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  • Service Gives Meaning to “A Day On—Not a Day Off” on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Post date: Tuesday, January 20 Karmen Kurtz volunteers on MLK Day of Service 2015.

    Despite the temptation to take advantage of the three-day weekend created by the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 19, more than 170 UNC Asheville students and employees left their pillows behind and spent the day in service to their community.


  • ESPNU Selects Bulldogs for Wildcard Broadcast, Jan. 22 Post date: Tuesday, January 13 Bulldog center Jaleel Roberts jams

    ESPNU has selected the men’s basketball game between UNC Asheville and Coastal Carolina as its Big South Wildcard broadcast, set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22. Local fans can see the game live at Kimmel Arena, and Bulldog fans around the country can see it on ESPNU.


  • Students Go Abroad to Learn About the World, and Themselves Post date: Monday, January 12 A Stormy Awakening

    UNC Asheville senior Travis Bordley is a homebody. Even a week of traveling can leave him feeling homesick. Nevertheless, Bordley spent the first semester of his junior year thousands of miles from home, studying in Chile.


  • Chancellor Grant Starts Spring Semester at UNC Asheville Post date: Monday, January 12 Chancellor Mary K. Grant

    Chancellor Mary K. Grant begins her first semester at UNC Asheville with the first day of classes Monday, Jan. 12, 2015.


  • At Home for the Holidays with Bulldog Basketball Post date: Friday, December 19 Kimmel Arena

    All is quiet on the UNC Asheville campus during winter break. Except in Kimmel Arena.

    Home games will bring fans to Kimmel for Bulldog men’s and women’s basketball games during the break. And in between games, players will gather at Kimmel for practice, not just to improve their skills, but to be with their college family.


  • December 2014 Commencement – 257 Graduates Receive Diplomas in Kimmel Arena Post date: Friday, December 12 Graduate shakes hand with professor

    With family and loved ones looking on, the December 2014 UNC Asheville graduates received their diplomas and a challenge to “make a difference.”


  • Homegrown Research: Students Investigate Campus Biodiversity Post date: Tuesday, December 9 Natasha Schwade (left) and Kristin Barton examine exotic invasive plant species found on campus.

    Kristin Barton spent her summer wrenching weeds out of the ground, hacking through tangled overgrowth with machetes, and crawling through thorny shrubs—all while conducting undergraduate research vital to the understanding and preservation of biodiversity on campus.


  • UNC Asheville Honors Graduates with Special Commencement Cords and Stoles Post date: Monday, December 8 Personalized graduation stoles

    UNC Asheville is deeply rooted in tradition and history— especially when it comes to Commencement. Several special ceremonies will be held to honor students graduating this December.