Ben Steere, director of Cherokee Studies Programs and an assistant professor of anthropology at Western Carolina University, will hold a book launch for his recent publication of “The Archaeology of Houses and Households in the Native Southeast” at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva on Friday, May 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Western Carolina University has a race car team. It’s not just any race car, but an off-road specialty buggy designed to compete in rugged endurance events sanctioned by the Society of Automotive Engineers and built and maintained by a dedicated group of WCU engineering students.
While growing up in Charlotte, Emily Ranson knew she was fortunate to come from a loving and supportive family. But it wasn’t until she came to Western Carolina University that Ranson discovered just how fortunate she was.
Western Carolina University students once again are among the nation’s leaders in the number of research projects accepted for presentation at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, and this year, for the first time, WCU’s student contingent will include a representative of the School of Nursing.
A key feature of an outdoor tourism conference hosted by Western Carolina University on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee was the presentation of customized tourism economic fact sheets.
Matthew McDonough didn’t know much about the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Exceptional Research Opportunities Program until he learned that a couple of his Western Carolina University instructors nominated him to participate.
Applications are being accepted through Monday, Feb. 20, from Western Carolina University undergraduate students and their faculty mentors who are interested in participating in intensive research work through the university’s second annual Summer Undergraduate Research Program.
Western Carolina University is the recipient of a grant from the North Carolina General Assembly that will help prepare educators to become school principals and, in turn, strengthen the quality of educational leadership in public schools.