Here’s one professor whose research truly has gone to the dogs. Hal Herzog, professor of psychology at Western Carolina University, had long wondered why people choose the types of dogs they select for pets.
A three-person team from Western Carolina University captured second place and $5,000 in scholarship money in the annual American Express Planning Invitational, a competition in which students pit their financial planning abilities against students from other universities across the nation.
It’s been a busy spring for Christine D. Stevens, head of Western Carolina University’s department of health sciences, who has been appointed to a statewide genomics task force and received the state’s top award in the field of immunology.
It’s not unusual for a group of college students to take advantage of a long weekend for a trip to the beach. But for a group of Western Carolina University geosciences majors, a recent trip to North Carolina’s Outer Banks provided more than just an opportunity for rest and relaxation.
Western Carolina University presented its top faculty and staff awards for teaching, research and service for the 2003-04 academic year Friday, April 23, at its annual spring General Faculty Meeting and Awards Convocation.
A Western Carolina University faculty member who regularly wins praise from students and colleagues for the knowledge and passion that illuminates her teaching has been named one of the best teachers in The University of North Carolina system.
Western Carolina University will bestow honorary doctorates on a longtime dean and on a former chairman of its board of trustees, and present a major alumni award, as the university holds spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 8.
Judges for Western Carolina University 's 2004 Annual Student Art Exhibition awarded “Best in Show” honors to senior Joel Queen for his sculpture “Drifting,” one of 185 entries in this year's competition.