Accomplished long-distance hiker Jennifer Pharr Davis of Asheville will be taking a break from her current project, hiking North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail, to give a presentation at Western Carolina University on Wednesday, Aug. 30.
A delegation of special education teachers and cultural ambassadors from the Republic of Botswana spent a week at Western Carolina University recently in an engagement mission to learn, share and further a burgeoning partnership with the university.
Western Carolina University’s Department of Chemistry and Physics will host a viewing of the Perseid meteor shower from 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, through sunrise on Sunday, Aug. 13, at Waterrock Knob on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Western Carolina University’s newest Catamounts will receive their official welcome to the university during the 2017 New Student Convocation beginning 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at the Ramsey Regional Activity Center.
The 2017-18 Mainstage season of Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen features Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, beloved theatrical classics and new works along with two dance showcase events and the school’s renowned end-of-the-year film festival.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Day requires behind-the-scenes work before, during and after to run smoothly. The men and women who perform those duties are the unsung heroes for the annual event.
The second season finale of “David Holt’s State of Music” series featuring bluegrass, traditional gospel and old-time music is set for broadcast Thursday, July 27, at 10 p.m. on UNC-TV and features performances recorded at Western Carolina University.
The Performance Series of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center opens Thursday, Sept. 7, with The HillBenders, a bluegrass group from Springfield, Missouri, performing The Who's "Tommy."