Frequent thunderstorms have been cooling summer temperatures a little at WCU, but the campus soon will be heating up anyway as faculty and staff welcome what is expected to be another record-size student body for the start of fall semester.
Western North Carolina’s flourishing outdoor industry will be the focus of a conference at WCU that will bring together business owners and others to discuss topics such as product development and stewardship of natural resources.
“School Safety and Mental Health: Culture, Prevention and Intervention” will be the theme as members of the Carolina Network for School Mental Health meet Monday, Aug. 13, and Tuesday, Aug. 14, at WCU’s instructional site in Asheville.
A group of four Western Carolina University geology students and alumni have been keeping an eye out for grizzly bears and other wildlife this summer while working on a project to map landslides in one of the crown jewels of the U.S. park system – Yellowstone.
Western Carolina University’s Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment is offering a “Powerful Communication Strategies for Women” workshop from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at WCU’s instructional site at Biltmore Park.
Christina L. Reitz, WCU associate professor of music, published her article “Civil War, Civil Words: An Exploration of Jennifer Higdon’s Song Cycle” in the peer-reviewed Journal of the International Alliance for Women in Music.