Features

  • Women’s Weightlifting Week 2017 Post date: Monday, March 27

    Women’s Weightlifting Week 2017 features an array of health fitness workshops throughout the week of March 27-31, taught by women, and designed for women.


    UNC Asheville students participating in Women's Weightlifting Week.
  • Electrical Team Leader Tony Delaurentis Uses Art to Lend a Hand on Campus Post date: Thursday, March 23

    Reaching out from the stone wall along the walkway from Owen Hall to Belk Theatre, a large hand constructed of twisted metal bars points visitors toward the theater building. This helping hand was created by Tony Delaurentis, UNC Asheville’s team lead of the electrical department, and current art student.


    Tony Delaurentis
  • UNC Asheville Women’s Swim Team Achieves Success in Class and Competition Post date: Monday, March 20

    The Bulldog swimmers have seen a great amount of success in 2016-17, both in the pool and in the classroom. The team has been awarded the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Award, in addition to achieving record-breaking times in the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association conference championship.


    Skylar Rogan
  • From The Blue Banner--In Bloom: Ramsey library to add local seeds to catalogue Post date: Wednesday, March 15

    by Brooke Randle '18
    News Writer, The Blue Banner

    photo by Matt Dershowitz '20

    Among the rows of books, magazines and computers filling D. Hiden Ramsey Library, students may soon be surprised to find a new resource available for checkout: seeds from local plants grown on campus.


    Resource Management Librarian Barbara Svenson and Library Administrative Assistant Wendy Mullis sort seeds.
  • UNC Asheville Hosts North Carolina Student Academy of Sciences Competition Post date: Tuesday, March 14

    The North Carolina Student Academy of Sciences Competition (NCSAS) isn’t your typical science fair. On Feb. 24, 2017 top high school and middle school students in Western North Carolina presented their in-depth, original research at the UNC Asheville, vying for the opportunity to take their work to the state-level competition.


    NCSAS participants 2017
  • Scholars Gathered for German Symposium Conference at UNC Asheville, March 3, 2017 Post date: Tuesday, March 14

    More than 30 German scholars from public and private institutions and all levels of their academic career gathered in Ramsey Library’s Whitman Room on March 3, 2017 for a conference on the subject of diversity and decolonialization in the German curriculum.


    German Symposium Conference at UNC Asheville
  • FIRST Robotics Team GLITCH Gears up for 2017 Competition Post date: Monday, March 13

    FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics team GLITCH roared onto the field of competitive robotics for the first time last year, designing and building a robot that took them all the way to the 2016 World Championships with the state’s Rookie All Star Award.


    Team GLITCH lift their robot.
  • From Blue Ridge Public Radio: The Waters and Harvey Show Post date: Friday, March 10

    From Blue Ridge Public Radio:

    Blue Ridge Public Radio is pleased to introduce The Waters and Harvey Show to listeners across Western North Carolina.


    Darin Waters and Marcus Harvey