Alexander Macaulay, assistant professor of history at Western Carolina University, has published “Marching in Step: Masculinity, Citizenship, and The Citadel in Post-World War II America.” The book, Macaulay’s first, was published in October by the University of Georgia Press.
Anna Fariello believes that artifacts – somewhat like windows – can act as passageways to a culture’s soul.
“Material culture can be a window onto the changes that occur in social and cultural history,” said Fariello, an associate professor and chief architect of the Craft Revival Project at Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library.
The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University launches its 2009-10 season with three exhibits that, while grounded in Western North Carolina, demonstrate a wide scope. The exhibits will run from Saturday, Aug. 1, through Friday, Sept. 18.
Students from several Western North Carolina school systems recently took top honors at Western Carolina University’s annual Western Regional Science Fair and are on their way to the state competition in March.
More than 600 students from across Western North Carolina will gather at Western Carolina University’s Ramsey Regional Activity Center for the Western Regional Science Fair on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 18-19.
Revis James, director of the Energy Technology Assessment Center of the Electric Power Research Institute, will make a presentation titled “The ElectriNet – Creating the Electricity Network of the Future” at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center.
The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University will open its fall season with the first retrospective exhibition of work by Lewis Buck, a lifelong artist and longtime Asheville-area resident with what critics describe as unique artistic vision.