Features

  • Celebrating Our Graduates with Special Ceremonies 2018 Post date: Friday, April 20

    The time to celebrate our newest graduates has arrived. With the Commencement Ceremony just around the corner, students, faculty and staff will gather to honor students graduating this semester.

    Lavender Graduation
    6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26
    Ingles Mountain View Room, Sherrill Center


    Donning of the Stoles
  • UNC Asheville Students Team Up with Blue Horizons for a Brighter, Energy-Efficient Future Post date: Wednesday, April 18

    A fierce wind blew snowflakes past the windows of a small home in the Kenilworth neighborhood in Asheville on March 21, where volunteers with Blue Horizons, a new organization providing a comprehensive hub of energy-efficiency programs, worked to seal windows and doors, keeping that cold winter air at bay.


    Renee Mazurek, adjunct lecturer in environmental studies at UNC Asheville, and students  Elina Morrison and Madison Bruehler
  • Alternative Spring Break Trips at Disney and D.C. Post date: Thursday, April 12

    From the nation’s capital to the “Happiest Place on Earth,” two teams of UNC Asheville students spent their spring breaks learning and serving—and squeezing in some fun. One team headed south for a leadership development program at Disney World, while a second team journeyed to Washington D.C. to engage in service learning experiences focused on hunger and homelessness.


    Alternative Spring Break in Washington DC
  • Winning Pictures from UNC Asheville Study Abroad Photo Contest on Display in Blowers Gallery Post date: Friday, April 6

    By Nikolai Wise '21


    The Pianist of Milford Sound, Tamarya Sims, NZ
  • Biennial Queer Studies Conference April 5-7 Post date: Wednesday, April 4

    UNC Asheville will host the 10th renewal of its biennial Queer Studies Conference, drawing an international group of scholars of gender and sexuality to campus, April 5-7.


    Queer Studies Conference 2018 graphic
  • Alpha Psi Omega Brings Student Theater to UNC Asheville Post date: Wednesday, April 4

    By Karrigan Monk ‘18

     

    From producing plays and reading original student work to an open mic night event known as Craberet in honor of the club’s crustacean mascot, Alpha Psi Omega, the drama honors society,  offers a dramatic experience for interested UNC Asheville students.


    UNC Asheville drama honors club
  • From Special Collections: Student Newspapers Post date: Tuesday, April 3

    It is not known exactly when the first student newspaper was published by the predecessors of UNC Asheville. In his speech to the Class of 1929, Roy Taylor mentioned a school paper, so clearly publication started within two years of the creation of Buncombe County Junior College.


    1929 student newspaper, The Highlander
  • Disability is Diversity Week Spring 2018 Post date: Tuesday, March 27

    Disability is Diversity Week, formerly known as Disability Awareness Week, has had several successful years of education and consciousness-raising events and programs focusing on disability-related issues, rights, and experience. Disability is Diversity Week will continue its legacy of education and culture with a strong focus on disability as an identity of diversity and difference to be


    Disability is diversity week