Alexander Macaulay, assistant professor of history at Western Carolina University, has published “Marching in Step: Masculinity, Citizenship, and The Citadel in Post-World War II America.” The book, Macaulay’s first, was published in October by the University of Georgia Press.
The North Carolina Symphony will get the season started with a concert of holiday pops at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, at the Fine and Performing Arts Center on the campus of Western Carolina University.
Catamounts could be seen running along the Blue Ridge Parkway over the weekend of Nov. 14-15, but these weren’t of the four-legged variety. It was a contingent from Western Carolina University’s athletic training program completing the second annual Mountain Jug Run for Research.
Anna Fariello believes that artifacts – somewhat like windows – can act as passageways to a culture’s soul.
“Material culture can be a window onto the changes that occur in social and cultural history,” said Fariello, an associate professor and chief architect of the Craft Revival Project at Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library.
Western Carolina University’s electric department recently was presented a 2008 Safety Award from ElectriCities of North Carolina for achieving a perfect record of no lost workday accidents during 2008.