Brett Riggs was recently recognized by the U.S. Forest Service with the Exceptional Partner Award at the Trail of Tears Association’s national meeting, where he also gave the keynote address.
WCU is continuing its leadership role in making a positive impact on the region by posting strong increases in the number of new and transfer students in Cullowhee.
Jamie Vaske, a criminal justice professor, helped create Buncombe County Veterans Treatment Court. She will now help lead a study exploring how effective such courts are at helping struggling veterans in the criminal justice system achieve stability.
When WCU officials held a ribbon-cutting event to officially open “The Rocks” freshman residence halls on Friday, Sept. 2, it was more than just a ceremonial gathering.
In a Design for Health Initiative, students and professors from five academic disciplines are exploring how the built environment affects quality of life for older adults living in poverty in Jackson County, and ways it can be improved.
It was not the usual academic partnership when physical therapy professor Doug Keskula and speech-language pathology associate professor Leigh Odom traveled from WCU to Canada this summer for a dissection workshop.
“Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories” explores off-reservation boarding schools in a kaleidoscope of voices.
Three years after welcoming in its inaugural class, the Doctor of Psychology program received accreditation from the American Psychological Association.
Robert Richard “Dick” Trevarthen, a former Western Carolina University director of bands, passed at 1 p.m., Aug. 17, in Clyde.