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  • Fostering Middle School Success Post date: Wednesday, July 23 Asheville Middle School 7th grader Opal Snider, with her mother, Cheri Montou, and grandmother Katy Austin.

    UNC Asheville welcomed 39 middle school students from all over Buncombe County for a July 22 reception featuring remarks by Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, UNC Asheville Chancellor Anne Ponder and many other dignitaries.


  • UNC Asheville Filmmaking Team Wins Again Post date: Tuesday, July 22 Team UNCA won Best Acting Ensemble for the 2014 48 Hour Film Project

    Tickets to screenings of Asheville’s 48 Hour Film Festival at Asheville Pizza and Brewing sell out fast, and with the cast and crew of Team UNCA in the crowd, you can be certain that there will be a big reaction to the annual submission from faculty, students, alumni and friends of the university.


  • On the Trail with NCCHW Student Researchers Post date: Thursday, July 17 Ryan Loll on the trail for NCCHW

    If you’ve visited certain North Carolina parks this June you might have seen him-sitting in the shade, watching the activities of the guest, quietly taking notes.


  • A Look Back the Best Stories from 2013-14 Post date: Wednesday, July 9 Taking in the view from the Quad

    More than 600 freshmen and 400 transfer students started their first days as Bulldogs, while 760 graduates joined the ranks of UNC Asheville alumni in 2013-14. In between these ceremonial events of Convocation and Commencement, the campus celebrated creative classes, novel ideas from students, alumni and faculty, and captivating center-court shots.


  • A Teaching Veteran - The Short Story of 2014 Distinguished Teacher Peter Caulfield Post date: Monday, June 30 Peter Caulfield

    UNC Asheville Professor of Literature and Language Peter Caulfield has been honing his craft as an educator for more than three decades, helping create the university’s writing program that impacts students across the curriculum.


  • Embracing the World through Study Abroad Post date: Friday, June 27 Drama major Ashley Wilson visited the Adriatic Sea and Rome during her study abroad trip to southern Italy.

    Every year UNC Asheville students in all fields of study take their education on a global adventure. This summer, three UNC Asheville students guide us through their study abroad journey from UNC Asheville to the other side of the world, and back again.


  • Student Participates in Permaculture Design of Campus Post date: Monday, June 23 Miles Kelley works in the garden

    UNC Asheville junior Miles Kelley is planning his own career path in sustainable agriculture and in doing so has found himself helping to plan part of campus.


  • NEMAC Student Interns Chart Climate Change and Build Career Skills Post date: Friday, June 13 NEMAC student interns

    Destructive storms, floods and droughts are now commonplace news stories, but gaining greater public understanding of climate change is still a challenge.