Western Carolina University junior Laney Browder is one of 16 students from the U.S. to be selected by the American Chemical Society to participate in its International Research Experiences for Students program.
Every Thursday this month, weather permitting, 22 students from Cullowhee Valley School will wade into the water, take samples of aquatic life, and record observations and data while conducting research as part of an afterschool activity led by the Western Carolina University biology department and the Highlands Biological Station.
A Western Carolina University professor was an author for a recent AARP report on older American Indians that found population shifts, continuing health care issues and traditional strengths within the community.
With her research interests centering on Vikings, the medieval North Atlantic, marine mammal exploitation and environmental history, Western Carolina University Department of History associate professor Vicki Szabo is familiar with the early travels of Norwegians who ventured out to Scotland, Iceland, Greenland and eventually North America from around 800 to 1500.
The WHEE Wagon Program, a Western Carolina University School of Nursing outreach project helping medically fragile children, is partnering with participants in a WCU study-abroad course to provide an IV pole-equipped wagon to children in the United Kingdom.
Western Carolina University’s two springtime events that highlight student research, the Undergraduate Expo and Graduate Research Symposium, are being combined this year to create the 2016 Research and Scholarship Celebration that will be held Wednesday, March 30, and Thursday, March 31.
Western Carolina University will host two lectures about a successful business and its socially conscious reinvestment in the international business community on Wednesday, March 16, at the A.K. Hinds University Center theater.
Site work is beginning for the installation of Western Carolina University’s Electron Garden on the Green, which is believed to be the first combination solar power generating facility and hammock “hanging lounge” on any college campus in the nation.
Two Western Carolina University faculty members and a graduate student recently conducted research into cheating in online courses, using a bit of deception themselves to see how effective those impostors hiding in the digital shadows actually are.