Day: May 3, 2013


WCU travels to snowy Wisconsin for NCUR

Western Carolina University once again ranked in the top five in the 27th National Conference on Undergraduate Research. This year, NCUR was held at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse from April 11-13, with over 400 universities represented. Every year, a different university hosts NCUR to celebrate excellence in […]


Cheryl Johnston becomes board certified in forensic anthropology

One of the professors at Western Carolina University, Cheryl Johnston, became board certified in forensic anthropology. To qualify for board certification, Johnston said, “You have to have a Ph.D., be in forensic anthropology, and have three years post Ph.D. work in the field as an anthropologist.” To become board certified, […]


WCU dancers pay tribute to the “Rockettes” in NYC

Over Spring Break, a group of Western Carolina University singers and dancers traveled to New York City to perform “A Salute to Rockette History.” The group consisted of Rockette Alumnae, the Western Carolina University Dancers, the Western Carolina University Singers and The Ziegeld Singers. A man named Russell Markert created […]