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WCU honors former scholar Ed Broadwell with doctorate of humane letters

WCU Board of Trustees awarded Freeman Edward “Ed” Broadwell Jr. with its highest honorary degree, doctorate of humane letters, as part of its commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 7.  

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It’s showtime for WCU’s Catamount Singers

The Catamount Singers are getting back in the swing of things after two years of pandemic disruptions and preparing for their annual spring concert, set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23.   

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Controlled Chaos Film Festival returns to in-person viewing

After two years of virtual viewing, the School of Stage and Screen will present the 13th Annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival in-person.  

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Science at Jackson Arts Market events scheduled

A “Science at the Jackson Arts Market” will be held on consecutive Sundays in downtown Sylva on April 3 and April 10 to highlight the science behind crafts and gardening, in a free, family friendly event.  

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Telescope clinic, night sky viewing scheduled at Apodoca Science Building

WCU will host a telescope clinic on campus, followed by a free, open to the public telescope viewing using in-house telescopes on Friday, March 11, on the fifth-floor terrace of the Apodaca Science Building.   

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WCU to examine environmental ethics in free, open-to-public lectures

WCU will host a series of three lectures on environmental ethics by Christian Diehm, professor of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, in late March.  

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Annual Spring Literary Festival returns to WCU campus with live events

After two years being held as an online celebration, the Spring Literary Festival returns to campus March 14-17 for a series of live events.   

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Registration is open for April 9 half marathon, 5K at WCU

WCU is inviting runners of all ages and skill levels to register for the annual Catamount Climb Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, April 9.   

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WCU starting Honoring Our Promise tour

Chancellor Kelli R. Brown is leading an Honoring Our Promise tour that will take her to cities and counties across Catamount Nation this spring to engage one-on-one with alumni, donors and supporters.  

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