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Marshall's Hai-yang Chen selected as next College of Business dean

The national search was led by a campus committee chaired by Jeff Ray, dean of the College of Engineering and Technology, and completed with the assistance of the Buffkin-Baker executive search firm.  

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WCU, SCC hosting lunar eclipse viewing at Jackson County Airport

The partial eclipse will begin at 10:33 p.m. on Jan. 20, and totality will start at 11:41 p.m. and last for a little over an hour.  


Career Center accepting applications for summer internship program

Twenty WCU students will be selected to receive $5,000 each for the 30-hours-a-week internships at various nonprofit organizations across Western North Carolina.  

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Candidate for health and human sciences dean to visit campus Jan. 15-18

WCU is conducting a national search to fill the dean’s position currently held by Douglas Keskula.  

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Alumni and Veteran Finds Peace After 'Journey of a Million Steps'

Graduating veteran finds peace after 'journey of a million steps' | Graduated, enlisted, blown up, hospitalized, released, addicted, homeless, hopeless, rescued, enrolled, graduated, employed, enrolled, graduated, honored, redeemed. Read between those lines a minute, and listen...  

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Grants for WCU projects announced by Research Administration

The summary includes grants awarded at the university during the month of November 2018.  


Archaeological collections facility renovated with federal grant

A U.S. Forest Service grant provided for renovations to WCU's holding facility for archaeological collections associated with the Cherokee and located on the ground floor of the McKee Building.  


Lily Cai Dance Company highlights WCU’s Lunar New Year Celebration

The Lily Cai Dance Company will perform at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center as part of Western Carolina University’s Lunar New Year Celebration.  


‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ hits the big screen at Bardo Arts Center

Western Carolina University’s Sunday Cinema Series continues Sunday, Jan. 20, with the screening of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” at 3 p.m. at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.  

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