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  • UNC Asheville Hosts Annual Holiday Party for Head Start Children Post date: Wednesday, December 7

    Santa (Associate Professor of Chemistry Charles James) and 100 children were the guests of honor when UNC Asheville hosted its 19th annual holiday party for area Head Start classes on Dec. 7, 2016.


    Group photo - see description in article
  • Bulldog Kevin Vannatta Selected as Nominee for Allstate Good Works Team Post date: Thursday, December 1

    UNC Asheville guard Kevin Vannatta of the men's basketball team has been nominated to the 2017 Allstate NABC and WBCA Good Works Teams. This esteemed award honors an outstanding group of student-athletes who represent the sport's finest in the areas of community service and leadership among their peers. Vannatta was the only member of the Big South nominated.


     Kevin Vannatta
  • Education Day 2016 Brings Another Win for Bulldog Basketball Post date: Tuesday, November 29

    Over 2,500 elementary and middle school students and teachers from 23 schools came to UNC Asheville on Nov. 29, 2016 to root for the Bulldog women’s team as they took on Warren Wilson. With the arena packed with cheering students, the Bulldogs beat Warren Wilson, 113-51. 


    Education Day
  • Music, Gender and Mashups: Christine Boone Explains Music Theory in Presentation Post date: Friday, November 18

    For some, mashups are songs they hear on the radio or see in movies like Pitch Perfect. The combination of song elements into one song is a part of pop-culture just as much as any other form of music now. For UNC Asheville Assistant Professor of Music Christine Boone, studying mashups is a passion and career.


    Christine Boone
  • Mechatronics: The Liberal Arts of Engineering Post date: Thursday, November 17

    UNC Asheville mechatronics students packed the physics lecture hall of Rhoades Robinson Hall earlier this semester to unveil their group projects for Introduction to Engineering. Each team was given the challenge of creating a jar opener, a device that would help those with arthritis or other disabilities.


    Mechatronics class
  • German Club Hosts Christmas Market to Support Youth OUTright Post date: Monday, November 14

    The holidays are upon us—and the opportunity to shop and help others is right outside our classroom doors. UNC Asheville’s German Club will host a Weihnachtsmarkt, or Christmas Market, from 5 – 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 in the Lipinsky Hall Lobby.


    Christmas Market
  • Student Artist Holds Silent Auction to Benefit Community Learning Center Post date: Friday, November 11

    Art can be an important catalyst for change.

    That’s what UNC Asheville student and artist Emily Powell is counting on as she organizes a special silent auction, featuring her own glass art and the works of local artists, to benefit the Christine W. Avery Learning Center Inc. (CWA), an organization serving students of all backgrounds in Buncombe County.


    Glass art available at silent auction
  • Atmospheric Sciences Students Visit the National Hurricane Center Post date: Wednesday, November 9

    UNC Asheville Atmospheric Sciences students traveled to Miami this fall to visit graduate schools, tour the National Hurricane Center, and discover more about their career paths.


    At the National Hurricane Center