• Advance Care Planning Workshop on June 19 at OLLI at UNC Asheville

    Wednesday, May 21, 2014
    The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will hold an advance care planning workshop from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, at the Reuter Center, home of OLLI at UNC Asheville. This workshop is free and open to the public. The workshop will feature a panel experienced in addressing end-of-life issues,... Full Article>
  • Innovative Web App Blends Trails and Forest Science

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    The following news release was issued on May 20, 2014 by the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station: Today, just in time for Memorial Day, the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) unveiled the Forest Trail Explorer, a searchable web application (web app) that combines details... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Hosts Writing Programs in June for High School and Middle School Students

    Monday, May 19, 2014
    High school and middle school students who are enthusiastic about writing have the opportunity to explore their passion at UNC Asheville in June. UNC Asheville will host two writing programs: "Write Now," for high school students, and “All Things Writing,” for middle school students. Both programs offer students of all skill levels experience in different styles of writing. New to the programs this year will be end-of-day workshops called “... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Hosts June 7 Rabies Clinic for Dogs and Cats

    Monday, May 19, 2014
    The UNC Asheville Police Department will host a rabies clinic for dogs and cats on Saturday, June 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enter the campus from the W.T. Weaver Boulevard rotary and bear left at the top of the hill to find the rabies clinic in parking lots P25 and P26. This event is open to the public and will include family-friendly activities such as a band performance by... Full Article>
  • 37 New Leadership Asheville Graduates Join Ranks of 1,200+ Alumni

    Friday, May 16, 2014
    Key figures in Asheville’s business and nonprofit sectors came together on May 14 at the Crest Center & Pavilion for the graduation ceremony of the Leadership Asheville Class of 2014. The 37 new graduates of Leadership Asheville’s 32nd class join the ranks of more than 1,200 alumni of the... Full Article>
  • "How to Train An Opera Singer" – Asheville Lyric Opera Director to Lecture at UNC Asheville on May 30

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014
    David Starkey, general and artistic director of Asheville Lyric Opera, will give a talk, How to Train An Opera Singer, at 5 p.m. Friday, May 30, in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. This event is free and open to the public. Starkey’s lecture will explore the similarities, differences and... Full Article>
  • College for Seniors Registration Opens May 20 at OLLI

    Monday, May 12, 2014
    The nationally renowned College for Seniors will open registration for its new summer semester courses on May 20, in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center.  The College for Seniors courses are offered by OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville. The summer semester courses begin... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Celebrates May 2014 Commencement

    Saturday, May 10, 2014
    Zoe Hamel, winner of UNC Asheville's top scholarship award, receives her diploma from Chancellor Anne Ponder. Photo by Matt Rose.
    With author and higher education expert Arthur Levine delivering the commencement address, UNC Asheville held its 86th annual spring commencement Saturday morning in the university’s 3,200-seat Kimmel Arena. The event, usually held on the university’s Main Quad, was moved indoors due to the... Full Article>
  • Three UNC Asheville Students Awarded 2014 Fulbright Scholarships

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014
    2014 Fulbright Scholarship Winners (left to right) Gillian Scruggs, Hannah Clark and Kyle Cavagnini
    Graduating UNC Asheville senior Kyle Cavagnini and recent graduates Hannah Clark and Gillian Scruggs have been selected for prestigious Fulbright Scholarships, which fund research and teaching experiences abroad. The three were selected this spring for the quality of their proposals and their... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program Announces Summer 2014 Workshops

    Tuesday, May 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. All summer classes will be five weeks long, and held in various Asheville locations. Class size is limited, so early registration is suggested.... Full Article>