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  • Functional and Decorative Ceramics and Art for Sale at UNC Asheville, April 25, 26

    Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Ceramic sale
    UNC Asheville's Department of Art will hold its annual Spring Ceramic and Art Sale from 4–7 p.m. Friday, April 25, and 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, in the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, located on the ground floor of Owen Hall. The sale is open to the public. A wide variety of functional and... Full Article>
  • “NSA Spying and the Constitution” is Topic of Next World Affairs Council Talk

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    “NSA Spying and the Constitution” and recent revelations regarding cell phone data gathering will be the topic of the next World Affairs Council lecture, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. Mark Gibney, Belk Distinguished Professor in Humanities and professor of... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Celebrates Festival of Dionysus in the Mountain South on April 23

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    UNC Asheville will celebrate two traditional rites of spring—the Festival of Dionysus of ancient Greece and the more local and recent Appalachian ramps festival—with a unique “Festival of Dionysus in the Mountain South” on Wednesday, April 23, on campus. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore connections between the ancient Greek and traditional Southern Appalachian practices of theater, music, science, medicine and foodways. The festival kicks off at 4:45 p.m. with a torch race on the outdoor track, followed by a performance of Sophocles’... Full Article>
  • Reuter Center Singers Perform Rat Pack Favorites May 3, 4 at UNC Asheville

    Monday, April 14, 2014
    Janice Ribet, Jean Boyd and Richard Jacobs perform in "Come Fly With Me." Photo by Alexander Pappas.
    The Reuter Center Singers will perform favorite tunes by The Rat Pack—Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr.— in “Come Fly With Me,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, and at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 4 at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center. The Reuter Center Singers, the Osher Lifelong Learning... Full Article>
  • CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER: Lunar Eclipse Viewing at UNC Asheville During Pre-Dawn Hours on April 15

    Thursday, April 10, 2014
    NOTE--THE LUNAR ECLIPSE VIEWING HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO CLOUD COVER. The next lunar eclipse viewing is planned for October 8, 2014.  UNC Asheville’s Department of Physics and the Astronomy Club of Asheville will host a pre-dawn total lunar eclipse viewing from 1:30 – 6 a.m. on Tuesday,... Full Article>
  • "Generation on a Tightrope" Author Arthur Levine to Deliver UNC Asheville Commencement Address

    Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Arthur Levine
    Arthur Levine, one of America’s leading experts on higher education, will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree when UNC Asheville holds its May 2014 Commencement. Southern Jewish historian Eli Evans also will receive an honorary degree, and civil... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Hosts One-Woman Show, "Freckle In My Eye," April 17-19

    Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Ashley Wilkerson in "Freckle In My Eye"
    UNC Asheville will present three free performances of Freckle In My Eye, a one-woman show by Ashley Wilkerson, at 7 p.m. April 17-19 in UNC Asheville’s Carol Belk Theater. Freckle In My Eye is the fictional story of a woman living on death row in Texas. The performances are part of a series of... Full Article>
  • Writers at Home Series Continues with Readings by UNC Asheville Scholarship Winners

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014
    UNC Asheville's undergraduate writing scholarship winners will present their works in the next installment of UNC Asheville's Writers at Home series. Authors include Chris Hill, Caroline Ketcham and Corey McClintock. The reading begins at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 20, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville’s Department of Management and Accountancy Maintains AACSB Accreditation

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014
    The Department of Management and Accountancy at UNC Asheville has received its second reaffirmation of accreditation from AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – since first earning accreditation in 2004. “Extension of AACSB Accreditation for the department confirms our commitment to high quality teaching, an exceptional liberal arts learning environment and the support for meaningful scholarship and service from the faculty,” said Bryan Schaffer, chair of the department and associate professor of... Full Article>
  • April 11 “Paths to Creative Retirement” Workshop Has Openings

    Monday, April 7, 2014
    A few openings remain for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s nationally renowned “Paths to Creative Retirement” workshop. The three-day session focusing on the non-financial aspects of life’s second half will be held from Friday, April 11 to Sunday, April 13 at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center.... Full Article>

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