• UNC Asheville to Host WNC Regional Science Olympiad March 3

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018
    Science Olympiad medal
    UNC Asheville will once again host the annual Regional Science Olympiad, bringing young scientists from 11 high schools and 11 middle schools across Western North Carolina together to compete in 46 different events on Saturday, March 3. The winners move on to the statewide tournament later this... Full Article>
  • 2018 Summer Camps at UNC Asheville

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018
    UNC Asheville Quad in summer
    The UNC Asheville campus will host many different kinds of camps for young people during the summer of 2018 - some for young children and some for teenagers:       THE ARTS Creative Writing June 18-22 and July 16-20, grades 6-8 and 9-12:... Full Article>
  • Two New Exhibitions Open Feb. 26 in UNC Asheville Campus Art Galleries

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018
    James Spratt’s statue of Charles George, for whom the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville is named. Photo credit: Bill Rhodes.
    Two exhibitions will open at galleries in UNC Asheville’s Owen Hall on Monday, Feb. 26. One showcases the work of the late James Spratt who earned his BFA at UNC Asheville 40 years ago, and the other features Al Slydel, who will earn a BFA in May. Viewing hours are weekdays from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Both... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Board of Trustees to Meet Feb. 23

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018
    The UNC Asheville Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon in Brown Hall, Room 217, on the university campus. Standing committee meetings will take place on Thursday, Feb. 22. UNC Asheville board meetings are open to the public. Portions of the meeting may be closed to... Full Article>
  • “Hidden Figure” and NASA Engineer Christine Darden to Speak at UNC Asheville on March 1

    Monday, February 19, 2018
    Christine Darden
    Christine Darden, a leading mathematician, data analyst and aeronautical engineer during her 40 years at NASA, will deliver UNC Asheville’s annual Parsons Lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, in Lipinsky Auditorium. Her talk is free and open to everyone. Darden is one of the researchers featured... Full Article>
  • TheatreUNCA Presents Story of Veteran Haunted by War Memories – "Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter"

    Friday, February 16, 2018
    Venea King, in Army hat, looks wistfully at American flag
    Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter, Julie Marie Myatt’s play about a Marine veteran who has lost a leg in the Iraq War and is struggling to reintegrate into civilian and family life, will be presented by TheatreUNCA in UNC Asheville’s Belk Theatre, with performances at 7:30 p.m. on March 1-3, and a 2 p.m.... Full Article>
  • A Run/Walk for Pi (and Pie) at UNC Asheville, March 18

    Friday, February 16, 2018
    Logo shows Pi symbol and UNC Asheville's Straus Track
    UNC Asheville will host a Pi Run/Walk on Sunday, March 18, in celebration of Pi Day that occurs earlier in the week. The 3.14-mile fun run on UNC Asheville’s Straus Track is open to everyone, with a registration fee of $5 to reserve your spot. The run begins at Pi time – 3:14 p.m. and will conclude... Full Article>
  • Darin Waters Receives Old North State Award from Governor Cooper

    Friday, February 16, 2018
    Darin Waters,UNC Asheville assistant professor of history and special assistant to the chancellor for community outreach and engagement
    The following news release was issued by the office of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper on Feb. 15, 2018. Among those honored by the governor is Darin Waters, UNC Asheville assistant professor of history and special assistant to the chancellor for community outreach and engagement: Today,... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Junior Kayla Taylor Wins Community Impact Award

    Wednesday, February 14, 2018
    Kayla Taylor in West Ridge residence hall, where she is an RA in L.E.A.D., a social justice focused living-learning community.
    UNC Asheville student Kayla Taylor has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to civic engagement. Taylor, a junior from Raleigh double-majoring in international studies and... Full Article>
  • Advance Care Planning Workshop at UNC Asheville’s OLLI on Feb. 22

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018
    Dr. David Mouw
    To help people think through end-of-life medical treatment decisions in advance, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNC Asheville will hold a free workshop, open to everyone, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, at the Reuter Center on the university campus. Assistance will be... Full Article>