• UNC Asheville Offers SAT Prep Courses Beginning April 14

    Tuesday, April 1, 2014
    Registration is now open for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) prep classes offered by the Asheville Graduate Center. Classes will meet on the UNC Asheville campus. The SAT prep class will meet from 6-8:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays for three consecutive weeks, April 14-April 30. The prep course will cover all aspects of the SAT, and includes test-taking techniques, timesaving methods and logical reasoning. The SAT will be offered at area high schools on... Full Article>
  • New Media 13th Annual Juried Student Exhibition at UNC Asheville Opens April 4

    Tuesday, April 1, 2014
    from "On Synchronics" media project by Claudia Hart
    The 13th Annual New Media Student Show, a juried exhibition featuring innovative work by UNC Asheville students, will open with a reception from 3-6 p.m. Friday, April 4, in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith Art and Intercultural Gallery. The reception and exhibition are free and open to the public. The... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Dance Program Performs in “Dance Sing Along” April 4-5

    Tuesday, April 1, 2014
    UNC Asheville’s Dance Program will perform a “dance sing along” for its annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. April 4-5 at the BeBe Theater, 20 Commerce St., in downtown Asheville. This family-friendly program will feature original choreography by UNC Asheville students, faculty and staff set to familiar music, to which the audience is encouraged to sing along. Audience members can also contribute their own songs during the program’s karaoke breaks. Tickets are $5 for... Full Article>
  • Young Adult Fiction Author Megan Shepherd Offers Writing Class April 19 at UNC Asheville

    Monday, March 31, 2014
    Megan Shepherd
    Megan Shepherd, author of The Madman’s Daughter (Balzer+Bray/HarperCollins, 2013), will lead a young adult (YA) fiction-writing class from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, in UNC Asheville’s Karpen Hall, room 006. This is a one-day, non-credit course sponsored by the university’s Great Smokies... Full Article>
  • April 6 is UNC Asheville Jazz Night at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall

    Monday, March 31, 2014
    Jacob Rodriguez (center) leading the Saxophone Ensemble. Photo by Perry Hebard.
    UNC Asheville student and faculty ensembles will take to two different stages on Sunday, April 6, at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road in West Asheville. Faculty musicians Bill Bares, Brian Felix and Jacob Rodriguez will lead student ensembles in a variety of styles. All three perform regularly in Asheville area clubs and beyond; Bares regularly hosts the Isis Sunday Jazz Showcase featuring many of the area’s finest musicians. The music begins in... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Hosts Invitational Art Exhibition Featuring Alumni

    Friday, March 28, 2014
    Metamorphosis by Hunter Stamps
    UNC Asheville’s Invitational Art Exhibition, featuring four UNC Asheville alumni artists invited to exhibit by the Department of Art faculty, will be on display through April 8 at the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery on the campus. There will be a reception from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, April 4. The show... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Celebrates Sustainability with Annual Greenfest

    Friday, March 28, 2014
    UNC Asheville will celebrate its annual Greenfest with spring activities and programs focused on environmental sustainability. On Saturday, April 5, members of the UNC Asheville community will participate in the Greenfest Day of Service, landscaping and planting gardens at 525 Broadway near the... Full Article>
  • "Personalized Medicine and Statistics" — 2014 Parsons Lecture at UNC Asheville Set for April 9

    Thursday, March 27, 2014
    Marie Davidian
    Renowned biostatistician Marie Davidian, will discuss the use of statistics in personalizing medical treatment when she delivers UNC Asheville’s 2014 Parsons Lecture, The Right Treatment for the Right Patient at the Right Time: Personalized Medicine and Statistics, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in... Full Article>
  • "My So-Called Jewish Life" – Talk by Journalist Jennifer Bleyer is Set for April 8 at UNC Asheville

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014
    Jennifer Bleyer
    Jennifer Bleyer, a former New York Times reporter, will present a lecture, My So-Called Jewish Life, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8 in UNC Asheville’s Sherrill Center, Mission Health System Mountain View Conference Room. Her talk is free and open to the public. Bleyer is a journalist and an adjunct... Full Article>
  • James Young, Consultant on Monuments to Victims of the 9/11 Attacks and the Holocaust to Speak at UNC Asheville

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014
    James Young
    James Young, who has been involved in major public memorials to victims of the Holocaust, the “disappeared” in Argentina, and the September 11 attacks, will present a slide show and talk about memorial architecture and vernacular at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6 in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, home... Full Article>