The impact of product placement in movies on college-age individuals, the effects of inadequate cellular access on emergency medical services in rural areas and an examination of the function of an enzyme that copies and repairs mitochondrial DNA are among the topics being investigated during the third year of Western Carolina University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program.
The National Conference on Undergraduate Research, an annual spring gathering that allows students from across the nation to present their best projects, is taking place Wednesday, April 4, through Saturday, April 7, at the University of Central Oklahoma, with 33 Western Carolina University students planning to attend.
The research prowess and creative work of Western Carolina University’s undergraduate and graduate students will be showcased during the annual Research and Scholarship Celebration, with oral and poster presentations, keynote speakers and receptions scheduled across campus over a two-day period – Wednesday, March 21, and Thursday, March 22.
The 2018 Faculty Scholarship Celebration at Western Carolina University was held Tuesday, Feb. 13, to recognize creative and academic works by faculty and staff, and featured announcements of award and grant recipients.
Applications are being accepted for Western Carolina University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program, an intensive eight-week opportunity for students and faculty to engage in high-impact practices and problem-based inquiry.
Results are in and the survey says… Western Carolina University staff members have the strongest overall satisfaction and engagement numbers recorded since the annual WCU Staff Senate survey began in 2013.