Students in Western Carolina University’s College of Engineering and Technology are conducting studies that could help people make more informed decisions on which face masks are most effective.
The UNC System is expanding COVID-19 vaccine storage capacity at all 15 research institutions. The new freezers provide safe storage of nearly 2 million 2-ml vials of COVID-19 vaccine.
WCU's 2020 Holiday Card, from the "streets" of Cullowhee, sending warmest wishes from Catamount County.
The longstanding support by Western Carolina University in fighting local hunger isn’t taking a holiday break, even at the height of the pandemic.
Kelly Kelley and Courtney Gauthier are Western Carolina University’s representatives on this year’s All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team.
Western Carolina University senior Kendall Rhymer was recently named the winner of the university’s Sounding WCU art contest. Rhymer, who is majoring in music education, philosophy and religion, took home the $400 first place prize with her project titled “Tali Tsigwaya Gaduhv (Two Sparrows Town).
Rob Young was recently appointed by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to a technical advisory committee as part of the Virginia Coastal Master Planning Framework.
Students living in residence halls will be asked to submit documentation of a negative COVID-19 test result taken three to five days before they leave their permanent residence and prior to their return to campus for the start of the 2021 spring semester.
In a typical school year, Highlands Biological Station serves nearly 10,000 students through more than 250 programs, for 50-plus schools across the mountain region. This was not a typical school year.