by the Georgia Historical Society in Savannah in June.

Costa Rican students take part in summer program

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.

Teams probe diverse topics during summer research

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.
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Minton to present at academic museums conference

Laura Minton, curator of collections and exhibitions at the WCU Fine Art Museum, will present on the museum’s public art program and co-host a roundtable on public art at the annual conference of the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries, set for June 22-25 in Eugene, Oregon.