Western Carolina University professor of mathematics Julie Barnes was working with Beth Schaubroeck, a professor of mathematics at the Air Force Academy, on a research project related to complex numbers when the two noticed their work was generating some interesting images.
Western Carolina University will begin offering a bachelor’s degree program in integrated health sciences and a master’s degree program in athletic training after approval of the two new academic offerings Friday, Nov. 3, by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.
Pamela DeGraffenreid, director of the Western Carolina University Bookstore and vice chair of the University of North Carolina System’s Staff Assembly, is the 2017 recipient of the Thomas W. Ross Visionary Leader Award.
Discussions focusing on study abroad and immigration, the screening of a film about refugees and a Western Carolina University faculty member’s reflections on her scholarly leave trip are on the agenda as the campus marks International Education Week from Monday, Nov. 13, through Friday, Nov. 17.
Three Western Carolina University alumni were recognized for their achievements and a former chair of the WCU Board of Trustees received one of the highest honors bestowed by the university, the Distinguished Service Award, as part of Homecoming activities on campus.
Retired banking executive and former chair of the WCU Board of Trustees F. Edward Broadwell Jr. and wife Donna Allsbrook Broadwell have made a commitment to WCU’s fundraising campaign to the tune of $1 million for scholarships.
The most recent graduates from Western Carolina University’s doctoral program in physical therapy have recorded a “four-peat” of sorts by being the fourth straight physical therapy class from WCU to have a 100 percent pass rate on their national licensing exam.
Upon accepting her new position as director of Western Carolina University’s Department of Intercultural Affairs, Dana Patterson couldn’t wait to get to Cullowhee. She was so excited that she moved here two weeks before her Sept. 1 start date.
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.