Two Western North Carolina music professors have joined forces to help area churches fill the void of missing choirs this Easter Sunday, silenced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yanjun Yun, an associate professor in Western Carolina University’s College of Engineering and Technology, was recently named a National Science Foundation ASCEND Faculty Fellow.
In the grand tradition of “the show must go on,” WCU students and faculty will present William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” via Zoom.
Jennifer Schiff, associate professor of political science and public affairs, has been named one of the top educators in the University of North Carolina System.
Carolyn M. Callaghan has been named executive director of educational outreach. The appointment, announced recently by WCU Interim Provost Richard Starnes, is effective July 1.
U.S. News and World Report included Western Carolina University in several categories of its recently released 2021 Best Graduate School rankings.
Summer school classes will be held online or via another form of distance education course delivery through the end of the second summer term in August.
Sophomore Brianna Hedges was brainstorming with her dad one day on what activities members of Western Carolina University’s Recreational Therapy Association group could participate in as a way to reach out while they are physically unable to go out and volunteer in places because of the COVID-19 crisis.
Faculty, staff and students in the College of Engineering and Technology at Western Carolina University are using 3D printers in the college’s Rapid Center to develop visors for face shields for use by health care workers in their battle with the COVID-19 pandemic. The work is part of a nationwide initiative by Stratasys, manufacturer of several 3D printers used by WCU’s Rapid Center.