For Jim Costa, biology professor since 1996 and director of Western Carolina University’s Highlands Biological Station for the past 17 years, the study of evolution has always been one of his main interests and areas of research.
A U.S. Marine Corps Officers Commissioning Ceremony took place Monday, May 15, in the conference room at WCU’s Blue Ridge Residence Hall for spring graduates Jonathan Lehe, Sydney Gallant and Caleb Hill.
Yue Hillon, professor of management in the College of Business, has been appointed to the university’s position of Wesley R. Elingburg Distinguished Professor of Business Innovation, effective July 1.
The Western Carolina University Board of Trustees presented its highest honor to David M. Powers, member of the UNC Board of Governors.
Western Carolina University held three spring commencement ceremonies May 12-13 at the Ramsey Regional Activity Center.
Forest bathing has been shown to decrease blood pressure, be beneficial to a person’s parasympathetic nervous system and protection from infections. It is also known to help combat anxiety, depression and lower stress.
WCU’s University Participant Program has become fully accredited by the Inclusive Higher Education Accreditation Council.
Intercultural Affairs recently collaborated with the Interior Design Club on their lounge redesign.
WCU’s Cherokee Language Program recently received a $11,700 donation from the John W. Heisse Fund for Historic Preservation for the Eastern Cherokee Histories in Translation Project.