Enrique Gomez, associate professor of physics and astronomy at Western Carolina University, will host a safe way to view a somewhat rare astronomical event called a transit of Mercury beginning at 11 a.m. Monday, May 9, on the lawn of A.K. Hinds University Center.
Heather Mae Erickson and students in her advanced ceramics class, along with student members of the Mudcat Club – WCU’s ceramics club – created 100 handmade bowls for the Empty Bowl event Friday, April 22, benefiting The Community Table in Sylva.
The final presentation of the 2015-16 Arts and Cultural Events series at Western Carolina University will be the Southern Circuit series film “Kings, Queens & In-Betweens,” a documentary about gender identity, on the lawn of the A.K. Hinds University Center at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 26.
Western Carolina University’s two springtime events that highlight student research, the Undergraduate Expo and Graduate Research Symposium, are being combined this year to create the 2016 Research and Scholarship Celebration that will be held Wednesday, March 30, and Thursday, March 31.
David Ray, vice president for policy and advocacy at CARE USA, will speak on the campus of Western Carolina University at 4 p.m. Monday, March 14, in Room 130 of the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Lori Unruh, coordinator of Western Carolina University’s School Psychology Graduate Program, was recipient of a President’s Award for Exceptional Service to Children and School Psychology during the 2016 annual convention of the National Association for School Psychologists held in New Orleans in mid-February.