Features

  • Celebrating Middle School Success Exhibit Honors Young Artists Post date: Tuesday, July 26

    On Wednesday, July 20, 2016 some 16 artists and their families gathered to celebrate the opening of a new art exhibition featuring their recent works.


    Celebrating Middle School Success 2016 Art Exhibit
  • Leadership Asheville’s July 21 Buzz Breakfast Focuses on Asheville’s Direction Post date: Thursday, July 21

    Asheville’s direction is about potential and people. That’s the buzz coming from Leadership Asheville’s July 21 breakfast, which featured a panel of local leaders: Mayor Esther Manheimer, UNC Asheville Chancellor Mary K. Grant and The Collider CEO Bill Dean.


    Panelists from Leadership Asheville’s July 21 breakfast.
  • Student Madeline Delp Competes for Miss Wheelchair America Post date: Wednesday, July 13

    UNC Asheville student Madeline Delp loves an adventure. A self-described adrenaline junky, she’s already been zip-lining and skydiving and made two trips abroad to study and explore in Germany. She’s got plans for much more—and being in a wheelchair isn’t going to slow her down.


    Madeline Delp
  • UNC Asheville Hosts “Power of Place: Land and Peoples in Appalachia” Institute for Teachers Post date: Thursday, July 7

    Thirty teachers from across the United States will spend two weeks on the other side of the classroom when they come to UNC Asheville for the National Endowment for the Humanities 2016 Summer Institute, “Power of Place: Land and Peoples in Appalachia.”


    Appalachian mountains
  • The (Almost) Secret Lives of UNC Asheville Staff – Summer 2016 Edition Post date: Thursday, July 7

    UNC Asheville is a community filled with energetic and engaged people—both when they are on campus, and when they go home. Meet four UNC Asheville staff members whose work doesn’t end after business hours—their after-work activities might surprise you!


    Susie Wright
  • Fond Farewells to Retiring Faculty: Bob Yearout Post date: Friday, July 1

    This year UNC Asheville says farewell to nine retiring faculty members—many of whom have been at this university for decades. Gwen Ashburn, Peter Caulfield, James Eason, Holly Iglesias, Merritt Moseley, Heon Lee, Dorothy Sulock, Joseph Sulock and Robert Yearout all are retiring from UNC Asheville in 2016. This is our final weekly installment.


    Fond farewell to Bob Yearout
  • MLAS Student’s Thesis Leads to her Grandfather’s Posthumous Degree Post date: Thursday, June 30

    UNC Asheville Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences graduate Loralee Kendall earned two degrees during master's studies at UNC Asheville—one for herself, and one for her grandfather.


    Milton Griswold
  • U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry Visits NEMAC in The Collider Post date: Thursday, June 30

    UNC Asheville’s NEMAC (National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center) is known nationally for making online tools that help individuals, communities, cities and counties visualize what might happen – from potential flooding to forest fires. Their work comes close to home for U.S.


    Patrick McHenry Visits NEMAC