Posts By: Marlon Morgan

Library of Congress selects WCU senior for summer internship program

In January, Western Carolina University senior Anna Oates began wondering what she would do this summer before heading to graduate school. As she searched for library internships, Oates noticed the Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program. With the deadline to apply just days away, Oates applied for three positions, she recently learned she was chosen to work in the Library Services Music Division.

History professor leads project to study how ancient Norsemen used marine mammals

With her research interests centering on Vikings, the medieval North Atlantic, marine mammal exploitation and environmental history, Western Carolina University Department of History associate professor Vicki Szabo is familiar with the early travels of Norwegians who ventured out to Scotland, Iceland, Greenland and eventually North America from around 800 to 1500.