Constance Owl’s master’s degree thesis is turning out to be more than a means to a graduate degree in American history.
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.
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.
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.
Contributions will be accepted to help support Sylva American Legion Post 104's local youth programs.
Activities planned for the spring semester include a luncheon celebrating both the WCU group’s new status within AAUW and the installation of Kelli R. Brown as chancellor of the university.
A jam session will follow the 7 p.m. performance by Jared “Blue” Smith and Aaron Plantenberg.
The primary meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in the board room of H.F. Robinson Administration Building.
The session is set for 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the university’s Biltmore Park location in Asheville.