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  • Students Meet WNC Legislators on University Day in Raleigh Post date: Thursday, March 26 Students pose with N.C. State Senator Tom Apodoca

    UNC Asheville sophomores Madison Eddings (left) and Ben Eisdorfer (right)), talking with Governor McCrory.UNC Asheville students Ben Brewer,


  • Native American Student Association Thrives On Campus Post date: Wednesday, March 25 Native American Student Association President Devyn Smith, and faculty advisor Trey Adcock

    Although Devyn Smith grew up less than an hour from UNC Asheville, he didn’t know a single person on campus when he arrived as a freshman.

    “When I first got here nobody from my high school, nobody from my town, nobody I even remotely, kind of, sort of knew was here,” the sophomore said. “So it was a big culture shock for me.”


  • Looking Ahead to pre-rendezblue – signup starting April 1 Post date: Wednesday, March 25 pre-rendezblue

    Start your studies at UNC Asheville with a special-interest program during pre-rendezblue – a week of activities that introduce you to your classmates and Asheville. Each program includes meals, instruction, equipment and transportation.


  • Businesses Come to the Job and Internship Fair on March 26 Ready to Hire Post date: Thursday, March 19 Job and Internship Fair

    Polish up your resume and dress to impress. Students and alumni of all majors are invited to attend the spring Job and Internship Fair, where more than 80 businesses are scheduled to participate; 14 of them will be ready to screen and interview job candidates on site.


  • Women’s Weightlifting Week 2015 Post date: Wednesday, March 18 Women’s Weightlifting Week 2015

    UNC Asheville’s Campus Recreation will host its third annual Women’s Weightlifting Week, beginning March 23, that encourages women to get active, and more specifically to get into the weight room.


  • Alumna and Bestselling Author Sarah Addison Allen Returns to UNC Asheville Post date: Tuesday, March 17 Sarah Addison Allen is the author of several bestselling novels.

    Sarah Addison Allen has published six novels since graduating with a degree in literature from UNC Asheville in 1994. Her books have been on numerous bestseller lists—including the New York Times—received awards and accolades, 


  • A Silicon Valley Venture Post date: Friday, March 13 UNC Asheville students, faculty and staff outside of Cisco headquarters

    student poses inside of giant redwood tree


  • Camp Out on the Quad for Greenfest 2015 Post date: Friday, March 13 Tents on the Quad

    Admit it: you’ve always kind of wondered what bugs taste like.

    Spring Greenfest 2015 will, at last, give you the opportunity to sample some savory insects at the Camp Out on the Quad on March 19. And don’t worry—if you don’t like the flavor, you can always wash it down with a mug of pine-needle tea.