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  • "Evenings at the Cabaret Weimar" at UNC Asheville Recalls Jewish Cultural Renaissance of Germany’s Interwar Years

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014
    Michael Brenner
    Professor and scholar of Jewish history Michael Brenner will present Why Weimar? at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30 in UNC Asheville's Reuter Center. Brenner will explore the dramatic explosion of long suppressed creativity from within Germany’s small Jewish population that took place between the end... Full Article>
  • UhaulCarShare Program Arrives at UNC Asheville

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014
    The UhaulCarShare program is now offered on the UNC Asheville campus, with two vehicles available to reserve at an hourly or daily rate by students, faculty, staff and visitors to campus. The addition of the two UhaulCarShare cars, which have dedicated parking spots in front of Brown Hall, represent a new transportation option, bringing access to a car without the expense of purchasing, storing, and maintaining a personal vehicle.  There also are three cars with dedicated... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Readies for Largest Freshman Class in a Decade

    Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    UNC Asheville will welcome 645 new first-year students to campus – the largest freshman class in a decade – on Friday, Aug. 15, when the residence halls open to new students and the university holds its annual Convocation ceremony. Some 380 new transfer students have also enrolled for the 2014 fall... Full Article>
  • Ten Years Later – Symposium Explores Lessons of 2004 Flood from Hurricanes Frances and Ivan

    Tuesday, August 12, 2014
    GIS image created by UNC Asheville's NEMAC shows the Swannanoa River and its floodplain.
    Ten years ago this September, torrential rainfall flooded large areas of Asheville and the region, ruining homes and businesses, causing damage that stopped water service for many days, and creating landslides. To assess lessons of that experience and the current state of preparedness, UNC... Full Article>
  • New Exhibit by UNC Asheville Art Faculty to Open August 22

    Thursday, August 7, 2014
    Scott Lowrey, Reliquaries Series: Seven Sorrows, Aria, 28.5x36 inches, mixed media, 2014.
    Twelve UNC Asheville Art Department faculty members will display their work in a wide-ranging exhibition Aug. 22-Sept. 19 at UNC Asheville's S. Tucker Cooke Gallery. The show kicks off the gallery's 2014-2015 season. There will be an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in the gallery.... Full Article>
  • UNC Campus Security Initiative Releases Final Report, July 31, 2014

    Wednesday, August 6, 2014
    Chapel Hill — The UNC Campus Security Initiative issued a final report on July 31, 2014, offering a comprehensive review and recommendations for improving safety and security across the 17-campus University of North Carolina. Launched last fall by UNC President Tom Ross, the Initiative brought together vice chancellors, law enforcement personnel, counselors, faculty, students, and others from across the UNC system to explore the complex issues surrounding sexual assault and other violent crimes, campus security, and... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program Announces Fall 2014 Workshops

    Wednesday, August 6, 2014
    Local writers will have the opportunity to hone their skills with UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP) workshops in poetry and prose. Classes will be held in Asheville, Black Mountain and Burnsville. Class size is limited, so early registration is suggested. 10-week courses for... Full Article>
  • Leadership Asheville’s Buzz Summer Breakfast Series Concludes with “Secrets to Enduring Business”

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014
    Gwen Wisler, founder and owner of Asheville Profits LLC and member of Asheville City Council, will moderate “Secrets to Enduring Business.”
    Gwen Wisler, founder and owner of Asheville Profits LLC and the newest member of Asheville City Council, will moderate Leadership Asheville’s 2014 Buzz Summer Breakfast Series panel, “Secrets to Enduring Business.” The Buzz Breakfast event takes place from 7:30-9 a.m. Tuesday, August 12, at the... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Featured in Princeton Review’s “The Best 379 Colleges”

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014
    From the cover of Princeton Review's "The Best 379 Colleges"
    UNC Asheville is featured in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review’s The Best 379 Colleges, and also is ranked at No. 14 on the “Town-Gown Relations are Great” list that is part of the annual guidebook released today. The Princeton Review selected the 379 colleges and universities, primarily... Full Article>
  • Grant Named Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville

    Friday, August 1, 2014
    Mary K. Grant
    CHAPEL HILL, NC – Mary K. Grant, president of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts since 2002, has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina.  UNC President Tom Ross placed Grant’s name... Full Article>

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