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.
Results are in and the survey says… Western Carolina University staff members have the strongest overall satisfaction and engagement numbers recorded since the annual WCU Staff Senate survey began in 2013.
Western Carolina University’s Rapid Center, a regional source for business and entrepreneurial assistance, will gain some assistance itself in the form of a U.S. Economic Development Administration grant.
It’s September in the hills when Western Carolina University’s fall foliage forecaster Beverly Collins attempts to quantify the quality of the annual color show in Western North Carolina through a scientific-based prediction. And Collins is anticipating a good display across the mountains this year.
Exhuming medieval graves in the Transylvania region of Romania ― the legendary home of Dracula ― sounds like fiction, but that is what a Western Carolina University bioarcheology research group did this summer.
Four seniors from Western Carolina University’s Construction Management Program found themselves fulfilling internships this summer for the same Peachtree City, Georgia-based business – Kiewit Infrastructure South Co., a construction firm that is part of the Fortune 500 contracting giant Kiewit Corp.
The question of whether substance abuse treatment reduces the likelihood of heroin users having repeat contact with the criminal justice system and the development of a special buoy to convert ocean wave energy into electricity are among the topics being investigated during the second year of Western Carolina University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program.