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  • Words of Wisdom: Advice from a Transfer Student Post date: Tuesday, January 3

    By Kari Barrows ‘17


    Kari Barrows
  • Your 2016 Holiday Reading List Post date: Monday, December 19

    All the homework is turned in, your exams are complete, and there are no more papers to write. It’s winter break at last, and you finally have time to indulge in a little pleasure reading before the next semester starts. Check out these recent titles by faculty and alumni—there’s something for every reader!

    I’ve got time to read a novel:


    Books and holly ink drawing
  • Celebrating Our Graduating Veterans Post date: Friday, December 16

    UNC Asheville celebrated its seven December 2016 graduates who have served in the U.S. military at the Veteran Student Graduation Celebration.


    Wendy Marie-Limbaugh Nevarez's husband places the red, white and blue cords around her neck during the Veteran Graduation Ceremony
  • Rocky's Readers Kicks Off Over Winter Break Post date: Friday, December 16

    UNC Asheville Athletics is thrilled to announce that over 6,000 local students are registered to read with Rocky this winter.

    The Rocky's Readers program presented by Zaxby's asks students to read five age appropriate books over the winter school break to earn a ticket to cheer on the UNC Asheville women's basketball team Jan. 14 against High Point.


    Weaverville Primary School in Rocky's Readers
  • Donning of the Stoles Celebrates December Graduates from Diverse Backgrounds Post date: Friday, December 16

    Seven students were honored on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 in UNC Asheville’s traditional Donning of the Stoles Ceremony—a special observance that recognizes graduating students from diverse backgrounds. Students are honored with a Kente cloth, a dyed textile native to Ghana, which they personalize to represent their own journey at UNC Asheville.


    Donning of the Stoles December 2016
  • Lavender Graduation Celebrates LGBTQ December Graduates Post date: Tuesday, December 13

    Three December 2016 graduates – Amanda Slater, Bailey Parton and Jodi Gerberg – took part in Lavender Graduation, the ceremony honoring LGBTQ students, hosted by UNC Asheville’s Multicultural Student Programs and the student group Alliance.


    From left, Amanda Slater, Bailey Parton and Jodi Gerberg (photo by Leslie Frempong)
  • From WCQS: Cyborgs, Salamanders & Musical Glasses Post date: Tuesday, December 13

    By Helen Chickering, WCQS

    A steady buzz of conversation fills the concourse at UNC Asheville’s Sherrill Center. 

    The scene is the standard long line of students in front of poster presentations during the Undergraduate Research and Community Engagement Symposium.  The conversation, however, is anything but standard.


    Helen Chickering interviews students at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
  • Bulldog Ahmad Thomas Leads Country in Steals Post date: Tuesday, December 13

    A record-breaking performance in UNC Asheville's dominant win over Warren Wilson has vaulted junior guard Ahmad Thomas into the top spot in the entire country in steals. 

    The Danville, Va. native collected a program-record 10 steals in Asheville's win over Warren Wilson on Saturday, Dec. 10. He also had 13 points to procure a rare double-double in steals and points. 


    Ahmad Thomas