“Past in Present, Streets of India,” an exhibit currently showing at Gallery Art and Aesthetic in New Delhi, India, features large format photos taken by Jon Jicha, a Western Carolina University art professor.
A semesterlong intercultural communication collaboration between students at Western Carolina University and Honghe University in Yunnan Province, China, culminated Dec. 5 in WCU's first-ever real-time synchronous presentations with a student peer group at a Chinese university.
Western Carolina University will offer an Occupational Safety and Health Administration 30-Hour Construction Industry Safety Training program Tuesday, Feb. 20, through Friday, Feb. 23, at the university’s instructional site at Biltmore Park Town Square in Asheville.
It's an exciting time to be at Western Carolina University. As fall temperatures start to take over, the Catamounts' football team continues to heat things up. That joy will be on full display when WCU hosts Furman at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, for its Homecoming game. You can also catch the 'Cats in their home finale at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11 against Mercer. The team is looking for students, faculty, staff, alumni and fans to fill E.J. Whitmire Stadium and keep that excitement going.
On Monday, Aug. 21, Western Carolina University students took a break from the first day of classes to witness history - a total solar eclipse. Classes were canceled from 1 to 3 p.m. as students, faculty and staff gathered in the center of campus to watch the phenomenon.
Blacksmith Brock Martin has yet to make his coolest thing. Or has he? Martin, a Western Carolina University alumnus, was a recent contestant on the History Channel’s hit show “Forged In Fire.” His episode is part of Season 4 and aired on Tuesday, May 9. Martin advanced to the final round before finishing in second place.