• Teaching Love and Appreciation of the Great Outdoors, One Student at a Time Post date: Tuesday, May 26 Outdoor Programs

    “Spending time outside is literally what I live for,” says Ben Brown, a freshman and international studies major at UNC Asheville.

  • Digital History Project Pairs the Past with Game Programming Post date: Tuesday, May 12 Digital History project in Ramsey Library

    In the 1980s, Asheville almost added a mall downtown. UNC Asheville junior McKenzie Whalen wasn’t born yet, but the history major doesn’t want people to forget what might have been.

    “If the mall had gone up, Asheville wouldn’t be what it is today. The restaurants and shops that we love would be under the mall in a suburban commercial center,” says Whalen.

  • Share the Celebration and Story of May 2015 Commencement with #uncavl2015 Post date: Friday, May 8 Commencement setup on the Quad

    Celebrate UNC Asheville's May 2015 Commencement on social media by tagging your posts with #uncavl2015. We'll share a few of our favorite photos, special messages, and moments from the day in the university's storify.


  • UNC Asheville Students Don Stoles and Tradition for Commencement Post date: Wednesday, May 6 Donning of the Stoles

    UNC Asheville freshman Emmanuel Figaro has one last assignment for the spring 2015 semester, even after the final exam ends. The new media major has tasked himself with making a video in honor of his brother, graduating senior Giovanni Figaro.

  • May 2 Open House at the New Stadium at Karl Straus Track Post date: Wednesday, April 29 Hurdler Kassie Pierre on Karl Straus Track

    UNC Asheville will have an open house at the newly completed stadium at the Karl Straus Track with a ribbon-cutting ceremony beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 2. The event is open to the public and light refreshments will be provided.

  • Wiley Cash Comes Home Again for Commencement Post date: Monday, April 27 photo of Cash signing his novel

    “I never feel as at home anywhere in the world as I do when I wake up in the morning and I’m in Asheville,” says best-selling novelist Wiley Cash, the UNC Asheville graduate who will return to deliver the commencement address.

  • Native Pollinator Meadows to Open at UNC Asheville Post date: Sunday, April 26 Pollinator meadows

    A honeybee’s sense of smell is so precise that it can differentiate among hundreds of floral varieties and tell whether a flower carries pollen or nectar from many yards away. This season, UNC Asheville is doing its part to protect these and other important pollinators by planting several new native pollinator meadows throughout the campus.

  • UNC Asheville Professor, Author Collaborates with Art Student Post date: Thursday, April 23 Mary Lynn Manns and Payton James

    Mary Lynn Manns, professor of management and accountancy at UNC Asheville, connected with Payton James, a senior art and management student, in illustrating Manns’ second book, More Fearless Change.