WCU recently hosted a half-day event focusing on the emerging natural products industry of the Western North Carolina region. The event also served as an official launch for WCU’s newest graduate program, which leads to a master’s degree in chemistry with a professional science concentration in natural products.
The forensic science, chemistry and physics programs at Western Carolina University will co-host a lecture titled “Do Scientists Need Philosophy?” in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center on Friday, May 2.
Western Carolina University’s Department of Chemistry and Physics will host an evening telescope viewing party beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the Jackson County Airport overlooking the WCU campus.
Thirteen students from Hayesville High School toured the WCU Department of Chemistry and Physics on Thursday, Oct. 24, a visit that included demonstrations of experiments and hands-on experiences in the university’s laboratories.
The National Institute of Justice has awarded Mark R. Wilson, director of the Forensic Science Program at Western Carolina University, a two-year, nearly $718,000 grant to evaluate new DNA sequencing instrumentation for use in crime laboratories.