MadStone Cafe & Catching Light Books, the combination eatery and bookstore located in Western Carolina University’s Noble Hall, will host a reception for two WCU faculty authors at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31.
Astrophysicist and theologian David Wilkinson will visit Western Carolina University to present a lecture on the topic “The Big Bang, Multiverse and Stephen Hawking: The Search for God in Contemporary Cosmology” at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center.
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.