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Graduate Education Summit set for Feb. 16

The annual Graduate Education Summit will be held at Western Carolina University on Thursday, Feb. 16, with the theme “Enriching the Graduate Student Experience Through Scholarship, Research and Applied Learning.”

WCU Free Enterprise Speaker Series hosts free book event Feb. 16

Western Carolina University’s Free Enterprise Speaker Series will host a book program Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Blue Ridge Conference Room. Michelle Albert Vachris, professor of economics at Christopher Newport University, will discuss her recently published “Pride and Profit: The Intersection of Jane Austen and Adam Smith” beginning at 6:30 p.m.

‘Jack Tales’ presentation coming to WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center

Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will host a multimedia presentation on “Jack Tales” and storytelling on Thursday, Feb. 16, from 5 to 6 p.m. as part of its Appalachian Living series. “Jack Tales” are a Southern Appalachian storytelling staple and a continuation of an English tradition going back hundreds of years.