Applications are being accepted for Western Carolina University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program, an intensive eight-week opportunity for students and faculty to engage in high-impact practices and problem-based inquiry.
Mark A. Kossick, WCU professor of nursing and anesthesia simulation education coordinator, authored a chapter titled “Clinical Monitoring I: Cardiovascular System” in the sixth edition of the textbook “Nurse Anesthesia.”
Ingrid Bego, assistant professor in WCU’s Department of Political Science and Public Affairs, authored the first chapter of “Gender in the Political Science Classroom,” which was published in December by Indiana University Press.
A semesterlong intercultural communication collaboration between students at Western Carolina University and Honghe University in Yunnan Province, China, culminated Dec. 5 in WCU's first-ever real-time synchronous presentations with a student peer group at a Chinese university.
Improving student retention is an important part of the first strategic direction in Western Carolina University’s “2020 Vision” strategic plan to “fulfill the educational needs of our state and region.”
Western Carolina University faculty and staff members can keep up with the activities of the university’s Faculty Senate and Staff Senate by attending public meetings those two bodies have scheduled in January.
Christina L. Reitz, WCU associate professor of music, published an “Opera Report” on Jennifer Higdon's operatic work “Cold Mountain” in volume 23, no. 2 of the peer-reviewed journal the International Alliance for Women in Music.