Blair Tormey, a coastal research scientist in WCU's Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, recently collaborated with his sister, Megan Tormey, an architect with Washington D.C.-based Quinn Evans Architects, a firm that is working on renovating the undercroft space of the Lincoln Memorial.
Scott Eldredge, assistant professor in the Department of Communication, is seeking volunteers to participate in a research study exploring how people obtain and assess information about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Move over murder hornets. Fire ants, those vicious insects with a painful sting and destructive ways, are becoming more pervasive in the mountains, according to research from the Highlands Biological Station of Western Carolina University.
With the onset of COVID-19, health care systems across the country began assessing readiness in the event of a surge of COVID-19 patients. Catawba Valley Health System in Catawba County, North Carolina, was no different.
Selections have been made for the 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Program, an intensive eight-week scholarly activity at Western Carolina University that this year will be implemented with distance learning and online research components.
The peer-reviewed study examined impacts to a crash test dummy head by a disc in a laboratory, with variations in velocity, mass, disc type or flexibility as would be found at a typical recreational setting.