A nearly 100-year-old building at WCU’s Highlands Biological Station is receiving a new lease on life thanks in part to a recent contribution of $150,000 from a Highlands resident
The University of North Carolina Asheville and WCU have partnered to help Indigenous students pursuing degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM fields.
Amy Fagan, associate professor in the College of Arts and Science, is once again bringing her expertise to a team of fellow scientists working on a new initiative for NASA.
Clayton Bardall, a graduate student in WCU’s Engineering Technology program and tight end on the football team, recently combined his both passions on a project that will have a major impact on athletes for generations to come.
A few years ago, Jerry Miller, professor in the Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources, began looking at microplastics and its effects on rivers and streams in Western North Carolina.
Beverly Collins, professor emeritus at WCU, has been the resident leaf expert for WCU and has again offered her prediction for the 2023 leaf season.
The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded Sara Snyder Hopkins, assistant professor and director of the Cherokee Language Program, a grant of $64,905 for her ongoing translation project, Eastern Cherokee Histories in Translation.
WCU’s Community Care Program will expand to more counties in Western North Carolina thanks to a $140,000 grant from Dogwood Health Trust.
A groundbreaking, non-invasive archaeological dig is underway at the historic Cherokee township of the Watauga mounds in Macon County.