Drumming that has been compared to the sound of rolling thunder will fill the performance hall of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, April 18, as the Taikoza Japanese Drummers take the stage as part of WCU’s Arts and Cultural Events series.
Kate E. Temoney, assistant professor of religion at Montclair State University, will speak Monday, April 17, at 4 p.m. in Room 130 of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center as part of the Jerry Jackson Lectures in the Humanities series.
Western Carolina University’s 15th annual Jazz Festival will bring an afternoon and evening of master classes and performances to campus Saturday, April 22, from noon to 10 p.m. at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Western Carolina University’s Staff Senate will host its annual open forum with Chancellor David O. Belcher and Provost Alison Morrison-Shetlar from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in the conference room of Blue Ridge Hall.
Western Carolina University will hold a public information forum in Cashiers for parents interested in enrolling their children in the Catamount School, the new laboratory school being established for children in grades six, seven and eight at Smoky Mountain High School.
Students and faculty members from Western Carolina University’s Department of Chemistry and Physics and Department of Biology will be hosting “Science at the Market Day” on Saturday, April 8, at the Jackson County Farmers Market in downtown Sylva.
A Western Carolina University professor and consultant will lead a one-day workshop focusing on “Crisis Communication Planning and Response: How to Communicate Before, During and After a Crisis” on Friday, April 7, at WCU’s instructional site at Biltmore Park Town Square in Asheville.