Features

  • Alpha Psi Omega Brings Student Theater to UNC Asheville Post date: Wednesday, April 4

    By Karrigan Monk ‘18

     

    From producing plays and reading original student work to an open mic night event known as Craberet in honor of the club’s crustacean mascot, Alpha Psi Omega, the drama honors society,  offers a dramatic experience for interested UNC Asheville students.


    UNC Asheville drama honors club
  • From Special Collections: Student Newspapers Post date: Tuesday, April 3

    It is not known exactly when the first student newspaper was published by the predecessors of UNC Asheville. In his speech to the Class of 1929, Roy Taylor mentioned a school paper, so clearly publication started within two years of the creation of Buncombe County Junior College.


    1929 student newspaper, The Highlander
  • Disability is Diversity Week Spring 2018 Post date: Tuesday, March 27

    Disability is Diversity Week, formerly known as Disability Awareness Week, has had several successful years of education and consciousness-raising events and programs focusing on disability-related issues, rights, and experience. Disability is Diversity Week will continue its legacy of education and culture with a strong focus on disability as an identity of diversity and difference to be


    Disability is diversity week
  • Dunkeld & Birnam, Scotland: Asheville’s Newest Sister City Post date: Friday, March 23

    By Karrigan Monk ‘18

    Famous for its beauty and variety of film locations — most notably the Hogwarts Express scenes in the Harry Potter films —  the Scottish city of Dunkeld & Birnam now means something different to the residents of Asheville.


    Scottish tartans
  • Atmospheric Sciences Student Shelby Ingram Awarded NASA Develop Internship Post date: Tuesday, March 20

    Atmospheric sciences student Shelby Ingram hasn’t graduated yet—that happens this May—but she’s already got NASA on her resume.

    Ingram spends her mornings before classes at the Veach-Baley Federal Building in downtown Asheville, thanks to an internship with NASA Develop, which addresses environmental and public policy issues through interdisciplinary research projects.


    Shelby Ingram
  • Cuban-American Photographer Rogelio López Marín (aka Gory) to Present at UNC Asheville March 27 Post date: Thursday, March 15

    Rogelio López Marín, the award-winning Cuban-American photographer also known as Gory, will give a presentation on his work at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, in Rhoades Robinson Hall, Room 125. This event is free and open to everyone.


    Everglade 2012 by Gory
  • UNC Asheville Honors Students Present Sparks Seminar Series Post date: Tuesday, March 13

    By Nikolai Wise ‘21

    The UNC Asheville Honors Program and its Student Honors Advisory Committee is hosting its spring session of Sparks: Bright Ideas in Short Seminars. The seminars have been hosted by the Honors Program for the past few years, and are open to the university, the community and alumni.


    Honors Sparks Series graphic
  • Celebrating 90 Years: Looking Back on the 1998 Big South Women's Basketball Tournament Post date: Friday, March 9

    The UNC Asheville women's basketball team will go for its third straight title this weekend when it begins play in the Big South Conference Tournament at Liberty University.
     
    If the Bulldogs can get past Campbell in the quarterfinal on Friday, they'll be hoping to work on a long winning streak in the semifinals.
     


    Rocky statue in front of Justice Center