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.
Engineers Week at Western Carolina University kicked off Monday, Feb. 19, with guest speaker Lonnie Johnson addressing engineering and technology students on the “Impact of Technology” at the A.K. Hinds University Center’s Grandroom.
Programs in the colleges of Business, Education and Allied Professions, Arts and Sciences, and Health and Human Sciences have received notification of reaccreditation from a variety of agencies that conduct in-depth examinations of the programs’ quality and effectiveness.
The recent Ken Burns documentary series on the Vietnam War has sparked renewed discussion on the conflict, including Western Carolina University’s College of Arts and Sciences hosting a special event to hear local voices.
The award-winning creative team from WCU that already has destroyed the world with its presentation of “War of the Worlds” and paid homage to the early broadcasts of the Cotton Club with its “golden age of radio” re-creations has announced its selection for spring 2016.
The documentary film “Rising from Ashes,” the true story of the Rwandan National Cycling Team’s journey to compete in the London Olympic Games after national genocide, will be presented Wednesday, Nov. 4.