The agenda includes keynote talks by Mary C. Waters, Harvard University’s John L. Loeb Distinguished Professor of Sociology, and Laura Wright, WCU English professor and UNC Board of Governors teaching award winner.
In the coming year, Donna Gallo and Charmion Rush will develop and implement a personal leadership plan, work with a mentor to refine leadership skills and attend an immersive professional development conference.
Research involving Western Carolina University’s Mosquito and Vector-Borne Infectious Disease Facility is aiding the fight against mosquito-spread La Crosse encephalitis in Western North Carolina and gaining recognition in a publication of the Centers for Disease Control.
Since its launch by Western Carolina University in June, the North Carolina Data Dashboard has proven to be an effective and reliable source of information about the westernmost counties, say those involved with the project.
A recent collaboration of Western Carolina University and the Canton Area Historical Museum preserves aspects of an important era of Haywood County and Western North Carolina, and gives the public an easy access to peek into the past.
Western Carolina University’s Office of Research Administration will accept applications from WCU tenured faculty, tenure-track faculty and staff for the Provost’s Internal Funding Support Grant through Monday, Oct. 1.
Johanna Price, a Western Carolina University assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders, has been awarded a fellowship by the American Association of University Women to pursue academic work and lead innovative community projects to empower women and girls.