• Four Bulldog Programs Headline Big South APR Scores

    Friday, May 22, 2015
    photos of athletes from the four teams receiving academic honors
    The Big South Conference had a League-record 19 athletic programs among those honored Wednesday by the NCAA with Public Recognition Awards for their latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores -- four more than the previous high and the seventh overall double-figure total in the 10 years of the NCAA... Full Article>
  • Leadership Asheville Application Deadline Approaches

    Friday, May 22, 2015
    A few days remain before the May 29th application deadline for Leadership Asheville, the region’s foremost community leadership development organization since 1982. “You get great connections with people in the community that you might not meet otherwise …  I’ve lived here almost 20 years and... Full Article>
  • New Grants Support Native Pollinator Meadow at UNC Asheville

    Friday, May 22, 2015
    Planting has begun in UNC Asheville's new native pollinator meadow.
    Thanks to grants from the Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation and the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership, planting has begun in UNC Asheville’s new native pollinator meadow, and campus is abuzz with plans – including a new apiary – for further integrating beekeeping and pollination into... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Announces Spring 2015 Chancellor's List and Dean's List Students

    Thursday, May 21, 2015
    The Chancellor's List is made up of full-time students who have achieved a 4.0 grade point average. The Dean's List is made up of full-time students who have achieved between 3.5 and 3.99 grade point average. Bolivia Santa Cruz Ericka Roxana Rivero -- Dean's List Bulgaria Blagoevgrad Levi Kapllani -- Dean's List Canada Michael Harold Gover -- Dean's List Paul Frederick Guenette -- Dean's List Cayman Islands Grand Cayman Tiana Janet Bush -- Dean's List France La Fouillouse Flavie... Full Article>
  • Award Winning Fermentation Revivalist Sandor Katz to Lecture at UNC Asheville May 24

    Thursday, May 21, 2015
    Sandor Katz
    Sandor Katz, author of the James Beard Award-winning book, The Art of Fermentation (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2012), will present a lecture on his work at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 24 in UNC Asheville’s Humanities Lecture Hall. His lecture is free and open to the public. Katz’ fermentation workshops... Full Article>
  • College for Seniors at OLLI Registration Now Open

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015
    Registration for the nationally renowned College for Seniors is now open. The College for Seniors courses are offered by OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville. The summer semester courses begin June 15, and the lineup contains new offerings and popular favorites, skills... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Announces May 2015 Graduates

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015
    The following students received degrees from UNC Asheville in May 2015. They are listed by nation, state and hometown. Australia Sarah Thomas - Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, Concentration in International Studies India Amalendu Shimaun Dass - Bachelor of Science in Music... Full Article>
  • Concerts on the Quad Return to UNC Asheville with Local Favorite Sirius.B on June 15

    Monday, May 18, 2015
    Gypsy punk band Sirius.B will kick off the revival of the Concerts on the Quad series at UNC Asheville with a free performance at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 15. An eclectic ensemble that describes its music as "absurdist Gypsy folk funk punk," Sirius.B has been voted favorite local band three years in... Full Article>
  • Exhibit of Multimedia Paintings by Cecilia Frederic to Open at UNC Asheville May 19

    Thursday, May 14, 2015
    From the Homage to Life series by Cecilia Frederic
    Homage to Life, an exhibit of 24 multimedia paintings by Hendersonville-based artist Cecilia R. Frederic, will open Tuesday, May 19, in UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library Blowers Gallery. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Frederic’s series was created in collaboration with the... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program Announces Summer 2015 Workshops

    Tuesday, May 12, 2015
    Local writers will have the opportunity to hone their skills with UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP) workshops in poetry and prose. All summer classes will be five weeks long, and held various locations in Asheville and Black Mountain. Class size is limited, so... Full Article>