Western Carolina University’s Outdoor Summer Fun Series will feature “Hike with a Botanist” Thursday, July 17, as participants will spend the day on a leisurely hike with one of the university’s botany experts to learn about plant identification and the Appalachian ecosystem.
A national search for the next dean of the College of Education and Allied Professions at Western Carolina University has narrowed to three finalists who will take part in a series of open sessions on campus as part of the selection process.
Students from several Western North Carolina school systems recently took top honors at Western Carolina University’s annual Regional Science Fair and Festival and are on their way to the state competition in March.
Students from 16 Western North Carolina counties will come together at Western Carolina University on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 13 and 14, to showcase science projects and compete for the opportunity to exhibit at the North Carolina State Science Fair in Raleigh.
Wendy S. Zabava Ford (pictured), executive associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Western Michigan University, will become dean of Western Carolina University’s newly reconfigured College of Arts and Sciences on July 1.
Sir Harold Kroto, winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize for chemistry, will visit Western Carolina University on Monday, April 2, to help scientists and laymen alike better understand their respective responsibilities to wisely use the tools of modern technology while preserving the world’s natural resources.