A crowd of nearly 600 people got a sneak preview of Western Carolina University's major “coming attraction” during an open house Tuesday, Oct. 11, for the new $30 million, 122,000-square-foot Fine and Performing Arts Center, an event that featured a free performance by the St. Louis Brass Quintet.
A $40,000 grant from the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research will enable Western Carolina University to create a 10-week interdisciplinary summer research program focusing on the preservation of Cherokee heritage and culture in the face of increasing economic and environmental pressures.
Thanks to the creative talents of a husband-and-wife team of world-class photographers who met while students at Western, the university is celebrating next year's opening of the new Fine and Performing Arts Center through a limited-edition calendar that is itself a work of art.
A Western Carolina University biology professor is among 46 scholars and artists from around the world selected for a prestigious fellowship program at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
It’s not unusual for a group of college students to take advantage of a long weekend for a trip to the beach. But for a group of Western Carolina University geosciences majors, a recent trip to North Carolina’s Outer Banks provided more than just an opportunity for rest and relaxation.