Western Carolina University will host a lunar eclipse viewing event outside at the Jackson County Airport from 1:30 to 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15.
Country star Kacey Musgraves will be rolling into Cullowhee and presenting her “Same Trailer, Different Tour” concert at 8 p.m. at the Ramsey Regional Activity Center.
WCU’s Annette Debo has been honored as a premier teacher in the University of North Carolina system in recognition of a teaching style that emphasizes listening to her students.
WCU will host a “sneak peek” Wednesday, April 16, of the soon-to-be-opened laboratories and classrooms that will enable the expansion of the university's undergraduate engineering program to the Asheville-Hendersonville area.
“The Fantasticks,” the world’s longest-running musical, will bring a steampunk-styled allegory about deceit, disillusionment and devotion to WCU’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Sunday, April 27, at 5 p.m.
Buncombe County schools dominated recently as WCU hosted its 44th annual High School Mathematics Contest, an event that brought about 350 of the region’s top high school and junior high school mathematics students to campus to compete for individual and school awards.
Runners and walkers from across Western North Carolina and the Southeast will be gathering Saturday, April 5, for the fourth annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5-K.
WCU will throw open its doors to prospective students and their families and friends as the university holds Open House on Saturday, April 5.
WCU's redesigned doctoral program, the Executive Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, was recently selected to become a member of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate.
Susan M. Abram, an adjunct history faculty member, is recipient of the 2013 Anne B. & James B. McMillan Prize from the University of Alabama Press for her forthcoming book, tentatively titled “The Forging of a Cherokee-American Alliance in the Creek War: From its Creation to its Betrayal.”
The Cullowhee campus will be transformed into a small global village as WCU holds an annual celebration of the diverse cultures and traditions of its international student population.
The Governor’s Institute on Substance Abuse will host a daylong training session on integrated care and recovery Monday, April 7, at Western Carolina University.
Western Carolina University researchers have completed a comprehensive study of major demographic, economic, social and political issues and trends facing Western North Carolina, releasing their findings in a 2014 Regional Outlook Report designed to equip residents and policymakers with the information needed to make informed decisions about WNC’s future.
The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University will present a spring exhibition titled “Remote Sites of War,” featuring more than 110 works by North Carolina-based artists Todd Drake, Skip Rohde and Christopher Sims.
The 2013-14 First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Series at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center will continue Thursday, April 3, with a concert featuring the traditional string band Crooked Pine.
WCU full-time students will begin paying an additional $5 in fees during the fall and spring semesters to support sustainability initiatives on campus.
WCU's Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines will screen the film “Shored Up,” a critically acclaimed documentary that examines the ways that different communities are trying to deal with coastal erosion, storms and rising sea levels.
Artists from Western Carolina University and throughout Western North Carolina will give new meaning to the term “fired up” as WCU’s Fine Art Museum hosts an “iron pour” Saturday, April 5, at the Jackson County Green Energy Park in Dillsboro.
The WCU Board of Trustees has given its unanimous approval to allow university officials to proceed with planning and design for renovations and additions to Buchanan Residence Hall and Brown Building in the historic upper part of the Cullowhee campus.
Representatives of Isothermal Community College and WCU met recently to sign two articulation agreements to smooth the path for ICC students transferring to WCU to earn their bachelor’s degrees in business or nursing.
Students and faculty recently took part in the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance’s sixth annual SPEAK Out! Day on Capitol Hill.
A new scholarship at Western Carolina University will provide financial assistance to outstanding graduate students who want to specialize in helping children and adults overcome disorders of speech fluency such as stuttering, cluttering and acquired forms of speech disruption.
The Western Carolina University Percussion Ensemble will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in the recital hall of the Coulter Building.
Western Carolina University’s Department of Chemistry and Physics will host an evening telescope viewing party beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the Jackson County Airport overlooking the WCU campus.
Western Carolina University students Jill West and Chelsea Lantz-Cashman were among top honorees recently at the 2014 convention of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, in Savannah, Ga.
Some 260 high school students from across the region gathered at WCU on Tuesday, March 18, to test their knowledge of French and Spanish in the university’s 32nd annual Foreign Language Contest.
Base Camp Cullowhee will present the 30th annual Tuckaseigee River Cleanup on April 12 and is looking for volunteers to help spruce up the scenic Jackson County waterway.
The Western Carolina University Low Tech Ensemble will perform a concert of gamelan music at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in the recital hall of the Coulter Building on the WCU campus.
The Western Carolina Civic Orchestra will give its final performance of the academic year Monday, April 14, at Western Carolina University.
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WCU's library will have hundreds of books, DVDs, CDs, maps and other media for sale at prices ranging from 25 cents to $2 during its annual book sale on Tuesday, April 8.