Western Carolina University will host its 37th Annual High School Mathematics Contest Thursday, March 29, with more than 500 of the region’s top high school and junior high school mathematics students competing.
Research conducted by Western Carolina University’s undergraduate students, along with other examples of students’ creative talents, will be on display Monday, March 26, through Thursday, March 29, as WCU’s Honors College sponsors Undergraduate Expo 2007.
Sir Harold Kroto, winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize for chemistry, will visit Western Carolina University on Monday, April 2, to help scientists and laymen alike better understand their respective responsibilities to wisely use the tools of modern technology while preserving the world’s natural resources.
The Public Relations Student Society of America chapter at Western Carolina University will hold its annual Crisis Communication Day on Friday, March 23. The event will take place from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the third floor of A.K. Hinds University Center.
Western Carolina University’s annual Jazz Festival will take place Friday, March 23, and Saturday, March 24, with several jazz clinics during the weekend led by guest saxophonist Chris Cheek and guest trumpeter Rich Willey.
Cheek, native of St. Louis, has been featured in more than 60 albums and has recorded four of his own albums: “I Wish I Knew,” “A Girl Named Joe,” “Vine” and “Blues Cruise.” Cheek has performed in Canada, China, Japan and Russia, as well as throughout Europe and the United States.