A Student Democracy Coalition survey of Western Carolina University students this week shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton with a strong lead over Republican Donald Trump among student voters at the University of North Carolina’s westernmost campus.
Western Carolina University students associated with Dance Marathon will unite with more than 300 Miracle Network Dance Marathon programs at colleges and universities across North America for Child Health Day on Monday, Oct. 3.
Betty Plemmons of Asheville had a lifelong dream of riding in a hot air balloon. Thanks to a couple of Western Carolina University students involved with Beyond Clinic Walls, a multidisciplinary group of students working with the elderly, Plemmons and her husband, Glen, managed to realize that dream recently.
Based on his performance this year on the Web.com Tour, former Western Carolina men's golfer J.T. Poston has qualified for his PGA Tour Card, it was announced last week. Poston was one of 25 golfers -- 19 of which will be rookies -- to secure their 2016-17 PGA Tour membership.
Simulation is often used in nursing programs to give students an idea of what actual patient interactions are like in a hospital. It can come in various forms such as human-patient simulations, the use of manikins, virtual simulations, or role playing. Western Carolina University School of Nursing assistant professor David Wells has taken simulation to another level.
The WHEE Wagon Program, a Western Carolina University School of Nursing outreach project helping medically fragile children, is partnering with participants in a WCU study-abroad course to provide an IV pole-equipped wagon to children in the United Kingdom.
“The idea behind the Urban Death Project is to bring nature into the cities, because I think all cities need a deeper connection to nature and all of us who live in cities can benefit from that.” -- Katrina Spade, founder, Urban Death Project