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Retirement planning course to be offered at Biltmore Park site

Certified financial planners Joel Kelley and Jacob Sadler will serve as instructors.  

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School of Music to present annual 'Sounds of the Season' concert

The popular, family friendly event will be held Sunday, Dec. 8, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.  

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UNC System's new Paid Parental Leave Policy becomes effective Jan. 1

WCU’s Office of Human Resources and Payroll will hold three sessions to provide detailed information on the new program.  

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Graduate student working to translate Cherokee language from native newspaper

Constance Owl’s master’s degree thesis is turning out to be more than a means to a graduate degree in American history.  

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Interim provost announces leadership changes in College of Business

A.J. Grube, interim associate dean, will serve as acting dean of the college through the end of the fall term, and Debra Burke, professor of business administration and law, will assume the role of interim dean effective Jan. 1.  

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Faculty members' disc golf concussion study published in scientific journal

The peer-reviewed study examined impacts to a crash test dummy head by a disc in a laboratory, with variations in velocity, mass, disc type or flexibility as would be found at a typical recreational setting.  

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Freshman Cassidy Burns wins National Student Production Award

It was Halloween weekend and Western Carolina University freshman Cassidy Burns was visiting a friend at Clemson University when she got a phone call from her mother. Burns and her friend were in Starbucks when her phone rang. Her mom told her to check out Twitter where the Foundation of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences was live-streaming its 4th Annual National Student Production Awards.   

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BFA Portfolio Exhibition features work of Art and Design students

Exhibiting artist talks will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in Room 130 of the Bardo Arts Center, with a reception following from 5 to 7 p.m.  

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Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet to perform seasonal music at fundraiser

Contributions will be accepted to help support Sylva American Legion Post 104's local youth programs.   

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