Features

  • Students Journey to Asheville’s Sister City: Karpenisi, Greece Post date: Tuesday, August 30

    UNC Asheville junior Elizabeth Hunt had already been to Greece on a study abroad trip when she learned about the opportunity to return as part of the City of Asheville’s delegation to its sister city, Karpenisi. But, while she’d visited ancient sites like the Acropolis and big cities like Athens, this trip offered something unique. “We got to be locals for a few days,” Hunt said.


    Students in Karpenisi, Greece
  • Mountain Xpress: Technology pioneer Kevin Ashton uncovers myths about creativity Post date: Tuesday, August 30

    By Kari Barrows '17


    Kevin Ashton signs a copy of his book for a UNC Asheville student.
  • STARS Middle School Students Spend the Summer at College Post date: Friday, August 26

    The middle schools students of the STARS (Setting Teens Around Roads to Success) program spent their summer learning robotics coding, developing improv acting skills in a theater-in-the-round, exploring UNC Asheville’s college campus, and much more. The partnership between UNC Asheville and the Christine W.


    STARS students at Field Day
  • U.S. Congressman Mark Meadows Visits UNC Asheville’s STEAM Studio Post date: Thursday, August 25

    U.S. Congressman Mark Meadows (R, NC-11) toured UNC Asheville’s STEAM Studio at The RAMP during a visit to campus on Aug. 24. The space, set to open later in the fall semester, is nearing completion with a few pieces of large equipment already in place.


    Meadows Visits UNC Asheville’s STEAM Studio
  • Zika Zone USA: UNC Asheville Alumni Engage Data to Fight Zika Post date: Tuesday, August 23

    By Robin Cape '10, '16

    Author Robin Cape is 2010 UNC Asheville graduate with a B.A. in literature and a 2016 MLAS Climate Change and Society graduate, and is the spokesperson for Zika Zone USA.

     


    The Zika Zone USA team.
  • UNC Asheville’s MLAS Program Offers New Sustainability Certificate Post date: Monday, August 22

    “Sustainability is not just the Environmental Studies Department, it’s not just the Economics Department; it’s in every department on campus,” says Gerard Voos, director of the Office of Graduate Studies at UNC Asheville.


  • #avlwelcome: Share the Story Post date: Monday, August 22

    The Bulldogs are back on campus and on social media, sharing photos and posts from Move-In Day, Convocation and Rockypalooza using #avlwelcome. See the story so far and share your own photos and experiences with us! 

     


  • Meet SGA President Charlie White Post date: Friday, August 19

    Charlie White has some big plans for his tenure as Student Government Association President—some as specific as installing benches at shuttle stops, and some as ambitious as creating a more inclusive campus. And he won’t be doing it alone.


    SGA President Charlie White