With a trio of Western Carolina University faculty members currently engaged in individual research projects around the world through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, the university has landed on a just-published list recognizing the program’s “top-producing institutions” for 2017-18.
“The Year of the Dog,” a celebration of the Lunar New Year, will offer cultural performances, hand-crafted items and samples of traditional Asian cuisine from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in the Grandroom of Western Carolina University’s A.K. Hinds University Center.
Vittal Anantatmula, professor and director of Western Carolina University’s Master of Project Management Program, was selected to receive a 2018 Endeavor Executive Fellowship, allowing him to conduct research at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia.
“Past in Present, Streets of India,” an exhibit currently showing at Gallery Art and Aesthetic in New Delhi, India, features large format photos taken by Jon Jicha, a Western Carolina University art professor.
Discussions focusing on study abroad and immigration, the screening of a film about refugees and a Western Carolina University faculty member’s reflections on her scholarly leave trip are on the agenda as the campus marks International Education Week from Monday, Nov. 13, through Friday, Nov. 17.
Exhuming medieval graves in the Transylvania region of Romania ― the legendary home of Dracula ― sounds like fiction, but that is what a Western Carolina University bioarcheology research group did this summer.
A delegation of special education teachers and cultural ambassadors from the Republic of Botswana spent a week at Western Carolina University recently in an engagement mission to learn, share and further a burgeoning partnership with the university.
A delegation of educators from the Republic of Botswana will visit Western Carolina University for a week beginning Monday, July 17, as part of a continuing collaboration to address special needs students in that country.
Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff are playing an increasingly important role behind the scenes in organizing and staging Folkmoot USA, the Haywood County-based international festival of folk music and dance that kicks up its heels for the 34th year beginning Thursday, July 20.
After spending nearly four days on Western Carolina University’s Cullowhee campus, professor Mo Mo Thant was able to take valuable information back to her native country of Myanmar as it undergoes a massive education reform.