Western Carolina University’s College of Business, along with the Corporation for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and EPIC, a student initiative encouraging student entrepreneurship through Elevating Potential, Imagination and Collaboration, recently held a student pitch party.
In January, Western Carolina University senior Anna Oates began wondering what she would do this summer before heading to graduate school. As she searched for library internships, Oates noticed the Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program. With the deadline to apply just days away, Oates applied for three positions, she recently learned she was chosen to work in the Library Services Music Division.
Western Carolina University junior Laney Browder is one of 16 students from the U.S. to be selected by the American Chemical Society to participate in its International Research Experiences for Students program.
Films created by Western Carolina University students will be screened at the eighth annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Friday, April 29.
Western Carolina University is accepting nominations for the Mountain Heritage Award, an honor bestowed annually on one individual and one organization playing a prominent role in researching, preserving and/or interpreting Southern Appalachian history, culture and issues.
As a graduate student at Virginia Tech in the early 1990s, Martin Tanaka would often stare in amazement at the “fellow” award on the wall of his thesis adviser. He has wanted one of his own ever since.
Carmen Huffman, an associate professor of chemistry at Western Carolina University, says part of what keeps her motivated as a teacher is that her work is ever-changing, always with something new to try to help her students learn. But an even greater motivation for her are the interactions she has with them.
High school students from across Western North Carolina gathered at Western Carolina University’s Ramsey Center in mid-March to test their knowledge of French and Spanish in the university’s 34th annual Foreign Language Contest.