Students were given the opportunity to network with students from other Southern Conference schools and expand their knowledge of other academic areas at the SoCon Undergraduate Research Forum.
Faculty at WCU have been awarded $1,165,955 from the Civil Money Penalty Grant for Medicare and Medicaid Services that will allow them to oversee Bingocize® and use the program in North Carolina.
It was not the usual academic partnership when physical therapy professor Doug Keskula and speech-language pathology associate professor Leigh Odom traveled from WCU to Canada this summer for a dissection workshop.
In a collaborative effort, Hunter Library has established an extensive, digital collection that will provide improved access to regionally focused materials of Southern Appalachia.
Associate professor Channa De Silva and recent graduate Brandon Sanders have been exploring how chemistry can help with recycling America’s spent nuclear fuels.
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.
In 2019, a research team from WCU’s Forensic Anthropology Program began a concentrated search for the airman, drawing on local interviews, anecdotal information and lots of onsite field work, including excavations. They found Sgt. Francis W. Wiemerslage.
Eleven projects ranging from student research into post-partum depression to improvements of a Cherokee plant garden at Highlands Biological Station are underway at WCU.
When Vicki Szabo, associate professor of history, finished her 2008 book on medieval whaling, she quipped in the acknowledgements she would remember all her WCU colleagues when it was made into a feature film.