Posts By: Marlon Morgan

NIJ grant will help fund research project in chemistry, forensic science

Western Carolina University Chemistry and Physics Department head David Evanoff and forensic research scientist Brittania Bintz are hoping a $346,740 grant from the National Institute of Justice will help produce a faster and less expensive method of confirming the presence of human bodily fluids on samples, which would be useful to the forensic science community when testing rape kits and other sexual assault evidence.

WCU grad to open for rapper Waka Flocka Flame at WCU’s Ramsey Center Jan. 14

The Resolution 2016 Concert, featuring rapper Waka Flocka Flame, will have a bit of a Western Carolina University flavor. Opening the Thursday, Jan. 14, concert at WCU’s Ramsey Regional Activity Center will be recent WCU graduate Dale Urquhart Jr., better known as "Dipsey D," from Fayetteville, who graduated in December with a bachelor’s degree in sociology.