Day: April 26, 2001


WCU currently accepting applications for Mountain Dulcimer Week

Western Carolina University is currently accepting applications for its annual Mountain Dulcimer Week, to be held June 24-29. The mountain or Appalachian dulcimer is a stringed instrument that is indigenous to the Southern Appalachians. WCU’s Mountain Dulcimer Week, now in its second year, is the country’s most comprehensive program of […]


WCU Breaks Ground on University Center Expansion

The upcoming expansion of Western Carolina University’s A.K. Hinds University Center will represent a major move toward making that facility a true “community center” in the heart of campus, WCU Chancellor John W. Bardo said at a Wednesday (April 25) groundbreaking ceremony. The estimated $5.3 million project will add another […]


WCU Students, Faculty Join in Oak Regeneration Project

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire — and, in a recent case, the smoke also was an indication that some Western Carolina University students and faculty were taking part in a forestry experiment to determine if fire can be used as a tool to promote oak regeneration in the Southern Appalachians. […]