A group of Western North Carolina high school students will pedal their way through a lesson in American history this summer as they retrace the path of Lewis and Clark in a trip sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Talent Search Program.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center recently unveiled its first online exhibit, “Southern Appalachian Quilts,” featuring photographs and information about 37 quilts in the center’s collection.
Western Carolina University student Kristine Wallace Hauman, a senior from Saluda, is one of 20 young women across the country selected to participate in a summer internship program for undergraduates co-sponsored by the American Physical Society and IBM.
A musical comedy penned by Laurel Vartabedian, assistant professor of communication and theatre arts at Western Carolina University, has been accepted for FringeNYC, the seventh annual New York International Fringe Festival.
They pop up on the lawn across the Western Carolina University campus when warm weather arrives in the mountains, like giant dandelions of stone, steel and wood. “They” are the winning entries in Western Carolina’s annual Outdoor Sculpture Program.
Two Asheville residents with extensive records of public service were awarded honorary doctorates and a National Football League referee received a major alumni award as Western Carolina University held spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 10.
The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education has decided to continue accreditation of all teacher education programs offered by Western Carolina University’s College of Education and Allied Professions.