The second annual Cherokee studies event will be held Monday, Nov. 19, on the WCU campus and again Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee.
Using nanotechnology-related imaging is a new technology that is only used in research labs, said Western Carolina University associate professor of bioinorganic chemistry Channa De Silva. His lab happens to be one of those places. De Silva is currently using the technology on a project that involves making nanoparticles with hopes of assisting with cancer imaging.
The university's Adelaide Worth Daniels Distinguished Professor of Special Education was recognized with one of the top honors presented by the Board of Governors.
Registration is open for the Sylva Rotary Club's 5K that will be held Thursday, Nov. 22, on the WCU campus.
Members of the board have a popular tradition of hosting social occasions with students featuring casual conversation and chicken pot pie as the main course.
A finalist for the dean’s position in the College of Business will be coming to campus to participate in interviews and deliver a public presentation.
Faculty and staff members can keep up with the activities of the Faculty Senate and Staff Senate by attending public meetings those two bodies have scheduled in November.
Three faculty members representing WCU’s Cherokee Studies Program participated in an event held Oct. 29 to mark the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System.
When former Highlands resident Curtis Meltzer died last year, he left a multimillion dollar estate gift to WCU to support students in the College of Arts and Sciences, increasing his and wife Enid’s overall scholarship endowment to $3.3 million.