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A Season to Remember

Women's golf wins four titles, earns trip to the postseason in 2022-23.  

Engineering Magizine 2023

Engineering WNC


Freshman WCU students running

Fill The Western Sky


laboratory with bat skeleton

Hair-Raising Findings


Danita Johnson - Setting A New Course

Setting A New Course


August Fama

WCU microplastics study sheds light on huge pollution problem

A few years ago, Jerry Miller, professor in the Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources, began looking at microplastics and its effects on rivers and streams in Western North Carolina.   

sean mulholland csfe

Free enterprise center receives support for student research, travel, guest speakers

The Center for the Study of Free Enterprise, located in the College of Business, has received funding to support undergraduate research efforts, student travel for professional development and guest speakers.  

hc award winners

WCU to honor regional development leader, three prominent alumni as part of Homecoming ’23

Members of the WCU family will come together to recognize three prominent alumni for their career accomplishments and to honor a longtime proponent of economic development across WNC as part of Homecoming 2023.  

Bob Waters Furman

Reliving the Dream

Forty years ago, the Catamounts made a miraculous run to the national championship game.  

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