Posts By: Randall Holcombe

Faculty mentors, student researchers collaborating in third year of Summer Undergraduate Research Program

The impact of product placement in movies on college-age individuals, the effects of inadequate cellular access on emergency medical services in rural areas and an examination of the function of an enzyme that copies and repairs mitochondrial DNA are among the topics being investigated during the third year of Western Carolina University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program.

WCU holds trio of commencements for expected record spring class

Recognition of graduating students with perfect GPAs, the presentation of an honorary doctorate to an aerospace engineer, and speeches from one of the University of North Carolina System’s top teachers and one of Western Carolina University’s stellar graduate students were among the highlights Friday and Saturday (May 11-12) as WCU held a trio of commencement exercises.

‘Liars Bench’ show to pay tribute to folksinger Hedy West

“The Liars Bench,” a program devoted to preserving, promoting and performing materials dealing with Appalachian heritage and culture, will present a new show at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, in the ground-floor auditorium of Western Carolina University’s H.F. Robinson Administration Building.