• Bulldogs Visit the Land of the Seawolves, Nov. 26-28 Post date: Tuesday, November 24

    While we may associate Alaska with huskies, the Great Alaska Shootout tournament is actually hosted by the Seawolves of the University of Alaska Anchorage. And Anchorage is where you will find UNC Asheville’s men’s basketball team during Thanksgiving break, as they face the Seawolves and other foes as part of the prestigious, nationally televised holiday tournament.

    UNC Asheville men's basketball players with Alaskan wildlife.
  • FortissiMamas A Capella Group Performs Fall Concert, Nov. 21, 2015 Post date: Wednesday, November 18

    Some members of FortissiMamas, UNC Asheville’s all female-identifying a capella group, have studied music theory and read sheet music like a second language. Others just like to sing in the shower. All the participants in the group will raise their voices together on Saturday, Nov.

    FortissiMamas A Capella Group
  • Teaching Fellows Return to Campus to Recognize Program’s Achievements Post date: Tuesday, November 10

    The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program, created almost three decades ago and ended this year, helped inspire top high school students to take up teaching and meet the state’s need for teachers, especially in high-poverty areas. As part of the program, Teaching Fellows received special training experiences and four-year scholarships.

    Becca Wertheim '13, former Teaching Fellow, is now a second grade teacher in Asheville.
  • Special Events Highlight Week Honoring Veterans Post date: Friday, November 6

    With films, meetings, a Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony on the Quad and more, UNC Asheville will observe Military Service Member Appreciation Week November 9-13, 2015.

    Military Service Member Appreciation Week November 9-13 over stars and stripes
  • Looking at Appalachia with Fresh Eyes Post date: Thursday, November 5

    Senior photography student George Etheredge first started photographing the work taking place at the Pisgah View Community Peace Garden about three years ago.

    Photos in the Looking at Appalachia Exhibit
  • UNC Asheville Will Host 2016 Big South Women's Basketball Championship Post date: Wednesday, November 4

    The Big South Conference Council of Chief Executive Officers has unanimously voted to award the 2016 Women’s Basketball Championship to UNC Asheville, it was announced today.

    Kimmel Arena at UNC Asheville will be the site of the 2016 Big South Conference Women's Basketball Championship.
  • UNC Asheville Celebrates 2015 Native American History Month Post date: Wednesday, November 4

    November is Native American History Month, and UNC Asheville will celebrate with history lectures, film screenings, cooking demonstrations and more. Members of the Native American Student Association (NASA) also will present a student panel, “My Culture, Not Your Mascot.” The panel will share their perspectives on school and athletic teams using Native American imagery as mascots.

    Cherokee syllabary
  • Chancellor Grant Interviewed as a Newsmaker on UNC-TV, Oct. 28 Post date: Thursday, October 29

    North Carolina Now host Mitchell Lewis sat down with UNC Asheville Chancellor Mary K. Grant shortly after the university’s installation ceremony to learn more about her move to North Carolina and her passion for the public liberal arts. Their conversation aired on UNC-TV on Oct. 28.

    Chancellor Grant interview on UNC TV