• UNC Asheville Student Art Organization Presents Annual Members’ Show

    Monday, January 13, 2014
    Amryn Soldier, Wayfaring Stranger 1, canvas wrap, 2013 (photo by Adrian Etheridge, Mass Communications major)
    Art Front, UNC Asheville's student art organization, presents its Annual Juried Members’ Show from 6 – 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, at Highsmith Art and Intercultural Gallery on the campus. UNC Asheville Art History students and Jackson Martin, assistant professor of art, selected the works for this show. The exhibition includes works in ceramics, oil painting and photography, among other media. Many pieces will be available for purchase. The exhibition will remain on view... Full Article>
  • Writers at Home Series Continues with Readings by Great Smokies Writing Program Advanced Creative Prose Class

    Monday, January 13, 2014
    Authors participating in UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program will read their work, created under the guidance of local author Tommy Hays, in the next installment of the Writers at Home series. The reading begins at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., downtown Asheville, and is free and open to the public. Caralyn Davis, Rebecca Gallo, Laurel Hunt, Dwight Martin, Janet Moore, Chance Shiver, Helena Smith and Porter Taylor will present their recent works in... Full Article>
  • Photography Exhibition – "Robert Wilson vs. Burning Man" – Opens at UNC Asheville January 14

    Monday, January 13, 2014
    Photography copyright Pavel Antonov, New York, NY
    "Robert Wilson vs. Burning Man," an exhibit of photographs by renowned Russian-American photographer Pavel Antonov will be on view January 14 – February 28, in the Blowers Gallery of UNC Asheville's Ramsey Library. This two-part exhibition examines two different events in contemporary American culture: the conceptual innovative theater of Robert Wilson, and spontaneous theatrical performances in the desert of Nevada. Antonov is known for his work in theater photography, and his exhibits have spanned from... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Announces Fall 2013 Chancellor's List and Dean's List Students

    Tuesday, January 7, 2014
    The following students have been named to UNC Asheville's Fall 2013 Chancellor's List and Dean's List. They are listed by their nation, state and hometown. 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. Costa Rica Escazu Carolina Anne Arias -- Dean's List Finland Oulu Lari Mikael Karjula... Full Article>
  • Large-Scale Sculpture Artist Ledelle Moe to Speak at UNC Asheville January 23

    Monday, January 6, 2014
    Sculptures by Ledelle Moe
    Award winning large-scale sculpture artist Ledelle Moe will give a talk, “Traces,” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 in UNC Asheville's Humanities Lecture Hall. While on campus, Moe will also visit sculpture classes and critique the work of UNC Asheville students. She has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Corcoran College of Art in Washington, D.C., Virginia Commonwealth University and St. Mary's College of Maryland. Born in... Full Article>
  • The State of Criminal Justice in the South – Attorney, Filmmaker and Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Keynote Speaker to Screen “Gideon’s Army” at UNC Asheville

    Monday, January 6, 2014
    Dawn Porter
    Dawn Porter, who will be the keynote speaker at Asheville’s Martin Luther King Jr. prayer breakfast at the Grove Park Inn, will screen her film, Gideon’s Army, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17 at UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. Porter, an attorney, produced this film to document the work of three public defenders in the South and the state of our criminal justice system as it deals with 12 million annual arrests. Travis Williams, one of the public defenders featured in Gideon’s Army, will join Porter at Asheville’s Martin... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Announces December 2013 Graduates

    Thursday, December 19, 2013
    The following students received degrees from UNC Asheville in December 2013. They are listed by nation, state and hometown. Argentina Ilan Enrique Unger - Bachelor of Science in Management, Concentration in Business Management and Administration, Second Major in Spanish Ukraine Vadym Vitalievich Vasylenko - Bachelor of Science in Management, Concentration in Business Management and Administration, Minor in... Full Article>
  • Graduates are Called to Change the World, and to Dance, at UNC Asheville’s December 2013 Commencement

    Saturday, December 14, 2013
    UNC Asheville December 2013 graduates Zumba at commencement
    Some 263 new graduates received an exhortation to change the world and an invitation to dance, as they received their diplomas at UNC Asheville’s December 2013 Commencement. UNC Asheville Chancellor Anne Ponder presided over the December 14 ceremony, telling the university’s newest graduates, “You already excel in being collaborative, innovative, smart, purposeful and confident.  Each and every one of you has what you need – the tools, skills and the inspiration... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Board of Trustees Approves Tuition and Fees for 2014-15

    Thursday, December 12, 2013
    Tuition will hold steady in the 2014-15 academic year for in-state students at UNC Asheville, as part of a tuition and fee plan approved unanimously by the university’s Board of Trustees at its December 6 meeting. For North Carolina residents, undergraduate tuition will remain at $3,666 per year, a rate that has helped UNC Asheville earn ‘best value’ and ‘least student debt’ accolades from U.S. News and World Report, Forbes magazine, Fiske Guide to Colleges, The Princeton Review and Kiplinger’s Personal... Full Article>
  • Kiplinger's Again Ranks UNC Asheville among the “Best Values in Public Colleges”

    Thursday, December 12, 2013
    UNC Asheville is included once again among the top 100 "Best Values in Public Colleges," in rankings recently released by Kiplinger's Personal Finance. Beginning with a pool of almost 600 public institutions, Kiplinger's selected the top 100 based on a combination of best academic quality and value. UNC Asheville, which ranks 58th in the nation, has regularly made the list for the past decade. Kiplinger's found that, among the 100 colleges it... Full Article>