Four Western Carolina University students majoring in environmental health have been selected to present their research at the National Environmental Health Association’s annual conference, which will be held in Atlanta in mid-June.
For the fourth year in a row, Western Carolina University students rank among the nation’s leaders in the number of research projects accepted for presentation at the country’s most prestigious undergraduate research conference.
Motorists on Interstate 40 near Hickory may spot a familiar face beaming at them from along the roadside in the next few months. Western Carolina University student Adrian Rose, a 2005 graduate of McDowell High School, is featured on a series of billboards introducing the university’s new logo and the theme, “Your climb starts here.”
There is reason to be extra afraid this Halloween season as Martians invade the Earth when Western Carolina University presents a historically accurate re-creation of the radio drama “The War of the Worlds” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in Western’s Fine and Performing Arts Center.
The dean of Western Carolina University’s Honors College is hoping his seventh bicycle ride to raise pledges for the college’s student scholarship fund will turn out to be the lucky seventh – and help the fund grow to the $100,000 mark.