For Jim Costa, biology professor since 1996 and director of Western Carolina University’s Highlands Biological Station for the past 17 years, the study of evolution has always been one of his main interests and areas of research.
Yue Hillon, professor of management in the College of Business, has been appointed to the university’s position of Wesley R. Elingburg Distinguished Professor of Business Innovation, effective July 1.
Briana Ford, director of Military Student Services was nominated and selected as one of 15 military-related educators from the region to attend an exclusive Army Educator Tour program.
WCU’s campus community paused to celebrate during the afternoon of Thursday, April 27, for the annual Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards ceremony.
Yanjun Yan, associate professor the College of Engineering and Technology, has been named the recipient of the 2023 University of North Carolina Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.
The College of Business is rolling out a new effort that is designed to give members of the university community and external partners insight into the impact that faculty members are having outside the classroom.
When WCU registrar Larry Hammer began working a garden plot with his family in the Cullowhee Community Garden, he realized that the water delivery system was not working like it needed to.
Evelyn Rucker has been named the new Intercultural Affairs director at WCU.
On March 1, WCU named Amber Clawson Albert as the director of the Mountain Heritage Center following the retirement of Pam Meister in December 2022.