The Department of Intercultural Affairs (ICA) at Western Carolina University recently held a series of open group discussions on the subject of racial and cultural sensitivity. These sessions were organized in response to a series of events on West- ern Carolina’s campus related to the “Black Lives Matter” movement.
Lauren Bishop is the Director of Sustainability and Energy Management and the Chief Sustainability Officer for Western Carolina University’s campus. She oversees many things related to how students can thrive on campus with electrical opportunities and com- fort, as well as monitors many technical systems.
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WCU Police Daily Activities Reports Compiled by Emily Dorsey/Editor-in-Chief
April 1: Larceny, Natural Science – A student reported their cell phone stolen after leaving it in a classroom.
April 1: B&E/damage to property, Moore – Officers found damage inside of the Moore building.
April 2: Drug violation, Creek Lot PVA – A student was issued a campus citation for the possession of marijuana.
From April 7–9, the National Conference for Undergraduate Research, or NCUR for short, hosted their 30th annual conference at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. The purpose of the conference is to promote undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activity for students in every field of study.
The conference had more than 4,000 students and faculty members in attendance, with more than 100 students from Western Carolina University presenting their own respected research to students and faculty from both UNCA and other visiting colleges.