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School of Stage and Screen presenting classic musical 'Cabaret'

The classic musical “Cabaret” will be staged Thursday, Sept. 27, through Sunday, Sept. 30, by the students and faculty of WCU's School of Stage and Screen.  


Clemson philosophy professor to present Jerry Jackson Lecture

Todd May, professor of philosophy at Clemson University, will visit Western Carolina University to speak as part of the Jerry Jackson Lecture in the Humanities series.  


'To Write Love On Her Arms' founder will speak on campus

Jamie Tworkowski, founder of “To Write Love On Her Arms,” will be the featured speaker on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Western Carolina University’s A.K. Hinds University Center.  


Renowned sitar player to perform on campus

The sounds of sitar, the instrument that marked a definable moment in 1960s music and remains evocative of India, will return to Western Carolina University.  

Aimee Gornto Alumna of the Month

Aimee Gornto - Alumna of the Month

Meet our Alumna of the Month: Aimee Gornto! She graduated in 2010 with a degree in Anthropology with a concentration in Forensics.   

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Potential for inclement weather affects university event schedules

Concerns related to possible impacts from the remnants of Hurricane Florence have resulted in schedule changes for several events at Western Carolina University.  

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University's chancellor search process resumes; committee to meet Sept. 21

The search for WCU’s next chancellor will officially resume Friday, Sept. 21, as the committee helping select a successor to the late David O. Belcher will hold its first meeting since the July 16 announcement that a finalist for the position had withdrawn from consideration.  


Reception for ‘Defining America’ exhibition set at Fine Art Museum

A reception is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, to mark the opening of the “Defining America” exhibition at WCU's Fine Art Museum.  


Collaboration of students, faculty, alumnus leads to WCUTrees app

It won’t be long before the trees that engulf the Western Carolina University campus will be covered with the magnificent colors of fall. For those who have a hard time identifying those trees, WCU students, faculty and alumni have you covered.  

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