Renowned Indian law and indigenous peoples’ human rights scholar Rebecca Tsosie will present a community lecture at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 15, in the first floor auditorium of Western Carolina University’s H.F. Robinson administration building.
Western Carolina University students participating in a recent combination service-learning and faculty-led trip to New Zealand were introduced to a simple but extraordinary public safety concept and witnessed transformative changes happening in a region damaged by earthquakes.
John “Andy” Hansen, WCU assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, is the recipient of a SAGE Junior Faculty Professional Development Teaching Award and will be attending the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in Kansas City in March to receive it.
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.
A group of WCU students had an opportunity to learn about leadership and management in times of disaster as they participated in a May mini-mester course that included a service-learning trip to Tornado Alley.