Features

  • UNC Asheville Students Don Stoles and Tradition for Commencement Post date: Wednesday, May 6 Donning of the Stoles

    UNC Asheville freshman Emmanuel Figaro has one last assignment for the spring 2015 semester, even after the final exam ends. The new media major has tasked himself with making a video in honor of his brother, graduating senior Giovanni Figaro.


  • May 2 Open House at the New Stadium at Karl Straus Track Post date: Wednesday, April 29 Hurdler on Karl Straus Track

    UNC Asheville will have an open house at the newly completed stadium at the Karl Straus Track with a ribbon-cutting ceremony beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 2. The event is open to the public and light refreshments will be provided.


  • Native Pollinator Meadows to Open at UNC Asheville Post date: Tuesday, April 28 Pollinator meadows

    A honeybee’s sense of smell is so precise that it can differentiate among hundreds of floral varieties and tell whether a flower carries pollen or nectar from many yards away. This season, UNC Asheville is doing its part to protect these and other important pollinators by planting several new native pollinator meadows throughout the campus.


  • Wiley Cash Comes Home Again for Commencement Post date: Monday, April 27 photo of Cash signing his novel

    “I never feel as at home anywhere in the world as I do when I wake up in the morning and I’m in Asheville,” says best-selling novelist Wiley Cash, the UNC Asheville graduate who will return to deliver the commencement address.


  • UNC Asheville Professor, Author Collaborates with Art Student Post date: Thursday, April 23 Mary Lynn Manns and Payton James

    Mary Lynn Manns, professor of management and accountancy at UNC Asheville, connected with Payton James, a senior art and management student, in illustrating Manns’ second book, More Fearless Change.


  • UNC Asheville Celebrates May 2015 Commencement Post date: Tuesday, April 21 unc-asheville-graduation

    UNC Asheville’s spring 2015 Commencement on the Quad will take place on Saturday, May 9 at 9 a.m. The ceremony is free and open to the public.


  • Students Present Research Results at April 22 Symposium Post date: Monday, April 20 Mimi Nguyen Spring 2015 Undergraduate Research

    UNC Asheville senior Mimi Nguyen and junior Lillian Rolfe have been knee-deep in research during the spring semester, wading into projects in water chemistry in conjunction with the proposed Mountain Bogs National Wildlife Refuge. The students analyze water quality and contribute to limited existing knowledge of these rare habitants.


  • UNC Asheville Names New Director of Alumni Relations Post date: Thursday, April 16 Laura Simmelink

    In April, UNC Asheville welcomed its newest Director of Alumni Relations Laura Simmelink '05.