Wendy S. Zabava Ford (pictured), executive associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Western Michigan University, will become dean of Western Carolina University’s newly reconfigured College of Arts and Sciences on July 1.
Sir Harold Kroto, winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize for chemistry, will visit Western Carolina University on Monday, April 2, to help scientists and laymen alike better understand their respective responsibilities to wisely use the tools of modern technology while preserving the world’s natural resources.
Western Carolina University's College of Education and Allied Professions is recipient of a national award presented annually to recognize teacher education programs that exhibit outstanding collaboration with local school systems.
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.