Exhuming medieval graves in the Transylvania region of Romania ― the legendary home of Dracula ― sounds like fiction, but that is what a Western Carolina University bioarcheology research group did this summer.
A delegation of special education teachers and cultural ambassadors from the Republic of Botswana spent a week at Western Carolina University recently in an engagement mission to learn, share and further a burgeoning partnership with the university.
A delegation of educators from the Republic of Botswana will visit Western Carolina University for a week beginning Monday, July 17, as part of a continuing collaboration to address special needs students in that country.
Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff are playing an increasingly important role behind the scenes in organizing and staging Folkmoot USA, the Haywood County-based international festival of folk music and dance that kicks up its heels for the 34th year beginning Thursday, July 20.
After spending nearly four days on Western Carolina University’s Cullowhee campus, professor Mo Mo Thant was able to take valuable information back to her native country of Myanmar as it undergoes a massive education reform.
The fountain on Western Carolina University’s Central Plaza was surrounded by booths and tents hosted by international students, study abroad returnees, campus departments and community organizations for WCU's 38th annual International Festival on March 29.
Western Carolina University students and faculty members will be speaking about the experiences they gained during trips to African countries as the “Africa Campus Theme Showcase” is held from 3 until 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, in Conference Room A of Blue Ridge Hall.
The Western Carolina University community will come together to celebrate the diverse cultures and traditions of its international student population during the 38th annual International Festival on Wednesday, March 29.
In the wake of an executive order issued Friday, Jan. 27, by President Donald Trump temporarily banning refugees and immigrants from seven nations, officials at Western Carolina University are continuing to assess the impact on its international students, faculty and staff.
Representatives of Chongqing Technology and Business University, Western Carolina University’s most active partner institution in China, visited WCU on Wednesday, Oct. 12, to meet with deans, faculty and students from all the WCU colleges as well as with Provost Alison Morrison-Shetlar and the staff of WCU’s Office of International Programs and Services.