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WCU, UNCA partnership leads to new digital Southern Appalachian archive

In a collaborative effort, Hunter Library has established an extensive, digital collection that will provide improved access to regionally focused materials of Southern Appalachia.  

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Robotics team finishes third

The WCU Robotics team took third place honors at 2022 IEEE Southeastcon Hardware Competition.  

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Controlled Chaos Film Festival returns to in-person viewing

After two years of virtual viewing, the School of Stage and Screen will present the 13th Annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival in-person.  

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One Book Committee makes its selection for Fall ’22 first-year students

WCU’s One Book Committee has chosen “Normal Sucks: How to Live, Learn, and Thrive Outside the Lines” by Jonathan Mooney as the book to be distributed to all first-year students during orientation.  

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With online degree programs, the College of Business is keeping the classroom in reach

Going back to school to earn a job promotion, change careers or start a business is more convenient than ever.  

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Alumna leaves campus with original, colorful mural to brighten Center for Career and Professional Development

Madison Lohwasser paints a mural in the Center for Career and Professional Development before leaving WCU.  

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Engineering students collaborate to design and build a solar tracking array

For a junior design class, three engineering students built a solar tracking array that finds and tracks the sun to keep solar panels optimally aligned with it as the Earth rotates.  

Pathways to Equity

School of Nursing will put $2.2 million grant to use by creating equity program

The School of Nursing has received a $2.2 million grant to provide financial and academic support for nursing students and enhance classroom and workforce diversity.  

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MFA students highlighted in Asheville airport's Student Artwork Showcase

A variety of work, encompassing multiple disciplines by talented students of the Master of Fine Art program, is being featured in the Asheville airport art gallery.   

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