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.
A four-volume collection co-edited by Kofi Lomotey, WCU’s Bardo Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership, and colleagues has been named one of the best reference books for 2016 by Library Journal.
Andrew Bobilya, associate professor and director of WCU’s Parks and Recreation Management Program, recently published a paper with colleagues from other universities titled “An Investigation of the Connection Between Outdoor Orientation and Thriving.”
The May issue of the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology includes articles written or co-written by current and former WCU faculty members including Karena Cooper-Duffy, Karen Lunnen, Billy Ogletree and David Westling.
The faculty of the Mountain Collegium will present a recital of medieval, renaissance, baroque and contemporary music on early and folk instruments at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 29, in the recital hall of Western Carolina University’s Coulter Building.
A group of Western Carolina University students taught by John Whitmire, associate professor and head of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to take part in citizen advocacy on behalf of the international humanitarian organization CARE.
Officials at Southwestern Community College are gathering information from constituents as they begin developing the college’s new strategic plan, which will guide the institution into the next decade.
Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center will present Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Enoch Arden: A Melodrama” at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 25, in the art center’s Studio Theatre.