College of Arts and Sciences

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Annual WCU science fair announces winners

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.
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WNC students to compete at Science Fair Feb. 13-14

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.
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WCU announces new dean of arts and sciences

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.
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Nobel Laureate to visit WCU April 2

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.