College of Arts and Sciences

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New book takes closer look at baskets and their makers

Anna Fariello believes that artifacts – somewhat like windows – can act as passageways to a culture’s soul. “Material culture can be a window onto the changes that occur in social and cultural history,” said Fariello, an associate professor and chief architect of the Craft Revival Project at Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library.
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WCU Science Fair announces winners

Students from several Western North Carolina school systems recently took top honors at Western Carolina University’s annual Western Regional Science Fair and are on their way to the state competition in March.
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Future of electricity talk planned for Dec. 4 at WCU

Revis James, director of the Energy Technology Assessment Center of the Electric Power Research Institute, will make a presentation titled “The ElectriNet – Creating the Electricity Network of the Future” at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center.