Issues of race and class status in New York City at the turn of the 20th century will be explored as Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen presents “Intimate Apparel” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, through Saturday, Oct. 8.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Day, an annual regional cultural celebration and the university’s “gift back to the community,” took place Saturday, Sept. 24, on campus under bright skies with thousands of visitors.
Western Carolina University’s Free Enterprise Speaker Series returns on Monday, Oct. 3, with a program on modern views on economics rooted in 18th-century philosophies. Sandra J. Peart of Richmond University will present a talk titled “Adam Smith’s Invisible Hand: 21st-Century Reasons for Optimism and a Caution” at 4 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of A.K. Hinds University Center. The talk is open to the public free of charge.
Darby Harris rode nearly 121 miles on his bicycle Saturday (Sept. 17) during a fundraiser for Western Carolina University’s student Biology Club, and in the process he burned 5,616 calories while climbing just over 26,000 feet in elevation. But he wasn’t quite done.
Western Carolina University announced today (Thursday, Sept. 22) the launch of a new center focused on issues revolving around economic development in North Carolina, especially in its western region. Seed funding for the project comes from a $1.8 million gift commitment from the Charles Koch Foundation.
About 90 paddling enthusiasts ranging in age from 7 to 69 gathered at the Tuckaseigee River near the Western Carolina University campus Saturday, Sept. 10, for the seventh annual Cullowhee Canoe Slalom.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Day, a free family-oriented festival that celebrates Southern Appalachian culture through concerts, living-history demonstrations, competitions and awards programs, will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, on the WCU campus, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Western Carolina University’s ongoing effort get out the vote for the November election continues to gain momentum, now with added strength as part of the national Campus Vote Project and the Andrew Goodman Foundation’s Vote Everywhere project.
The size of the student body at Western Carolina University is at an all-time high, with the university posting a record total enrollment this fall that is getting a boost via a corresponding record in freshman enrollment.