Features

  • Students Help Find YWCA’s ‘Hidden Histories’ for 110 Year Anniversary Post date: Tuesday, May 23

    An uncovered box of photographs and a special anniversary led to a fascinating investigation into the past of one of Asheville’s oldest community centers—the YWCA.


    Community members look at archival photos of the YWCA
  • The Future of History: Students in History and Computer Science Team Up to Bring the Past to Life Post date: Tuesday, May 16

    Early one morning in April, computer science major Kendall Breivogel and his team members were discussing how to lift the texture of a building off a hi-res archival photo and use it to create a realistic 3-D model of the historical Black Mountain College.


    A student plays a student-created history video game.
  • Sharing May 2017 Commencement on Social Media Post date: Tuesday, May 16

    Join in the celebration and share the memories of the May 2017 Commencement as told through social media, and share your own stories with the hashtag #uncavl2017. 


    Graduate and faculty member hug after Commencement
  • Student Sculpture Scavenger Hunt Post date: Monday, May 8

    Perhaps you’ve noticed a few new works of art springing up around campus—a family of wire figures making their way across the Quad, for example, or a giant wheel sitting at the entrance to parking lot P9. The sculptures are part of a series of site-specific and site-responsive sculpture projects completed by seven students in the Sculpture II class.


    Student Sculpture installation
  • UNC Asheville Students Speak at Cherokee Language Symposium Post date: Thursday, May 4

    Sophomore Will Osborne is working hard to learn the Cherokee language—but for him, it’s about something more than just practical use.


    Students Speak at Cherokee Language Symposium
  • UNC Asheville Honors Students, Alumni and Faculty with Spring 2017 Multicultural Leadership Awards Post date: Wednesday, May 3

    UNC Asheville presented its annual multicultural leadership awards at a special ceremony on campus on Monday, April 24, 2017. The awards celebrate the achievements of the multicultural and international community at UNC Asheville.


    MSP awards banquet
  • UNC Asheville Grows Towards “Tree Campus USA” Post date: Tuesday, May 2

    UNC Asheville has already gained the title and reputation of Bee Campus USA, with its popular Bee Hotel and plentiful pollinator gardens. Now UNC Asheville is working to achieve a second sustainability-minded title: Tree Campus USA.


    Students and staff planting trees for Arbor Day 2017.
  • Honoring Our Graduates with Special Commencement Ceremonies Post date: Monday, May 1

    UNC Asheville will celebrate the graduating class of 2017 with the Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 13—but before the big day arrives, faculty, staff and students will gather throughout the upcoming weeks to honor students with several special graduation ceremonies.

    Lavender Graduation
    5:30 p.m. Monday, May 8
    Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum


    Donning of the Stoles