WCU will welcome Alaska attorney Barrett Ristroph for a guest lecture, followed by a question-and-answer session, at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30.
His talk is titled “The Forests Cannot Be Commons: Spanish Law, Environment Change and New Spain’s Council on Forests.”
The rainy weekend weather predicted across the mountains of Western North Carolina has forced organizers of the 19th annual Tournament of Champions to move activities indoors Saturday, Oct. 19, at Western Carolina University.
A member of the faculty since 2006, he has been serving as associate dean of the college since 2014.
The recipient of an honorary doctorate of humane letters at WCU in 2012, she died Oct. 3 at her home in Kingsport, Tennessee.
A mission to locate remains of a missing American airman from World War II in Germany was a homecoming, of a sort, for a Western Carolina University student. Anna Maier, a senior majoring in forensic anthropology, is a native of Germany and was part of a research team made up of WCU forensic anthropology faculty and students who, through a U.S. Department of Defense grant, spent three weeks this summer participating in a forensic archaeological search and excavation.
The free instruction will provide understanding of mental illness in day-to-day life.
Veteran instructor Mike Creason, who has been teaching swim lessons for more than 40 years, will serve as instructor.
The event gives visitors a chance to tour the campus, learn about the university’s wide array of award-winning academic programs, and find out the important details of topics such as financial aid.