The results are in from a comprehensive scientific sampling of residents of the 23 westernmost counties of North Carolina, and researchers at Western Carolina University’s Center for Regional Development say they found some surprises in their examination of the region’s economic, social and political trends.
Western Carolina University’s Delta Zeta chapter of the Phi Beta Delta honor society for international scholars is recipient of the Southeast Regional Best Chapter Award, presented recently at the 2004 Phi Beta Delta conference in Washington, D.C.
Western Carolina University senior Danielle Elizabeth Hochstetter of Charlotte has been chosen to receive a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, and will spend 13 months in South Korea teaching English as a foreign language.
A series of collaborative programs offered by Western Carolina University and Pardee Hospital to help the growing population of senior citizens in Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina enjoy longer, healthier lives has been recognized as among the best geriatric practices in the Southeast.
Students studying tourism and hospitality management at Western Carolina University are gathering historical information that could lead to the creation of a Heritage Walk for the nearby Jackson County town of Dillsboro.
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.