As the 2016 North Carolina governor’s race remains too close to call, Chris Cooper, professor and head of the Department of Political Science and Public Affairs, has conducted research on the subject of provisional ballots, which may determine the eventual winner of the election.
A Student Democracy Coalition survey of Western Carolina University students this week shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton with a strong lead over Republican Donald Trump among student voters at the University of North Carolina’s westernmost campus.
Western Carolina University students associated with Dance Marathon will unite with more than 300 Miracle Network Dance Marathon programs at colleges and universities across North America for Child Health Day on Monday, Oct. 3.
Betty Plemmons of Asheville had a lifelong dream of riding in a hot air balloon. Thanks to a couple of Western Carolina University students involved with Beyond Clinic Walls, a multidisciplinary group of students working with the elderly, Plemmons and her husband, Glen, managed to realize that dream recently.
Based on his performance this year on the Web.com Tour, former Western Carolina men's golfer J.T. Poston has qualified for his PGA Tour Card, it was announced last week. Poston was one of 25 golfers -- 19 of which will be rookies -- to secure their 2016-17 PGA Tour membership.
Simulation is often used in nursing programs to give students an idea of what actual patient interactions are like in a hospital. It can come in various forms such as human-patient simulations, the use of manikins, virtual simulations, or role playing. Western Carolina University School of Nursing assistant professor David Wells has taken simulation to another level.