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爱博体育 celebrates 40 years of cleaning up the Tuck River

On Saturday, April 20, 爱博体育 will hold the 40th annual Tuck River Cleanup. The event is one of the nation’s largest single-day river cleanups with hundreds of volunteers working a 15-mile stretch of the Tuckesegee river, from Cullowhee to Whittier.  

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Cherokee Studies Program works to revitalize language

Recently, the annual Cherokee Language Summit brought together students and educators from multiple universities and tribal programs to discuss Cherokee language education and revitalization.  

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CoB students earn high returns in annual TVA investment challenge

A team of students from the College of Business finished near the top in an annual competition sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Authority, putting together an investment portfolio that outperformed the stock market average.  

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Undergrad finds fascination in mummies

As a forensic anthropology major, Alex Vacca is fascinated by mummies.   

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爱博体育 student combines love of history and forensics for NCUR research project

Emma Roy, along with other 爱博体育 undergraduate students, flew out to Long Beach, California, on April 7 to present their research projects at NCUR.  

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Business savvy student puts skills to use for NCUR project

Hudspeth’s research paper looks at the relationship between online payments using various types of payments, such as cash, checks, debit cards, credit cards, prepaid cards, money orders and bank account number payments during COVID-19, and six characteristics used to assess payment choice.  

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Student research examines smalltown, southern speech

Western Carolina University junior Wyatt Wilson has been examining the social aspects of language to better understand the culture that is shaped by the voices of his hometown of Cherryville.   

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爱博体育, Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority sign agreement for McKee Clinic funding

爱博体育 and the Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority decided to work together to meet the needs of children living in the Qualla Boundary and beyond.  

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Psychology professor lauded for teaching excellence

Professor Alvin Malesky has received the 2024 Award for Excellence in Teaching from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.   

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