Students from the New Kituwah Academy language immersion school in Cherokee will be visiting the campus of Western Carolina University on Wednesday, April 4, to present their annual Youth Powwow for the university’s students, faculty and staff.
Western Carolina University’s Cherokee Language Program and the Museum of the Cherokee Indian will co-host the second annual Undergraduate Cherokee Language Symposium beginning Sunday, March 25, and continuing through Tuesday, March 27.
Molecules in the Mountains, a free life science conference geared toward students, scientists and regional business people, will be held Thursday, April 12, at Western Carolina University in the A.K. Hinds University Center.
Renowned Indian law and indigenous peoples’ human rights scholar Rebecca Tsosie will present a community lecture at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 15, in the first floor auditorium of Western Carolina University’s H.F. Robinson administration building.
Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff will have an opportunity to learn about various aspects of life for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians as the Cherokee Cultural Tour is offered from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Grandroom of A.K. Hinds University Center.
Western Carolina University students participating in a recent combination service-learning and faculty-led trip to New Zealand were introduced to a simple but extraordinary public safety concept and witnessed transformative changes happening in a region damaged by earthquakes.
As a kid with a vivid imagination and a self-admitted “class clown” while attending Fairview Elementary School in Sylva, perhaps Sean Bridgers should have known he had the ingredients to become an actor. Acting wasn’t something Bridgers ever really thought about – not until he left, then returned to Jackson County to enroll at Western Carolina University.