research

Teams probe diverse topics during summer research

The question of whether substance abuse treatment reduces the likelihood of heroin users having repeat contact with the criminal justice system and the development of a special buoy to convert ocean wave energy into electricity are among the topics being investigated during the second year of Western Carolina University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program.

‘Interdisciplinary Innovations’ research conference set for April 7

Western Carolina University’s Department of English, the student-run journal The Nomad and the Society of Professional Communicators will be hosting their inaugural conference for undergraduate research, “Interdisciplinary Innovations: Approaches to Global Concerns,” from 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Friday, April 7, in Conference Room A of Blue Ridge Hall.

Annual Research and Scholarship Celebration set for March 29-30

The research talents and creative work of Western Carolina University’s undergraduate and graduate students will take center stage during the annual Research and Scholarship Celebration that will be held at various locations across campus over a two-day period – Wednesday, March 29, and Thursday, March 30.