A panel of WCU faculty members, including an environmental health professor who has studied the spread and control of infectious agents such as Ebola for more than two decades, will take part in a discussion about the virus on Tuesday, Nov. 4.
A benefit bluegrass concert sponsored by the Sylva Herald newspaper and WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center netted $3,000 that will be used to provide assistance to victims of the March 22 landslide in Snohomish County in Washington state.
The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University will present a spring exhibition titled “Remote Sites of War,” featuring more than 110 works by North Carolina-based artists Todd Drake, Skip Rohde and Christopher Sims.
WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center and the North Carolina Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association will host a reception and talk on Thursday, Feb. 27, celebrating the exhibit “Fewer Footprints and More Tears: Commemorating the 175th Anniversary of the Trail of Tears.”
A former U.S. Marine Corps colonel who retired to Asheville and became a military historian will be the featured speaker as the Carolina Round Table on the World Wars meets Wednesday, Oct. 9, at WCU’s instructional site at Biltmore Park Town Square in Asheville.