Honors College

‘Henrietta Lacks’ chosen for One Book program

When Glenda Hensley, director of Western Carolina University’s First Year Experience, first announced that “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” was chosen for this year’s One Book Program, the reaction she received was memorable.

Teams probe diverse topics during summer research

The question of whether substance abuse treatment reduces the likelihood of heroin users having repeat contact with the criminal justice system and the development of a special buoy to convert ocean wave energy into electricity are among the topics being investigated during the second year of Western Carolina University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program.

Lecture on Rwandan genocide set for April 17

Kate E. Temoney, assistant professor of religion at Montclair State University, will speak Monday, April 17, at 4 p.m. in Room 130 of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center as part of the Jerry Jackson Lectures in the Humanities series.

Annual Research and Scholarship Celebration set for March 29-30

The research talents and creative work of Western Carolina University’s undergraduate and graduate students will take center stage during the annual Research and Scholarship Celebration that will be held at various locations across campus over a two-day period – Wednesday, March 29, and Thursday, March 30.