MadStone Cafe & Catching Light Books, the combination eatery and bookstore located in Western Carolina University’s Noble Hall, will host a reception for two WCU faculty authors at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31.
Western Carolina University’s Office of Research Administration is offering proposal development workshops for WCU’s tenured faculty, tenure-track faculty and staff who are interested in applying for the Provost’s Internal Support Grant.
An acclaimed pianist who has performed around the world and who teaches that musical artists must be entrepreneurs and good communicators as well as skilled technicians is the new director of Western Carolina University’s School of Music.
Astrophysicist and theologian David Wilkinson will visit Western Carolina University to present a lecture on the topic “The Big Bang, Multiverse and Stephen Hawking: The Search for God in Contemporary Cosmology” at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center.
Accomplished long-distance hiker Jennifer Pharr Davis of Asheville will be taking a break from her current project, hiking North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail, to give a presentation at Western Carolina University on Wednesday, Aug. 30.
A stand-up comedian told Western Carolina University’s new students that they need to step outside their comfort zones and not be afraid to fail as he spoke to them during the university’s annual New Student Convocation.
A long-running partnership between Western Carolina University and Mission Health System to improve the quality of health care in Western North Carolina reached a milestone recently when the federal government awarded a $1.3 million grant to boost the readiness of students graduating from WCU’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program.