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  • Denison University Professor Robin Bartlett Presents "Queering Economics" Lecture at UNC Asheville Oct. 27

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014
    Robin Bartlett, professor of economics and queer studies at Denison University, will give a lecture, Queering Economics, at 4:35 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 in UNC Asheville’s Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum. This event is free and open to the public. Bartlett, whose research involves earnings differentials and... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Offers Free Screening of "Inequality for All" Oct. 22

    Friday, October 17, 2014
    UNC Asheville will present a screening of the award-winning documentary Inequality for All at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith University Union, Alumni Hall. The film features former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, and examines the effects of income inequality in the... Full Article>
  • 2014 Grammy Winner La Santa Cecilia Performs at UNC Asheville Nov. 12

    Thursday, October 16, 2014
    La Santa Cecilia
    La Santa Cecilia, 2014 Grammy Award-winner for best Latin rock album, will bring the band’s creative hybrid of Latin culture, rock and world music to UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium on at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12. Based in Los Angeles, La Santa Cecilia draws inspiration from all over the world... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Well-A-Bration 2014 Set for Oct. 20

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014
    Well-A-Bration
    UNC Asheville will host its fourth annual Well-A-Bration, celebrating healthful living and wellness, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20.  The day-long celebration will feature cooking and exercise programs, health lab open houses, and the fifth annual student-run health fair. Well-a-... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Hosts East Carolina Jazz Performance October 17

    Tuesday, October 14, 2014
    The Monitors
    East Carolina jazz ensemble Bill Myers and the Monitors will give a free performance at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 on the steps of UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library. The ensemble will share stories and songs about growing up in Eastern North Carolina, and will be joined by award-winning poet and hip-hop... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville to Host High School Media Career Workshop

    Tuesday, October 14, 2014
    Future journalists from area high schools can hone their skills and meet media experts at UNC Asheville’s Media Career Workshop on Thursday, Oct. 23. Registration is now open for students and teachers from across Western North Carolina. The cost is $15 per person, which includes lunch. Check-in for... Full Article>
  • Wells Fargo Provides $100,000 Lead Gift for New UNC Asheville / A-B Tech Scholarship Fund

    Tuesday, October 14, 2014
    Wells Fargo has provided a $100,000 lead gift to help UNC Asheville and Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College launch a new joint scholarship program. The new CORE (Connecting Opportunities for Regional Excellence) Scholarship Partnership will help students with the cost of attending A-B... Full Article>
  • Inaugural “African-Americans in WNC” Conference Set for UNC Asheville, Oct. 23-24

    Monday, October 13, 2014
    Filling a gap in regional history – the missing story of African-Americans in Western North Carolina – will be the aim of a new conference convened by history scholars at UNC Asheville, Oct. 23-24. Conference events, which will take place on campus and at the YMI Cultural Center in downtown... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Hosts October 18 Rabies Clinic for Dogs and Cats

    Monday, October 13, 2014
    The UNC Asheville Police Department will host a rabies clinic for dogs and cats on from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m on Saturday, Oct. 18. The clinic will be administered by the Appalachian Animal Hospital. Canine rabies shots for one or three years are $10; DAPP or DALPP are $15; and Bordatella is $15. Feline... Full Article>
  • Writers at Home Fall Series Continues October 19

    Monday, October 13, 2014
    Danny Bernstein
    The Writers at Home fall series continues with readings by Danny Bernstein, whose books provide a guide to enjoying Western North Carolina’s natural beauty, and poet Pat Riviere-Seel. This event is free and open to the public and begins at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55... Full Article>

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