Volunteers assisting with a voter registration drive on campus are hosting tables and promoting an online tool to ease the process before the Friday registration deadline.
In the midst of a year in which WCU is celebrating its 125th anniversary, the Department of Athletics’ Hall of Fame also is marking a milestone with its 25th induction class.
The Western Carolina University Percussion Ensemble will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the recital hall of the Coulter Building on the WCU campus.
Douglass Grimmett, president and founder of Primal Screen, one of the leading motion graphics companies in the Southeast, will give a talk on the power of stories and characters in entertainment branding at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in Room 130 of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Twenty-three of the best high school marching bands from five states will battle for honors during the annual Tournament of Champions at WCU’s E.J. Whitmire Stadium.
The Western Carolina University Association of Retired Faculty and Staff will meet on campus in the Ramsey Regional Activity Center on Wednesday, Oct. 15.
The professional dance company will present a style of percussive dance called “stepping” that is rooted in traditional African dance during its show at the Bardo Arts Center.
Communication students will be accompanying the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band to New York City for the 2014 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but not as merely spectators.
Several hundred WCU community members stepped forward to help launch the new Haywood Pathways Center.
Five students and a faculty member from the doctoral program in physical therapy got to know some stroke survivors and their caregivers during a summer camp at Ridgecrest.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Day welcomed thousands of visitors to the campus Saturday, Sept. 27, to honor achievements in historic preservation and to sample mountain music, arts, crafts, foods, traditions, games and activities.
WCU’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education is offering a series of monthly photography classes in Cullowhee and Asheville beginning in October and continuing through May.
The “militarization” of American policing and its impact on communities, the general public and police officers will be the topic of discussion Tuesday at Blue Ridge Hall.
Color-mixing experiments are among the activities planned for children who are signed up for an art day on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Western Carolina University.
“Broadway’s Next Hit Musical,” an evening of musical comedy improvisation, will be staged at the Bardo Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday as part of the Galaxy of Stars series.
The outlook for a bright leaf season is improving, as WCU’s fearless fall foliage forecaster Kathy Mathews has updated her prediction about the quality of the annual color show.
The final event in a debate series sponsored by WCU’s Public Policy Institute and Department of Political Science and Public Affairs will feature Jim Davis and Jane Hipps.
So many people from WCU volunteered to help with the transformation of an old prison in Haywood County into a soup kitchen, homeless shelter and halfway house that project organizers are designating Friday, Sept. 26, as "WCU Flip the Prison Day."
A WCU astronomer will host a “star party” at the Jackson County Airport on Wednesday, Oct. 8, to give the public a chance to observe a total lunar eclipse.
Artists Alex Irvine and Ian Wilkinson want their mural in Asheville to have an impact – just not the kind that would involve 50-pound tiles tumbling to the street below.
The university has been recognized as a 2015 “Military-Friendly School” by a company that surveys 7,000 schools nationwide to rate the services they provide to military students.
Open auditions are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 2, for Western Carolina University’s 2015 spring semester staged radio broadcast of “Robin Hood – The Legacy.”
Western Carolina University will host its third annual Discovery Forum, an event designed to encourage young people to share innovative ideas for making their communities better places to live, on Wednesday, Oct. 29.
The inaugural class of the newly formed Board of Visitors at Western Carolina University will hold its first meetings and elect a slate of officers Thursday and Friday, Oct. 2 and 3.
The annual fall banquet for WCU’s accountancy program will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at the Waynesville Inn in Waynesville.
The music and musicians of Paris will be featured Tuesday, Sept. 30, as WCU faculty clarinetist Shannon Thompson presents “La Clarinette de Paris."
WCU students will discuss the One Book program’s reading selection for the 2014-15 academic year – the novel “Serena” by WCU’s Ron Rash – at reading roundtable events billed as the “biggest book club of your life” on Tuesday, Sept. 23, and Wednesday, Sept. 24.
University representatives are packing up and going on the road to Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh to help prospective students in those areas get a feel for campus life.
School of Stage and Screen students and faculty are presenting "Elemeno Pea," a play exploring a wealthy world of infinity pools, Bentleys and yacht clubs with men in pink pants.
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The Global Spotlight Series sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Department of Political Science and Public Affairs continues Tuesday, Sept. 30, with a panel discussion about human trafficking.