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Engineering professor Sudhir Kaul receives state’s excellence in teaching award

Sudhir Kaul, a professor in the School of Engineering and Technology, has received one of the University of North Carolina System’s top awards.  

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The Princeton Review lists WCU among nation’s best MBA programs

The Princeton Review’s “Best Business Schools for 2022” list recognizes WCU’s College of Business among the best on-campus programs for students to earn an MBA.  

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Corporate support from America’s Home Place is helping build Construction Management program

Annual corporate support from one of the largest custom home builders in the eastern U.S. is helping lay the foundation for future successes for graduates of the Construction Management Program.  

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Hundreds of students, faculty, staff demonstrate their affection as ‘I Love WCU’ Month winds down

Several hundred students, faculty and staff took a break from the rigors that come during the second month of the 2022 spring semester to show a little affection during the sixth annual “I Love WCU Month.”  

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Three-time WCU alumna finds her true calling in community college leadership

When Laura Leatherwood discovered what higher education could do for her, she knew she had found her calling to ensure others discovered it for themselves.   

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Integrated Health Sciences program offering students a flexible pathway for health careers

Launched in fall 2018, the Integrated Health Sciences program is starting to graduate students. Some are entering the workforce.   

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Western Wednesdays

Welcome to Western Wednesdays, the podcast edition! While Western Wednesdays have been around for 18 months, we’re excited to bring it to you in the world of podcasts. Every month we’ll be sitting down with alumni from all different backgrounds to talk about how WCU influenced them and their careers.  

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Telescope clinic, night sky viewing scheduled at Apodoca Science Building

WCU will host a telescope clinic on campus, followed by a free, open to the public telescope viewing using in-house telescopes on Friday, March 11, on the fifth-floor terrace of the Apodaca Science Building.   

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Engineering professor named as resident scholar for NSF funded research with FDA

Martin Tanaka, a professor in the College of Engineering and Technology, has been selected to be a scholar in residence with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation.   

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