On Aug. 18, WCU welcomed a new sculpture to the Apodaca Science Building.
Brett Riggs was recently recognized by the U.S. Forest Service with the Exceptional Partner Award at the Trail of Tears Association’s national meeting, where he also gave the keynote address.
Jamie Vaske, a criminal justice professor, helped create Buncombe County Veterans Treatment Court. She will now help lead a study exploring how effective such courts are at helping struggling veterans in the criminal justice system achieve stability.
Diane Martinez, an associate professor in the Department of English Studies, will head to Germanuy as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award recipient.
English professor Mae Miller Claxton has won the Phoenix Award for Distinguished Achievement by the Eudora Welty Society.
WCU graduate Emily Deem took home first place and a $1,000 cash prize in a Tar Heel Three Minute Thesis event the UNC at Chapel Hill Graduate School hosted online this summer.
The Forensic Anthropology Program recently hosted three days of experiential training in structural fire and arson investigations – building and burning a furnished structure in the process.
Associate professor Channa De Silva and recent graduate Brandon Sanders have been exploring how chemistry can help with recycling America’s spent nuclear fuels.
A “Science at the Jackson Arts Market” will be held on consecutive Sundays in downtown Sylva on April 3 and April 10 to highlight the science behind crafts and gardening, in a free, family friendly event.