A new forensic research facility being developed at Western Carolina University will help prepare students for careers in forensics, enhance the skills of law enforcement officials statewide, and assist local police and sheriff's departments with crime scene investigations.
Thanks to a National Science Foundation grant-funded project led by a Western Carolina University professor, 25 young people from Washington’s Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe are seeing firsthand how the nation’s largest dam removal project will impact a river system with deep spiritual and cultural significance to the tribe.
Three Western Carolina University students will pair up with faculty members to take part in a new undergraduate research initiative sponsored by the University of North Carolina General Administration.
When he was in 10th grade, a near hit from a bolt of lightning threw Sam Gasque 20 feet into the air and slammed him into a wall. Now the businessman is fighting back with the help of students in Mark Azadpour's electrical engineering class at Western Carolina University.
A national survey conducted by Western Carolina University's Institute for the Economy and the Future reveals that America's state officials remain doubtful about federal security and preparedness in several critical areas in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks and the response to Hurricane Katrina.
Western Carolina University psychology students Dorothy Keane of Sylva and Nick Mescia of Dillon, S.C., won awards for their presentations at the Southeastern Psychological Association meeting in Atlanta earlier this spring.
The United States is losing ground to its global competitors in terms of scientific research and innovations, and it is up to universities and colleges other than the traditional “big research institutions” to step up and help stem the tide.
Western Carolina University's Institute for the Economy and the Future will hold its second annual i7 Futures Forum as scientists, policy makers, economic developers and investors gather to explore how science can shape the region's future and provide opportunities for economic growth.
Undergraduate research will be under the spotlight at Western Carolina University during upcoming weeks as WCU students participate in an on-campus Undergraduate Expo and record numbers of students travel to Asheville to share their research at the 20th annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research.