Features

  • UNC Asheville’s Seventh Chancellor Expected to be Announced Friday, Aug. 1 Post date: Tuesday, July 29 chancellor announcement

    The UNC Board of Governors is expected to name UNC Asheville’s seventh chancellor at its meeting this Friday, August 1, in the Spangler Center at Chapel Hill, and the UNC Asheville campus community is welcome to follow the announcement online via live-stream video. 


  • Digitized Student Newspapers Showcase Pages from the Past Post date: Tuesday, July 29 UNC Asheville student newspapers

    Football players, stunt night and the Biltmoron Club are just a few of the topics reported in The Highlander, UNC Asheville’s student newspaper from the 1930s, when the university was called Biltmore College.


  • 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

    Photo by Natasha Meduri

    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.

    Drama major Ashley Wilson visited the Adriatic Sea and Rome during her study abroad trip to southern Italy.