An open house set for 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, will showcase the capabilities of an experimental “bring-your-own-device” e-classroom in Room 313 of Forsyth Building, which has become a testing ground for learning spaces in the new natural sciences building to be constructed on campus.
John “Andy” Hansen, WCU assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, is the recipient of a SAGE Junior Faculty Professional Development Teaching Award and will be attending the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in Kansas City in March to receive it.
Quirky films, arts and crafts workshops, a holiday circus show and a comedy performance by Chicago’s famous Second City are among the offerings of the 2016-17 Arts and Cultural Events series at Western Carolina University.
Some of Team USA’s most prominent athletes have chosen not to compete at the summer Olympics because of concern over the Zika virus, but WCU mosquito researcher Brian Byrd says that, although there are risks, he would go to Rio de Janeiro if he had the chance.
Josh Cannon and Alex Frazier, students at Western Carolina University, competed in the 2016 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship from Thursday, July 28, through Saturday, July 30, at Green River Lake near Campbellsville, Kentucky.
A new laboratory offering three-dimensional visualization of math concepts and computer science object models now offers students in WCU’s Mathematics and Computer Science Department a unique tool for their assignments and projects.