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Futures Forum April 4-5 to examine molecular bioscience

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.
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WCU students gear up for expo, national conference in Asheville

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.
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Western unveils human movement science laboratory

Faculty members in Western Carolina University's department of physical therapy recently unveiled a new human movement science laboratory, a training and diagnostic facility made possible by a grant of nearly $200,000 from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust.