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WCU students in upper echelon for presentations at national research conference

The university's undergraduates had 76 projects accepted, and 67 students will attend the prestigious event being held April 11-13 at Kennesaw State University.  


Work of graduate, undergraduate students to be showcased in Research and Scholarship Celebration

The agenda includes keynote talks by Mary C. Waters, Harvard University’s John L. Loeb Distinguished Professor of Sociology, and Laura Wright, WCU English professor and UNC Board of Governors teaching award winner.  


Author engages audience with charm, insight during Spring Literary Festival

A rapt audience attended a speaking engagement featuring Cristina Henríquez discussing her work, 'The Book of Unknown Americans.'  


WCU battling Lees-McRae College in ‘top adventure college’ finals

Voting in the championship round of Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine's contest continues through 11 a.m. Monday, April 1.  

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Community invited to CARE presentation on advocacy, involvement

The organization's Southeastern regional advocacy manager will speak to “Dive Deep into Advocacy” on Tuesday, April 2.  


EMS team achieves national recognition for campus response, action

The student squad brought home “Striving for Excellence” honors, an “EMS Ready Campus” award and other accolades after a recent conference.   


Hannah Fraser selected as Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact

The fellowship, named for Campus Compact co-founder Frank Newman, is a yearlong program emphasizing personal, professional and civic growth for students.  

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Cullowhee Science Olympiad set for March 30; volunteers needed

Competition segments take two to three hours, with volunteers serving as proctors and grading tests.   


Traditional music series to feature string band Ol’ Dirty Bathtub

A concert and jam session will be held at the headquarters for Homebase College Ministry, located on the east side of the WCU campus at 83 Central Drive.  

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