In response to the ongoing national economic crisis, Western Carolina University’s Institute for the Economy and the Future is launching WNC Pulse, a new Web-based initiative, to help solve regional problems by identifying Western North Carolina’s major economic, social and political issues and trends.
Researchers conducting a dialect study at Western Carolina University are seeking lifelong residents of Western North Carolina between the ages of 9 and 13, and age 50 and older to volunteer to participate.
Two years after relocating to Western Carolina University from its longtime home at Duke University, a program known worldwide for its use of science to influence public policy affecting management of U.S. shorelines is establishing a permanent beachhead in South Carolina’s Lowcountry.
Twenty-five Western Carolina University student teams are among a total of 578 Western North Carolina college students participating in Juicy Ideas, a collegiate competition that challenges students to combine entrepreneurship with environmental responsibility.
Western Carolina University’s in-house mosquito expert is warning residents of some Western North Carolina counties to be on the lookout for a species of mosquito known for its painful and persistent bites.
Western Carolina University is the new home to the offices of the Santa Aguila Charitable Trust, an international organization devoted to the protection and preservation of beaches around the world, and recent WCU graduate Adam Griffith has been hired as director of the trust’s Beachcare program.
Western Carolina University's Honors College presented the first-ever RODIN Awards this spring to three faculty members for their Photo of a RODIN awardsupport of undergraduate researchers. RODIN stands for the Recognition of Distinguished Instruction and Nurturing.
Approximately 50 emergency agency personnel from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area will convene Tuesday, May 6, for the final workshop in a yearlong regional disaster planning project sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Institute for the Economy and the Future, and department of applied criminology.